Didn't know it's made in in China
, but I didn't have an issue to immediately get support from Airmar, and they didn't argue that it was my fault the thing didn't work.
They replaced it immediately when they determined it was faulty.
Yes, it would have been better if it was good from the start...
For what it's worth, the two other Airmar sensors I had on this boat, and two on the previous boat was faultless for many years.