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Old 11 September 2011, 04:46   #1
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Thinking of changing my Electronics

Hi I am thinking of replaceing my aeging electronics on the old rib.

I have a Eagle Cuda 168 wide screen and a garmin 126 Gps.
Both are good but take up alot of my limited console space.

I was looking at getting a GPS/SOUNDER combo but which one??

any suggestions oh Gurus.
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Old 11 September 2011, 05:09   #2
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The Garmin 4" and 5" screen chartplotters both come in a sonar capable version, they are stunning value for money as they now include British Isles charts as standard.

If you have room for it then Garmin's 750S is stunning.

If you want something really amazing in terms of sonar, then Lowrance do a comparable unit that works with broadband sonar and, if you really want to knock socks off, Structurescan.

http://channelribs.com/shop/index.php/cPath/22_23
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Raymarine have taken a big step forward with the E7: Raymarine E7
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556S or 750S Garmin
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wow the 750s looks ace.but I dont have a engine new enought to use the features.
556S looks good
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Lowrance HDS units are pretty good.

Happy with mine.
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For Navigation I'd look at units that use Navionics charts. If you want to see what's under the boat rather than just knowing how much water you have, Structure scan is the way to go. I'd seriously look at Lowrance.
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Raymarine have taken a big step forward with the E7:
And a massive step backwards with their customer service!
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And a massive step backwards with their customer service!
Just as a matter of curiosity, and without wishing to open a whole can of worms, whats the customer service issue?
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Just as a matter of curiosity, and without wishing to open a whole can of worms, whats the customer service issue?
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