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#11907066 - 10/29/16 05:18 PM Helix 12 question
Ranger481 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/16
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Loc: Seguin Texas
Got my 12 yesterday, I have a navionics platinum card in my 998 C that is moving to the bow. Do I need a second card in the 12 or can they share a card by ethernet? Also what am I going to need to network them together? Thanks

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#11907098 - 10/29/16 05:39 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Bob Landry Online   content
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They will share everything but the chip information. All you should need to newwork the two is an ethernet adapter for each unit and a cable. If you add anything else such as another sonar, 360, i-pilot link, then you'll need the 5 input ethernet box.
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#11907171 - 10/29/16 06:17 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Wayne P. Online   content
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No Ethernet adapter needed for either version of the 998c, it has a threaded Ethernet port on back that an Ethernet cable connects directly to.
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#11907336 - 10/29/16 07:38 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Ranger481 Offline
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So I will need a Navionics card for the 12?

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#11907341 - 10/29/16 07:39 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Ranger481 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/16
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Loc: Seguin Texas
So I will need a Navionics card for the 12?

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#11907372 - 10/29/16 07:51 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/10
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Originally Posted By: Ranger481
So I will need a Navionics card for the 12?


If you want more than the included ContourXD background mapping, you will need a map card. Humminbird units read Navionics and Lakemaster digital mapping.

Those units do not share map data. Only the ONIX/ION series does.
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#11907481 - 10/29/16 08:42 PM Re: Helix 12 question [Re: Ranger481]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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I'd consider buying a lakemaster card for it so then you'll have the best of both worlds. Some lakes are better on one card than the other. Your waypoints will still be shared if you turn sharing it on.

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