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Re: B&G depth reading 180m in 17m of water
We recently upgraded our alternator and when it was charging hard it drove our DS reading to full/off scale.. any chance it's this kind of thing happening? The sounder worked fine with engine off, but when started the DS went full scale within a few seconds.. this was an older Signet. Changing to a newer Raymarine head (with original tranducer) fixed the issue.
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