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Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
GADM on Mac Status

Hey Jim!

Yes we will have this resolved shortly, we apologize for the inconvenience on this one, but you will be back up and running on Mac OS soon.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
IGRF Data Missing

It is possible this could be caused by removing your microSD card too quickly after the update. Can you try re-insetting your datacard and powering the unit up?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 11-30-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By g3xpert
EAB Specific Service Bulletin

The issue described in the Experimental counterpart to the GFC 500 Service Alert posted in this thread is explained in more detail in this ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By g3xpert
Hi Larry, Yes - the pretty color map is what we...

Hi Larry,

Yes - the pretty color map is what we refer to as the 'BaseMap'. This will be updated with terrain and obstacle information in this update. You will also have the US Navigation data,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
Yes - the free database package will include...

Yes - the free database package will include Obstacles, Terrain, and US Airport Information. See post here. (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=212031)

B/R,

Brad
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By g3xpert
These are not limited time, but are planned to be...

These are not limited time, but are planned to be ongoing.



Free VFR database plans are not currently planned for outside of the US. Our team will continue to reevaluate offerings to tailor to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By g3xpert
Lightbulb Announcing No-Cost US VFR Database Offering for G3X/G3X Touch

Garmin is pleased to announce new cost-saving US (United States) VFR database subscriptions for the G3X and G3X Touch flight displays! This includes a new no-cost US VFR Basic Database Bundle for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
IGRF Message

We shifted the IGRF database update to the navigation database, rather than system software based. This will make it easier for many aircraft to update that database when the time comes.

As a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
GI 275 Integration

Thanks Walt!

We will have new documentation posted shortly. Garmin Instrument Data is the setting that will be used on the G3X Touch side.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
Service Bulletin

Good Morning,

You nailed it, This software update is the solution discussed in the thread last Wednesday that can be found here...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin G3X Touch Software v9.12/G5 Software v8.16/Service Bulletin 21222

Good Evening!

We are pleased to roll out new software for both the G3X Touch and G5, installed in EAB aircraft. The team has been hard at work to round these updates out, and make them available to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-23-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin Autopilot Service Notification

Greetings VAF!

Out of an abundance of caution, we would like to raise awareness of a potential safety issue for operators of G3X, G3X Touch, or G5 based autopilot systems with autotrim installed and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-22-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By g3xpert
ADS-B Source Options

Correct, those are the three device families capable of providing ADS-B data to the GTN Navigator. The FS510 does not serve to receive ADS-B Data in any capacity.

This is often the case, it can be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By g3xpert
ADS-B Receiver Compatibility

The TSO on a GTN 650 Xi covers a limited number of weather inputs to the unit. In addition to the GDL 88, the GTX 345(R) transponder and GNX 375 are able to provide ADS-B Information to the GTN...
Forum: GPS 11-16-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By g3xpert
GPS Antenna

Hi Keith,

You will need to mount a GA 35 antenna for each of your IFR GPS Receivers, on top of the aircraft. They are independent IFR Navigators, you wouldn't want an issue with one of them to...
Forum: COMM 11-15-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By g3xpert
GTR Message

This message means the radio is not seeing proper voltage on its power input. This is an installation related issue. It can even be caused by not using sufficient AWG wire to power the unit....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,792
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Software 9.10

Good Afternoon,

We are planning to release GDU Software 9.10 next week which will help to correct this behavior when flying formation. If set to STBY prior to takeoff, the system will not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-09-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By g3xpert
The GMA 245R MKR was developed as a PMA variant...

The GMA 245R MKR was developed as a PMA variant for G3X Touch Certified installations in Part 23 aircraft.

