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Old 25 October 2006, 12:54   #11
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FS 15 flow monitor

Sorry to jump in on Nashers thread but I have a Navman FS15 fuel flow sensor sitting on my desk brand new with about 6m cable and a white collared plug on the end of it ,I dont need it and am happy to exchange for alcohol!
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Old 26 October 2006, 06:43   #12
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It might be too late but what about the new LowranceNET stuff. You can add a Fuel Flow sensor to any recent Lowrance plotter/combo unit for about £60. This gives you numerous options to overlay the data produced on any screen or on a dedicated 'custom gauges' screen.

Unlike the Navman 2100 it will also give you 'range' by comparing GPS distance with average burn rates. Fuel rate, remaining and economy is all in there as well.

Calibration is also much easier than the Navman option.

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It sounds good, but I'd need to buy a Lowrance plotter to go with it.

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Old 27 October 2006, 07:18   #14
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I'm using the Lowrance FuelFlow meter on my 332C plotter - it's really very good. I have MPG and Fuel Remaining overlayed on my default view (two maps at different zooms), it's handy having all the info that you need in one place. Although as I discovered south of mallaig in the open sea in fog if the fuse blows, you loose just about every piece of information that you need!!!!

I now have my electronics connections and fusing all housed in a waterproof box with IPX68 circuit breakers and switches!

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It might be too late but what about the new LowranceNET stuff. You can add a Fuel Flow sensor to any recent Lowrance plotter/combo unit for about £60. This gives you numerous options to overlay the data produced on any screen or on a dedicated 'custom gauges' screen.

Unlike the Navman 2100 it will also give you 'range' by comparing GPS distance with average burn rates. Fuel rate, remaining and economy is all in there as well.

Calibration is also much easier than the Navman option.

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IMHO FLOSCAN is THE BEST ... You can get it from EBAY from this guy $300 with shipping costs by USPS simple and easy to use and read for those of us that have now pasted 45

I used one from LOWRACE before (FLORANCE) aNd is the crapiest piece of garbage I've ever used Spent £80 for nothing
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Used my £70 Navman unit for the first time yesterday.

It was easy to fit etc but probably needs to be calibrated.

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If you are getting erratic readings you may have to adjust the sampling rate to a longer interval - some efi engines need it - not a clue with mine as I didn't fit it.

Any reduction in speed or revs with it? I am wondering if mine is allowing enough fuel to the engine at full chat.
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I have the Lawrence 1100HDC with fuel flow meters to both motors and have had nothing but trouble. Iím constantly losing a fuel sensor which faults the network and I lose everything including the GPS. I do have to admit that once you can get a hold of someone there they are helpful but you get tired of calling. For some reason I keep burning up the Tís that connect everything. When itís working itís awesome and the fuel reading are pretty accurate on a 30 gallon fill itís on with in a gallon.
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@Nasher: the more times you calibrate the Navman, the more accurate it will be.
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