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  1. Fixed dark LCD display on raymarine autopilot

    Gear & Maintenance
    our recent purchase 34 Irwin citation had a raymarine 4000+ autopilot head installed. the wheel drive was gone, and the LCD display on the control unit (head) was so dark that I originally thought that it was dead. However the wiring was still in place, so I took an chance and purchased another...
  2. ah800 constant beep when plugged in

    Electronics
    I recieved and old AH800 for free and wanted to try and get it working. When i plug it in I get a constant beep with the red light on. I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong or what that might mean?
  3. NMEA 0189 to SeaTalk1

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi I have a Gramin 4010 I want to connect to my Autohelm st6000, can someone help me with that? A diagram or tell me how a connect them together, will be fine. Thanks Johnni
  4. Raymarine Autohelm ST2000 + SailTimer Wind Instrument + new display recs.

    Electronics
    I’ve ordered the newest model of the SailTimer Wind Instrument, which is a mast-mounted wireless wind vane providing wind speed and direction that is broadcast over Bluetooth (v4) and powered by solar. We’re also getting a RAYMARINE Autohelm ST2000. I’d like to figure out the cheapest and/or...
  5. Raymarine Service

    Electronics
    I'm wondering what other people's experiences of Raymarine service has been from the Nashua service centre. Does anyone know any ways of getting around or through the electronic wall Raymarine seem to have built for themselves so that it's impossible to reach a live human only endless...
  6. tiller pilots: simrad or raymarine????

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Been researching simrad tp20 or 32 and Raymarine st2000+ after many hours Im still quite unsure which is most likely to perform well let alone at all. If You Have used a tiller pilot please share your experience.. As background my 25' boat displaces 6000lbs with basic gear and water. It has a...
  7. ST4000+ Autohelm Codelock issue??

    Electronics
    I just finished installing a ST4000+ autohelm and upon power up it is requesting a code. I have the box and all manuals and paperwork that came with it but there is no mention of a code anywhere in the manual. After doing some research online I have found that some models like the ST80 have a...
  8. Autohelm parts needed (power cable, pedestal mount and wheel mount)

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a (new to me) Autohelm 4000+ and I am missing the hardware to mount it to the wheel and also the pin (not sure of correct name) that mounts to the pedestal that locks the motor housing in place. I also need the power cable that connects to the motor. If anyone has one of these or can...
  9. X-5 Auto Pilot opinions

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have an Ray Marine X-5 Auto Pilot and I am looking for opinions on them. I have had mine for almost two years it has been back to the factory once for a bad clutch. The problem began again with 5 hours of use. Calm seas 12 knots wind. I used a bungee cord to hold it in place. TRied to call the...
  10. Are Raymarine i70 displays more reliable than ST70 displays ?

    Gear & Maintenance
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I purchased my boat new 4 years ago with 3 x ST70 displays, plus an ST70 autopilot display. Every year one of the displays failed. The first year, an ST70 was replaced free of charge. But in subsequent years, the...
  11. Thru- vs In-hull transducers

    Gear & Maintenance
    I need to replace my depth and speed instruments (original from 1979). What is the performance difference between a thru-hull and in-hull depth transducer? Is my 1970's fiberglass too thick to use an in-hull?
  12. Getting to Know the SPX-5 Wheel Pilot with P70 Control Head

    Maintenance/How-to Videos
    Sailing trial of newly installed Raymarine wheel pilot with P70 Control Head on an Ericson 32-3, with link to three-part blog on the installation experience. https://vimeo.com/71368309
  13. Raymarine antenna compatibility/ cross referencing models???

    Electronics
    I just bought a Raymarine RC530 and I am in need of an antenna/receiver for the GPS functions on the chartplotter. I was originally going to go with an aftermarket one (I posted earlier about this) but now have decided to try getting a used Raymarine/Raytheon model on ebay. My manual for the...
  14. Aftermarket Antenna for Raymarine Chartplotter??

    Electronics
    Hello, I recently bought a Raymarine RC530 Chartplotter. It didn't come with a GPS antenna so I am now looking to track one down. Has anyone had any luck with an aftermarket or different manufacturers antenna/receiver? The Raymarine antennas seem to go for about $300+ which is a little steep for...
  15. X-5 Smart Pilot

    Electronics
    I have a Ray Marine X-5 Smart wheel Pilot. The clutch is disengaging. I tried tightening per the manual but it made the wheel very difficult to move whihc the manual warned about. Has anyone else had this problem The unit is fairly new, a year old and only maybe 10 hrs on it So it really...
  16. Installing the Raymarine SPX-5 P70 Wheel Pilot, with Video

    Gear & Maintenance
    This three-part blog entry details my owner installation in June, 2013. Note that the new P70 Control Head is shipped with incorrect installation instructions. http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/entry.php?127-Installing-the-Raymarine-SPX-5-Wheel-Pilot-with-P70-Control-Head-Part-1 (Blog...
  17. St6002 Autopilot / E127 MFD - Falls of tracking / auto often.

    Electronics
    Not sure if this is an E127 issue or ST6002 issue but thought I would put this out there while waiting to hear back from Raymarine. ST6002 & E127 falls off "Auto" and or "Tracking" both randomly. New E127 installed April before Mexico cruise. Included new radar, AIS, sonar, the whole...
  18. ST60 Wind instrument diagnosis

    Electronics
    Trying to help a friend with a 10 year old ST60. Wind angle is correct but wind speed is about 1/2 of actual. Start with connections? Sending unit? Anyone have the voltage readings? Thanks
  19. Garmin 740s and raymarine x5 wheel pilot connection

    Electronics
    Just about to purchase a new raymarine x5 wheel pilot w/p70 head and a garmin 740s plotter. Has anyone tried to connect these 2 units to each other yet? How did it go? How did they work together? Thanks!
  20. For Sale - Raymarine SPX-5 Wheel Pilot

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi all, I have a new Raymarine SPX-5 wheel pilot Corepack for sale. It was a deal demo unit and was never installed on my boat (i decided to go with a below deck unit).It will work with legacy heads like the ST6002. includes course computer, wheel drive, all cables, seatalk network. Price...
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