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Recommended Spares for Autopilot SPX30/Type 2 Rotary Drive/ST6001+ Controller

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Marc - Raymarine.US Sep 16, 2015. 1 Reply

We are planning an extended voyage on our Leopard 39 catamaran (22,000 lbs displacement). We have a RWhat spare parts are recommended to cover wear/tear and typical points of failure?We have a SPX-30…Continue

Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moderator - Raymarine, US Mar 4, 2015. 5 Replies

I have a e7 MFD with a purchased Navionics SD card and an iPad running current version of Navionics Boating USI have:Updated my Lighthouse II software to current versionPurchased a Navionics…Continue

Tags: sync, plotter, data, freshest, navionics

ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG

Started this discussion. Last reply by COUCHSAILORS.com Aug 24. 4 Replies

I am trying to calibrate my ST60+ Tridata speed display. SOG data is available. When I go through the User Calibration steps, I get to the "Adjust to SOG" screen and the current SOG is displayed at…Continue

Tags: adjust, calibration, SOG, speed, Tridata

Sailing Screen

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maritimer-Raymarine,US Jul 22, 2013. 7 Replies

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COUCHSAILORS.com replied to Steve C's discussion ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG
"When I press reset to accept the SOG which I am seeing it beeps but still shows 0.0 and doesn't transfer the SOG to the speed. Please advise."
Aug 24
Bad Marc - Raymarine.US replied to Steve C's discussion Recommended Spares for Autopilot SPX30/Type 2 Rotary Drive/ST6001+ Controller
"I would recommend a EV 400 corepack Part # T70616 and a E22158 convertor to allow the older display to communicate with the new corepack. I would not bother to purchase a backup drive. Your drive is over-sized and should be fine. "
Sep 16, 2015
Steve C posted a discussion

Recommended Spares for Autopilot SPX30/Type 2 Rotary Drive/ST6001+ Controller

We are planning an extended voyage on our Leopard 39 catamaran (22,000 lbs displacement). We have a RWhat spare parts are recommended to cover wear/tear and typical points of failure?We have a SPX-30 course computer, Type 2 rotary (chain) drive and ST6001+ controller. We also have e7d MFDs.The autopilot system is about 3 years old. It was used daily during the 3 month delivery trip from the Leopard factory in Capetown South Africa to San Francisco. Since then, it has been used intermittently…See More
Sep 16, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to Steve C's discussion Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"
"Noted."
Mar 4, 2015
Eric Heatzig replied to Steve C's discussion Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"
"Did you also purchase the Navionics charts for iPad ? I had to do that in addition to buying the Navionics Plat+ card for my a98"
Mar 4, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to Steve C's discussion Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"
"Steve, The pictured chart card is not a chart card that would be included within a Raymarine bundle.  Such Navionics chart cards feature RYM within the product ID printed on the chart card's label.  The product ID of this chart card…"
Mar 3, 2015
Steve C replied to Steve C's discussion Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"
"Thank you for your response, Mr. Moderator! The information on the card is, All USA & Northern Bahamas MSD/1XG US1IzS1D6W1GU1 Photo of card attached. Thanks for any assistance you can provide. -Steve"
Mar 2, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to Steve C's discussion Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"
"Welcome to the Raymarine Technical Forum Steve, Please respond with all information printed on the chart card's label ... attaching a digital photo of the chart card's label would be great!"
Feb 23, 2015
Steve C posted a discussion

Navionics Freshest Data Plotter Sync Update Fails - "Incompatible Card"

