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Forum: COMM 10-14-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Longez
Post Rich, I also have a GMA 245 (great audio...

Rich,

I also have a GMA 245 (great audio panel!). If I put my Zulu headset on, and plug it into either the pilot or copilot headset jack without changing anything on the headset, including the way...
Forum: COMM 10-13-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Longez
Post The pilot, copilot, and up to 4 passengers hear...

The pilot, copilot, and up to 4 passengers hear the COM1, COM2, NAV1, Aux1, Aux2, Aux3, Alert1, Alert2, Alert3, and Alert4 audio sources at the same volume level.

Any individual volume adjustment...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Longez
Post Kevin, Since the GTX 45R is the ADS-B...

Kevin,

Since the GTX 45R is the ADS-B traffic/weather receiver in your aircraft, the tablet will need to be connected via Bluetooth directly to the GTX 45R to receive traffic/weather.

For an...
Forum: GPS 10-11-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,912
Posted By Longez
Post Agree. This is often the best option, especially...

Agree. This is often the best option, especially when you want to flush mount the unit into the instrument panel.

Steve
Forum: GPS 10-11-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,912
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Jim, No, the Aera 660/760 cannot receive GPS...

Hi Jim,

No, the Aera 660/760 cannot receive GPS data from an external navigator, even when receiving MapMX from the navigator. The Aera 760 IS the navigator. Just as you would never expect your...
Forum: GPS 10-10-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,912
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Jim, No, high performance WAAS GPS/GLONASS...

Hi Jim,

No, high performance WAAS GPS/GLONASS navigators like the Aera 660/760 only use their excellent internal receivers and don't accept external GPS data from a GDL 5X/5XR traffic/weather...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By Longez
Post What CDI source was selected when you powered...

What CDI source was selected when you powered down?

I only have a GNX 375 external navigator, but I added a VHF NAV/COM (on a higher number RS-232) as NAV2 just for testing this.

No matter how many...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Longez
Post No, just lateral guidance. You would need the...

No, just lateral guidance. You would need the IFR navigator to receive the vertical GP/GS guidance needed to descend from the FAF to the runway.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Bill, Glad to hear you are upgrading to G3X...

Hi Bill,

Glad to hear you are upgrading to G3X Touch. You will love the faster, easier to use displays.

There is no question that you should connect the G5 to the CAN bus and enjoy the many backup...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Longez
Post Brian, Nothing odd about showing magnetic...

Brian,

Nothing odd about showing magnetic instead of true track, because that is how most of us have the Position Setup configured on our G3X Touch systems.

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When the heading parameter is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Longez
Post Brian, If you want to see aircraft magnetic GPS...

Brian,

If you want to see aircraft magnetic GPS TRK from the log file data, add the TRK and Mag Var columns.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-27-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Longez
Post Fabricio, I made it. I have a GSU 73 in my...

Fabricio,

I made it.

I have a GSU 73 in my plane, so it is similar to my GNX 375 installation.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-27-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,116
Posted By Longez
Post Rick, You probably know this, but it doesn't...

Rick,

You probably know this, but it doesn't take any "menu surfing" to switch back to External flight planning.

Just rotate the outer knob on the MFD page a couple of clicks to get to the flight...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-27-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,116
Posted By Longez
Post All of the audio alerts, including AOA, traffic,...

All of the audio alerts, including AOA, traffic, terrain, obstacle, altitude alert, altitude callouts, and autopilot tones are working the same in my aircraft as they did before installing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-25-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Longez
Post Fabricio, Yes, the GPS 175 should work fine with...

Fabricio,

Yes, the GPS 175 should work fine with a G3X (GDU 37X) system with GSU 73.

Here is an example wiring diagram.

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As noted on the drawing, you can't use the Connext interface to...
Forum: GPS 09-23-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By Longez
Post V3.11 Now Available

The GPS175/GNC355/GNX375 V3.11 software is available for download now (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-00G3X-00&cID=155&pID=63892).

