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Today, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Yep there is a fuse in the white wire. It should...

Yep there is a fuse in the white wire. It should be near the battery/master switch. Make sure its good and fuse and fuse holder is not corroded. Maybe think about its location and keep it up and away...
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Posted By Moonlighter475

looking forward to hearing updates on your...

looking forward to hearing updates on your project!

The Simrad GOxse units would be well worth a look. I like mine!
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Mike - with the connection as described, surely...

Mike - with the connection as described, surely it would be one “connect” cable per engine? Basically the connect cable replaces each interface cable?

And thanks for the update re engines it will...
Today, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

It is recommended that the power supply be...

It is recommended that the power supply be connected to a T in the middle of the group. So suggest you shift it closer to the middle. It doesnt matter where the others are connected. This probably...
Yesterday, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

PART A GETTING HOUSE BATTERY VOLTAGE TO DISPLAY...

PART A
GETTING HOUSE BATTERY VOLTAGE TO DISPLAY SOMEWHERE

VSupply on Lowrance and Simrad = voltage getting to the unit from battery. I suspect that System voltage is the same. But you would have...
Yesterday, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Still sounds like a voltage issue to me ..... yes...

Still sounds like a voltage issue to me ..... yes I know you have checked voltage, but the meter doesnt take into account the load applied when the unit is turned on. You could well still have high...
Yesterday, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Try a hard reset. BUT FIRST BACK UP ALL...

Try a hard reset.

BUT FIRST BACK UP ALL WAYPOINTS AND SETTINGS TO A SD card, because a hard reset wipes them all out. Use a small capacity SD card, less than 16GB capacity. The backup file is...
Yesterday, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

White wire should only be connected to the...

White wire should only be connected to the starting battery, either direct, or to the + pole on the start battery master switch, either is fine. Not to the house battery. Start battery always gets...
Yesterday, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Try reloading V 2.30 software as I suggested...

Try reloading V 2.30 software as I suggested earlier. Yes it will reload to your cables otherwise I would not have suggested it.

Are you certain that you have the network cables and T’s set up...
Yesterday, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

I agree, it now sounds very much like something...

I agree, it now sounds very much like something is loose or shorting. In the power connection for the network there should be a fuse, check the fuse and its holder for starters. Also, find the...
06-16-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

I doubt very much that they are worth repairing....

I doubt very much that they are worth repairing. Even when working properly, the LCX are now at least 5 generations behind the latest technology, and the new stuff runs rings around them in every...
06-16-2019, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Port side near the fuse box close to the ecu. ...

Port side near the fuse box close to the ecu.

Is not a round plug

It is a small rectangular plug about 1/2”. 4 wires going into it. Sits in a little rubber holder.
06-16-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

??? How do you think it might be done?

???

How do you think it might be done?
06-16-2019, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

see post #2156 for some extra info. There...

see post #2156 for some extra info.

There actually only needs to be 3 wires connected - power +, power -, and data. A multimeter should help you identify the + and - wires from the SDS plug, and...
06-16-2019, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

If the Furuno is connected to the house bank,...

If the Furuno is connected to the house bank, then you should be able to show voltage supply.

Just remember that there are several different voltage readings -

​​​​​​— Voltage supply to the...
06-16-2019, 02:48 PM
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Views: 298
Posted By Moonlighter475

It needs to have a SD card in it to do updates....

It needs to have a SD card in it to do updates. No greater than 32GB size.

doesnt matter if it is the map card or a blank. If you were not intending to leave the map card in it, just use a blank...
06-16-2019, 12:40 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

If it were to be done that way, the SMIS would...

If it were to be done that way, the SMIS would only show engine data when the Garmin side of the network was turned on. Not sure what the rationale could be for setting it up that way.

If the...
06-16-2019, 12:29 AM
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Views: 681
Posted By Moonlighter475

If the SMIS is out of your boat, if you know...

If the SMIS is out of your boat, if you know someone who has a Lowrance or Simrad display on their boat that is attached to a NMEA2000 network, it will be easy to do. (Just make sure they dont have a...
06-15-2019, 04:01 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Take the cowl off and also both lower side...

Take the cowl off and also both lower side covers. This allows you to get at the rubber grommet where cables enter the motor. Open it up, it opens into several sections, and you will be able to...
06-15-2019, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Ok, well it does matter when ypu do the interface...

Ok, well it does matter when ypu do the interface software reload - you can only have one interface “live” on the network when you upload otherwise it will try to upload to BOTH cables and that will...
06-15-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Moonlighter475

Yes, clean up all those plugs and power cables,...

Yes, clean up all those plugs and power cables, fuses etc.

I recommend a smear of dielectric grease on them before they are reconnected and tightened. I use and recommend lanolin grease for that...
06-14-2019, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Looks like something is wrong with starboard...

Looks like something is wrong with starboard interface. Possibly a software issue.

My suggestion is to go to the very first post on this thread. You will find a link to download V2.30 software....
06-14-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Moonlighter475

A malfunctioning gauge can definitely throw a...

A malfunctioning gauge can definitely throw a fault signal back thru the network to the engine interface and cause the engine to go into safe mode. A bad interface cable can do same thing.

I would...
06-14-2019, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Moonlighter475

Ok you can do all the network stuff on the HDS if...

Ok you can do all the network stuff on the HDS if it is plugged into the network, its easier and more straightforward than on the SMIS.

1. Turn engine keys on to where they beep. Turn ALL devices...
06-14-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Moonlighter475

Emily, I like your confidence that 3-in-1 will do...

Emily, I like your confidence that 3-in-1 will do 1000ft!

Yes, yes, I know that what the specs say....

But real world performance is something entirely different to the theory! Much more than...
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