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#12299493 - 06/18/17 12:13 PM Ultrex?
jbassman Online   content
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Registered: 05/01/03
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Loc: dallas
Guys I am getting some interference on my bird when I step on my foot control. Any advice
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#12299514 - 06/18/17 12:29 PM Re: Ultrex? [Re: jbassman]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Are you using US2? Or the bird transducer?

I was having horrible interference with the bird transducer. I was told I could add an 18g ground wire between the tm batteries and the starting battery and that would help. Or could add a ferrite ring to the birds power wire.

I chose to buy the US2 adaptor and use the front graph for Sonar and mapping only. Perfect picture now. The US2 has shielding built in to prevent the interference.
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#12299938 - 06/18/17 06:36 PM Re: Ultrex? [Re: jbassman]
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Registered: 07/24/14
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Loc: Joshua, TX
That's weird. I use my Garmin ducer with the Ultrex and I do not get any interference at all. I used to get a ton with my Motorguide.

From what I understand, you really shouldn't be getting any with the Ultrex. There is a fuse inside it that I've heard of blowing, and that will cause you to get more interference. That's what was explained to me by someone that had it happen.

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#12300148 - 06/18/17 09:09 PM Re: Ultrex? [Re: jbassman]
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US2
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#12300299 - 06/18/17 11:04 PM Re: Ultrex? [Re: jbassman]
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Look in to that fuse. I'll bet that's the problem.

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#12300432 - 06/19/17 07:03 AM Re: Ultrex? [Re: jbassman]
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I'm going to. Thanks!
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