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My Plotter has stopped providing CTS information

Bob Grey
 

Good morning Captains, I have an interesting problem on my Amel 55, The Furuno plotter has stopped providing Course to Steer information when I select a waypoint. One day it just stopped, and I'm not sure why, everything else works fine just no CTS on the display information.

Any ideas??

Bob Grey
Amel 55 #25
Renaissance 3

Mark Erdos
 

Bob,

 

 

I don’t have a Furuno plotter but I am wondering if you can restore the default settings.

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Tahiti, French Polynesia

www.creampuff.us

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io [mailto:main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bob Grey via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:23 PM
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Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] My Plotter has stopped providing CTS information

 

Good morning Captains, I have an interesting problem on my Amel 55, The Furuno plotter has stopped providing Course to Steer information when I select a waypoint. One day it just stopped, and I'm not sure why, everything else works fine just no CTS on the display information.

Any ideas??

Bob Grey
Amel 55 #25
Renaissance 3

 

Bob, is it possible that the heading sensor is disconnected or not working?

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On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 11:23 PM Bob Grey via groups.io <renaissanceiii=yahoo.com.au@groups.io> wrote:
Good morning Captains, I have an interesting problem on my Amel 55, The Furuno plotter has stopped providing Course to Steer information when I select a waypoint. One day it just stopped, and I'm not sure why, everything else works fine just no CTS on the display information.

Any ideas??

Bob Grey
Amel 55 #25
Renaissance 3

John Clanton <jclanton@...>
 

Bob,

 

A few things to check:

  • My 55 has a heading sensor in the forward cabin bilge storage.  That is the first thing I would check.  At delivery, Kevin made a point of warning us to keep any ferrous metal at least three feet away from the sensor.
  • I am not on my boat, but in looking at the manual, there is a section under initial setup that should indicate if it is receiving heading sensor information.
  • Easiest way - Email Stephane at Pochon (stephane@...) with the question.  Include hull number, Furuno model number.

 

 

John W. Clanton

S/V Devereux, 55, No. 65

Antibes, France

Bob Grey
 

Thank you for the suggestion on heading sensor but that does seem to be working as the autopilot on auto or Nav works perfectly.