Question about Lowrance GPS
If your GPS was sending NMEA data and now is not, your NMEA configuration may have been inadvertently changed, either due to a user error, or possibly a software glitch.
You can configure the unit to use specific NMEA sentences.
1. Press MENU|MENU| then scroll down to SYSTEM SETUP and press |ENT.
2. Scroll down to COMMUNICATIONS PORT, then press ENT then scroll down to CONFIGURE NMEA and press ENT.
3. A menu appears showing the prefixes of the available NMEA sentences.
A check mark next to a prefix means the prefix is in use. Use the arrow keys (on the track pad) like a mouse to select a prefix, then press ENT to turn off the prefix. (Press
ENT again to check the box and turn a prefix on.)
I'm not exactly sure how the data is labeled on that model but you looking for a sentence that looks like an abbreviation for GPS Lat Lon (it may be something like GPLL). If you're not sure, turn them all on, the VHF will only use the sentences it recognizes.
4. When the desired prefixes are checked or unchecked, press
EXIT|EXIT|EXIT|EXIT to return to the previous page.
let me know if this worked for you, or if I may be of further assistance.
Posted on Aug 19, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 04, 2014 | Navman GPS
Jul 16, 2011 | Navman GPS
Jun 24, 2010 | Lowrance LMS-527C DF iGPS GPS Receiver
Apr 04, 2010 | Eagle Industries FishElite 642C iGPS GPS...
Aug 10, 2009 | Navman Tracker 5600 GPS Receiver
Jul 11, 2009 | Navman Tracker 5600 GPS Receiver
Nov 03, 2008 | Lowrance LMS-330C GPS Receiver
Oct 02, 2008 | Lowrance LMS-332C GPS Receiver
Jul 21, 2008 | Lowrance GlobalMap 3500C GPS Receiver
Oct 01, 2016 | Lowrance Elite-5 HDI 83/200 455/800 Combo...
220 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: