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Old 04 February 2009, 09:23   #1
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Country: UK - England
Town: Leicester
Boat name: Vixen
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki OB 175
MMSI: 235071839
Join Date: Jun 2004
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Been working on resolving the issue of having to connect and unconnect loads of plugs when we take instruements off.

First pic is what we used to have, second one (ignoring the boat bum) is our new console with flush fitted kit.

My mate Neil has manged to make all the relevant network gubbins and NMEA coms disappear into the console add-on-box. We now have only 4 plugs/sockets

1. One single power in for Sonar and GPS
2. Power to VHF
3. Network (goes to fuel transducer, only network required outside box)
4. VHF Ae via in-line PL259

A lot neater, I realise the single power plug to sonar and gps could be a weakness, we always have a back-up handheld GPS usually running the same chart as main plotter. I'll post the resulting picture at end of build.

Doggypaddle - all this malarkey is keeping me from the Isuzu project!!!
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New boat is here, very happy!
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