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Forum: COMM Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,875
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 Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
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 Today, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,770
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
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, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
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, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
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, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
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, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
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, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
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, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
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, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,176
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, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
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, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
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...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-22-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Update

Hi Charlie,

That is correct, G3X Touch software version 9.00 includes G5 software 8.00.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-22-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin EAB G5 Software 8.00 & Service Bulletin 21107

Good Afternoon,

We released G5 Software Version 8.00 to the G5 Software Download Area (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?partNumber=010-01485-00&tab=software) today.

This software update supports...
Forum: ADS-B 12-22-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By g3xpert
GDL 39

The GDL 50 does have an internal AHRS which you can use to display attitude information on a portable device. Apart from that, the GDL 39 will accomplish the same thing as the GDL 50, as far as...
Forum: ADS-B 12-21-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By g3xpert
ADS-B Options

Good Afternoon,

The GTX 35R (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/568104) will fulfill your transponder needs, including the ADS-B requirement. It is listed for $2450.00. You would still need an ADS-B In...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-20-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,714
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch SW 9.00 & G3X SW 12.30 Available Now (12/20/2021)

Good Afternoon,

G3X Touch software version 9.00 and G3X software version 12.30 were posted to the Software Download Area (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00) today....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-20-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By g3xpert
Magnetic Heading Issues

Please feel free to contact us anytime with these kinds of questions, at G3Xpert@Garmin.com, or 1-866-854-8433.

In this case, we are going to be interested in the datalogs present on the microSD...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-20-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By g3xpert
Auto Declutter

This is Auto Declutter activating, you can disable this behavior in configuration mode > Attitude > Automatic Declutter.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-10-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Stream 510

You can connect to the GNC 355 via Bluetooth without the need for a Flightstream 510. The Flightstream 510 has a WiFi interface however, which the GNC 355 does not have onboard itself. The WiFi...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-10-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 103,800
Posted By g3xpert
ESP Engagement

Glad to hear that you so quickly identified and corrected the issue in flight. Just a few things to keep in mind with regards to ESP.


ESP is providing autopilot servo torque to the controls, but...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-08-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By g3xpert
Fuel Calibration

You are able to export your fuel quantity calibration to an SD card, per procedure 35.4.32.12.1 on page 35-173 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-02-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By g3xpert
Canopy Discrete Input

Ron,

Please export your configuration file and email it to us. This can be done by inserting an SD card in the display, booting the system up into configuration mode (press MENU while applying...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-02-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By g3xpert
Pitch/Roll Calibration

Richard,

The pitch/roll offset calibration is automatic for EAB installations, and not something you have to enter manually. 8.4.6.1 of the G5 Installation manual...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,061
Posted By g3xpert
Traffic Input Failed

As far as checking the wiring, the datapath of interest is going to be an RS232 connection from one of the 5 GDU RS232 ports to RS232 port 2, 3 or 4 on the GTX 45R. The RS232 ports of the GTX 45R are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,552
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Software Update

Good Afternoon,

We will have a software revision available for GDU 3XX displays shortly. We will post here when the download is publicly available.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 11-30-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By g3xpert
GNX 375 Circuit Breaker

As mentioned above, the installation manual calls for a 5A circuit breaker. If you are in need of any manuals shoot us an email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we can email them to you.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By g3xpert
Igor, Please update your software....

Igor,

Please update your software.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: COMM 11-19-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,875
Posted By g3xpert
GTR 200 Reception Issue

We are taking a look at a radio from one of the problematic installations, to try and recreate the reported issue. We will pin down whether it is a configuration/setting issue, an installation issue...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Touch Software 8.92

We release system software 8.92 to the Software Download Area (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00) today. This is a maintenance release that will address the audible...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Power Issue

Good Morning,

The software can be download using this link (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01485-00). The software update process is outlined on page 8-2 of the G5 EAB...
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,500
Posted By g3xpert
3 Axis Autotrim

You are able to drive autotrim through a GSA 28 yaw damper just fine. Page 27-10 of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_ap.pdf) provides an example of how...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-12-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By g3xpert
GTX 32 Automatic Mode Selection

We are setting this combination of equipment up on our bench to take a look at it, we will respond here with more information after our analysis.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-10-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By g3xpert
PFD/MFD

As mentioned above, if a display is assigned as a PFD, the flight instruments will always be shown on at least half of the display. Assigning a display as an MFD allows you to view the navigation and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By g3xpert
Igor, What system software do you have loaded on...

