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Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By g3xpert
Volume Based Fuel Tank Reminder

Randy,

I did see your post and ran it down on our bench. I was mistaken on the ability of the system to account for fuel used since the previous fuel tank reminder was issued, across a power cycle....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Flow Calibration

Mehrdad,

See page 104 of the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01754-00_s.pdf) for instructions on using the fuel flow calibration. It is not directly related to the Fuel...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-22-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By g3xpert
GAD 27 Flap Control

We do not have any audible warnings like this at this time. The GAD27 does have a flap motor control circuit that will limit flap movement above an installer specified airspeed, that provides...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By g3xpert
MP Fluctation

Do you have a snubber fitting installed between the hose and the sensor? These are typically installed to dampen manifold pressure fluctuations. An example we provide in our installation materials is...
Forum: Autopilots 05-19-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Autopilot

You can install a simple G5 based autopilot that will fly this airframe very well, with only a few basic components (listed below).

We sell servo mounts specifically for the RV7, that are around...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-18-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Used Reset

Yes, you will just want to manually reset the fuel used field on in the EIS page after filling up.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-18-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By g3xpert
GTP 59 Spec

Hi Michael,

The GTP59 measures 500 ohm at 0 Degrees Celcius.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 05-17-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By g3xpert
TFR Over Internet

Good Morning,

There are a few different sources you can use for weather information, SiriusXM, FIS-B, and the Internet based Garmin Weather Datastream. The first two also include TFR information,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Knob

While it is true that we cannot send out housings for the units, we are able to get a replacement knob sent out for you, please send us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com, and we can get you set...
Forum: GPS 05-16-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By g3xpert
TFR Data

Thanks Jim,

We are seeing the same thing as both you and Steve. This appears to affect both Aera 660 and Aera 760. We will jump on getting a fix out for this, thanks for the heads up on this.

Justin
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By g3xpert
Avionics Master On

Wiring power to pin 15 provides ship power to run the transponder. You are able to power the unit on/off using the buttons of the front of the unit. By wiring 12v to pin 1, the unit will...
Forum: GPS 05-15-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By g3xpert
TFR Data

Hi Jim,

We will take a look at this, this week. In addition to the type of datalink, can you let us know what datalink receiver you are using?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Quantity Labels

It will be best to use Main fuel for your wing tank(s) and AUX for the acro tank. We do not have the ability to customize the labels on the fuel quantity indicators at this time.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By g3xpert
Configuration File

Pat nailed the instructions for unloading the configuration file to an SD card, follow those and you will be all sorted out. You can find the latest revision of the G3X Touch Installation Manual here...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By g3xpert
TO/GA Behavior

On an RNAV approach, when the TO/GA button is pressed, a discrete input on the GTN or GPS175/GNC355/GNX375 is activated which is essentially a remote switch to unsuspend the flight plan, and allow...
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By g3xpert
Failed PAPR Report

Daren,

I will get this set up on our bench to ensure all the necessary data is present. We will be able to get you pointed in the right direction from there. It looks like this one has been a bit...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By g3xpert
CiES Fuel Sensors

We will include interface information for these sensors in the forthcoming update to our installation manual. Due to the electrical characteristics of these sensors, power and ground should not be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Tank Reminder

Good Morning,

The amount of fuel used since the last volume based fuel tank reminder was issued is not carried across power cycles, in any case.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By g3xpert
TO/GA Switch Wiring

The intent of the dual pole switch is to isolate the discrete input on the GTN from the discrete input on the GEA 24. If one of the units is powered off, it can inadvertently pull the input on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Serial Number

To do this, power on the G5 while pressing in on the knob, select Device Information, and then select the G5. You will find the Serial Number listed...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By g3xpert
Pitot Static Inputs

If GSA 28 autopilot servos are not enabled in the G5, you can opt to turn the airspeed and altitude tapes off in the airdata configuration menu. This essentially hides the airspeed and altitude tapes...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By g3xpert
Shield Termination

Good Morning,

This is our recommendation for the buildout of the connectors, keeping the shield termination as short as possible, and lessening the likelihood of mechanical issues that could be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-28-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By g3xpert
Flap Configuration

Oren,

Can you please provide us with a copy of your wiring diagram, from the switch to the GAD 27, and then on to the flap motor? A screenshot of the Flaps configuration page will be helpful as...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By g3xpert
Percent Power Configuration Suggestions

Good morning, John.