I updated my GNX 375 this morning and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-20-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Rich, I updated my initial post above. One...

Hi Rich,

I updated my initial post above. One of my Garmin friends reminded me that if you do indeed have a failure of the GPS navigator, you can then use Internal flight planning to load an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-19-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Longez
Post Rich, As long as you have a Garmin U.S....

Rich,

As long as you have a Garmin U.S. Navigation Database instead of a Garmin U.S. VFR Navigation Database, and the connected GPS IFR navigator is failed (not providing either MapMX RS-232 or A429...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-12-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Longez
Post Bobby, Most of us use an unswitched, unmuted...

Bobby,

Most of us use an unswitched, unmuted audio input for our EFIS alert audio, but since your GMA 340 only has one of that type audio input (ALT WRN), and it seems to be in use by your 3rd party...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,116
Posted By Longez
Post Tom, Your G3X Touch system can be using either...

Tom,

Your G3X Touch system can be using either internal flight planning, or external flight planning when you activate Smart Glide, and the system will automatically handle the switch over to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Longez
Post Perhaps I wasn't clear in my original...

Perhaps I wasn't clear in my original response.

You need 3 SD cards for your GNX 375. One for database updates, one for software updates, and one to fly with.

Each of these cards should be high...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Longez
Post It is actually preferred to have a separate SD...

It is actually preferred to have a separate SD card for database updates, and another separate SD card for software updates. I fly with a 3rd SD card that I use to capture screen shots. None of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Longez
Post You might try a series of flights where you don't...

You might try a series of flights where you don't use anonymous mode prior to getting a new transponder code to enter Class C airspace, and see if this issue goes away (just as a test).

It is...
Forum: GPS 08-19-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,912
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Jim, This should do the trick. Yes, you use...

Hi Jim,

This should do the trick. Yes, you use MapMX on the Aera 760 and MapMX Format 1 on the GTN.

The other serial port on the Aera 760 can be wired to the GDL 50R like shown in the Aera 760...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-17-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,716
Posted By Longez
Post Carburetor Cleaner

I have a Floscan 201B connected to the G3X Touch system in my plane.

Every 3 to 4 yrs it starts to read erratically and generally lower than it should and sometimes the vane even stops turning and...
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post No, no problem at all. Just properly install...

No, no problem at all. Just properly install V8.82 and make sure that everything has completed the update before using the plane.

The complete software version manifest is listed on the software...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By Longez
Post This is only significant if you have a G5 system....

This is only significant if you have a G5 system. For a G3X Touch system, the autopilot disconnect and other tones are provided by the PFD.

The GMC 507 also has a TO/GA button discrete input, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By Longez
Post Yes, in my opinion, the GDU 460 operating in...

Yes, in my opinion, the GDU 460 operating in split screen mode works as well as two GDU 470 (or GDU 37X) displays for providing information.

The advantage of having 2 GDU 470 displays over 1 GDU 460...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By Longez
Post Yes, no problem using the AOA feature that is...

Yes, no problem using the AOA feature that is provided just by the GSU 25 connected to the GAP 26 when you have a dual ADAHRS installation with a GSU 73 (#1) and a GSU 25 (#2). I have the same...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,675
Posted By Longez
Post No, there is no truth to this whatsoever. The G5...

No, there is no truth to this whatsoever. The G5 has internal diodes on both the Power 1 and optional Power 2 incoming power lines which (among other things) prevents current from flowing out of the...
Forum: ADS-B 08-10-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,639
Posted By Longez
Post Are the runway closure NOTAMS (original issue...

Are the runway closure NOTAMS (original issue date) at your home airport older than 30 days?

According to the current 2021 AIM, "NOTAM−D and NOTAM−FDC products broadcast via FIS−B are limited to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By Longez
Post Denis, It is always best to configure your Alert...

