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Forum: Autopilots Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By g3xpert
Discrete Configuration

Mark,

You are on the right track, you will configure one of these for Remote Go Around and connect it to your TO /GA switch. When the TO / GA switch is pressed, it grounds the discrete input on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By g3xpert
G5 Calibration

Terry,

While there is a static cal procedure provided in the installation manual, you should not have to perform it right out of the box. Reach out to us via email at G3Xpert@Garmin.com and we can...
Forum: Autopilots 10-26-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By g3xpert
TO/GA Switch

The TO/GA button serves two purposes in the case of a go around on an instrument approach. The connection to your GMC 507 cycles the autopilot vertical and lateral modes, to set you up for climb out...
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By g3xpert
Autopilot Gain Settings

Did you have any luck with improving your autopilot performance? If not, do you possibly have a datalog from the flight you could email over to us?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Autopilot Tuning Guide

John,

You can find the Autopilot Tuning Guide in Appendix A of the AM Revision of the G3X Touch Installation Manual (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01115-01_am.pdf).

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: GPS 10-20-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By g3xpert
GTN Software Update Error

The GTN Xi Navigator software has not been updated since initial launch. Once a software update is released, it will be made available to our experimental customers in just the same way the legacy...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin G3X Software 12.10 & G5 Software 6.75 Now Available 10/20/2020

We are happy to announce that we posted both EAB G5 (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01485-00) and G3X (non-touch)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-19-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By g3xpert
RV 6 Panel Cost

Good Morning Rob,

There are a lot of good options out there to choose from, which makes the process all that much more fun! Here is an idea of what it would cost to use our equipment.

These 4...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By g3xpert
CAN bus Troubleshooting

It sounds like you are on the right track. Typically (but not always) if there is a single pin incorrectly assigned somewhere, you will still see some of the CAN bus LRU's come and go offline. For...
Forum: GPS 10-06-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By g3xpert
GPS 175 System ID

Good Morning Dylan,

As Walt mentioned, the System Id is stored in the configuration module, which is installed in the connector for your radio. With the unit fully installed in its rack and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By g3xpert
LOC AP Reversion

Good Morning Charlie,

We have your logs from this flight. We will take a look at them this morning and get back with you.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By g3xpert
GTS 800

Good Morning Guys,

We are sorry to hear you are both having issues with your GTS 800 installation. We can review your installations with you and help to identify a resolution. I will reach out to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
Good afternoon, Only 2 weeks to go until the...

Good afternoon,

Only 2 weeks to go until the next Experimental Avionics Installation class! There are only a few open spots left in the class, so if you're heavily considering attending - better...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-17-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, It looks like the link/recording is no...

Hello,

It looks like the link/recording is no longer accessible. Apologies for the inconvenience.

We have uploaded more training videos to the Garmin Aviation Training YouTube...
Forum: GPS 09-16-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, A great replacement for the 496 would be...

Hello,

A great replacement for the 496 would be the current 5" portable solution, the Aera 660 (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/520775). This would fit in the same panel space as the 496, however...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,496
Posted By g3xpert
EGT/CHT Gauges

Steve,

You can update your system to 8.72, leave the EIS / Engine Page Layout configuration setting to Combined , and nothing will change from your current EIS gauge layout/behavior. Regardless of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,496
Posted By g3xpert
Configuration Module/SystemID

Brian,

Glad to hear you got it all figured out. The SystemID is held in the configuration module, inside the connector for the PFD. This makes it very convenient if you were ever to need to replace...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,496
Posted By g3xpert
FIS-B Weather Products

It is under development, as the FIS-B product package has expanded, we have had to make adjustments to facilitate the data transfer of all of the new products. There will be an update to the system...
Forum: Autopilots 09-11-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, The GSA28 'Smart Servos' are brushless...

Hello,

The GSA28 'Smart Servos' are brushless DC motors with an internal electronic clutch system. When disengaged there is no control system friction whatsoever and the the control arm on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By g3xpert
Connext Setup

Charlie,

The Connext Setup menu can be found in Normal mode on the GTN 650. From the main menu, touch System and then Connext Setup. From here, see if you are able to locate the GTX using your phone...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,496
Posted By g3xpert
GDU 37X Software

Larry,

Yes there will be an update for the non-touch G3X installations to follow.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,496
Posted By g3xpert
Garmin G3X Touch Software 8.72 Now Available 9/9/2020

Hello,

We released G3X Touch Version 8.72 to the software download area today. Please note from the list at the bottom that many system LRU's have new software. After updating the software in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By g3xpert
G3X LRU Power Consumption

Good Afternoon,

All values provided for a 14V electrical system:

Garmin GNX375 -1.20A Typical, 1.80A Maximum
Garmin 507 Controller - 0.20A
Garmin GSA 28 Autopilot Servo (each) - 0.36A Typical,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By g3xpert
GNS Database Card

As mentioned above, there will be no changes other than the data card programmer you use to transfer the databases from your computer to the data card. There are no configuration side settings on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,762
Posted By g3xpert
The current GNC does not have the software format...

