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Old 05-27-2014
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Re: Chart plotter or IPad

I have a Raymarine Hybrid Touch 12" Chartplotter at the helm and I have an iPad with RayView and RayControl for down below. From below, I can do anything on my iPad that I can do on the chartplotter. So, it saves me a second display and the wall space down below. But in the cockpit, I prefer the hard-wired approach so I don't have to deal with the battery life issue and the "Sun washing out the display" issue of the iPad.
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