Denis,

It is always best to configure your Alert Audio to match the actual hardware wiring in your aircraft. For example, most of us have the alert audio wired to the mono audio pins on the PFD...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,612
Posted By Longez
Post Mark, Yes. The momentary contact push button...

Mark,

Yes. The momentary contact push button used to activate Garmin Smart Glide is configured like any other G3X Touch discrete.

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When used, it can be either active low or active high,...
Forum: ADS-B 07-26-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post The web page for that charger says that in...

The web page for that charger says that in addition to being a battery charger, it is also a "power source of 8 continuous amps", so yes, that should work fine as long as you load shed down to 8...
Forum: ADS-B 07-23-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post Jay, Just rotate the right outer knob on either...

Jay,

Just rotate the right outer knob on either the MFD or the PFD in split screen mode to reach the GPS Info page.

I don't have a screen shot handy, but the GPS Info page should show that it is...
Forum: ADS-B 07-23-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post There is nothing difficult about updating your...

There is nothing difficult about updating your G3X Touch software.

Most of the devices are on the high speed CAN bus and will update in just a couple of minutes, but your GDL 52R updates over...
Forum: ADS-B 07-23-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post I would probably wait until I got the plane home...

I would probably wait until I got the plane home before doing any software updating. Hopefully David had pretty recent software installed in your plane.

I would, however, go into configuration mode...
Forum: ADS-B 07-23-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Longez
Post Does your Transponder configuration page look...

Does your Transponder configuration page look like this? In particular, since your GTX 35R should be receiving GPS data from the GPS 20A, RS-232 Port 2 should be set to "ADS-B+ GPS" to reflect...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Longez
Post The Artex 345 accepts either 4800 baud NMEA data...

The Artex 345 accepts either 4800 baud NMEA data or 9600 baud Aviation format data, but the Artex has to be programmed for the selected protocol.

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The Garmin IFR GPS navigators output Aviation...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Longez
Post Hello, Slight clarification. As explained in...

Hello,

Slight clarification. As explained in the GMA 245 installation manual, DIP switch 8 does not enable/disable G3X Touch control of the GMA 245 configuration. That is always enabled regardless...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Longez
Post Yes, that guidance is in the G3X Touch...

Yes, that guidance is in the G3X Touch Installation Manual on page 27-33.

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Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Longez
Post Hello, Unfortunately, you don't say what...

Hello,

Unfortunately, you don't say what equipment you have installed with your GTX 45R, but after digging through your past posts on this site, I see that you have a GTN.

When you have a GTN, you...
Forum: ADS-B 07-04-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,854
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Larry, An ADS-B traffic receiver like the GDL...

Hi Larry,

An ADS-B traffic receiver like the GDL 50/50R/52/52R provides fast and accurate air-to-air traffic from all of the aircraft (most of them) now equipped with ADS-B Out transmitters of...
Forum: GPS 06-21-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By Longez
Post Copy that. Don't forget to consider the GA 36...

Copy that. Don't forget to consider the GA 36 antenna as well as the GA 35 antenna when you are looking for a good deal.

GA...
Forum: GPS 06-20-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Figs, To the best of my knowledge, the GDL 82...

Hi Figs,

To the best of my knowledge, the GDL 82 does not accept NMEA GPS data from a Garmin portable.

This shouldn't be a problem since the GDL 82 has a built-in GPS receiver and doesn't need to...
Forum: GPS 06-16-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Longez
Post The Fuel Timer field is explained on page 154 of...

The Fuel Timer field is explained on page 154 of the current Rev. H Aera 660 Pilot's Guide.

This field displays the elapsed time since the Fuel Tank Reminder Alarm was last issued (and presumably...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-14-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Longez
Post What do you want to connect this OAT probe...

What do you want to connect this OAT probe to?

You can use either a GTP 59 or an AD590 (EDMO 655 or Davtron C307PS) based probe with a GAD 13 (often used with a G5), but you cannot connect an AD590...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-12-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By Longez
Post The installation/configuration software for a GTX...