The current GNC does not have the software format to receive the GTX 3XX trandponder data over RS232, so it will not read the data even if that hardware communication line remains.

The dates on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,762
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, apologies I will need to retract the...

Hello, apologies I will need to retract the previous statement.

The STC installation manual (REV3) calls out this interface with the RS232 line from the GTX 3XX and to the GNC 355. This...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
I do not believe so, however that would be a...

I do not believe so, however that would be a question for AEA directly. While the last class still had a couple open spots left, this training course has typically filled to capacity, which is kept...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, Quite a bit of time will be spent doing...

Hello,

Quite a bit of time will be spent doing an overview of the G3X Touch System (installation, configuration, troubleshooting, etc....). However all of the hands-on fundamentals/techniques...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, For the structure of this class - it is...

Hello,

For the structure of this class - it is very dependent on hands-on, instructor-led experience. Each attendee will have a workstation with a full set of tools and will be accomplishing a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
Thank you all for the positive reviews! This...

Thank you all for the positive reviews!

This class is typically offered 3-4 times/year based on demand. I believe one might possibly be offered again in Dec/Jan time frame.

BR,

Brad
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By g3xpert
Exclamation Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course - October 7-9, 2020

Greetings VAF!

Once again the Aircraft Electronics Association will be hosting an Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft Course on October 7-9, 2020. The class will take place at the AEA...
Forum: GPS 08-31-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By g3xpert
GTX 345 Remote Control

One of the first things he will need to decide is which display (GTN or G3X Touch) he wants to control the transponder from, it cannot be both. If controlling the GTX 345 through the GDU, the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By g3xpert
You have several great choices for your aircraft...

You have several great choices for your aircraft from companies that wholly support the experimental community. Just to help you along with your decision and exploration of different system features,...
Forum: GPS 08-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By g3xpert
GTN Data Fields

Good Morning Anthony,

Which transponder and audio panel are connected to the GTN 750?

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Autopilots 08-27-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By g3xpert
Good Morning, It sounds like you are looking...

Good Morning,

It sounds like you are looking for the Hardware Group/Installation Kit only (no brackets) for the GSA28 servo. It is $60 list price.

011-02952-00 - GSA 28 Servo Install Kit, generic...
Forum: GPS 08-27-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By g3xpert
GNC 355 Position

Good Morning,

We are working on trying to recreate this issue on our bench. Is the GNC 355 showing your position on the moving map page as being located in Kansas? It is not unusual for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-24-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By g3xpert
FIS-B Weather Products

Good Morning,

We are rounding out the development to include the new FIS-B weather products on the serial datapath, you will see that capability included in a software update in the not-too-distant...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By g3xpert
GNS Database Cards

Good Morning Bill,

As long as the label on the GNS data card is orange or silver you can use the Garmin card programmer to write Garmin databases to it. The Jeppesen card programmer will only write...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By g3xpert
Hello Allen, I am a little confused on your...

Hello Allen,

I am a little confused on your request - do you have, or did you purchase the components individually, instead of purchasing the "LRU Kit" part number K10-00016-14? (Includes: GSU25C,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,762
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, The GNC 355 feeding GPS Position Data...

Hello,

The GNC 355 feeding GPS Position Data via RS232 to the GTX327 will allow flight timer use and position data operation within the -327 transponder,

BR,

Brad
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,468
Posted By g3xpert
To echo Steve's point on the dual magnetometer...

To echo Steve's point on the dual magnetometer installation, you will need to reconsider how you plan on going about this part of the install. The only way to support dual magnetometers is to install...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By g3xpert
Good Morning, The GTP59 is a fully TSO'd OAT...

Good Morning,

The GTP59 is a fully TSO'd OAT used in many certificated installations (as noted, up to Bus-Jets). We discount this product in the 'LRU Kit' when you purchase with a GSU/GMU/GTP combo...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-17-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By g3xpert
Hello, In the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide...

