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Old 02-18-2021, 08:08 AM
Floatingduck Floatingduck is offline
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Is there a need for an external converter to show engine data on the Elite? Specifically Mercury
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Old 02-18-2021, 08:18 AM
Waxy Waxy is offline
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All Mercury engines require an external "Vessel View" converter as part of the NMEA network in order to be used with Lowrance, and I think, to be used with any OEM sonar unit.

That in itself would be fine, it's the sky high price that Merc wants for them that really annoys me...

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Old 02-18-2021, 08:54 AM
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Not Mercury, but on my Elite Ti with a Honda, I needed the NMEA 2000 network, and a Honda specific cable from the Honda to the NMEA 2000.
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