A GMA 245 MKR panel mount is not currently planned, as the GMA 345 is an available option...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By g3xpert
GADM Support

Good Afternoon,

We are pulling in some changes to the Garmin Aviation Database Manager to help resolve this problem. We will have this up and running with the new Mac OS shortly. We apologize for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-31-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By g3xpert
Feature Request

Hi Marc,

We do not have support for this functionality. It could be accomplished using a configurable discrete input into the GEA 24 or GAD 27. We will add this to the list of items to evaluate for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,803
Posted By g3xpert
GSA 28 Trim Output Questions

Good Morning,



If you are using a VP-X, you need to disable trim speed control in the VP-X LRU. As Matt mentioned, this is stated on the GSA 28 Trim Switch Interconnect drawing, for reference.
...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By g3xpert
CAS Acknowledge Input

We are listening 😁

We have changes to the way this works on our roadmap. Although we don't have a release date for this group of changes at this point, I can assure you it is something we have been...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By g3xpert
Equipment Cutout

Good Afternoon,

Please send us an email request for this to G3Xpert@Garmin.com, we have some static clings we can send you if you would like.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-19-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By g3xpert
ADAHRS Calibration

Good Morning Art,

If you did not calibrate the G5 to your airframe when you installed it, it will not display attitude accurately in your aircraft. Further, You want all the ADAHRS in the system to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-18-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin Autopilot

Hi Dom,

Here is an example of a basic autopilot installation using Garmin components:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Simple-G5-system/i-Rqp9xTF/0/57c0dce9/M/aera%20Autopilot-M.png

This installation...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By g3xpert
microSD Card Size

Good Afternoon,

Yes please try it again with a smaller card, something 32 GB or less will get it done!

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By g3xpert
microSD Card Size

Hi Dennis,

Do you know what size microSD card you are using? It must be 32 GB or smaller for the G5 to be able to read the data on the card.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By g3xpert
Portable Device Type

Hi Monte,

What type of device are you using to connect to your G3X Touch?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 10-09-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,361
Posted By g3xpert
2" Navigator SW v3.11 - Current

Good evening, Mike.

Yes, v3.11 is the current software version for our 2" navigator family.

Best,
Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By g3xpert
GDU 450 Screenshot

Hi Eric,

Here is an example of the moving map page on a GDU 450, with no EIS gauges....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-25-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,969
Posted By g3xpert
Software Revision

Thanks for the update everybody, glad everything is back up and running.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-23-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,243
Posted By g3xpert
Autopilot Anomaly

Hi Ron,

I think we will find the resolution to this one in the configuration/installation of the system. We have one log from your aircraft from a few months ago, with just a short period of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-18-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By g3xpert
AHRS CAS Message

Good Evening,

If you had an SD card in the display during the flight, you should have a flight data log from the flight saved to the card. Please email that file to us at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-18-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,969
Posted By g3xpert
We plan to have an update available this coming...

We plan to have an update available this coming week.



Hi Dave,

I apologize for the confusion, we have a large front line support structure, and they may not have been clear on the issues...
Forum: GPS 09-16-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By g3xpert
Aera 796 Flight Plan Sharing

Good Morning,

Your GPSMAP 796 will work just fine for this purpose. Make sure your 796 software is up to date (latest version is 5.60), and you can easily send flight plans back and forth to the GNC...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By g3xpert
Discrete Input Parameters

Hi Mike,

Do you possibly have your discrete input on the G3X set to Active Low? 2.9v would be set as active, if the G3X input were set to Active Low. If set to Active High, 2.9v would be determined...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By g3xpert
GPT Sensor Support

Good Afternoon,

SW v9.01 was a maintenance update, released to support new pressure sensors, as part of our ongoing efforts to deal with supply chain constraints.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By g3xpert
Configuration Mode Guidance

Good Afternoon,

If you are pressing the MENU button, then you should not be getting this prompt. Please reach out to us at 1-866-854-8433 and we can assist you directly. We apologize for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Audio Quality

Hi Randy,

Give us a call and we can help you exchange your display to resolve this problem. 1-866-854-8433.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,969
Posted By g3xpert
GDL Software Update

Good Afternoon,

There is an error in the GDL software update that was included in this Aera software update, that is causing this to happen. We retracted the software download from our servers, and...
Forum: Autopilots 09-09-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By g3xpert
GSA 28 Part Numbers

