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bluewaterpirate posted 02-15-2007 10:33 AM ET (US)   Profile for bluewaterpirate   Send Email to bluewaterpirate  
Here are some screen shots of the new Garmin 5000 series touch-screen chartplotters. They are both NMEA 183 and 2000 compliant. Notice the engine gauge screen.

More to come.


JayR posted 02-15-2007 04:16 PM ET (US)     Profile for JayR  Send Email to JayR     
My heart just skipped a beat..... Wow!
JBCornwell posted 02-15-2007 04:29 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
Leapin' lizards, Sandy!!

Red sky at night...

Yiddil posted 02-15-2007 11:47 PM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
Youl have to sell a first born to afford those prices:(
jimh posted 02-16-2007 08:54 AM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Tom--Give us some details about the interface between the display device and the engine instrumentation. Has GARMIN joined the move to NMEA-2000 vessel networking?
JayR posted 02-16-2007 02:29 PM ET (US)     Profile for JayR  Send Email to JayR     
Jim, you can view a Garmin Press release on the 4000 series here:
They are NMEA 2000 certified IIRC.
Sorry, no time to re-read the article to be sure.
Chuck Tribolet posted 02-17-2007 12:15 AM ET (US)     Profile for Chuck Tribolet  Send Email to Chuck Tribolet     
Yiddil: about the same price as past high-end Garmins.


bluewaterpirate posted 02-19-2007 03:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for bluewaterpirate  Send Email to bluewaterpirate     
I'm still trying to get the engine monitoring/NMEA 2000 configuration/capability sheet. Will let you know when I do.


Yiddil posted 02-20-2007 12:51 AM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
Chuck, Yep thats about right.........They are fantastic units, most all of them...For Das Boat, I got a 188C and have never looked back...but when they came out they were like pretty expensive and as time went on you could get one for half the price...LIke someone said, its a revolviing door and short life span for these units as they keep coming back with better every year:)

I still love the 188C, it has everything I use and then some....My Best, The Yiddil

Chuck Tribolet posted 02-20-2007 09:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for Chuck Tribolet  Send Email to Chuck Tribolet     
And I still use my monochrome 162. The only newfangled
feature I wish I had is a faster update rate when zoomed in
to 30' and trying to drill a small patch of sand with the


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