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Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By g3xpert
AOA Alert Audio

Hi Ian,

The AOA alert audio is generated by the GDU and provided to your intercom by the audio output from the G3X Touch display.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By g3xpert
GPS Integrity Setting

Hi Mike,

The GPS configuration page accessible in configuration mode on the GTX 330ES, allows you to specify the GPS integrity setting, which should be 1e-7 for your installation....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Position

Ben,

If you touch the HSI, and select "More Options", scroll to the bottom and there is a switch to toggle the trim position indicators on and off.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 04-14-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By g3xpert
Auto-Trim Function

Auto-Trim is inhibited on the ground, to prevent the GSA 28 from altering your pre-takeoff trim setting. Section 35.4.10 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By g3xpert
In your installation, the regulated backlight...

In your installation, the regulated backlight voltage reference is the GAD 27. You can use a simple rheostat to provide a reference voltage to a GDU, but you would not want to use the same to provide...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By g3xpert
Pictures

Igor,

Can you send your pictures to G3Xpert@Garmin.com? The links appear to have a problem, we are unable to open them.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By g3xpert
GMA 345 Capabilities

With a GMA 345, you are not going to have the highly integrated control of the audio panel through the G3X Touch display as you would with a GMA 245. Please see page 35-143 of the G3X Touch...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By g3xpert
SD Card Type

As shown in the section Steve shared, the type of SD card you use is important. SD cards are limited to much smaller capacities, than SDHC or SDXC, but if you are able to find one it will work. We do...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By g3xpert
Lighting Bus Input

The lighting bus inputs are typically very high impedance, most installations don't come anywhere near the 10mA limit. If you are putting 7 LRU's on one pin, we can double check just to be safe. Let...
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-09-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By g3xpert
Kavlico Pressure Sensors

The 4 Cylinder Lycoming Sensor Kit, part number K00-00512-00, comes with a 150 PSIG Oil pressure sensor, part number 011-04202-30, which is Kavlico part number P4055-5020-4. The website link you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By g3xpert
GMA 345 vs. GMA 245

Igor,

The GMA 245 was purpose built for integration with G3X Touch displays, and communicates with the G3X Touch via CAN. The GMA 345 does not have the same level of integration as the GMA 245, it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-06-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Software 12.10

We will have a software revision available for the non-touch G3X systems available shortly that will address this problem. Until then, back-loading software is an option which will restore the...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 04-01-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,596
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, Revision AM of the G3X Touch...

Hello,

Revision AM of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_am.pdf), Section 35.4.32.26.1, details the GAP 26 Alert Configurations. This is available for...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 04-01-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,596
Posted By g3xpert
Autopilot Mode Reversion

Good Morning,

We are happy to help work through these events, to help better understand how the system handles an unexpected flight condition. In these cases it is often helpful to review the flight...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 03-31-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,596
Posted By g3xpert
Hi Randy, If you have a flight log available...

Hi Randy,

If you have a flight log available for this flight, that will certainly help us unpack any system commands or inputs. Check your PMs for more direct contact info! It will certainly help...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 03-31-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,596
Posted By g3xpert
In the video, the system indicates a...

In the video, the system indicates a manually-induced autopilot disconnect. This is identified by the AP indication on the AFCS status display flashing yellow. This would have been commanded by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By g3xpert
Just a reminder that we are less than a month...

Just a reminder that we are less than a month away from the installation class! Hope to see you there,

BR,

Brad
Forum: Autopilots 03-29-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Motor Control Wiring

John,

You only need 1 GAD 27. Page 27-15 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_am.pdf) shows the connection made from the switches, to the GAD 27, from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,331
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Bus Length

As bus length increases, signal reflections become more of an issue, and signal delay between nodes increases. During the STC program, the need arose for a longer run than the originally specified 66...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Upgrade + G5

Good Morning,

You will not need a GAD 29, or additional GTP 59, or GMU. That information will be shared with the G5 via CAN bus. Do you currently have 1 or more external navigators?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By g3xpert
Lighting Bus Settings

Jim,

For some reason, Walt's pictures are not showing up for me, what value do you have assigned to Lighting Bus Off Threshold?

