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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS Today, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By g3xpert
Configuration File

There is a configuration file that is custom built for Vans for this aircraft, it does specify several EIS gauge parameters, including Oil pressure. Do you know if this aircraft has the most up to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By g3xpert
New Display Equipment

Good Morning,

If you have the panel space, a second G3X Touch screen is an option for you. This will provide you with the increased screen real estate you are looking for, at a significantly lower...
Forum: GPS Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By g3xpert
NAV Data Update

Good Morning,

The navigation database updates are available 7 days prior to the active date. As soon as the equipment recognizes the active date via valid GPS fix, the databases will transition to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By g3xpert
GAD Cockpit Lighting

Good Morning,

The DC Lighting outputs of the GAD 27 are what are used to control the brightness of your G3X Touch display. A variable DC voltage (output voltage to the G3X Touch is based on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By g3xpert
LRU Failure Scenarios

Ed,

Good thoughts here, a few points that may be helpful included below.



This is true of a GMU 22 magnetometer, as it is connected directly to the ADAHRS. The GMU 11 is advantageous in this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-05-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch FDL

Morning Ron,

If you have a Flight Data Log from this flight, email it to us and we can help unpack what is going on using the autopilot torque and command values logged in the file. Send the FDL to...
Forum: GPS 08-03-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By g3xpert
GPSMAP 396 Software Update

Good Afternoon,

This can be caused by an operating system incompatibility, does the PC you are using meet the minimum requirements listed?

Have you reached out to our Pilot Operation's group to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By g3xpert
AP Servo Torque

Hey Bobby,

Yes it is very possible that you're roll servo torque is just a tad low. You can raise the servo torque for the roll axis, but you will want to do some on ground testing just to ensure...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By g3xpert
SD Card Logging

Like Steve mentioned drop us a 1hz Flight Data Log to G3Xpert@Garmin.com. These are generated as long as an SD card is in your display during the flight. If you didn't have an SD card in the display...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By g3xpert
GTN COM Assignment

Dave,

Please feel free to reach out to us directly at G3Xpert@Garmin.com if you are unable to track down the culprit, we are happy to walk through the troubleshooting process with ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Autopilot Configuration

As mentioned, Vans does provide configuration files which you can load directly to your system via SD card. If you have any questions about getting your system set up please feel free to reach out to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By g3xpert
Video Input

In addition to the dedicated MFD page, you can touch anywhere on the HSI to toggle the inset window assignments. It is pretty readily accessible, 2 touches.

Let us know if you have any other...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By g3xpert
GSA 28 Installation Location

Good Morning,

We provide detailed drawings for the installation of the pitch servo in the RV10 airframe. Check out pages 18-39 and 18-40 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-11-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By g3xpert
COM Radio Assignment

Good Morning,

Boot your system up into configuration mode, and touch the tile titled COM. Do you have the GTN assigned as COM1 here (it will be identified by the serial port the GTN's MAPMX line is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By g3xpert
ARINV 429 Data

As others have suggested, there may be a problem with the ARINC 429 lines. A GAD 29 must be installed between the GNS 430(W) and the G5 to facilitate this. It may be that you have the serial datapath...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By g3xpert
The live OSH seminars will not be...

The live OSH seminars will not be recorded/posted. However Garmin Aviation Training's YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/garminaviation/videos) continues to be populated with these type...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Garmin at EAA AirVenture 2022 - Seminar Schedule

Greetings VAF!,

It's hard to believe that OSH is just over 2 weeks away! I wanted to post a link to the full seminar schedule (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/airventure2022/schedule/monday/) that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By g3xpert
Video Input

Good Afternoon,

The GDU 4XX supports the following composite video input formats:

• NTSC “National Television Standards Committee” (J,M,4.43)
• PAL “Phase Alternating Line” (B,D,G,H,I,M,N,Nc,60)
•...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Magnetic Heading

The magnetometer provides information about the magnetic field in the immediate area surrounding the aircraft, which it supplies via CAN to the rest of the system. Each G5 then uses that data to...
Forum: ADS-B 06-23-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By g3xpert
GTX PAlt