Good Morning,

These are the same part number from a fit/form/function perpsective, the part number break is indicative of a component re-work that was required as we continue to work through supply...
Forum: GPS 09-09-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,113
Posted By g3xpert
Software Update 9-9-2022

Good Morning,

We released Aera 760 software 2.62 and Aera 660 software 3.82 today, alongside GDL 5x software 2.19, to address this issue. We recommend downloading these updates as soon as practical...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By g3xpert
SXM Data

Good Afternoon Tim,

If you upgrade to a GDU 460, you can interface your existing TIS-A traffic source to the display, just the same as you have with your GDU 370. It sounds like you may have SXM...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,424
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Exchange

Good Morning Dan,

If you are in Europe, you will want to contact Avionics.Europe@Garmin.com. Otherwise shoot us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we can get you heading in the right direction. Let...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-03-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By g3xpert
Denis, Great observation, but there is no need...

Denis,

Great observation, but there is no need for concern here; the GSA 28 that you received is using the correct software version.

Our software download...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-03-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,424
Posted By g3xpert
Good morning Thunder669, If you confirmed your...

Good morning Thunder669,
If you confirmed your Serial Number was on the affected list (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/aviation/faq/3PZHfyHuHk4mBgBhsEMZN9/), it sounds like there may have been a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-01-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By g3xpert
Yes, the GDU370/375 flight displays are still...

Yes, the GDU370/375 flight displays are still supported. There is not an 'end date' for that service.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By g3xpert
A couple noted benefits: - Updated hardware,...

A couple noted benefits:

- Updated hardware, better screen, more processing power, faster operation.
- Flight plan transfers to and from mobile devices via Bluetooth. Please note that Apple...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By g3xpert
Also for additional information regarding this...

Also for additional information regarding this quick and easy upgrade, Section 37.2.1.5 of the current (Rev AP) G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_ap.pdf) has...
Forum: GPS 08-29-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,113
Posted By g3xpert
TFR Data

Hi Nick,

Funny you mention this, we have a software build in process right now that incorporates the fix to this problem. This will be rolled out shortly and available for download directly. For the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-29-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By g3xpert
CWS Input

To activate Control Wheel Steering, you press and hold the AP Disconnect/CWS button. A momentary press of the AP Disconnect/CWS button disengages the autopilot.

Pin 15 on the J281 connector of the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Software Update

9.0 is the current software load, it has been quite a while!

We'll be making 9.10 available for download fairly soon, with another planned to follow before the end of the year.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-24-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Software Load

Good Afternoon,

There is one intermediate software load for G3X systems. If below software version 8.0, you must first load version 8.0, before upgrading to any later version. I apologize this was...
Forum: COMM 08-24-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By g3xpert
GTR Receiver Audio Out

Yes, we just released this software a few days ago, it will be included in the next G3X Touch software release as well.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-21-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,460
Posted By g3xpert
GPS 175 Installation

We can only offer so much guidance on the physical installation of the unit itself in the instrument panel, but we are happy to assist in the wiring and configuration that would be required to power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 202,900
Posted By g3xpert
VNAV Enable/Disable

Mehrdad,

No change here. You likely have VNAV enabled on your GTN 650 Xi, and did not on the GTN 650. It has always worked like this. If VNAV is enabled on the external navigator, that is where you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 202,900
Posted By g3xpert
VNAV Descent Legs

Mehrdad,

If you are following an internal flight plan, you will program VNAV descent legs on the G3X Touch.

If you are following an external flight plan, and your external navigator is a GTN with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,513
Posted By g3xpert
GADM

There are only a few requirements you would need to succesfully run the Garmin Aviation Database Manager:


Windows 10 or higher
Microsoft .NET 4 (included)
1 GB RAM


Does you computer meet these?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
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 08-12-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
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 08-12-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
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, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
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, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
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, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
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...
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