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Old 26-06-2013, 09:08   #16
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Re: Navionics for ipad/iphone

I have been offshore with no cell coverage and with my iPad1 and iPad3 they both held the positions correctly.
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Old 01-08-2013, 17:39   #17
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Re: Navionics for ipad/iphone

Hi,

Can you tell me how to have the chart in HEADS UP rather than NORTH UP. Also, is there a way to set it to a magnetic heading. I like some of the features on the navionics and some on the INAVX I wish the Navionics had a help manual and more boat info on the screen, such as heading and speed. Thanks, George
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Re: Navionics for ipad/iphone

For my personal experience, Navionics not good, because:
- they some time lost downloaded charts, usually when update, but I not sure
- not connect to instrument - most important is AIS
- not allow import Track prepared on PC other than build in sync, but how do this at sea?
- download weather just over internet and not open received by satellite e-mail
- POI - very good idea, but worst realization, nobody check it. Several times some "good mans" clean phone, for marinas what I personally add, now somebody delete info about my home port, it's not serious
- have different program for different region
- has many error - some of them I send to Navionics, but just one answer - we now very busy ... with this quality, of course I'm understand You guys
- very bad support - they answer after months (2-3)

For this reason - it's still just toys, not for real navigation
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Re: Navionics for ipad/iphone

Thanks for the note. I also have INAVX which has all the instrument connections if I had a blue tooth AIS receiver or my gps was sending a blue tooth signal. I will take another go at the INAVX but the Navionics was easier to plot a route. At least the INAX has a user manual. George
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Thanks for the note. I also have INAVX which has all the instrument connections if I had a blue tooth AIS receiver or my gps was sending a blue tooth signal. I will take another go at the INAVX but the Navionics was easier to plot a route. At least the INAX has a user manual. George
I make route on MacENC, and some time - use iNavx as receiver all information from MacENC from navigation table
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Re: Navionics for ipad/iphone

I don't have a Mac computer on board. I only do coastal cruising out of San Francisco Bay. I would love to find an inexpensive AIS receiver that will talk to the INAVX program on my IPAD 4g.

Another problem I have with INAVX is when i'm planing a route I cant go for one chart to the next. I have down loaded all the west coast charts which was over hill since I didn't need the ones for Mexico right now. I will play with the inavx new week when I'm on the boat.
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I've not seen much comment on the latest Navionics app for the iPad and iPhone, but I think it's really good. The automatic routing upgrade is pretty interesting as well. I which I could get all these functions on a plotter that I can read in full sunlight, but for now the iPad will have to do.
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just tested it six weeks ago on the iphone. it is more up-to-date and accurate than the raymarine gold in my chart plotter.
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