Was the GTX PC tool ever connected to this transponder?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-22-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By g3xpert
Vertical Track Audible

In addition, we worked a vertical track aural alert into the latest G3X Touch software revision we are working on. When that version is released, you will have an audible callout prior to TOD, as...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,537
Posted By g3xpert
GTX Model List

Similar to the updates we offer for our certified Navigators, the Service Bulletin document we release alongside our transponder software update includes information related to the currently...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Motor Voltage

Hi Konstantin,

If you are using a 12V DC Trim motor, you cannot provide 28V to the GSA 28. When autotrim is in use, the GSA 28 is providing voltage to the trim motor directly, so the power input for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By g3xpert
GNC 355 ILS Approach

Good Morning Carl,

You can load an ILS/LOC approach on the GNC 355, which provides GPS guidance for monitoring purposes only.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,537
Posted By g3xpert
GTX Software Update File

That file is in the folder, that you can download at this link (https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15964).

Let us know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,537
Posted By g3xpert
Oshkosh XPDR Updates

Hi Charlie,

Yes, we will be updating transponders in our booth at Oshkosh this year. Feel free to drop by!

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: ADS-B 06-16-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By g3xpert
XPDR Configuration

Steve is correct. Remote control of the transponder and pressure altitude data are included on the serial connection between the transponder (port 1) and the GSU 25 (port 3). These ports are hard...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-16-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By g3xpert
500 Callout Volume

As mentioned, check the Sound configuration menu, in config mode. You can test the audio output levels there. Also, if you haven't already, update your displays to G3X Touch Software level 9.00,...
Forum: COMM 06-14-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By g3xpert
COM SWAP Discrete Input

Hi Tommy,

Do you have a switch wired up for COM SWAP (Pin 20 on P2402)? You would see this behavior if that input was stuck in the active state. If there is a pin assigned there, you could extract...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By g3xpert
GPS 175 Installation Manual

Hey Doug,

Shoot us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we can provide a copy of the latest revision of this manual for you.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,537
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin GTX Transponder Software Updates for Experimental Owners

Good Afternoon,

It has often been requested that we make software updates available for owners and operators of Experimental aircraft who have our transponders installed in their aircraft. We are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-03-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By g3xpert
Several of the traditionally panel mounted items...

Several of the traditionally panel mounted items can be remote mounted and controlled through the display as you mention


Transponder (GTX 35R or 45R)
COM Radio (GTR 20)
Audio Panel (GMA 245R)
...
Forum: Autopilots 06-02-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By g3xpert
GSA 28 Weight

For reference, Garmin GSA 28 Autopilot servos weigh 1.40 pounds each.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Service

We identified a problem with the hardware, that was causing the battery to discharge, and we have a fix available for it.

It is definitely more of a hassle to deal with in a certified aircraft,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By g3xpert
Remote Audio Panel Information

The GMA 245R is very well integrated with the G3X Touch system via CAN, and works very well as a remote unit. You can change selected COM's by simply touching the audio panel field on the databar at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Termination and Battery Discharge

If you only have 2 CAN LRU's in your system (2 G5's), you should have a CAN terminator on both G5's. If there are more than 2, it is possible the 2nd terminator is on another LRU. In general, the CAN...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By g3xpert
Discrete Input Selections

Hi Ryan,

Shoot us an email, and we can help get these unlocked for you, you'll need a config file to clear the configuration selections out.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 05-25-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,627
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Fault

Mark,

Is this a new installation or a new problem on an old installation?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-25-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By g3xpert
CAN Issues

After reviewing the videos, it does appear to be a CAN bus failure. Of note, your PFD is still displaying your flight instruments, while the MFD is displaying the EIS information. That is because in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-24-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
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: 15
Views: 1,698
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: 660
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: 668
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: 12
Views: 1,299
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: 15
Views: 1,698
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: 741
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: 3,056
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: 407
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: 3,056
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: 1,102
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: 3,056
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: 659
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: 579
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: 2,246
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: 460
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: 17
Views: 1,873
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: 15
Views: 1,698
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: 2,246
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: 10
Views: 1,824
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: 1,211
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: 1,990
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: 457
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: 412
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: 731
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
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