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#12289919 - 06/12/17 10:58 AM Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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Registered: 11/11/09
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Has anyone used the bass boat lanes card for the Solix units yet? Can't seem to get mine to load.

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#12289985 - 06/12/17 11:37 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
LittleGazoo Online   content
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Solix units import from GPX files.
Are you using a Boatlanes GPX?

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#12290050 - 06/12/17 12:03 PM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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Just standard micro sd card

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#12290711 - 06/12/17 06:27 PM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
LittleGazoo Online   content
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What folders or files are on the microSD-card?
MATRIX folder, some GPX file or both?

Solix units import and export GPX files. Lance Vick Boatlane cards or downloads should have a GPX file for the lake you need. What lake are you importing?

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#12291405 - 06/13/17 07:17 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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Its the card he sells that comes with Rayburn/Toledo/Fork. Was trying to do Rayburn first.

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#12291529 - 06/13/17 08:57 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
David Burton Offline
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Originally Posted By: Angelina River Bass Guide
Its the card he sells that comes with Rayburn/Toledo/Fork. Was trying to do Rayburn first.


The question they are asking is "Humminbird or Lowrance?". The GPX is a Lowrance format, I think. The May would be the version of the card you need.

Correction, USR is Lowrance, you may need to convert if the card doesn't have the folder with the gpx version of the files.


Edited by David Burton (06/13/17 02:19 PM)
Edit Reason: Auto correct stinks!
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#12292828 - 06/13/17 08:49 PM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
LittleGazoo Online   content
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The questions being asked are:
Do you have the Solix required GPX formatted file?
Have you done the Solix Home->File->Import Navdata?

I can help you with the GPX file...

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#12292856 - 06/13/17 09:02 PM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
the skipper Online   content
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If you put the sd card in your computer and open it does it have a matrix folder or a gpx file? Im guessing its a matrix folder. Solix doesnt read that format, thats for the helix and older series graphs. The solix/onix reads a gpx file. You can use GPS Babel to convert it

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#12293371 - 06/14/17 09:12 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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I'll put the card in my computer tonight and see what file it is.

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#12293376 - 06/14/17 09:17 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
Usmc826 Offline
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I was having the same problem with my new Helix Mega. So you have to do it from the computer first ?

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#12293409 - 06/14/17 09:31 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Usmc826]
the skipper Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Usmc826
I was having the same problem with my new Helix Mega. So you have to do it from the computer first ?

Once you have it on the card the helix should read it. Does it ask you to import anything when you put the card in? Also, you might have to go in to the waypoints management menu on the helix and select the lake, say rayburn, and edit the track to make it visible. You can change the color and size of the line on the track to what you want.

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#12293542 - 06/14/17 10:31 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
franchi Offline
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For what its worth i had the same problem a couple weeks ago on my 898 si. Turns out i didnt have enough memory space on my HB and ended up deleting a bunch of stuff to make room

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#12294734 - 06/14/17 08:17 PM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: LittleGazoo]
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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Originally Posted By: LittleGazoo
The questions being asked are:
Do you have the Solix required GPX formatted file?
Have you done the Solix Home->File->Import Navdata?

I can help you with the GPX file...


The card is in GPX format

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#12295125 - 06/15/17 06:06 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: Angelina River Bass Guide]
the skipper Online   content
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Did you go to your home menu,then to files, then import nav data? It wont automatically ask you to download

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#12295227 - 06/15/17 07:42 AM Re: Bass Boat Lanes for SOLIX [Re: the skipper]
Angelina River Bass Guide Offline
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
Did you go to your home menu,then to files, then import nav data? It wont automatically ask you to download


I thought I had but I will double check again tonight, thank you.

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