Lighting Bus Off Threshold–Sets the lighting bus off threshold input...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By g3xpert
External GPS Source Data

With a few limited exceptions, you will want to enable the GPS receiver on at least one of your GDU's. What external GPS source are you referring to using? Besides the GDU internal receiver, only the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Backlight

Hey Thomas,

Can you email us a screenshot of your Backlight Configuration Menu? We can take a look at the settings and see if there is any room for improvement.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By g3xpert
Transponder Configuration Settings

Those settings are correct for the transponder. Do you see a red X in the bottom left corner of the transponder configuration menu on the G3X Touch?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By g3xpert
Paul, Check your private messages. I'm also a...

Paul,

Check your private messages. I'm also a -10 builder and would like to talk projects and avionics!

BR,

Brad
Forum: Autopilots 03-15-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By g3xpert
AP Porpoise

The G3X Installation Manual can be downloaded here (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?partNumber=010-01057-00&tab=manuals), Appendix A contains the autopilot tuning outline.

Does your autopilot...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By g3xpert
EIS Configuration

Just to add a bit of information here, Yellow + Alert will trigger a CAS message, and Red + Alert will trigger a CAS Message and audible alert. Page 35-159 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Configuration

The connection from Serial port 3 of the GSU 25 to serial port 1 of the GTX 330 is what facilitates communication between the G3X Touch and the transponder. Have you made this connection yet? If so...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-12-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By g3xpert
System ID

Hey Jim,

It looks like you may have transferred the System ID to flyGarmin incorrectly. The system ID should have 13 characters, yours appears to have 14. Double check the System ID displayed on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By g3xpert
Correct, you will have a database subscription...

Correct, you will have a database subscription for the non-TSO units (G3X Touch Screens), and a certified IFR database subscription for the IFR Navigator (GNX/GTN). All IFR navigators, regardless of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By g3xpert
If you have a panel with dual G3X Touch Screens,...

If you have a panel with dual G3X Touch Screens, then they share the same system ID. This is verified by looking in Menu>Tools>Database Information>System ID. This is the ID you will register on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-10-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By g3xpert
GTP 59 Installation

Section 21.3 is the relevant section of the G3X Touch Installation Manual in this case. We advise against mounting the GTP 59 in fiberglass only, in your case you will want to make use of a metal...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By g3xpert
I am sorry you were misled. The databases are...

I am sorry you were misled. The databases are identified by System ID. You only need to purchase 1 database subscription per system ID (multiple G3X screens). You will however update each screen...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course - April 26-28, 2021

Greetings VAF!

Once again the Aircraft Electronics Association will be hosting an Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course on April 26-28, 2021. The class will take place at the AEA...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, The G5 does not need a GMU 11 for the...

Hello,

The G5 does not need a GMU 11 for the standard Attitude Indicator. It is nice to have if you would like to enable the magnetic heading on the AI page.

For the DG/HSI version, a GMU 11 would...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By g3xpert
CAN bus Troubleshooting

Hi Ed,

There is a CAN bus troubleshooting section of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_am.pdf)
that will be helpful, 2.3.1.3.6 CAN Bus Troubleshooting,...
Forum: GPS 03-02-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,669
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Plan Transfer

No we have not had any reports of this happening.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-02-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By g3xpert
GMA 350c

Good Morning,

Yes this is still the case, the GMA 245 offers by far the most compatibility with the G3X Touch. If you want to use a GMA 350c, you will need to control it through a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By g3xpert
Pitch Trim Indicator

Good Morning,

Are you using a Ray Allen trim motor for pitch trim, if so, have you calibrated the position sensor? If the position sensor is calibrated, its possible the indicator is turned off. In...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch/G5 ADAHRS

Yes you will be well covered. Using 3 independent ADAHRS, one thing to keep in mind is that you will want to calibrate the Pitch/Roll offset on all 3 at the same time. Not necessarily simultaneously,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By g3xpert
Backup ADAHRS

The G5 is a great solution for added redundancy in the G3X Touch system. If you were to lose a GSU 25C, the ADAHRS information from the G5 will be crossfilled to the G3X Touch display automatically....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch GPS Track

Hi Ed,

Can you share the airport/runway you were using, as well as some of the datalog deviations you are looking at? It may be easiest to send us an email to G3Xpert@Garmin.com.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By g3xpert
NAV Radio Configuration

