e sounder loses contact with the bottom and reads .7mtrs when I know I am in waters of 12 mtrs, or 35mtrs, it does not make a difference what depth of water I am in. The transducer is a professionally mounted through hull which was bought and installed with new boat by the dealer.

When turning sounder on, it prompts to install latest version firmware upgrade from sd card, but I have already granted permission and followed prompts several times already. Each new boot up it prompts again. Should I wipe all info on SD card after backing up to PC and start again?

Thanks in advance
Brian
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Check for proper transducer installation, according to the Operations Manual. If the depth sounder reads correctly at slow speeds but not at high speeds, the problem is usually with the installation. Make sure the transducer has not “kicked up”. If it has, simply reset the transducer by snapping it back in its bracket.
There are several reasons a transducer might lose a depth reading when travelling at high speeds. It could be related to the transducer`s mounting location, device settings, or the vessel could be outrunning the return signal if it is moving too fast.
We service and repair complete units. We do not sell internal components to our fish finders or transducers. If the unit has physical damage like a cracked or broken display, please call us for a quote.
Check closely and make sure your unit has clear and unobstructed line of sight to the sky. Sometimes the in dash can be blocking the antenna. If you do not have any obstruction then the unit may be having problems.
There are many things that can cause a transducer to provide unstable readings examples include shock overload, lightning or electrical surges, mis-handling, water ingress, corrosion, broken cable, short circuit. Why does my torque transducer`s shaft not rotate freely? This could be due to faulty bearings.
The pressure transducers failure causes due to issues such as multiple grounds, short circuits, improper wiring, inadequate power supply, incorrect polarity, system operation issues, and so on.
The best method to see if a transducer is working or not is to troubleshoot it with a voltmeter. Connect the transducer to the voltmeter, and excite the transducer with the proper excitation voltage. Now measure the voltage output of the transducer at zero load.
The transducer normally needs little attention. However, the transducer face must be inspected and cleaned when docking.
It is not recommended to run a FishFinder and transducer on a boat that is not in the water as you will not get any readings from the transducer.
Testing should be performed with the boat in the water, however you can initially confirm basic operation with the boat trailered. Press POWER once to turn the unit on. There will be an audible chirp when any button is pressed to confirm the button press.
Why is My GPS not Working? Several factors may cause the GPS on your phone to stop working, such as your current location, GPS not working after Android update, the stability of the WiFi network, or a pending system update can all be the reason why the GPS on your device is not functioning normally.
One of the most common reasons why GPS trackers may not work is due to power or battery issues. Without a charged battery, the tracker cannot transmit its location to the server. If the battery is dead, the device will not work, and the tracker will stop transmitting its location.
The two most common transducer types are Dynamic and Condenser.
Sensor does not provide any feedback to the system. Which means, it only measures the change in the physical quantity and cannot give input to the system on its own. Transducer generally provides a feedback to the system through the output device after processing.
Problem: Incorrect Depth Readings

Verify that there are not two sounders operating close together. Inspect the transducer connectors and pins for signs of corrosion. Perform a basic cavitation check. Verify that the upper and lower depth limit settings are properly set.

Sensor errors are deviations or differences between the true value of the physical quantity and the measured value by the sensor. Sensor errors can be classified into two main types: systematic and random.
Calibration is critical to maintaining a pressure transducer`s accuracy and it is not a one-time process. All pressure transducers used in critical applications should be regularly calibrated to maintain high performance.
Calibration is an important step that helps devices to produce accurate measurements. Calibrating a pressure transducer using HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) communicator is one of the easiest and most reliable ways to calibrate pressure transducers.
Remember these recommendations. You should mount your transom-mount transducer parallel to the waterline. While the vessel is moving, the device should extend into the water 3.5 mm (0.125 in.) below a fiberglass hull or 10 mm (0.375 in.)
Mount a transducer too low and it will have too much drag in the water causing disturbance resulting in a poor picture, or even the transducer being ripped off the boat. Mount it too high and it will be out of the water or shooting through air bubbles for a poor to nonexistent picture.
The most common frequencies across the board for transducers are 200 and 50kHz. They are available in stand-alone frequency or, more commonly, in a combination of the two. Generally, 50kHz is used in deep water applications as the lower frequency has greater penetration through water.
Because the transducer can only ping in water so you do want it submerged. If it`s too deep sometimes the front face of it will create turbulence and bubbles = bad. Plus it can throw water up over your motor and inside your cowling resulting in saltwater intrusion.
You will not be able to test out the transducer`s ability to read depth when the boat is not in water. Air dissipates the sound waves produced by the transducer and will cause the transducer to not be able to produce a reading.
Since the working voltage of Humminbird sounders is between 10V and 20V, a Humminbird can be used with either a battery from the Angling line or the AV line.

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I have a multifunction sports watch that i bought from Big W, (no brand name)

By accident i set the watch to 24 hour time, originally it was set to 12 hour time, how do i set it back? ive tried every button combo including the button combo i used when i accidently set it on 24 hour time, the instructions only say how to set the time and date, it doesnt say how to toggle between 12 hour and 24 hour time, is there a generic way to toggle it on sparts watches? btw, holding the mode button in does nothing on my watch, no matter how long i hold it in for

ANSWER : Hi. How may buttons do you have, 3 or 4 buttons?if you have the 4 buttons, try this:You need to go through the time and date settings again. The 24 and 12hr format select is at the end of time/date adjustment.To set the time and date:-press the top-left button then right-top button to set the seconds, press bottom-left button to set hour then press top-right button to adjust hour, press bottom-left button to set the minute then press top-right button to adjust minute. To set date, press the bottom-left button then press top-right button to adjust month, press bottom-left button then top-right button to adjust day and finally press bottom-left button to set the time format then press top-right button to select 12hour format. Press top-left button when done.Since you have a generic sports watch, it is hard to write specific instructions to set the time format. If your watch has different ways of setting the time, just remember that the 12/24hour format is usually at the end of time and date adjustment.Let me know if you have questions. Good luck.

