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I have a Raymarine E120 Multifunction Display slow loading chart.

When I boot it up it takes 20-40 minutes for the chart to display the graphics from the chip. I bought a new platinum navionics card, i've reinstalled the chip several times, and I even updated the software to 5.52. When it comes on it stays on, but when you're leaving at 4am for a canyon trip and the card graphics don't load... any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Same problem I had. After resetting unit and checking CF on another unit, Raymarine tech. said, the reader is not working. All pins seems to be OK on first look. I opened unit by removing several screws in front, gasket and the whole chassis from the case. Simple repositioning of pushed down pins from inside into the Compact Flash corrected contact problem of reader. Since then, I never removed CF. It seemed, after several reinsertions of CF, I pushed down two pins in CF slot.

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Your problem is the 4GB card. The Raymarine C-Series have a problem with their compatability tool and larger CF cards. You should use a card no bigger than 256mb.

The card probably worked in the store because the newer models accept larger cards.

Get an older card from ebay etc and copy your 4gb files onto it and try again. There is more info here:*&p_li=&p_topview=1

Hope that helps you out.

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