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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Gizmos, No problem adding a GMU 11...

Hello Gizmos,

No problem adding a GMU 11 magnetometer to your G5 system, but the GSU 25 and GI 260 shouldn't have been connected to that system unless it is a part of a G3X/G3X Touch system, which...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By g3xpert
Hello FOZY flier, In the Garmin part numbering...

Hello FOZY flier,

In the Garmin part numbering system, 011-00134-00 is the part number of the GA 56 antenna subassembly - in other words, the antenna itself. 010-10040-01 is the "GA 56 antenna kit",...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By g3xpert
On the roadmap

We understand the desire for this feature in the G3X Touch and we have it on the roadmap as a future upgrade for the G3X Touch. As always, we have to prioritize our resources and I cannot currently...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By g3xpert
Software available in August

We know how anxious you are to get these new features in your aircraft and we continue to make good progress toward releasing the GTN 6.50 software. As stated in the original post, we expect the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Rich, You would need to monitor the...

Hello Rich,

You would need to monitor the current with your multi-meter.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 394
Posted By g3xpert
Post And another...

And another option.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1144740&postcount=2

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-13-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Rich, There is a way to configure the...

Hello Rich,

There is a way to configure the system to make sure you don't exceed the current limitations and possibly damage a lighting bus output.

The cockpit lighting configuration page example...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 59,589
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Olivier, That's a great idea! You are...

Hello Olivier,

That's a great idea!

You are probably aware that the Aera 660 already supports internet weather, but we appreciate that you like the user interface for the 695.

We are glad to see...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 59,589
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Randy, Wow, that post was 2.5 years ago,...

Hello Randy,

Wow, that post was 2.5 years ago, and not sure it was correct.

We don't have much experience with a FS 210 since no G3X Touch aircraft needs one, but we don't know of any reason why...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Shane, Please look at pages 27-26 and...

Hello Shane,

Please look at pages 27-26 and 27-27 of the Rev. AF G3X Installation Manual. It shows you everything you need to know to wire a GTX 35R to your equipment.

As shown on these drawing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mehrad, We don't recommend GPS antenna...

Hello Mehrad,

We don't recommend GPS antenna splitters, but you have lots of options to consider for the G5.

First and best is to enable the internal WAAS GPS receiver and have an external antenna...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By g3xpert
Post Yes, this looks good. In a pinch, you can also...

Yes, this looks good. In a pinch, you can also just connect the GMC 305 to the roll servo and not to a display.

It is nice to have the backup data bus from the GMC 305 to the display, but the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-04-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By g3xpert
Be sure to understand CAN architecture

Dmat,

Adding a second screen to a G3X system is quite simple. At a minimum you would only need Power, Ground, and CAN to add a second display as an MFD.

When splicing into the can bus, you will...
Forum: ADS-B 08-03-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Control, Good point. You can use...

Hello Control,

Good point. You can use Bluetooth to connect the GDL 50/52 on your glareshield to the GDU 4XX and Aera 660, or we offer a bare wire cable with dual serial ports and power connection...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-02-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello ethand, Please refer to sections 24.3.1...

Hello ethand,

Please refer to sections 24.3.1 (CHT) and 24.3.2 (EGT) of the Rev. AF G3X Installation Manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_AF.pdf).

Stranded thermocouple extension...
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Control, It is better than nothing, but we...

Hello Control,

It is better than nothing, but we wouldn't consider the attitude sensors in any ADS-B receiver to be a substitute for a G5 in IMC. The G5 is the real deal.

We announced last week...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Carl, As others have said, each GDU in a...

Hello Carl,

As others have said, each GDU in a G3X Touch system has built-in wireless interfaces (and a video interface), and require no external devices to perform these functions. Additonally,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, You actually can send an internal flight...

Hello,

You actually can send an internal flight plan to the GTN when you are flying VFR using the GDU 4XX for flight planning and want to give the GTN a copy of the flight plan so it can follow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jack, Thank you for choosing the GDL...

Hello Jack,

Thank you for choosing the GDL 82.

Certified GPS systems have many performance requirements, one of which is low angle satellite reception. The following statement in the antenna...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jerry, We realize this probably doesn't...

Hello Jerry,

We realize this probably doesn't help in your example, but we want to mention that we don't presently think it is possible to have the GAP 26 mounted too far forward.