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Mar 12, 2010 – Could it be the check valve? I took it off and the flap appears to be working correctly. This well has been here a long time. Never given me any problems. I do have galvenized couplers on the discharge and intake sides. Old. Could these be leaking even though they show no sign of water? The discharge is able to hold 30 pounds easily overnight. I do not hear any vacuum in the intake when I take it off. Could the pipe to the well have a leak? I know I would have to insert a sleeve bnut I do not want to go through the hassle if I do not have to. I had put on a brand new pump from the hardware store that did the same thing so I think that would elliminate the pump as being the problem.
Mar 12, 2010 – I have a 3/4hp flotec convertible jet pump. It is able to hold 30lbs pressure on the discharge side as the primie easily for 24 hours. It is not able to pull water from the well whcih has been here for years. i disconnected it for the winter and rehooked it up. The galvanized couplers on the discharge and pump side are old but do not appear to be leakeing as I taped them well. The check valve seems to be functioning well as I took it off and the flap works correctly. The well is not pulling watrer. there does not appear to be a vacuum on the check vale when I losen it. could the check valve be bad? I am aware I might have to resleeve the well, but do not want to hassle with this if I do not have to. I want to eliminate everything else first. i put another brand new pump on it to see if it was that. That partiuclar pump which was the same thng did not work either.

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ANSWER : Your well has gone dry it seems. It has happened to my before. At first the new pump I purchased that did not pump I took back for exchange and still no water. I finally gave in and called the well experts and I was told the well was dried up

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I have Detroit 60 series installed on a launch. Recently the Starboard unit suffers a catastrophic failure and piston No2 came out of the block, making a big hole. This engines are using heat exchangers, and sea water cooled Charge Air Coolers and sea water self priming raw water pump. We contact the local dealer an the veredict was a “Massive salt water ingestion” that caused an Hydraulic lock and damaged cyls 6 and 2. They say that the water came from the deck covers, but there is no way for that to happen, I think they dont want to honor any warranty, because we suspect that the water came from the Charge Air Cooler. I want to know if the CAC can cause that type of failures and if anyone had a similar problem. The engine cost is about 66K and only had 2300 hours.
ANSWER : I would have to say that a sleeve got pitted or lost an oring or the CAC sprung a leak. I believe you are correct in your assumption that the water did not enter the unit in the manner they are saying. The only real way to tell is a complete tear down and someone is going to have to pay. They are also a high maintenance item and someone is going to say that the preventive maintenance was not done.

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HI!
I continually get code 90 (low/NO flow) from my 8111. I have disassembled, cleaned EVERYTHING, including the inlet port AT the pump (remind everybody to check this as stuff gets past the filter basket and will plug the pump inlet).

There is No air in the system and I get superb pressure at the outlet, yet I still get code 90. I again removed the flow sensor and put my ohm meter across the flow sensor terminals and activated the flapper and measured an open circuit. I used a heavier magnet to see if I could get make the internals of the sensor move to get an ohm reading, but I get nothing but an open circuit, ie: no measured resistance.

Can I simply bypass the defective flow sensor to trick the 8111 to think it has full flow without damaging the ‘brain’ of the system.?

Intex corp is useless at these questions. They have been out of stock on this sensor for months and are telling me “two weeks” for two months and now it’s “end of August” which I do not believe. Meanwhile I am making no chlorine while the 90 code is showing.

I love the 8111, this is the first problem I’ve had with it, and I’m frustrated that I can not get such an important part from them.

Thanks for listening!

ANSWER : Have you been able to find a solution to this problem. I am having the same issue.

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Coleman hot water on demand
ANSWER : Does anyone have a AC charger for the Hot Water Heater on Demand? I would be willing to buy one.
Thanks,
llhancock

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2005 Mercury 50hp 2-stroke outboard motor very sluggish when accelerating, stalled twice when trying to exceed 50% throttle capacity. Last time I used my boat was about two months ago, so I don’t think bad fuel is the problem. I let my boat idle at the boat launch for probably 5 mins before taking off. I didn’t notice any weird sounds or any indication that my motor was running any different than normal. After only a couple of minutes of running my boat up river I gave more throttle(probably 75% power) when it started to bog down. I immediatly kicked it out of gear and checked to see if something was caught around my prop but there was nothing there. From then on everytime I put the motor in gear and gave it throttle it would barely respond and stalled twice. Any suggestions to what this might be? Thanks, Newt.
ANSWER : The carberator is gravity fed and there is propbably gunk in it, when you give it more throttle, it needs more gas but can’t get it. Then a build up of gas in the float bowl occurs and nothing works right. It has happened to me and its aggravating, do a complete rebuild on the carb or just replace it and you will be happier quicker.

Hope this helps, Coachtheune

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1988 Yamaha 4 wheeler slow crank
ANSWER : Put jumper cables from battery to starter directlyto see if it turns over faster put red on starter lead and black on gorund(metal housing)You may want to try this from a car battery to see if it spins faster if it does it indicates a problem with power from new battery check cables and lines for power blead

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