You are correct on the required inputs for Engine Power to be calculated and displayed in your system (Section 35.4.32.29 of the Installation Manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By g3xpert
Checklist File

Igor,

Can you please email us a copy of your checklist file (G3Xpert@Garmin.com)? We can take a look at it and provide guidance to get it set up correctly for you.

Thanks,

Jusitn
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By g3xpert
Audio Alerts

The G3X Touch provides the same audio alerts the GTN provides and then some. You will experience duplicated callouts like this if you have both of them connected, we recommend only connecting the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 111,553
Posted By g3xpert
ESP Circuit Breakers

We explain exactly how ESP works in our documentation, if active, ESP can be disabled by pressing and holding the Autopilot disconnect switch, and can also be turned off all together by the pilot in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-04-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By g3xpert
GAD 29 Software

After reviewing the photos, it does appear the GAD 29 failed to load software. We will be reaching out with a procedure to try and re-load software to the unit. Thank you for your patience in working...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By g3xpert
CiES Sensors

There are both 12V and 5V power pins on the GEA 24. If these sensors are connected to the 5V power source, they will not operate properly, but the 12V power source should work. I suspect that may...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By g3xpert
GAD 29 Software Levels

Thank you for the update, I looked at your email, would you mind sending over some screenshots of what you are seeing in configuration mode, relating to the GAD 29? That should help us get it all...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By g3xpert
TC Wire Splicing

As others have mentioned, if a splice must be made, ensure the splice for each wire is in close physical proximity to one another, to avoid exposing the new junctions to different ambient...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By g3xpert
GMU Interference

Happy to help! It is probably worth exploring the source of the failed magnetic interference test. It sounds like small rudder movements allowed the test to pass, but ultimately you don't want to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By g3xpert
Heading Miscompare

The addition of miscompare monitoring in recent software revisions has exposed conflicting calibrations between the G5 and GSU 25 right out of the gate in a few aircraft. The Heading Miscompare CAS...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By g3xpert
ICS Isolation Mode

Hey Jim,

If you set the ICS isolation mode to Pilot before or during a phone call, the telephone audio will only be audible in the pilot side headset. The audio panel databar field displays the...
Forum: Safety 03-17-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Failures

Agreed. Most of the time we see the whole bus go down, the bus itself is being shorted to ground. Component level issues typically only marginally affect the bus, resulting in autopilot disconnects...
Forum: Safety 03-17-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By g3xpert
Wiring Diagram

Here is the reason I ask - We worked on one plane in the past, in which power was only being supplied to the PFD from the GAD27 keep alive output, which although against our general guidance, works...
Forum: Safety 03-17-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By g3xpert
GAD 27 Problem

Mehrdad,

The G5 internal ADAHRS is not reliant on the CAN bus to provide attitude and airdata information. This reminds me of a keep alive power issue we have seen in the past, can you please...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By g3xpert
ARINC 429 Data

On thing that may cause this is a GAD 29 that is in the process of updating.

When the G5 is in configuration mode, confirm that all LRU's have a green check mark next to them, and their displayed...
Forum: GPS 02-18-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,971
Posted By g3xpert
GNC 355 Software Download

The first GNC 355 download, titled "SERVICE BULLETIN 2198 - Service Bulletin Document" is a document that provides information about this update, and instructions on performing the software load....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By g3xpert
AD GEA 24 Fuel Quantity

This only applies to aircraft in which a G3X Touch was installed per the STC documentation.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 111,553
Posted By g3xpert
ESP Information

This is described in detail on page 305 of the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01754-00_s.pdf) (Revision S).

It requires nothing more than pressing and holding the AP...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By g3xpert
Aera 760 Attitude Information

The Aera 760 Pilot's Guide (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-02674-00_c.pdf) contains the information you will need to enable the internal AHRS on the device. Page 34 provides step-by-step...
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-04-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By g3xpert
Rotax Fuel Flow

Displaying Fuel Flow on the G3X Touch as transmitted by the Rotax FADEC can be accomplished by setting the Fuel Flow Input Configuration to "Rotax FADEC"....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By g3xpert
Database Updates

Page 35-201 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_ap.pdf) provides guidance for updating databases on the G3X Touch.