The AOA probe...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 72,861
Posted By g3xpert
Hello Craig, For information on accessing FADEC...

Hello Craig,

For information on accessing FADEC engine status in configuration mode, please refer to section 24.2.7 of the current G3X Installation Manual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, Garmin has some Oshkosh show rebates. ...

Hello,

Garmin has some Oshkosh show rebates. Just buy one of the following products at Oshkosh and stop by the Garmin tent to pick up the mail-in rebate form.

The aera 660 is normally $749, so...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Chris, Level the aircraft per the...

Hello Chris,

Level the aircraft per the instructions in the G5 installation manual, then calibrate each G5 unit, one at a time, before moving the aircraft so they will both have the identical...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Alton, You shouldn't have to, but it is...

Hello Alton,

You shouldn't have to, but it is always a good idea to snap some pictures of your various setup screens in case you ever need to restore the configuration.

The configuration module in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello CJ, You should be able to power-up your...

Hello CJ,

You should be able to power-up your GTX 327 and see the software version displayed on the power-up screen.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello C-GRVT, Certified software has many dates...

Hello C-GRVT,

Certified software has many dates including things like TSO approval (certification) date, STC date, service bulletin issue date (to allow dealers to install software). Sometimes a...
Forum: GPS 07-20-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Ross, Sorry you are having troubles. Have...

Hello Ross,

Sorry you are having troubles.

Have you created a flyGarmin account, added your Aera 660, and tried to purchase databases from there? We weren't able to find you with your name or the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mark, It would all depend on when it was...

Hello Mark,

It would all depend on when it was manufactured. V2.12 was STC approved in Jan. 2018, so that is probably when the factory started installing it in new units. If your unit was...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jim, If these are all EAB aircraft, we are...

Hello Jim,

If these are all EAB aircraft, we are happy to help and will enjoy meeting you.

No guarantees, however, that the folks in line behind you won't tell stories about you at beer-thirty....
Forum: RV-4 07-20-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, It sounds like you have this...

Hello Larry,

It sounds like you have this figured out. For the many RV models that we provide model specific installation kits, our mechanical engineering group has analyzed the range of movement...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Michael, We would need to know which...

Hello Michael,

We would need to know which transponder you have and how it is installed (e.g. with G3X or G3X Touch system) to answer your questions.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello CJ, Hope your trip is going well! I am...

Hello CJ,

Hope your trip is going well!

I am sure we could help you out with a wrench.

Without knowing what transponder and software version is being used, it would be hard to answer the question...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, Hard to say without knowing what...

Hello Larry,

Hard to say without knowing what software version is currently installed in the GTX 23ES.

In general, it is always best to stay up-to-date with even minor improvements.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: ADS-B 07-19-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,338
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, Yes, the software version is shown on the...

Hello,

Yes, the software version is shown on the power-up page.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello zmatt, Yes, we will again be providing...

Hello zmatt,

Yes, we will again be providing software updates for portables at the product support desk at Oshkosh.

Please check the list below for the latest software release so you don't stand in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mark, The transponders are currently...

Hello Mark,

The transponders are currently updated by Garmin dealers or by us at SNF and Oshkosh.

We would be happy to update your GTX 45R is you would like to bring it to us at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jason, Sorry, we don't have any software...

Hello Jason,

Sorry, we don't have any software downloads for transponders on our website (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-00G3X-00&cID=155&pID=63892).

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,054
Posted By g3xpert
Post Garmin Transponder Software Updates at Oshkosh 2018

Hello,

We will once again provide free software upgrades for Garmin Mode S transponders (and the GTX 327) used in Experimental aircraft at Oshkosh.

Just bring your GTX 327, 23ES/33ES/330/330ES,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello wnplt, Sorry, but that is so far outside...

Hello wnplt,

Sorry, but that is so far outside our team's responsibilities that we don't have any visibility to that.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Hernan (and CJ), Another good question. ...

Hello Hernan (and CJ),

Another good question. We have wrapped up the changes to support this new GTN capability in the G5, which is used both in EAB installations and with the GFC 500 certified...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Brian, Good question. At least initially,...

