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Old 11-22-2016, 05:34 PM   #14
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My old 4' open array Furuno radar died a couple of years back. It would not rotate, and the tech was not sure whether it was a board or the stepper motor. Parts are available but not that cheap, so factor in labor and the best way forward was to ditch it.

Furuno's DRS2D and DRS4D radars use a Cat5 plus a power cable of the same size in a figure 8 format. Both cables plug into a Furuno MFD, no seperate power supply needed. Or you can run the Cat 5 to a network switch (or router), and then display where ever you want. Best to leave the cat 5 plugs on, so a 1/2"hole is needed to run the cable.
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