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Forum: GPS 10-15-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By g3xpert
RS-232 Information

The RS-232 datastream contains crosstrack information, but we do not know what full scale deflection represents from that information, so the deviation is not scaled properly. As mentioned, depending...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By g3xpert
Motor Disconnect Input

Good Afternoon,

When you run this test, is the MOTOR DISCONNECT input active? If so, that would result in the behavior you are seeing.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 10-12-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By g3xpert
Macintosh Support

We started pulling the GPS175/GNC355/GNX375 software over to the Experimental software download area as soon as was feasible to help avoid sending our EAB customers to a certified maintenance...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Mount GSU 25

Some instrument panels are not substantial enough to support the GSU 25. If the instrument panel is quite rigid, with no flex, this type of installation will work just fine. We advise against this...
Forum: Autopilots 10-11-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Fault

The TRIM FAULT message is displayed when both trim inputs (up/down, left/right) are active at the same time. Since it is intermittent, there is likely an wiring issue. Not knowing how your trim...
Forum: ADS-B 10-05-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By g3xpert
Diversity Transponder

As mentioned above, the GDL 39 in an ADS-B In receiver, and where available, is capable of receiving ADS-B traffic and weather information, to be displayed on a portable device, or G3X (Touch)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-05-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Engine ECU CAS Message

The ENGINE ECU CAS message is alerting you to an issue with your FADEC datastream. It would be a good idea to power the system on in configuration mode, and check the System Information screen for...
Forum: COMM 09-29-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By g3xpert
LEMO Jack Wiring

Garminís LEMO connector drawing is recommended as the best case for wiring to the GMA audio panels. In the LEMO connector the MIC has its own Lo, but the HS and Power share a return path. The power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Audio Database Update

We amended the post above to address some of the audio database problems we have seen during this update process.

Software version 8.91 included an updated audio database to support Smart Glide,...
Forum: GPS 09-27-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By g3xpert
non-WAAS GNS Navigator

Hi Jim,

Yes your GNS 430 will work well in an experimental G5 installation. Here is a link (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?partNumber=010-01485-00&tab=manuals)to the EAB G5 Installation Manual....
Forum: GPS 09-24-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,804
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Plan Transfer

The MAPMX connection allows for downstream flight plan information to be fed from the GNX 375 to the Aera 760. The Connext format should allow flight plans to be transferred bi-directionally, but it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-20-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Display Mount

If your instrument panel is substantial enough it should support the GSU 25, but as mentioned above it can cause a maintenance headache down the line. We generally do not recommend mounting the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Transponder Software Update

You will need a Garmin Dealer to process the Transponder update. We do not have any way for individual owners/installers to update transponder software.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Update Questions

You will need GTX Main Software 2.60, which includes ADS-B software 3.22. Other than that, there are no configuration changes required.



GTN Xi software 20.21 will be posted and available for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Update Success

Thank you Ryan and Walt! We appreciate the feedback!

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
XPDR Update

Drum,

Yes you can configure one of your GEA 24 discrete inputs for Glide Activate. There will be an updated Installation Manual released shortly, but the post above provides all of the details you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Glide Runway Selection

Smart Glide will navigate to the approach end of what is estimated to be the best runway, the details of this determination are included in the updated G3X Touch Pilot's Guide. Once the glide...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Equipment Requirements

Figs,

The GTN Xi series navigators are the only external navigators that support Smart Glide at this time. The only other option is to use a G3X Touch display which would allow you to use the Native...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
TOD/BOD

TOD/BOD can now be displayed on the G3X Touch map page, from a GTN Xi Navigator. There are changes that had to be made on the Navigator side, which we were able to work into the release of software...
Forum: GPS 09-09-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By g3xpert
GNX 375 Software Update

Good Morning,

We will have software version 3.11 posted to the Software Download Area (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00)next week. You will be able to download...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Smart Glide Software Update

Unlike certified installations, Smart Glide in G3X Touch EAB installations is not dependent on an external navigator in any way.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,838
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin G3X Touch Smart Glide Feature Release - Software 8.91 Available 9/8/2021

Good Afternoon,

G3X Touch software version 8.91 was posted to the Software Download Area (http://https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00) today. Among several background...
Forum: COMM 09-07-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By g3xpert
It sounds like it could be noisy/whiney...

It sounds like it could be noisy/whiney microphone audio is getting into the transmitted COM MIC audio. This could be a ground issue or something has lost a shield or ground.

Here are a couple of...
Forum: Autopilots 08-30-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By g3xpert
AP Disconnect

Larry,

Send us the 1 Hz log from the flight in question when you get a chance, we log a lot of information related to events like this, we can likely help narrow down the cause of the disconnect,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-26-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By g3xpert
AOA Calibration

Hey Rob,

If you are able to, send us a screenshot of the values you are generating at the G3Xpert@Garmin.com email address. We will be able to help sort through the problem.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 08-23-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By g3xpert
GNS Database Updates

I apologize for the late response here, I went in to do some digging on the database update issues reported here with the GNS data cards.

We recently updated the website to prevent users from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course - October 6-8, 2021

Greetings VAF!

Once again the Aircraft Electronics Association will be hosting an Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course on October 6-8, 2021. The class will take place at the AEA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Display Failure

Hi Larry,

If you lost your G3X PFD, you would retain all autopilot functionality. The Flight Director modes, and AP engagement would be controlled through the GMC 307. There are no FD mode buttons...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Failure

This is incorrect.

The serial connection from the GMC mode controller to the Roll servo provides limited autopilot functionality in the event of a display failure, but provides no backup...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
AFCS Controls

Also on this one, if you do not have a GMC 507, you can access the autopilot mode controls by touching the AFCS mode annunciator on the PFD as you mention, or by pressing MENU twice, and selecting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
CAN bus

If you were to have a total CAN bus failure, the servos are no longer able to communicate with the ADAHRS, the autopilot would be inop and unavailable for lateral control. The ADAHRS and EIS should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
GMC 307

For those looking for an easy upgrade path from a GMC 305 to 'knobs', the GMC 307 is actually still available from Garmin - part #010-01595-00.

The GMC 507 has superseded the -307 at the same price...
Forum: COMM 08-04-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By g3xpert
COM ICS MUTE

As Matt mentioned, this is a configurable feature of the GTR 200 radio. It is one of several different options you will find in the Setup menu, as described in the GTR 200 Pilot's Guide...
Forum: ADS-B 07-26-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By g3xpert
Since neither remote control or ADS-B is working,...

Since neither remote control or ADS-B is working, it seems there is something wrong with either the wiring or the configuration for the connection from port 6 to port 1. It is very easy to drop a pin...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-23-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,546
Posted By g3xpert
Glide Range Ring

To make the glide range ring available, the system needs both Vg and Sink rate at Vg, which are programmed in configuration mode, in the Aircraft menu. It is the responsibility of the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-23-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,546
Posted By g3xpert
GTN Xi

This is a G3X Touch feature as described in the original post here. For EAB aircraft a GTN Xi is not required.

Smart Glide was developed in parallel across a few different Garmin systems, and of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,546
Posted By g3xpert
We appreciate all of the great questions, and...

We appreciate all of the great questions, and feedback!

Autoland was designed to be engaged in the case that a pilot is incapacitated, while the aircraft is operating normally. In contrast, Smart...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,546
Posted By g3xpert
Smart Glide Software Update

Hi Mark,

This will be part of the next software update for the G3X Touch. There is no additional cost associated with this feature.

The panel mounted switch shown in the marketing material is a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,546
Posted By g3xpert
Oshkosh Airventure 2021 - Garmin Smart Glide For G3X Touch

Good Afternoon!

Things are heating up as Oshkosh Airventure 2021 is right around the corner. Several of the Garmin TeamX members will be representing at the show, and we look forward to getting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By g3xpert
GDU 37X Knob

Hey Todd,

The part number for this knob is 430-00035-10. Any Garmin Dealer should be able to set up an order for you to get this replaced.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Questions

1.) This info can be found on page 384 of the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide:

Displaying/removing the track log on the Map Page

1) From the Map Page, press the MENU Key. The Map Options Window...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By g3xpert
This is correct,

This is correct,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By g3xpert
The GAD29C is simply an updated version of the...

