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I bought an older Raytheon/Autohelm chartplotter, and now I'm wondering how often I'm actually going to use it. It's a huge thing, perhaps too big for my boat (10" monochrome lcd)
and I'm wondering if I should go ahead and mount it, or just forget it and put it back out on ebay, and find a smaller colour one. I nabbed this one for 120, thinking that I would be more likely to use it if I can see it... but will probably spend twice that putting it in a navpod behind my wheel. Is it worth it? Is it a necessity? Will it suck my battery power like there's no tomorrow? SO many questions.