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Old 02-28-2018, 06:44 AM   #8
City: Carefree, Arizona
Country: usa
Vessel Name: sunchaser V
Vessel Model: DeFever 48
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 8,120
Originally Posted by Dougcole View Post
I'm changing out my electronics, switching from older Raymarine gear to Garmin.

First step is to change out my two e90s and 24" Radome for a pair of Garmin GPSMAP 942 and 18 HD+ Radar.

But I'd like to keep my current autopilot, a raymarine ST6001.

The AP is currently interfaced with my chartplotters, (NEMA 2000?) but I just want it to work as a standalone with the new stuff. I use the autopilot in "point and click" mode only, I never use it to run routes and don't have any desire to do so, so I don't see why it needs to talk to the plotter.
Just curious, did you consider staying with Raymarine? That way your AP would likely interface easier.
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