I have a e7 MFD with a purchased Navionics SD card and an iPad running current version of Navionics Boating USI have:Updated my Lighthouse II software to current versionPurchased a Navionics subscriptionActivated the Navionics SD card and downloaded coverage areasInstalled the activated SD card in the MFD and confirmed access to Navionics chartsConnected iPad to MFD wifiSynchronized Navionics on iPad with MFDConnected iPad to Navionics and updated mapConnected iPad to MFD wifiSynchronized…See More
Feb 19, 2015
Steve C replied to Claus Bettag's discussion True wind calculation with SOG
"The concept of a "chip" to spoof the wind instrument to use SOG for true wind calc intrigued me, so I did a little research. CruzPro makes a nice little gadget for $110 that converts NMEA SOG sentence to voltage pulses that would be…"
Nov 6, 2013
Underway - Raymarine, US replied to Steve C's discussion ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG
"Ha! Thanks for the chuckle.  Contact us if there are any further questions."
Jul 29, 2013
Steve C replied to Steve C's discussion ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG
"I guess it would help if I read the instructions! I don't know how I missed that. I imagine the muscles that roll the eyes are highly developed among product support people. Thanks for the help!"
Jul 26, 2013
Underway - Raymarine, US replied to Steve C's discussion ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG
"I have enclosed the manual to this email and the procedure is found on page 34, once you see the SOG data on the bottom of the screen you need to press the RESET button to accept the SOG data for the speed information displayed."
Jul 26, 2013
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ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG

I am trying to calibrate my ST60+ Tridata speed display. SOG data is available. When I go through the User Calibration steps, I get to the "Adjust to SOG" screen and the current SOG is displayed at the bottom of the display. However, the instrument speed (speed thru water) never adjusts to match the SOG.It seems like all the information is there to calibrate to SOG, but the adjustment is not happening.Maybe I'm missing a step?I could try a manual calibration factor adjustment, but adjusting to…See More
Jul 22, 2013
Maritimer-Raymarine,US replied to Steve C's discussion Sailing Screen
"Sounds good, have fun sailing. "
Jul 22, 2013
Serena1 replied to Steve C's discussion Sailing Screen
"Perfect. Looks great guys."
Jul 19, 2013

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James Coolbaugh replied to Michael McDonald's discussion Integrating ST60+ instruments to eS78 Chartplotter via Seatalk Conversion Kit
"Greetings, Thia may be a bit late,but I'll try. I just installed the eS78 MFD with the Quantum (wireless) radar, which I want to use with my existing ST60 series instruments. With my old radar, they interfaced fine, but with the new…"
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martin schulman replied to martin schulman's discussion nmea connector- C 80 chartplotter to VHF
"I can give you very little help here. After jerking around with the connection for months I finally decided to skip it. The Standard Horizon, which works beautifully despite the small screen is below and required leaving the helm to read.  I…"
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"I am purchasing a Standard Horizon gx2200 vhf with GPS and AIS. I currently have a C80 MFD. On the back of the mfd the NMEA IN/OUT connection is available. Using a RO8004 cable with the appropriate connection on one end can I join up the C80 at the…"
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COUCHSAILORS.com replied to Steve C's discussion ST60+ Tridata Not Calibrating to SOG
"When I press reset to accept the SOG which I am seeing it beeps but still shows 0.0 and doesn't transfer the SOG to the speed. Please advise."
Aug 24
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Donald Evans replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"All I can say is try getting your position by using the white wire! I know Ariel Cheng, she is just a temp. She doesn't know how to distinguish one wire from another. I used to deal with Evermore and found their receivers to be poor, thin wires…"
Aug 21
M.Catarall replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"You say Correct it is White wire: Rx, imput signal not data out but data in as shown on reply from Evermore"
Aug 21
Donald Evans replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"Seems you still don't understand what Cheng is saying."
Aug 21
M.Catarall replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"Evermore ( Mrs Ariel Cheng ) answered me Today: Hello Lorenzo, Red wire: VCC power (+12V) Green wire: Tx, Output signal White wire: Rx, imput signal Black wire: Ground Gray wire: Shield wire, signal ground Blue wire: Not used I did not think anyone…"
Aug 20
Donald Evans replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"You're still wrong. Evermore white wire is not the NMEA data out. And don't call me stupid. Get your facts right before commenting."
Aug 20
M.Catarall replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"The information was not wrong when posted. I suggest you look at the date of the post before adding stupid comments"
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Donald Evans replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
"Hahahahaha, you're all totally wrong. Should have bought it from www.gps-galore.co.uk The guy's an expert on these."
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