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Dead in the water , no autopilot

I'm stranded in grenada w.i. on a sailboat with a broken sutopilot. the armature is shot. the unit is a b&g network autopilot with a 445-00-061 .ram which has been discontinued. the unit may have been built by a uk company called hypro. i would break down a buy the replacement ram drive from b&g but it won't fit. its about 8 inchs to long because of the way they mountede to dc motot. if you google the part number, click on, and then scroll down to section 3 page 5 you will find complete specs and drawing for the assembly.
dave mcclimans
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Your internal GPS module has failed and cannot be serviced.
You must buy a new complete navigation system.
"Loopback failed" means the module was unable to communicate with itself. A "loopback" is where a component within a system (hard drive, sounds card, video graphics card, etc) is redirected to send signals though its output device and simulate them back into the input device. This "loopback" is done within the internal circuit and can help identify and isolate dead circuitry.

Posted on May 13, 2011


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