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Raymarine SL70 Radar; Unit switches on normally, but there is no radar image appearing. The cable is ok, the scanner is rotating...

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  • Richard Fox Jun 09, 2008

    I have also done a continuity check on the radar wiring. All looks in order.

    I am going to take down the radar and have it bench tested by a Raymarine agent. It is rotating, but no echos until manual gain is near 85% then 360 degree clutter.

  • bschaap Apr 14, 2009

    I have the same problem, unit is 8 years old. When I switch the radar on it says the radome is connected and responding, when I press transmit there is no image. Increasing gain has no effect until nearly 100 % then the screen becomes black

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I have the same problem. All functions and settings appear to be working OK but no image. After startup time about 3.5 amps are drawm When I turn on power [transmit] amps goes up to 4.5 approx.

I have the scanner head spinning but no target images

Ian

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

I got the radar down on Wenesday 11th June and into the agent on thursday. Today he tells he to call him this day next week as he is too busy just to hook it up to bench test it, in fact he told me to take it away if I was not happy with this. That is what you call service. I am in Ireland by the way. I did speak to Raymarine technical guy in the US and we went through all the setting, he was most helpful and pleasant. . He said it would have to be bench tested. I will now have to find someone who can do the job. I told the agent if I treated my customers like that I would not have any left. I also told him I was flabergasted with his attitude. I will not buy Raymarine again unless I get a better service.

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