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post #16 of Old 10-05-2012
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Re: Chartplotter died, time to upgrade?

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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
Your radar will probably not work with any new Chartplotter besides its worth it to try and get a discount though a bundle.
Good advise that I wish I knew before I chased 'saving money' down the rabbit hole a couple years ago. My old 1999 Black and White RL70 radar screen was getting un-readable. So..... I figured I'd just replace that. Nope - no signal from the radome because I was a few hundred serial #'s low of the cutoff for compatability. Ok..... so I buy a new dome. Well.... the new domes instead of connecting in the rear where the cable goes through they connect in the front requiring a couple extra feet of cable inside - That I Didn't Have So.... now I have to buy another cable. The moral is for me - I should have bought a 'Bundle'.

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