Hello,

In the G3X Touch Pilot's Guide (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01754-00_m.pdf), Appendix B (Page 379) outlines details of the flight logging features.

With EIS items configured, the...
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By g3xpert
All Garmin GSA28 (experimental) servos are...

All Garmin GSA28 (experimental) servos are shipped with the over-center bracket. This is intended to be used for its specific purpose in a wide range of experimental autopilot installs. With a...
Forum: ADS-B 08-11-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,568
Posted By g3xpert
GNS 430W Pin Assignment Audio Output

Ray,

The Audio 1 Output is for use with HTAWS systems only. You will not need to connect anything to those pins.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: ADS-B 08-11-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,568
Posted By g3xpert
GNS 430W Manual

Ray,

Please feel free to email us at G3Xpert@Garmin.com, and we can send you the latest revision of the installation manual for any of the equipment you have installed in your panel.

Are you...
Forum: Reviews 08-10-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By g3xpert
Thank you for attending, and great meeting you!...

Thank you for attending, and great meeting you! This has always been a great class of like-minded homebuilders.

For those interested in a future training opportunity, the Aircraft Electronics...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By g3xpert
ADAHRS Source Selection

It requires one button push to bring up the AHRS Selection options on the PFD. Touch the HSI, which brings up the PFD Options page. The Source Selection settings can be seen in the top left hand...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By g3xpert
GSU 25 Power

Booting up the GSU 25's after the GDU's will not be a problem. You have the ability to select which GSU 25 each GDU is using in flight, but you do not have the ability to tell the GDU to display G5...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By g3xpert
TOGA Switch

David,

Wiring a DPST TO/GA switch to both your GTN and G3X Touch will allow you to make the most of the integration that is possible between your EFIS, Autopilot and Navigator. When the switch is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By g3xpert
GTR200B Receiver Audio Output

Hi Shawn,

We were able to re-create this issue, and are currently looking into it. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,349
Posted By g3xpert
Greetings!, Garmin has extended the New...

Greetings!,

Garmin has extended the New Horizons Rebate to August 14, 2020!

BR,

Brad
Forum: GPS 08-03-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,955
Posted By g3xpert
FIS-B Weather Products

Jim,

For the time being this is correct, a future software update for the GDL 52 will be required to facilitate the transfer of these products via RS-232.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-29-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By g3xpert
GNS Terrain Database

Doug,

That is correct, you will want to load the terrain database specific to the non-WAAS unit on the card before using it in a non-WAAS GNS 430.

Thanks,

Justin
Forum: ADS-B 07-28-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,626
Posted By g3xpert
GDL 82 Fault Indicator

Working from Revision 6 of the GDL 82 TSO Installation Manual, we specify the lamp to be used on page 3-3, and the wiring information can be found on page 10-2. The GDL 82 provides a ground to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-27-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By g3xpert
GNS Database Cards

Hey Doug,

The Jeppesen card reader will only write Jeppesen databases. In order to write the Garmin databases you will need a different card reader, part number 010-10579-20. A -21 card will allow...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By g3xpert
G3X Video Input

Good Morning Will,

The video feed for the input on each display, is only available on that respective display, we do not share video data across the CAN bus for other displays on the bus....
Forum: ADS-B 07-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,260
Posted By g3xpert
GDL 39 Compatibility

The GDL 39 3D offers the same capability as the GDL 50, providing ADS-B weather and traffic information, as well as backup AHRS information. Are you planning on connecting the two units via Bluetooth...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,130
Posted By g3xpert
GMA 245 Software

We packaged GMA 245 software version 2.80, and posted it to the GMA 245 software page (https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-01318-01). This can be loaded into panel mounted GMA...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By g3xpert
SL 40 Display

2.1 and 2.2 contain the same COM software. There are two displays that were used to build the SL 40, and each of these software versions is specific to one type of display. In other words, 2.1 and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,291
Posted By g3xpert
GPS Antenna Offset

Good Morning,

Power on your display in configuration mode by holding down the MENU key during power up. Select the Transponder menu, and on the right hand side scroll down until you find the GPS...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,128
Posted By g3xpert
EIS Backup Datapath

The EIS information will only be available on the GDU to which you ran the backup RS232 line. If you would like the EIS backup data path to be wired to the PFD, that will work just fine, just keep in...
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