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06-14-2019, 02:23 PM
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Posted By MadWill

Internal signal processing quality

How does the Garmin 942xs internal signal processing compare to their external sonar modules?

What do the external boxes bring in way of quality, depth etc
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Posted By MadWill

Which in hull for Garmin

Hi Gil

I am looking to add either a 942xs or 1022xsv (I'm in Oz, hence the slightly different numbers).

In hull is the best transducers for my boat, being a Cat.

my typical fishing is...
06-08-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By MadWill

I had exactly the same problem as you. Mine...

I had exactly the same problem as you. Mine turned out to be a bad breaker. Replaced it and no issues since.

Multimeter used and took 5 minutes to diagnose.
06-08-2019, 03:33 AM
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Posted By MadWill

Thanks Abbor, appreciate the comprehensive...

Thanks Abbor, appreciate the comprehensive response.

Garmin do have a mid chirp in hull that I could use also. Cone size is up a few degrees. Frequency is approx 80 to 165. Would you suggest this...
06-07-2019, 10:21 PM
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Posted By MadWill

BCTony, you are not too far away from my...

BCTony, you are not too far away from my thinking. I'm happy to trial, still trying to get more info.

I respect the knowledge of the other posters, yet still seeking answers before just doing it....
06-07-2019, 02:09 PM
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Views: 452
Posted By MadWill

I have a 30 foot cat. Smallest deadrise at...

I have a 30 foot cat. Smallest deadrise at transom is 32 degrees.

I'm currently using a P319 in a wet box, not getting any overheating issues.

For my use, up to 100 metres and bottom bashing,...
06-07-2019, 01:21 PM
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Views: 452
Posted By MadWill

Thanks anbor, how do the larger in hull TDx not...

Thanks anbor, how do the larger in hull TDx not overheat e.g. 265LH etc

What, in their construction, is different?

How does the face of the B75h keep it cool, does running water do it?

One...
06-07-2019, 04:19 AM
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Views: 452
Posted By MadWill

Thanks, any reason?

Thanks, any reason?
06-06-2019, 11:16 PM
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Posted By MadWill

Can you use B75h as a shoot thru?

As per the title, can you use a B75h as a shoot thru hull TDx in a wet box?

Understand loss of depth, more concerned if it will overheat?

Cheers Adam
06-06-2019, 01:26 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By MadWill

Is that based on a bad experience? The 265LH is a...

Is that based on a bad experience? The 265LH is a much more powerful TDx and goes in hull. I have been using a P319 for 12 months without issue.

It will be in a wet box, need to know before I...
06-06-2019, 01:48 AM
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Views: 318
Posted By MadWill

Help me decide? Garmin 952xs or Raymarine CP470c

I currently have 3 x Raymarine A series MFD's.

The best transducer for my needs is a B75h used as a shoot thru hull.

For my current Raymarine MFD's I need a CP470c to get the chirp.

For the...
05-24-2019, 03:18 AM
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Views: 285
Posted By MadWill

^^^^^ this ^^^^^ Moonlighter has helped me a...

^^^^^ this ^^^^^

Moonlighter has helped me a lot with setting up my systems to.

I have Garmin GMI 20's and the SMIS guage.
05-24-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By MadWill

What are you trying to achieve is setting one...

What are you trying to achieve is setting one engine to Instance 0 and the other to Instance 1.

The Lowrance mdf or guage will do this by calling one port and one starboard.
05-22-2019, 09:17 PM
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Views: 18,376
Posted By MadWill

Redundant Sea, since that is how the new boat was...

Redundant Sea, since that is how the new boat was paid for.
05-12-2019, 01:32 AM
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Views: 1,371
Posted By MadWill

How much more clearance do you need? Will cutting...

How much more clearance do you need? Will cutting the "lip" off the back of the hard top suffice?
05-11-2019, 04:27 PM
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Views: 1,371
Posted By MadWill

Use a bright orange pool noodle anc cut down...

Use a bright orange pool noodle anc cut down centre. $2, and waterproof. Replace every 6 months when sun degrades it.
05-03-2019, 04:24 PM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By MadWill

I wouldn't reuse that filter. To get bowl off,...

I wouldn't reuse that filter. To get bowl off, drive a large screwdriver through filter, use multigrips on bowl.

Now you will have good leverage on both, use short turns/jerks to loosen.

New...
05-01-2019, 02:39 AM
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Views: 164
Posted By MadWill

Do you have multiple items on each breaker, or...

Do you have multiple items on each breaker, or only one item per breaker?

As suggested, use the multimeter.

you are checking for: (positive side)

Feed is getting 12v
breaker itself is...
04-21-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By MadWill

Saltboater is spot on! With a bit of careful...

Saltboater is spot on! With a bit of careful measurement you can rig up a bilge and switch on a platform and shaft and attach where easily accessible.
04-20-2019, 02:04 PM
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Views: 228
Posted By MadWill

That part could be a power isolator, or a...

That part could be a power isolator, or a terminator.
04-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By MadWill

I have Suzuki 300hp 2015 models, mine are Racor...

I have Suzuki 300hp 2015 models, mine are Racor 3213.

Cheers Adam
04-07-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,413
Posted By MadWill

Hi All A further update on this one. I...

Hi All

A further update on this one.

I have made a cable that connects the Raymarine STng backbone to the N2K backbone and connected both backbones via a Garmin power isolating T.

Everything...
04-07-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By MadWill

I will 2nd Moonlighters first option, Voltage. I...

I will 2nd Moonlighters first option, Voltage. I would get overheat alarms just after turning on. Clearly not hot. Voltage "seemed" ok because alternator running, or in my case the solar for the...
03-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,413
Posted By MadWill

Hi OZFISH I didn't have to as the instances...

Hi OZFISH

I didn't have to as the instances were already setup using the SMIS guage, for the Garmin GMI 20's on board.

However, tempting a total disaster, I unset everything, and reconfigured -...
03-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,413
Posted By MadWill

Hi Hooked up an A68 over the weekend and...

Hi

Hooked up an A68 over the weekend and got every thing working. Was actually pretty easy, nearly plug and play like a Simrad or Lowrance.

User interface is good too.

Now a new question:...
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