Should the MFD's NMEA 0183 buffer include sentences which are populated as 0.0 when underway, then it is recommended that you check the Speed and Log data items reported within the MFD's Databar, Data application, or Databoxes.…"
"Okay, that explains why I could not access the data source--I was thinking that the ST/STNG converter was a problem & preventing speed data display since I could not access the transducer set-up menu, but it appears my network is working as…"
The Multiple Data Sources (MDS) feature is intended to permit more than one instance of a NMEA 2000 data source to be interfaced to a new a/c/e/eS/gS-Series Data Master MFD, i70 Multifunction Instrument Display (MFID), or p70/p70R Autopilot…"
I went back to the boat to try the test you described, and am perplexed by a new result. When I take the speed/temp sensor out of the thru-hull, the instrument works sensing temp in a bucket of water and reading speed if I…"
"Another update a month (and a couple sailboat races) later:
It's reassuring to see that in the interim, several others have had similar experiences commissioning the EV-200. Those of us who read manuals (vs. the commissioning summary in…"
After solving rudder angle issue I now have a new problem: boat speed instrument shows zero speed...
This problem started right after I changed DRIVE param as per my note above. Is there a param value which affects speed…"
"thanks anyways..the virtual view is just a extra that cost more and weather or not i needed it to hunt fish... heres one try u tube and type trying to add transducer to trolling motor? u just don't know..."