Mark,

It sounds like you may have a configuration setting error. In configuration mode, touch NAV Radio. Use this menu to assign the SL30 as a NAV radio, this will allow you to tune the SL30 from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By g3xpert
SL 30 Interface

Michael,

Can you please email us your configuration file? Power on the G3X Touch in configuration mode, with an SD card loaded into the unit (8 GB or less), you should see a selection for Config in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin Equipment Configuration

Good Morning,

You can give us a call or send us an email any time. Our phone number is 1-866-854-8433, and our email address is G3Xpert@Garmin.com.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-15-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,671
Posted By g3xpert
Tim Motor Run Time

In this case, the system was commanding movement of the elevator, rather than the elevator trim tab, so this was not a runaway trim event. Your description of the trim system is accurate however, and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-15-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,671
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Exchange

Thank you for your kind words, and patience while we worked through this one.

We took a look at all the data and photo's you provided to us and the problem is well understood. This issue only...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By g3xpert
Flight data logging takes place once per second...

Flight data logging takes place once per second to the SD card inserted in the front of the display. It is found in Section 8.9 of the current G3X Touch Pilot's Guide...
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By g3xpert
GDL 82 Installation

You can provide the GDL 82 with a GPS datafeed from a GNS 430W. The GNS 430W will need to be at software version 5.30 or higher, here is the interconnect as provided in the GDL 82 Installation...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 73 Capabilities

For a bit of background on this, the GSU 73 is an original design of the non-touch G3X system and combines the abilities of the GSU 25, GAD 29, and GEA 24, to act as an ADAHRS/EIS/429 Hub. We later...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By g3xpert
Software 12.10

In addition to the VNAV issue already mentioned, there is one other problem you may see with this software load. TIS-A Traffic can be provided by a GTX 23ES transponder via ARINC 429. The port...
Forum: ADS-B 02-08-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By g3xpert
ES Upgrade

Hey Tom,

Based on the part number you provided, you have a GTX33ES. Please let us know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Diagnostics

Hi Mark,

In this same menu, if your press the MENU button, you will have an option to write the full shutdown log to an SD card. Please copy the files to your computer and forward the full log to us...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-01-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Logs

Hey Brian,

We will take a look at this as a team and consider how we could improve upon this feature.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 01-29-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,669
Posted By g3xpert
GPS175 & G3X Touch Questions

Charlie,

We do not anticipate it will be much longer until we are able to release the G3X Touch revision. I of course can not provide a hard deadline, but we are aiming for the next 2-3 weeks, or...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By g3xpert
Topo Maps

Good Morning,

This is possible, its not a request that we get often, but we updated the support team on the process for this unit. Create a folder on your SD card titled "Map", and drop the Topo...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Logs

Hey Rich,

That is correct, and could be the cause of some confusion. The flight logs were held in the MFD in G3X, and are held in the PFD in G3X Touch. I apologize, I misunderstood your original...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By g3xpert
GTN 650 Xi Configuration

You can find the configuration information for interfacing a GTN 650/Xi to the G3X Touch on page 27-40 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_am.pdf). This...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Configuration

Good Afternoon,

While in configuration mode, touch Engine & Airframe. There will be several tabs at the top of the menu. Select Settings.

Select Engine Time and press the MENU button. Select Enable...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By g3xpert
MFD Display Options

Hi Brian,

There is a shortcut to select what you have displayed in split screen mode on the MFD. Touch the horizontal menu on the bottom of your MFD screen, and the page navigator will populate,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By g3xpert
Installation Support

Good Afternoon,

Please feel free to reach out to our product support group, we would be happy to address any questions you have in the process. Our support staff is in the office M-F from 8:00AM...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Mounting

As long as you are able to secure the GSU 25 to primary aircraft structure under the seat, it may serve as a good location for it. There is a chance however that this location may cause some issues....
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By g3xpert
GAD 29

There are no ARINC 429 inputs on either the G5 or the G3X Touch, the GAD 29 is required for this purpose. A single connection from each navigator to the GAD 29 will facilitate the distribution of...
Forum: GPS 01-26-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,669
Posted By g3xpert
GTN Xi Software 20.11 & GTN Software 6.71 Now Available 1/25/2021

Good Morning,

We are excited to announce our latest software release's for both the GTN and GTN Xi Series IFR Navigators. These software updates can be downloaded from the Software Download Area...
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