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05-03-2013, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Itteldoo

http://www.clarion.com/us/en/products/2012/marine/...

http://www.clarion.com/us/en/products/2012/marine/amplifiers/XN3410/us-en-product-pf_1259559425193.html
05-03-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Itteldoo

<sigh> By now, this is probably a fool's...

<sigh>

By now, this is probably a fool's errand; but I'll take one more stab at getting some simple concepts across to you...



No, you don't.

The speaker system design -- ANY speaker...
05-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 57,145
Posted By Itteldoo

Very possible. While I have not had much...

Very possible.

While I have not had much cause to deal with them personally, the vast majority of the reports I see regarding Navico's tech support lead to the conclusion that at least the...
05-03-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Itteldoo

Ahhh... So no Garmin sounder module. If you...

Ahhh... So no Garmin sounder module.

If you were to add a GSD-24 https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-water/sounders/gsd-24/prod86233.html and an appropriate transducer (which you may or may...
05-03-2013, 12:36 AM
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Posted By Itteldoo

Consider yourself lucky. Either way, that would...

Consider yourself lucky. Either way, that would have been a horrible idea.




That would be better; but you should not expect miracles out of a $127 8-inch subwoofer system.
05-02-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,296
Posted By Itteldoo

So far, so good. Ooops! You...

So far, so good.




Ooops!

You need a master disconnect switch (or at least "switch pole"; I'll get to the distinction in a moment) on that new battery for safety reasons, if nothing else. ...
05-02-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Itteldoo

X3 on pretty much everything "amirm" and...

X3 on pretty much everything "amirm" and "wingless" have already told you. But there is one other possibility that I have not yet seen mentioned...

Are these units perchance running off the same...
05-02-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Itteldoo

Most likely it is intended to feed an external...

Most likely it is intended to feed an external speaker with the VHF's audio signal; such as, for example:

http://www.boemarine.com/standard-horizon-white-vhf-extension-speaker/...
05-02-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Itteldoo

With which sounder module? The Garmin 4212 will...

With which sounder module? The Garmin 4212 will support several different models, ranging from "mediocre at best" to "Oh, WOW!"

Also, while we're at it, with which RADAR unit?




I gather...
05-02-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Itteldoo

It would depend entirely on the specific...

It would depend entirely on the specific vagarities of that particular install job. Could be a few hundred; could be multiple thousands...

Are there good empty (or nearly empty) wiring chases...
05-02-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By Itteldoo

Pretty much any cable CAN be cut and then spliced...

Pretty much any cable CAN be cut and then spliced back together. That doesn't make it a good idea.

What, exactly, is preventing you from removing the cable?
05-02-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,788
Posted By Itteldoo

Have you set up the LMF-400 to include the...

Have you set up the LMF-400 to include the "Diagnostics" page in its display rotation? See Pages 10-11 and 13-14 in your "LMF-400 Installation and Operation Instructions" manual.




That's...
05-02-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 57,145
Posted By Itteldoo

Ruh-Roh! ...

Ruh-Roh!

http://imageshack.us/a/img854/6610/sheepdog.jpg


This rather strongly implies that they do not yet have the first clue what is causing the problem. :o
05-02-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,036
Posted By Itteldoo

Even so, a good chartplotter with current...

Even so, a good chartplotter with current cartography should be considered a "Must Have" if you are venturing out further than you can wade home. And given the unavailability of updated cartography...
05-02-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,847
Posted By Itteldoo

No, it didn't. It may have worked "well...

No, it didn't.

It may have worked "well enough" that you have not (yet) noticed a striking difference (how could you, with nothing to compare to?); but that is not at all the same thing. Per the...
05-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,847
Posted By Itteldoo

The two batteries in parallel are effectively a...

The two batteries in parallel are effectively a single larger battery. So, you would connect the outputs of ONE charger bank to that, and the outputs of a second charger bank to your Starting...
05-02-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By Itteldoo

OK, if I am following you correctly, you are...

OK, if I am following you correctly, you are using the term "squelch" to refer to the background noise/static itself, as heard through the radio's speaker when the squelch circuit is NOT active...
05-02-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,486
Posted By Itteldoo

I think you are correct. Just got off the phone...

I think you are correct.
Just got off the phone with tech support and the supervisor told me that the 2 devices (EP-85R and the EP-65R) have different "PGN sentences" and because of the different...
05-02-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,519
Posted By Itteldoo

Really? Through that "10 gauge" wire you...

Really? Through that "10 gauge" wire you previously stated you use as a makeshift "current limiter"? The National Electric Code specifies a maximum Ampacity for AWG 10 of 30-40 Amps, depending on...
05-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,519
Posted By Itteldoo

When placing that bet, bear in mind that a lot...

When placing that bet, bear in mind that a lot depends on both the specific types of batteries involved, and especially their relative states-of-charge at the moment the relay closes. Especially if...
05-02-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,213
Posted By Itteldoo

As I said before, this is a bass-ackwards...

As I said before, this is a bass-ackwards approach. You should not attempt to match the subwoofer design to an arbitrarily chosen amp, which may be wildly inappropriate regardless of the enclosure. ...
05-01-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By Itteldoo

It's not supposed to. Fully clockwise is MAXIMUM...

It's not supposed to. Fully clockwise is MAXIMUM squelch. It would take an extraordinarily strong signal, such as the boat in the next slip transmitting at full power with his antenna only a few...
05-01-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,036
Posted By Itteldoo

Actually, no. That is the so-called "Basemap"...

Actually, no. That is the so-called "Basemap" version, which has no usable cartography preloaded. Therefore, you would need to spend at least another $150-350 on an add-in chart card:
...
05-01-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,334
Posted By Itteldoo

"Filled", or "over-filled"? Yes, I'm splitting...

"Filled", or "over-filled"? Yes, I'm splitting hairs here; but at this point, it seems time to start looking under rocks.




How much of that 7-15 do you have AT THE DOCK? From the images you...
05-01-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By Itteldoo

Wow. Talk about obscure... :o ...

Wow. Talk about obscure... :o




Well, "new" is a relative term, after all. Compared to this:

http://landandseacollection.com/id218.html

that transducer is cutting-edge SOTA. ;)
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