Originally Posted by barnakiel
My vote went with Nexus too. Look them up.
My classic Nexus system (pre-NX2) just turned 12 and is still running strong. The wind
transducer did freeze up after 8 years, but the new twin-fin transducer plugged into the same mount and socket and works fine, and has bearings you can lube/replace to prevent the prevent the sort of problem that killed the first. That's been the only hiccup in 12 years of hard use.
That said, Garmin
has given no real direction for Nexus since purchasing
them a year ago, and seems to be content so far to just push generic N2k instruments with nothing new from Nexus. If I were doing new right now I'd probably go with an N2k system, most likely Simrad/B&G (the Triton) with whatever mix of transducers look good. I like those ultrasonic wind