The GAD29C is simply an updated version of the GAD29. There were some modifications to the internals of the unit to address production needs. Fit/Form/Function is the same as the original GAD, but it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-02-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By g3xpert
GP Temperature Input

You can use GP inputs 6 and 7, set to Custom Temp 1 (Type K Thermocouple) and then assign them a user configurable name. Using CHT inputs would probably not result in a very favorable UI. There is no...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-02-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Version 2 Backup Battery

We issued 2 service bulletins today, relating to an incompatibility that exists between a limited subset of G5's, and Version 2 G5 backup batteries. Installations with Version 1 batteries are not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By g3xpert
We are just over one week away from the AEA...

We are just over one week away from the AEA Avionics Installation of Experimental Aircraft course! If you are interested in last minute availability please contact AEA directly.

BR,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, As mentioned the final afternoon...

Hello,

As mentioned the final afternoon includes 'finish up' items for the lab portion of the class, so it does vary. AEA/Levi is very accommodating to those needing to leave a little early for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-22-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By g3xpert
Power Distribution

You are using an STC installation manual, which carries more rigid installation requirements than the generic TSO installation manual does. If you send us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com, we can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By g3xpert
The offerings vary, but usually 3-4 times per...

The offerings vary, but usually 3-4 times per year. There will be future dates if you cannot make this one.

BR,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course - July 7-9, 2021

Greetings VAF!

Once again the Aircraft Electronics Association will be hosting an Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course on July 7-9, 2021. The class will take place at the AEA...
Forum: ADS-B 06-16-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By g3xpert
GNS 480 Wiring

Port 6 on the GNS 480 connected to port 1 of the GTX 330ES will work just fine. Use either of the configuration setting mentioned above.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: ADS-B 06-16-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By g3xpert
GNS 480 Configuration

Port 6 on the GNS 480 can be set to GTX + or GTX w/TIS+, and will provide remote control, ADS-B Compliant GPS Data, and optionally TIS-A traffic information. If using either one of these, you do not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25C Service Alert

The primary mission within TeamX is to continually innovate non-certificated aircraft avionics while increasing the margin of safety for the operation of EAB aircraft. To build upon this foundation,...
Forum: ADS-B 06-15-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By g3xpert
GNS 480 Interface Settings

Hi Mike,

What part number is the installation manual you are using to install your equipment?

Using ADS-B+ data from the GNS 480 (port 3) will provide GPS data to the GTX 330ES.

The GTX + format...
Forum: ADS-B 06-15-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By g3xpert
Pressure Altitude GTX 327

Good Afternoon,

The GAE 12 takes the place of a configuration module in GTX 335 or 345 series transponders. The GTX 327 does not have the ability to receive altitude information from this unit....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,456
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Flow Configuration

Hello Ed,

The configuration guidance needed to allow fuel flow to be transferred to the GTN (Xi) can be found in this (https://vansairforce.net/community/showpost.php?p=1519650&postcount=1)post....
Forum: Autopilots 06-09-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By g3xpert
ADAHRS Source

The ADAHRS information would be coming from the GSU 25/73, which needs to be alive and well on the bus for this to work.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 06-09-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By g3xpert
GSA 28 Servo Mount

We provide some generic guidance on using 3rd party servo mounts in section 18.5.2.10 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_an.pdf). This section begins...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,456
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Software Update 12.20 (6/9/2021)

Hello,

We released G3X Software Version 12.20 to the Software Download Area (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00)today. Please note from the list shown below that...
Forum: Autopilots 06-03-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By g3xpert
Failure Scenarios

1. No, if there is an issue with the CAN bus, the servos are unable to communicate with each other and the ADAHRS LRU. In this case the autopilot is inop, but your ADAHRS and EIS should have serial...
Forum: Autopilots 06-03-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By g3xpert
GMC 3XX Mode Controllers

As Brian mentioned, the GMC 3XX Mode Controllers do not communicate via CAN bus, the serial connection is the primary and only method of communication with the servos, displays and the rest of the...
Forum: Autopilots 06-02-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By g3xpert
GMC 507 Wiring

Mark,

The serial connection is unused in this case. With a GMC 305/307, the GMC controller communicates with the roll servo via serial, the roll servo then relays that information to the rest of the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-27-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By g3xpert
G Meter

Good Afternoon,

Page 77 of the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01754-00_q.pdf) should provide all the information you are looking for. There is a maximum and minimum...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-25-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By g3xpert
G5 PFT

This is often caused by a problem with the AP DISC wiring. In configuration mode, take a look at each servo in the Device Information menu. They individually report the status of the AP DISC input...
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