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Raystar 130 template

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moderator - Raymarine, US Apr 24, 2015. 3 Replies

Hi, I need to mount a RS130 GPS and need the mounting template referenced in the manual. I don't see it in the PDF version in the archives.Thanks.Continue

C80 interface to Ray55

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moderator - Raymarine, US Mar 27, 2015. 5 Replies

I'm trying to connect a Ray55 to a C80 and from research on this forum, it appears there's many options. My GPS is a Raystar 125. I would like to keep it simple and I believe there are 2 simple…Continue

C80 Current draw with radar dome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moderator - Raymarine, US Mar 20, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi, I'm installing a C80 with a 2kW radar and a DSM30, and I have 2 questions:1)I've searched the installation and user manuals but can't find the current draw needed to size the power cables from…Continue

Mouting spotlight on top of or next to Radar dome

Started this discussion. Last reply by FLOB - Raymarine, US Apr 25, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi I've got an 18" Raymarine radar dome on my roof and would like to know if there's any issues with mounting a remote spotlight to the top of the dome. The light is not very heavy.Alternatively, I…Continue

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Phillip Sausto replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
"Seems that I have the same problem with my 4 year old Ray 55 VHF radio that everyone else has. Unfortunately, the raymarine repair is $175.00 to correct the problem which is a defect in the product. Raymarine should should eat the repair cost. At…"
May 31
fireman_bob left a comment for Bob Vine
"Losing fix intermittently is a sign the battery is going. Mine did that for a few weeks then quit completely. Just so you're aware, I've done a few units where replacing the battery does not fix the problem. It worked on mine, but some…"
Aug 19, 2015
Bob Vine left a comment for fireman_bob
"Hi I have check out further and the No fix, just comes and goes. it would appear that by restarting teh GPS from the menu bar on the chart plotter it will refix, would this be the battery ?"
Aug 19, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
"Welcome to the Raymarine Technical Forum Dave, Can you receive NOAA weather channels (assumes that you are located in US waters)?  If not, have you tested the Ray55 with another antenna or performed a VSWR check of the currently installed VHF…"
Aug 18, 2015
fireman_bob replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
"Hi Dave,  Sounds like the same common failure on the Ray55 that others have had. You should contact RM tech support first to find out if they will service it for you since it's very common. Otherwise I would be happy to do it for you for…"
Aug 18, 2015
fireman_bob left a comment for Bob Vine
"Hi Bob,  Yes, I have the batteries and I can do it for you if you would like. Let me know. Thanks, Bob"
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Dave Sinovich replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
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Aug 3, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
"Noted."
May 21, 2015
Torkel Jodalen replied to fireman_bob's discussion Ray 55 marine radio not receiving
"OK, I've got the same issue here. Anyone who can point me in the right direction (Digi-Key, Mouser, Newark/Farnell, etc. - with part number(s) for the filter(s) in question? A filter replacementis normally a simple solder job which I…"
May 20, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to fireman_bob's discussion Raystar 130 template
"You're welcome."
Apr 24, 2015
fireman_bob replied to fireman_bob's discussion Raystar 130 template
"Thank you!!"
Apr 24, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to fireman_bob's discussion Raystar 130 template
"Fireman_Bob, The flush mount template for the Raystar 130 GPS Sensor may be found here."
Apr 24, 2015
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Raystar 130 template

Hi, I need to mount a RS130 GPS and need the mounting template referenced in the manual. I don't see it in the PDF version in the archives.Thanks.See More
Apr 24, 2015
Moderator - Raymarine, US replied to fireman_bob's discussion C80 interface to Ray55
"Bob, Yes ... should the GPS sensor be interfaced via SeaTalk to the GPS and should the MFD be interfaced to the VHF via NMEA 0183, then the VHF not only receive GPS data from the MFD, but the MFD would also be capable of receiving DSC position…"
Mar 27, 2015

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At 3:18am on August 19, 2015, Bob Vine said…

Hi

I have check out further and the No fix, just comes and goes.

it would appear that by restarting teh GPS from the menu bar on the chart plotter it will refix, would this be the battery ?

 
 
 

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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…"
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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"
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Donald Evans replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
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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…"
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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."
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M.Catarall replied to Lorenzo Vanni's discussion Raychart BC420 and Evermore SA-320
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