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Old 03-19-2012
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Re: Chart Plotter vs Software + Laptop or iPad???

I use Fugawi ENC on my laptop with a hockey puck usb gps. It stays in the cabin at the nav desk, as I don't "steer" by the chart program. The main advantage to a chartplotter in my opinion, is that it draws less power from the batteries.

Since I use the laptop for multiple purposes, it seems redundant to have a stand alone chartplotter. (I do have a handheld gps)

btw, the Fugawi runs about $280 and I've been quite happy with it.
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Last edited by PBzeer; 03-19-2012 at 12:11 PM.
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