Hello Brian,

Good question. At least initially, we don't expect the TOD/BOD information to be shown on the GDU map since this information is not currently available from the GTN.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By g3xpert
Post Garmin GTN 6XX/7XX Descent Vertical Navigation, July 18, 2018

Garmin G5 and G3X Touch systems have always had coupled VFR VNAV capability to use the autopilot to perform functions such as descend from cruise altitude to pattern altitude, but up until now, we...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Andrew, Good questions. The GTR 200 would...

Hello Andrew,

Good questions. The GTR 200 would still support standby frequency monitoring, but all of the other features are not provided when you disable the internal stereo intercom and connect...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Anthony, As you know, there are 7...

Hello Anthony,

As you know, there are 7 databases included in your database bundle, and any of them you want to be available in their latest form will need to be loaded to any display for which you...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Andrew, Not that we know of. As you know,...

Hello Andrew,

Not that we know of. As you know, the GTR 200 was designed to be a full featured stereo intercom for Pilot and Copilot, but there is no passenger support.

You might take a look at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Rich, No, you can't load 2 copies of any...

Hello Rich,

No, you can't load 2 copies of any database, but you can, of course, pick and choose what you load.

The system is happy as long as the navigation databases are the same on all three...
Forum: ADS-B 07-17-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,413
Posted By g3xpert
Post Thanks - a user on another forum reported using...

Thanks - a user on another forum reported using FF with a GDL 52 including SXM weather and ADS-B traffic plus attitude. Good stuff.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: COMM 07-16-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Dennis, Here is a link to a previous...

Hello Dennis,

Here is a link to a previous answer to this question (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=846897&postcount=82).

Thanks for your interest,
Steve
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-16-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Craig, No wireless video capability in...

Hello Craig,

No wireless video capability in either. All of the GDU 450/455/460/465/470 displays come standard with a BNC connector on the back that will accept wired video from the Virb Ultra...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-16-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Craig, Sorry, but neither of these...

Hello Craig,

Sorry, but neither of these products will interface to a video stream from a Virb 360.

The G3X Touch displays will accept video from any of the other Virb models including the original...
Forum: ADS-B 07-15-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,413
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Carl, Not as interesting as you might...

Hello Carl,

Not as interesting as you might think! :)

We are pleased that FF is adding support for the GDL 5X series of ADS-B and SXM traffic/weather receivers (if they are), but it is mostly a FF...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Thomas, You are welcome. I think you are...

Hello Thomas,

You are welcome. I think you are right that there is some headset variance that affects this. For whatever reason, my passengers usually say the COM radio is not loud enough, which...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Thomas, You have probably figured this...

Hello Thomas,

You have probably figured this out, but COM radio volume is always adjusted at the COM radio and this is the one volume control for everyone.

You do, however, have options for getting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hi Patrick, You are welcome. Magnetometer...

Hi Patrick,

You are welcome.

Magnetometer calibration is tricky business when there is no requirement to have to tell the system when you are at each point on the compass rose, and instead make...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, It is true that you don't have to...

Hello Larry,

It is true that you don't have to accurately align the aircraft with magnetic north at the beginning of the magnetometer calibration. +/- 5 degs is fine.

You don't even have to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Walt, You are correct that the...

Hello Walt,

You are correct that the bi-directional Ethernet wiring between the GTX 345/345R/45R and the GTN serves two purposes.

One, the ADS-B Out compliant GPS position data provided by the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, If you don't mind, please send us...

Hello Larry,

If you don't mind, please send us an email regarding this so we can discuss further.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Brian, It "should" be the case that the...

Hello Brian,

It "should" be the case that the navigator you mention provides the same RS-232 and A429 digital data to the G5 units such that they will provide all the required annunciations like...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, As described below, the G3X...

Hello Larry,

As described below, the G3X autopilot provides 3 modes of trim operation. It is only in the first mode with the servos powered off that the power to drive the trim motors does not come...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, That's a good question. We have...

Hello Larry,

That's a good question. We have considered doing GNS/GTN software updates at Oshkosh, but to be done right, the installer should always capture/document all the settings before...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By g3xpert
2 Weeks!

As a quick reminder we are just 2 weeks away from the AEA training on Experimental Avionics Installations! This will be a fantastic overview of installations focusing heavily on the G3X touch and CAN...
Forum: ADS-B 07-02-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, Please contact us by phone or email...

Hello Bill,

Please contact us by phone or email shown below if we can help you out in any way.

Thanks,
Steve
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