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Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By g3xpert
Post Garmin G3X (GDU 37X) V12.00, Oct. 15, 2019

Hello,

We released new G3X V12.00 software for GDU 370/375 based systems today. While most of the changes are improvements that the user will not notice, there are a couple of new/improved features...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello MavMitchell, We have created an...

Hello MavMitchell,

We have created an installation/configuration drawing for a GPS 175 or GNC 355 installed in a G3X Touch system with a GTX 45R/345/345R transponder that will be included in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Eric, We can already export the...

Hello Eric,

We can already export the configuration for a G3X Touch system to the SD card, but we will add it to the list of potential future features for the G5.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: ADS-B 10-12-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Larry, You are welcome. Currently, the...

Hello Larry,

You are welcome.

Currently, the only way to operate in anonymous mode is with a UAT Out solution like the GDL 82 with a GTX 325 or GTX 327 Mode C transponder. We support the GTX...
Forum: ADS-B 10-10-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jerry, Yes, the same software is used for...

Hello Jerry,

Yes, the same software is used for all installations, but there is a separate service bulletin for certified aircraft.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: COMM 10-10-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By g3xpert
Post Split COM

The GMA 240 audio panel installed in this aircraft does not support what is known as split COM operation where the pilot PTT operates COM1 and the copilot PTT operates COM2, and they can both...
Forum: COMM 10-10-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, Page 4-5 of the Rev. E GMA 240...

Hello,

Page 4-5 of the Rev. E GMA 240 installation manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-00917-01_E.pdf?download=true) explains that if you add a ground jumper to connector J2402 , pin 30, you...
Forum: ADS-B 10-10-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By g3xpert
Post Garmin GDL 82 V2.01 Software, Oct. 10, 2019

Hello GDL 82 Users,

As some of you are aware, the initial GDL 82 software could transmit a couple of "uncloaked" ADS-B Out messages with real aircraft ICAO address and Flight ID on power-up, even...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,686
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, Currently there is no flight plan...

Hello,

Currently there is no flight plan crossfill capability between the new GPS 175, GNC 355, and GNX 375 navigators and GNS/GTN, but it is something being considered.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,798
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, We also agree that you can use diodes for...

Hello,

We also agree that you can use diodes for input isolation in combination with a SPST button in lieu of using a DPST...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,686
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jim, Please send us an email at...

Hello Jim,

Please send us an email at G3Xpert@garmin.com and we will provide anything you need.

Thank you for considering the GNC 355 for your upgrade.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: ADS-B 10-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jeff, You can disable TIS-A traffic in the...

Hello Jeff,

You can disable TIS-A traffic in the GTX 330ES setup. Doing this should make the problem go away, but of course you lose all traffic on your GTN since it doesn't sound like it is...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 10-01-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By g3xpert
Aha, good catch, modified to reflect CDT. I...

Aha, good catch, modified to reflect CDT.

I have requested the other webinar recording to be sent to registered, but absent attendees as well.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-30-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By g3xpert
Hi ALagonia, This presentation will not have a...

Hi ALagonia,

This presentation will not have a deep-dive on the GPS 175 specifically. You may be interested in future webinars found on our website here:...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-30-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By g3xpert
Yes, the presentation will be recorded....

Yes, the presentation will be recorded. Registration is still required! Allow up to 5 days for the recording link to be automatically sent to registrants.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-30-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin Avionics for Experimental Aircraft Webinar - Tuesday, October 1st - 7:00pm CDT

Greetings VAF,

Garmin will be hosting an Experimental Aircraft Avionics Webinar tomorrow, Tuesday October 1st at 7:00pm CDT. It is a great presentation to attend for those looking ahead at your...
Forum: RV-14 09-25-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, We have some ideas and want to ask you...

Hello,

We have some ideas and want to ask you some questions about your flap position calibration and other settings.

Please contact us at G3Xpert@garmin.com.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By g3xpert
Post Joe, This aircraft has an audio panel, so the...

Joe,

This aircraft has an audio panel, so the internal intercom in the GTR 200 should not be enabled, and thus there should be no audio connections to any of these audio inputs, but it will be good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Frank, When you level the plane (to wings...

Hello Frank,

When you level the plane (to wings level cruise attitude) for the ADAHRS pitch/roll offset calibration, make sure you calibrate the GSU 25 and the G5 together (or one after the other)...
Forum: ADS-B 09-21-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello John, Please contact us directly via...

Hello John,

Please contact us directly via G3Xpert@garmin.com and we are happy to help you figure this out. Trying to troubleshoot over the internet for something like this isn't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-19-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Marc, The GSU 25 doesn't support the EDMO...

Hello Marc,

The GSU 25 doesn't support the EDMO and Davtron probes.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: GPS 09-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Michael, Yes, there is a backplate that...