Igor,

What system software do you have loaded on your GDU?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-22-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By g3xpert
GDU 460 Installation

Good Morning,

Page 37-5 of the AP Revision of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (https://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_ap.pdf), provides all the information you will need to make the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By g3xpert
V Speeds

Igor,

Is your airspeed tape registering an airspeed, rather than "--"?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 10-15-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By g3xpert
RS-232 Information

The RS-232 datastream contains crosstrack information, but we do not know what full scale deflection represents from that information, so the deviation is not scaled properly. As mentioned, depending...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By g3xpert
Motor Disconnect Input

Good Afternoon,

When you run this test, is the MOTOR DISCONNECT input active? If so, that would result in the behavior you are seeing.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 10-12-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By g3xpert
Macintosh Support

We started pulling the GPS175/GNC355/GNX375 software over to the Experimental software download area as soon as was feasible to help avoid sending our EAB customers to a certified maintenance...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By g3xpert
GDU Mount GSU 25

Some instrument panels are not substantial enough to support the GSU 25. If the instrument panel is quite rigid, with no flex, this type of installation will work just fine. We advise against this...
Forum: Autopilots 10-11-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By g3xpert
Trim Fault

The TRIM FAULT message is displayed when both trim inputs (up/down, left/right) are active at the same time. Since it is intermittent, there is likely an wiring issue. Not knowing how your trim...
Forum: ADS-B 10-05-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By g3xpert
Diversity Transponder

As mentioned above, the GDL 39 in an ADS-B In receiver, and where available, is capable of receiving ADS-B traffic and weather information, to be displayed on a portable device, or G3X (Touch)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-05-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Engine ECU CAS Message

The ENGINE ECU CAS message is alerting you to an issue with your FADEC datastream. It would be a good idea to power the system on in configuration mode, and check the System Information screen for...
Forum: COMM 09-29-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By g3xpert
LEMO Jack Wiring

Garminís LEMO connector drawing is recommended as the best case for wiring to the GMA audio panels. In the LEMO connector the MIC has its own Lo, but the HS and Power share a return path. The power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Audio Database Update

We amended the post above to address some of the audio database problems we have seen during this update process.

Software version 8.91 included an updated audio database to support Smart Glide,...
Forum: GPS 09-27-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By g3xpert
non-WAAS GNS Navigator

Hi Jim,

Yes your GNS 430 will work well in an experimental G5 installation. Here is a link (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?partNumber=010-01485-00&tab=manuals)to the EAB G5 Installation Manual....
Forum: GPS 09-24-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,770
Posted By g3xpert
Flight Plan Transfer

The MAPMX connection allows for downstream flight plan information to be fed from the GNX 375 to the Aera 760. The Connext format should allow flight plans to be transferred bi-directionally, but it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-20-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Display Mount

If your instrument panel is substantial enough it should support the GSU 25, but as mentioned above it can cause a maintenance headache down the line. We generally do not recommend mounting the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Transponder Software Update

You will need a Garmin Dealer to process the Transponder update. We do not have any way for individual owners/installers to update transponder software.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Update Questions

You will need GTX Main Software 2.60, which includes ADS-B software 3.22. Other than that, there are no configuration changes required.



GTN Xi software 20.21 will be posted and available for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Update Success

Thank you Ryan and Walt! We appreciate the feedback!

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
XPDR Update

Drum,

Yes you can configure one of your GEA 24 discrete inputs for Glide Activate. There will be an updated Installation Manual released shortly, but the post above provides all of the details you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Glide Runway Selection

Smart Glide will navigate to the approach end of what is estimated to be the best runway, the details of this determination are included in the updated G3X Touch Pilot's Guide. Once the glide...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
Equipment Requirements

Figs,

The GTN Xi series navigators are the only external navigators that support Smart Glide at this time. The only other option is to use a G3X Touch display which would allow you to use the Native...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,149
Posted By g3xpert
TOD/BOD

TOD/BOD can now be displayed on the G3X Touch map page, from a GTN Xi Navigator. There are changes that had to be made on the Navigator side, which we were able to work into the release of software...
Forum: GPS 09-09-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,638
Posted By g3xpert
GNX 375 Software Update

Good Morning,

We will have software version 3.11 posted to the Software Download Area (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01057-00)next week. You will be able to download...
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