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Old 29 May 2012, 18:25   #11
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If in salt water do the screens not scratch if touch screen?

Most sunglasses do.
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Old 30 May 2012, 12:47   #12
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If in salt water do the screens not scratch if touch screen?

Most sunglasses do.
thats why we went for the version with buttons, didn't want to be a "trial" for garmin
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Old 30 May 2012, 12:52   #13
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thats why we went for the version with buttons, didn't want to be a "trial" for garmin
And for that very reason Navico are using my demo rib to demonstrate the Simrad NSS 12 touch screen GPS Chartplotter broadband radar unit.
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If in salt water do the screens not scratch if touch screen?

Most sunglasses do.
No problems here
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Old 18 June 2012, 18:05   #15
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Thanks for the Feedback Chaps,gone with a Garmin Touch screen 720.. Simple,fast and Bright,not used in Anger yet,but So far realy like it!
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GARMIN 720 still good ??

Will need to feed my gauges with GPS signal . My old Garmin 276C works only with NMEA 0183 while I need NMEA 2000 .
There`s a antenna available which they sell in Germany for almost 300,- !!!!
Looking at this price I`d better look for a new plotter who provides NMEA 2000 to the network and has much more functionality than my 276C .
Had a look at the web and a known dealer sells the 720 for just 660,- !!
Means - would look like a good deal going for the 720 rather than for the expensive antenna which does nothing else than providing GPS signal .
The 720 is already a while on the market .
Is it still worth buying it ??
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Will need to feed my gauges with GPS signal . My old Garmin 276C works only with NMEA 0183 while I need NMEA 2000 .
There`s a antenna available which they sell in Germany for almost 300,- !!!!
Looking at this price I`d better look for a new plotter who provides NMEA 2000 to the network and has much more functionality than my 276C .
Had a look at the web and a known dealer sells the 720 for just 660,- !!
Means - would look like a good deal going for the 720 rather than for the expensive antenna which does nothing else than providing GPS signal .
The 720 is already a while on the market .
Is it still worth buying it ??
Cheers
Realy like it!Great piece of Kit. Would definately reccomend em!..and would'nt go back to the Button Job's...infact can think of Four that Bought after seeing mine.
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Have a Garmin 750 and its fantastic linked in to the yamaha with no issues at all not that the nmea 2000 has anything to do with the screen

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I have a garmin 750 and 5008 both touch. Great equipment but be aware that they do not work with gloves on.
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I have a garmin 750 and 5008 both touch. Great equipment but be aware that they do not work with gloves on.
IIRC is it not the heat from the finger tip that activates the 'doins'
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