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10-03-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,140
Posted By MajorMike

The long wait on the phone with Lowrance seems to...

The long wait on the phone with Lowrance seems to be a thing of the past. I called last week with a minor problem and got instant service and problem solved. I hope you get your HDS 7 issues resolved...
10-03-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,170
Posted By MajorMike

You can't download the update to Windows 7, yet....

You can't download the update to Windows 7, yet. Lowrance is working on it from what I was told.
02-11-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,303
Posted By MajorMike

Re: BEWARE of Lowrance/Simrad/Sitex/Northstar !!!

You say this happened well within the warranty period; I assume you sent the Radome back during the warranty period, it was returned, and the unit didn't work, followed with Lowrance sending you a...
02-09-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance 111 startup issues

To do a hard re-boot have your unit off. push the zoom out and zoom in keys at the same time, then while holding those keys turn the power on. Wait for at least five seconds after it turns on. The...
02-07-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By MajorMike

Re: lowrance 522 help

My guess is your transducer is probably fine, as you are able to read the bottom, except when the problem you described occurs. You may have problem with the power to the unit. Under what conditions...
02-06-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Install or Sell Oceanus DSC VHF Radio

Right on, that is what I figured. I was only going to ask about $90 for it anyway.
02-06-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance Radar Change - Affect the LRA-1800 and 2400

The 110 will only accept the LRA 1500, which is out of production. However, you should be able to find one.
02-06-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By MajorMike

Re: First Bay Boat, need help w electronics

If you are going to start with a portable, then make sure you get one that displays your position on the screen.

Sandyda, is the Coast Guard expanding the number of DSC stations? Seems like very...
02-06-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance Radar Change - Affect the LRA-1800 and 2400

It will be in the next generation, due to come out around April, I believe. The 1800 and 2400 will work through the ethernet.
02-06-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By MajorMike

Install or Sell Oceanus DSC VHF Radio

I won an Oceanus DSC VHF radio at my club meeting. I currently have an Icom I cm302 installed on my 20' boat. I was thinking about selling the Oceanus radio and using that money to buy a portable...
02-06-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By MajorMike

RE: Lowrance Customer Service?

They are still in business. The company is undergoing some significant change now that Lowrance, Simrad, Northstar, and B&G are all owned by NAVICO. My experience has been pretty good on getting a...
04-19-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By MajorMike

Re: depth sounder doesnt read depth

If it is reading right when you first turn it on I would suspect there is a problem with the headunit.
04-18-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance X111HD bad performance in cold weather?

I Winter fish out in the NW and never had that problem.
04-18-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Fuel Flow Gauges

parrott, you have to fine tune it. Here is what you do: On first use, fill your gas tank. key in the number of gallons you put in to the LMF 200. Go out and run the boat, burning 5 gallons or so,...
04-15-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,551
Posted By MajorMike

Re: New Lowrance Combo Units

The same salt water chart that is on the hard drive can be bought for $99, so you save $100 by foregoing the hard drive. You don't need the hard drive to save waypoints or routes. If your just a...
04-15-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By MajorMike

Tansducer Question

I have a buddy who just got a 32' boat. He will be installing a Lowrance 111 HD on it. The thru-hull transducer is about $750. Lowrance also makes a Pod shoot thru- hull transducer for about $50....
03-06-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,054
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance lgc 2000 Not responding HELP !!

I had the same trouble last year when I went to upgrade. If you get the message, "GPS Not Responding" then there is a problem with the Antenna. On my 111 it was the power cord from the Antenna. The...
03-06-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By MajorMike

Re: LMS-527C DF iGPS Sonar/GPS Chartplotter Combo

The internal gps antena will work as long as it is not under a hard top. It will work through canvas and the windshield. If you can find an LMS 337 new, that would be a good buy and "basically"...
03-01-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance LCX series questions for new Albin 28TE

I will try and answer your questions. Lowrance makes great Sonar's and Chartplotters and with Lowrance (IMHO) you get more for your buck. Out West here Lowrance is probably one the more popular...
02-14-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Seatow tries using helecopters

It is God's way of thinning the herd.
02-14-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,944
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Grady's vs all others..

In any accident, whether it be boating, flying, or driving, there are always a number of factors that have to come together in order for the accident to happen. However, the usual primary cause will...
02-12-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Opinions on Eagle

Nothing wrong with the Eagle Brand. As stated earlier it is desgined around the freshwater market. If you don't need the NMEA 2000 to network and the unit has enough power to read at the depths you...
02-12-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance 27c GPS Antenna Question? LGC2000??

The LGC2000 will work with your 27C, you will need to get an adapter for the connector. I had the very same question for the Lowrance Techs as a 27 will be my backup. The adapters are not available...
02-11-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By MajorMike

Re: Lowrance LCX 26 screen view

Get on Lowrance.com and download the latest software update: 1.7. Don't expect to see fish arches all of the time, as the fish doesn't always swim through the whole cone. Fish can show up as lines,...
02-11-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,638
Posted By MajorMike

Re: side by side sonar transducers

The 50/200 run at the same time, so just selecting to view one or the other on the screen has nothing to do with shutting one or the other off. This means if one 337 is displaying the 200 and the...
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