Hello Michael,

Yes, there is a backplate that holds the 2 coax connectors and the 2 D-sub connectors. It is shown in the exploded diagram for the mounting rack assembly in the GNX 375 installation...
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jerry, If you are not interested in SXM...

Hello Jerry,

If you are not interested in SXM weather/music, then the GDL 50/50R is the best comparison to the GDL 39. Both will work great with your Aera 660.

We don't offer the GDL 39 3D...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Igor, If you are planning on installing a...

Hello Igor,

If you are planning on installing a GAD 27, a single lighting bus control (potentiometer) can be assigned through software configuration to control up to 6 lighting buses (3 DC, 3 PWM),...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,686
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jim, Agree that if you need an intercom,...

Hello Jim,

Agree that if you need an intercom, the GTR 200/200B with a GPS 175 is probably a better choice.

Without the need to interface a phone using Bluetooth, the only other advantage to the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, Yes, you could buy a GDU 450 (7"...

Hello Bill,

Yes, you could buy a GDU 450 (7" landscape), GDU 460 (10.6" landscape), or GDU 470 (7" portrait) display and connector kit and use that for flight planning and driving your G5 based...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,686
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Greg, We have heard that Skyview...

Hello Greg,

We have heard that Skyview installations with the GPS 175 work great, and the same should be true for the GNC 355.

As shown on this page...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Gary, The installation manual specifies...

Hello Gary,

The installation manual specifies that "Electrical devices drawing less than 100 mA current" should be a minimum of 2 feet from the GMU 11.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello, Even if you are not using a Garmin GTP 59...

Hello,

Even if you are not using a Garmin GTP 59 outside air temperature probe with your GAD 13, the installation guidance for this OAT probe in the G3X Installation Manual...
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mark, Each G5 unit has a built-in GPS...

Hello Mark,

Each G5 unit has a built-in GPS antenna, but it doesn't receive well in some panels, which is why we recommend an external antenna (a glare shield antenna is normally fine) on at least...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mark, The GDL 82 has a very nice WAAS GPS...

Hello Mark,

The GDL 82 has a very nice WAAS GPS receiver with the same specs as the GPS 20A, but it doesn't share any GPS data with your G5/Aera 660 system (or any system for that...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Randy, We recommend you install a GPS for...

Hello Randy,

We recommend you install a GPS for antenna for the GDU 4XX PFD (e.g. GA 26C or GA 56), the G5 (e.g. GA 26C or GA 56), and the GTN 750 (e.g. GA 35/36).

As explained in the G3X...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, The G5/MFD w/EIS type of...

Hello Bill,

The G5/MFD w/EIS type of installation described above requires one of the GDU 450/460/470 displays.

You can always install a standalone GDU 37X MFD with single/dual G5, and it can even...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,437
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mike, The GSU 25 ADAHRS has...

Hello Mike,

The GSU 25 ADAHRS has pitot/static/AOA ports. The G5 has pitot/static ports, but no AOA port, so it cannot measure AOA.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Ari, The GSU 25 ADAHRS is an independent...

Hello Ari,

The GSU 25 ADAHRS is an independent unit on the CAN bus, used by many devices, and as such should generally have its own CAN and power connections. For example, should you ever want to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Ari, Fortunately, there are only a few...

Hello Ari,

Fortunately, there are only a few pages in section 27 of the G3X Touch Installation manual which show how to wire all of this equipment.

The first error is the A429 connection between...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-07-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,560
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Maximo, A G3X/G3X Touch installation needs...

Hello Maximo,

A G3X/G3X Touch installation needs at least one GSU 25 or the PFD will constantly show it is in reversionary mode using data from the G5 backup flight instrument.

The only way around...
Forum: GPS 09-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Maximo, The G5 will continue to operate...

Hello Maximo,

The G5 will continue to operate just fine as an independent backup primary flight instrument should there be a CAN bus short or other failure.

A G5 may be placed anywhere on the CAN...
Forum: GPS 09-07-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello NewbRVator, Glad to hear you like your GNX...

Hello NewbRVator,

Glad to hear you like your GNX 375!

As you know the GNX 375 (10.85") and GNC 355 (11.23") are larger (longer) than the GPS 175 (6.58"), so adding additional functionality isn't...
Forum: GPS 09-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bob, You should be able to do something...

Hello Bob,

You should be able to do something close to what you are describing.

Please contact us by email and we will provide some details and a wiring example.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: ADS-B 09-02-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bruce That is great news. Thanks for...

Hello Bruce

That is great news. Thanks for letting us know.

You have really good ADS-B Out equipment that will knock out perfect reports all day, every day.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: ADS-B 09-01-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bruce, As shown on page 27-28 of the...