The installation/configuration software for a GTX 45R runs fine on a Win10 laptop. Only way to go.

Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Longez
Post Brandon, The audio panel, intercom, or COM...

Brandon,

The audio panel, intercom, or COM radio/intercom that you are wiring the headset jacks to will normally provide the wiring guidance you seek.

For example, for a GTR 200 installation, where...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Longez
Post Michael, There is no mystery here. There is...

Michael,

There is no mystery here.

There is no such thing as "Swapped out the Bluetooth module with the Apple/IOS Version".

There is, however, a newer configuration module that includes the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-30-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Longez
Post Chris, GDL 39R V4.91 works great with G3X Touch...

Chris,

GDL 39R V4.91 works great with G3X Touch V8.81.

Are you sure you have good wiring and power to the GDL 39R and the RS-232 port on the GDU 4XX configured for Garmin Data Transfer?

Steve
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-29-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,659
Posted By Longez
Post These are good things to check. A few more to...

These are good things to check. A few more to consider.


Is the ANR headset set to stereo mode? Most ANR headsets come from the factory set to mono mode. A stereo headset set to mono mode and...
Forum: COMM 05-24-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,314
Posted By Longez
Post Steve, One quick check is to make sure that pin...

Steve,

One quick check is to make sure that pin 5, TX Interlock In is not grounded.

TX Interlock In is an active low input that desenses (protects) the COM receiver when a 2nd COM radio in the same...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-22-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Longez
Post Yes, the G5 will receive navigation guidance from...

Yes, the G5 will receive navigation guidance from Garmin portables like the Aera 5XX/660/760/79X over RS-232 (NMEA format) and provide lateral and vertical (enroute VNAV) guidance on either the PFD...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-20-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Longez
Post Lelac, It will probably be hard for anyone to...

Lelac,

It will probably be hard for anyone to provide any useful information without knowing more about your system.

At a minimum, we need to know what system device is supposed to be connected to...
Forum: Autopilots 05-20-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Longez
Post No, when the autopilot is engaged, both the roll...

No, when the autopilot is engaged, both the roll and pitch servos are operational.

You can, of course, press the FD (flight director) button instead of the AP button, and use all the autopilot...
Forum: Autopilots 05-20-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Longez
Post Absolutely! Just press the HDG or TRK buttons to...

Absolutely! Just press the HDG or TRK buttons to select one of those two lateral modes, then turn the HDG/TRK knob to steer the...
Forum: GPS 05-20-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By Longez
Post Figs, I did! Steve

Figs,

I did!

Steve
Forum: GPS 05-19-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By Longez
Post Figs, That looks correct. Here is the pinout...

Figs,

That looks correct. Here is the pinout information that I use when making cables for the Aera...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Jeff, Glad you were able to remove these...

Hi Jeff,

Glad you were able to remove these units and figure out how to improve the installation to make it easier next time.

Steve
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Jeff, You might get a good flashlight and...

Hi Jeff,

You might get a good flashlight and look under the GTN 650 while lifting on the unit to see if the pawl latch is striking the instrument panel.

It should not be doing that since the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-15-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Longez
Post Jeff, The Garmin GMA 240/245 audio panels do...

Jeff,

The Garmin GMA 240/245 audio panels do indeed have a long screw that goes through the unit and threads into the backplate. Very simple and easy to use.

Both the GTR 200 and the GTN 650 do...
Forum: GPS 05-15-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By Longez
Post Hi Figs, The Aera 760 receives and displays...

Hi Figs,

The Aera 760 receives and displays MapMX data from the GNX 375 by listening to that interface (single wire plus ground).

The Aera 760 does not control or send data to the GNX 375 in any...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Longez
Post Great! You might make sure that the G3X Touch...

Great! You might make sure that the G3X Touch software is up to date with V8.81 which should automatically load V7.10 software into the G5 if the CAN bus is connected to the G5.

Steve
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