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#12481158 - 10/27/17 11:54 AM Garmin buys Navionics
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Registered: 03/04/12
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Just read this..true?

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#12481198 - 10/27/17 12:15 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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If so it sure would help the mapping on the Garmins.

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#12481212 - 10/27/17 12:29 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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#12481249 - 10/27/17 01:00 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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#12481288 - 10/27/17 01:35 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Great,..now I can get Navionic maps for to fit my Garmin... pollo

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#12481297 - 10/27/17 01:45 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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For Garmin, I believe this move ranks right up there with Panoptix. This will give them an even bigger share of the marine electronics market.

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#12481375 - 10/27/17 03:12 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 561
Loc: Joshua, TX
Yep. This is awesome news for us Garmin owners!

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#12481433 - 10/27/17 04:11 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Registered: 04/16/16
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Loc: Plano, Texas
now I can use navionics instead of the garmin maps.

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#12481522 - 10/27/17 05:51 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
Pitch Offline
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Registered: 07/23/16
Posts: 58
This should hopefully put the pressure on Lowrance to offer a reliable/functional product like panoptics or hummingbird 360 but hope all the Lowrance owners don't encounter compatibility issues with their Lowrance Units using Garmin/Navionics mapping in the future? Garmin and Lowrance have certainly had their issues/lawsuits in the past.

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#12481525 - 10/27/17 05:55 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Registered: 07/06/15
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Loc: On the Wheel
I'm excited!

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#12484825 - 10/30/17 04:50 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
Corey Stanley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
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Loc: Tx
This is 100% true, but no details have come out about the deal yet as far as time frame on Garmin units being able to take a Navionics card. I would assume it is just a software update, since all it was was a software update that they used to block some of the new cards that came out for Garmin last year. As I know more, I will share.
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#12484852 - 10/30/17 05:13 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Registered: 07/16/03
Posts: 479
Maybe Navionics customer service will get better. They are always willing to help but I think they are out of Italy or something and it can get frustrating. I wish they could find a way to protect their data but make it more flexible and user friendly to work with. Updating your chip with "freshest data" was a pain for me.

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#12484970 - 10/30/17 07:16 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Registered: 07/04/11
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Loc: nederland, TX
They really have to give current owners access to the map data from navionics. Either they will have to add it to the Garmin mapping or make the units accept the navionics maps. It would be a total slap in the face to own the tech and not make it available to your current customers. I wish they would say though. I will probably sell all my stuff and switch over if I can get navionics on the garmins.

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#12485027 - 10/30/17 07:53 PM Re: Garmin buys Navionics [Re: Chato]
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Really would like to be able to run the navionics on my units, 2ould be really cool if you could overlay the maps.
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