Hello Bruce,

As shown on page 27-28 of the current Rev. AK G3X/G3X Touch Installation Manual, the GPS 20A must be wired to RS-232 IN 2 on the GTX 23ES, so your wiring should be correct.

As...
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello caapt, Just a note that the manual...

Hello caapt,

Just a note that the manual says:
"For heated probe installations where the installer desires to shorten the provided aluminum tubing, a minimum of 8 inches of aluminum tubing should...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-21-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello CJ, No problem. I checked the output data...

Hello CJ,

No problem. I checked the output data for the 530W, and it appears to be like the other navigators mentioned previously.

It will receive and use air temperature data from several...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-21-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello CJ, While the G5/GAD 29/GAD 13 shares SAT...

Hello CJ,

While the G5/GAD 29/GAD 13 shares SAT (OAT) data with navigators and transponders over the EFIS/Airdata ARINC 429 link, we don't think your 530 will share this data with the G5 system.

We...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,827
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Laird, We have always had dual COM radios...

Hello Laird,

We have always had dual COM radios in this plane, and need the GMA 245.

In this example with the GPS 175, there are dual GTR 20 COM radios.

We we also had a GNC 355 GPS/COM in there...
Forum: COMM 08-19-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello John, As Mike says, guidance is provided...

Hello John,

As Mike says, guidance is provided in Appendix D of the Rev. L GTR 200 Installation Manual to accomplish this, but if this is not clear, just email us and we will provide a marked up...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,827
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Michael, Here is a link to a photo...

Hello Michael,

Here is a link to a photo...
Forum: GPS 08-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 277,326
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello bigbillyboy, Glad to hear you like your...

Hello bigbillyboy,

Glad to hear you like your Aera 660 and G5.

No, there is currently nothing that the G5 transmits that the Aera 660 can use, so connecting the navigation data output from the Aera...
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mitch, Yes, the GPS 175 and the GTX 45R...

Hello Mitch,

Yes, the GPS 175 and the GTX 45R are connected via a bi-directional Ethernet interface.

The GPS 175 shares GPS data with the GTX 45R which it uses for ADS-B Out, and the GTX 45R shares...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By g3xpert
The GDU470 will be a direct plug and play to the...

The GDU470 will be a direct plug and play to the GDU370 wiring harness. No wiring changes needed! For a retrofit aircraft already flying with non-touch GDU370s, the configuration settings will need...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Peter, That is certainly something to...

Hello Peter,

That is certainly something to consider, but this data is currently only available over the G5 CAN bus interface.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, You are welcome. Perhaps you are...

Hello Bill,

You are welcome. Perhaps you are trying ask under what conditions would the PFD continue to have heading information should you lose the GSU 25?

If the only magnetometer in your plane...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, The G5 doesn't ever need...

Hello Bill,

The G5 doesn't ever need magnetometer data to perform its functions as a backup primary flight instrument.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, Not exactly sure what your question...

Hello Bill,

Not exactly sure what your question is, but if you reach up and turn off the sole GSU 25 in a G3X Touch system equipped with a G5, the PFD will go into "ADAHRS reversion" and begin using...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, No, inset windows are a PFD feature,...

Hello Bill,

No, inset windows are a PFD feature, but you can run the GDU 460 MFD in split mode with the map on the left pane, and any of the other MFD window choices including flight plan, traffic,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Bill, You would need to add a primary GSU...

Hello Bill,

You would need to add a primary GSU 25 ADAHRS if you wanted to have a PFD with synthetic vision.

The G5 does, however, provide backup ADAHRS data to the PFD in the event of a primary...
Forum: GPS 08-13-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Jason, You will need to install a GAD 29. ...

Hello Jason,

You will need to install a GAD 29. See page 7-17 of the Rev. 5 G5 Installation manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-02072-01_05.pdf).

Note that your GNX 375 will also get...
Forum: GPS 08-13-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 42,377
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello SF260, Page 31 of the Rev. G G5 Pilot's...

Hello SF260,

Page 31 of the Rev. G G5 Pilot's Guide (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?partNumber=010-01485-00&tab=manuals) explains how to change navigation sources on the G5. It is quite...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Graham, We probably don't have enough of...

Hello Graham,

We probably don't have enough of the history and facts to comment here, but if you would like to contact our team at G3Xpert@garmin.com with the email thread/history, we would be happy...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,260
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mark, We have never tested with that unit,...

Hello Mark,

We have never tested with that unit, but let us know how it goes!

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By g3xpert
Post Hello Mehrdad, You can tune the NAV frequency on...

Hello Mehrdad,

You can tune the NAV frequency on your GTN 650 from the NRST and Airport Frequency pages on your GDU by selecting a frequency there.

As mentioned in this posting...
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