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I have a raymarine gps receiver 125 that is not transmitting. It has a blinking red light. Does this indicate unit is defective? Should light; if working properly, stay steady red. Help

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SOURCE: proper wiring for gps

red and green go to 12v.brown and screen go to earth yellow to yellow.

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What I understand is you might not have gone through the user manual for C70 as its clearly mentioned about the settings. Once when you have it set up correct then we can come to troubleshooting mode whether something is wron or not.

I would therefore request you to take out some time and go through the manual first and then try connecting or setting it up.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: cut antenna wire raymarine 300waas gps

That unit uses a TNC connector. Just have someone install a new one on the end of the cable. IT's a little more difficult than a F connector for a TV but not rocket science. You can also send it in to Mid-Shore Electronics. Just google them and get their number. They have alot of experience with the older stuff.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: wiring of seatalk instruments

OK, you are confused. Seatalk is a bus system, using 3 wires , (power +, power-, and Data.) red, bare and yellow repectively. So Red and Bare are 12V and ground. Since the 125 shows a green light, it is getting power and outputting data. but is it seatalk?? to make a 125 Seatalk, you must hook red and green together to 12 V, so check that first. if green is grounded or not connected, that is the problem (or one of them)
Next divide system to its' simplest terms, so hook the GPS straight to the display ST60, and see if it works red to rd, yell to yell and bare to bare (sometimes black) One by one hook the others into the chain until they all work or failed device takes down Seatalk network. If you are missing 12V on a seatalk leg, check 5A fuse in course computer. If you have a pilot, you have a course computer, unless it is ST4000 wheel pilot, and then the brain is the display (course computer is built in to ST4000 display)

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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The Raymarine RS125 has five wires and can be either seatalk or nmea. It would be best to get a dealer involved. If things are hooked up wrong you'll fry your equipment.

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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