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Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
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: 611
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: 1,462
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: 25
Views: 2,295
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: 295
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: 558
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: 25
Views: 2,295
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: 25
Views: 2,295
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: 611
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: 1,462
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: 882
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: 288
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: 25
Views: 2,295
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: 1,155
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: 341
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: 873
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: 593
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: 873
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: 459
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: 1,524
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: 1,182
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: 1,414
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: 1,414
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: 618
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: 623
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: 1,169
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: 1,414
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: 654
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: 2,941
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: 347
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: 2,941
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: 1,001
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: 2,941
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: 601
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: 499
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: 2,058
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: 365
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: 1,480
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: 1,414
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: 2,058
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: 1,545
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: 1,121
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: 1,845
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: 433
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: 388
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: 637
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: 16
Views: 1,462
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: 77
Views: 113,114
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: 1,419
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: 1,480
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: 1,419
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: 600
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: 20
Views: 1,872
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: 20
Views: 1,872
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: 497
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: 1,315
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: 1,315
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: 1,315
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: 1,419
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: 4,153
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: 669
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: 77
Views: 113,114
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: 476
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: 736
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"....
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