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Old 11 March 2008, 10:28   #11
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Before I connect my EP-20 to my new engine (engine on order) and LMF-400 I tried connecting the ep-20 to a lowrance chartplotter to use the card reader to update the software. However, the chartplotter can't 'see' the ep-20 so won't allow me to do an update. Any thoughts? Did you get yours updated?
Same problem. I cant update the interface for the same problem. I have bring it to lowrace assistance but without the engine they are unable to update my interface.

I've read that for working ep20 neet to be plugged in the engine too and the engine switch key set to on.

If you dont plug the interface in the engine you cant see it on the nmea2000 bus.

Reading the lowrace artilce i think that the calibration wil do the same exactly thing of the update. Maibe the calibration is not accurate, but i think that the calibration will set the same parameter that update will set.
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Old 27 March 2008, 19:33   #12
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I have been using the EP-10 fuel flow module with my DF175, hooked up to a Lowrance LCX 110 , which also gives lt/nm values with excellent results for the last 2 years. I also installed the EP 20 in the summer, but it was a disappointment because it only displays lt/hr rather than lt/nm , but more importantly does not show engine temperature, oil pressure or water intake pressure data which was my main expectation. Digital RPM and trim not really worth the trouble.
My advice : go for a EP-10
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Old 24 June 2008, 05:06   #13
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I've done the calibration 3 times with a portable gas tank and now the fuel reading is OK.
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Just thought I'd update this post for anyone who does a search in the future. I managed to find an even newer firmware file on an Australian boat forum for the EP20 interface. It is v2.3 and has not only improved the accuracy of my fuel consumption (previously 9% out) but also now displays engine temperature on my gauge.
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