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Chartplotter Backlighting: Garmin vs. Raymarine

We currently have a Raymarine C70 on our boat. I like the functionality, but I haven't been able to adjust the night functionality of the unit to a level I like. If you turn it to night mode and then turn down the brightness to a level that isn't horrible for your night vision, you can barely make anything out.

Is the E series the same way? What about the Gamin 5200 touch screen series? Non-backlit units that change colors and color intensity would be better for night vision from my perspective. Any suggestions or thoughts?

We're looking to put together an pretty comprehensive electronics package for our next boat.

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