Page 18-11 of the GTN Pilots Guide...
Forum: COMM 01-26-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,170
Posted By g3xpert
GTR 200 Software 3.40

GTR 200 Software version 3.40, which includes the improvements made to address the issues raised in this VAF thread, has been released to the GTR 200 Software Download area today. This software...
Forum: COMM 01-19-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,170
Posted By g3xpert
GTR 200 Software Revision

We have been working throughout the holiday period, and into the first of the year, to recreate this issue. We were able to at least in part replicate the reported behavior, and subsequently improve...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-19-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By g3xpert
Database Download

Good Morning,

You can re-download the databases as many times as needed. The GTN boots into configuration mode when it see a software update file on the SD card that is inserted into the unit. You...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-19-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By g3xpert
GNX 375 Installation Manual

Carl,

Please contact us at G3Xpert@Garmin.com for a copy of the manual for your installation. You will want to make sure you get the most recent revision of the Installation materials....
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,615
Posted By g3xpert
GDL 39 GPS Data

The GDL 39 can receive GPS information from an Aera 660. This interface is covered in the Aera 660 Pilot's guide (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-02017-20_h.pdf), on page 185.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,715
Posted By g3xpert
Smart Glide Configuration

It sounds like a few items may not be configured correctly. What value do you have entered for Vg?

It is probably best to review all of the associated configuration items, which we can easily do by...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By g3xpert
GMA 345 Lighting Bus

Igor,

Do you mind emailing us a copy of your config file, and a brief description of the wiring you have in place for the lighting bus output from the GAD 27 to the GMA 345? We would like to...
Forum: GPS 01-12-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By g3xpert
GTN XI Installation Manual

Please send us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we can provide you with a copy of the most up to date installation manual.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,947
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Monitor

The GSU 25 monitors the health of its on board sensors and if it determines there is an issue, will invalidate its attitude output. In this case, the attitude information from the G5 would be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,947
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Crossfill

Larry,

No it is the same behavior, I could have been more clear. If the GSU 25C were to fail (equivalent to pulling the power on the GSU 25C), the ADAHRS information from the G5 will be crossfilled...
Forum: Autopilots 01-10-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By g3xpert
Datalogging Card

Just 1 card will be sufficient, but its not a bad idea to keep one in each unit at all times. You will need a 32 GB or smaller microSD card.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 01-10-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By g3xpert
AP Approach Performance

Johnny,

As Steve mentioned, grab the datalog file off of the microSD card and email it to us, at G3Xpert@Garmin.com. We'll be able to provide some insight as to what is causing this. The card does...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By g3xpert
GTN Xi Software

Brian,

We make every GTN (Xi) software update available for free for EAB aircraft, and have for some time now. There is no scenario in which you would have to pay a Garmin dealer to install a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-07-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By g3xpert
GMU 11/22 Information

The GMU 11 (or 22) reads the magnetic field in the immediate area of the aircraft, and provides that information to both your G5 and GSU 25, which independently calculate magnetic heading, using the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course - February 16-18, 2022

Greetings VAF!

Once again the Aircraft Electronics Association will be hosting an Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course on February 16-18, 2022. The class will take place at the AEA...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By g3xpert
Lighting Bus Wiring Information

Do you have both pins 6 and 7 connected to the lighting bus output of the GAD 27? If it is only connected to one of them, the backlight will only be 50% of the expected...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,739
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Bus Wire

The Carlisle wire is called out on page 1-5 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_ap.pdf). If you were to end up with a bus length beyond 20 meters, and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By g3xpert
Vne TAS

We notify the VAF community with each software update we release to include relevant information about any new features or changes, to supplement what is listed in the software change log in the...
Forum: Job Board 12-27-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 657
Posted By g3xpert
Now Hiring! Garmin Systems Engineer Position Open

Are you looking to turn your passion for aviation into more than a hobby? Garmin's TeamX is looking to hire an aviation enthusiast who wants to help shape the future of aviation. We currently have a...
Forum: COMM 12-27-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By g3xpert
GMA Audio Wiring

Here is an example from the GNS 430 Manual. The GNS 430 is on the left, and a GMA 340 is on the right. This diagram illustrates the presence of a separate return for the Mic audio line (pin 18 on the...
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