Re: Forward Looking Sonar

Patrick McAneny

Jose, I agree with Ken as well,that is why I spent probably over $1000. ,I can't remember the exact amount. But for me it has been a total waste of money and would not advise anyone to buy the B&G unit ,unless I find a fix ,if you do please report back. We took video of the erratic images ,maybe we will send it to B&G .
Good Luck,
SM Shenanigans
Sassafras River, Md.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jose Venegas via Groups.Io <josegvenegas@...>
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Sent: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 7:15 pm
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Forward Looking Sonar

I installed a B&G sonar and I have similar erratic signals.  I think we need to find out why from B&G.  At anchor, it seems to work fine except that it can be confused by reflections from the chain.  While on the way, it can give you a good signal for a while and the start with total garbage.  Now that I know you have the same problem, I will go back and try to work the kinks with B&G.
I agree with Ken that a forward scanner should be very useful in remote places.

Ipanema SM278
Boston until October, then is the world.

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