furuno’s 1st watch wireless radar

Discussion in 'Electronics Q&A' started by Jon Paul, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. Jon Paul

    Jon Paul Member

    109
    Sep 24, 2013
    Phoenix
    2006 Sundancer 340
    8.1 V drives
    Does anybody out there have experience with this?
     
  2. NotHerDecision

    NotHerDecision Well-Known Member

    Jun 28, 2016
    Houston, Texas
    2001 Sea Ray 460 Sundancer
    2014 Seadoo 155 LTD
    2105 Seadoo 130 SE
    2013 Mercury Dinghy
    Cummins 6CTA 8.3L
    I believe bill has this. @ZZ13

    Josh
     
  3. bobeast

    bobeast Dance the Tide SILVER Sponsor

    600
    Oct 22, 2017
    Isleton, CA
    2002 310DA
    350 MPI w/V-drives
    Intriguing device but I wouldn't want the only display to be an iDevice, at least in the daytime. iPads tend to overheat in direct sun, and are difficult to see in bright light. If you only run your radar at night, it would probably be fine.
     
  4. MonacoMike

    MonacoMike Well-Known Member PLATINUM Sponsor

    Sep 15, 2009
    Indiana lakes and Lake Michigan
    2000 Cruisers 3870
    97 270 Sundancer
    85 Sea Ray Monaco 197
    8.2 Mercs,
    7.4 BII
    260hp Alpha 1
    I would be concerned about bad weather interfering with the wireless communications.

    MM
     
  5. ZZ13

    ZZ13 Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Nov 25, 2009
    Lady's Island, SC
    2001 400 Sedan Bridge
    Cummins 450 Diamond
    I have the 1815. It has the exact same antenna/dome but it's hardwired to a Furuno display.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2018

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