Originally Posted by Pagos
I everyone I have a small question with my chart plotter, at first it worked great then now when I boot with the CF card it will not start however as soon as I take the card out the system starts. I am getting very frustrated can anyone help, PLEASE
most likely, the CF card got corrupted.
What happens when you insert the card AFTER booting up? you can insert and remove the cards any time as long as a read/write operation is not taking place.
My guess is that when the system boots up, it does a system check and when it gets to the CF card reader and a corrupted card is installed, it fails the system check.
Best way to troubleshoot is to try a known good chart card.
Also-first go to the system setup menu and do a settings reset (do not reset the data too unless you do not mind losing it). this will reset the unit to its default settings.
If this does not help, you could also go to raymarine
.com, click on support, and download the latest software
update--you save it to a blank CF card.
I personally would update the software
first since you should be doing this anyway as part of normal upkeep. Updating the software on your unit would eliminate the possibility of any corruption of the C80 operating system. this could happen if you had a voltage drop or spike.
its extremely unlikely you have a hardware