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Old 07 July 2013, 16:29   #1
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Chart plotters- vhs

Hi, looking to get a chart plotter but want a good sized screen. Can anyone share some advice. Local retailer pushing me to garmin but screen looks small. Need it to talk to VHS

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I think you mean VHF, that is unless you want to watch some dodgy old videos on it!
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Yea. Well could've both!!!! Could you imagine the set up!!!!!
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You might tell us what you consider small? Garmin make units from 4" to 15" so there's one there for you somewhere. All plotters will pass position data to a VHF. Some Garmin Plotters have an input for VHS too
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You might tell us what you consider small? Garmin make units from 4" to 15" so there's one there for you somewhere. All plotters will pass position data to a VHF. Some Garmin Plotters have an input for VHS too
19" now
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19" now
LOL - have you actually measured it Gotchi? You young lads are always exaggerating...
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LOL - have you actually measured it Gotchi? You young lads are always exaggerating...
at 14k they better have got the measurements right!!!!
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We were looking at the garmin 551s but screen looks small. Don't want to consistently zoom In or out. Not had one before so not sure what's best.
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We were looking at the garmin 551s but screen looks small. Don't want to consistently zoom In or out. Not had one before so not sure what's best.
When it comes to viewing charts on a plotter, bigger is better, especially if you start splitting screens & having sonar/engine data, 'n stuff displayed.
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Which one would you go for?
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