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by fixer01
Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use
Replies: 115
Views: 133281

Re: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use

HDS #1 displays 500 KBs of used space and almost 65 MBs of free space. HDS #2 displays 1.3 MBs of used space and only 1.1 MBs of free space. As a last resort you can do a hard reset by holding down the + and - keys when you power on (it should beep after a few seconds). This wipes any data you have...
by fixer01
Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use
Replies: 115
Views: 133281

Re: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use

Such an action by the HDS would require it to be able to receive AIS data from its serial port in NMEA-018 protocol, then translate that data into NMEA-2000 protocol data parameter groups and transmit those PGNs to its NMEA-2000 network; I think it does do this. but there is no standard in existenc...
by fixer01
Sat Mar 12, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use
Replies: 115
Views: 133281

Re: Lowrance HDS Gen3: Installation, Interfacing Tips, and Use

With regards to the FTP and HTTP support, there's more detailed documentation available on the GoFree website: http://www.gofreemarine.com/developers The HDS Gen3 (and other Lowrance/Simrad chartplotters) include FTP, HTTP, NMEA-0183 streaming over TCP and also a websocket interface that allows you ...
by fixer01
Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Updating Newer Lowrance Chart Plotters with WiFi Network Capability
Replies: 7
Views: 4614

Re: Updating Newer Lowrance Chart Plotters with WiFi Network Capability

One new feature in that last About screen is the "Support..." button. Using this you can create a report for Lowrance that tells them exactly your setup: what devices you have (like Ethernet and NMEA2000), what software they're running, what your SONAR setup is, sonar logs, screenshots, et...