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Old 17-08-2022, 12:43   #1
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Linked dimming on raymarine

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Is there a way for me to dim all the displays in my cockpit at once without having to go through the settings on each unit?*

I have the p70 and i70 units as well as some axioms on board.*

So far I have only been able to link the axioms.

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Re: Linked dimming on raymarine

All rays instruments connected via Seatalkng will dim together

Not sure the mfd will dim the instruments I don’t think it will.
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You need to put each instrument, including the MFD, into the same group. Then dimming works for all - and can be done from any instrument or MFD.
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Re: Linked dimming on raymarine

Correct, @fxykty - I have an Axiom Pro & i70s and this is what I did.
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You need to put each instrument, including the MFD, into the same group. Then dimming works for all - and can be done from any instrument or MFD.
Thank you fxykty,

How do I do this?

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Thank you fxykty,

How do I do this?

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I’m not sure about creating groups, but there are a bunch of default ones. We use “Group-1” for all of our instruments.

On the Axiom+ go to the main Settings page and select “This display”. You’ll see an option for “Display group”. Tap that and select the group you want to place the MFD into. Make sure that the “Shared Brightness” setting is selected.
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On each I70 open the menu and select Set-up, then System Set-up, then Network Group. Select the group you want this instrument to be in - it should have the same selections that you saw on the MFD. Back on the System Set-up page next select Brightness/Colour Group. Make sure “This group” is selected (rather than “This display”).
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Do this for all of your instruments that you want to sync for screen brightness. I only have I70 s and p instruments and an Axiom+, but it worked the same on our previous e95 MFD. Hope this helps.

Now you only need to change the screen brightness on one instrument for it to change on all instruments. It’s the dawn watch person’s responsibility to increase the brightness before it gets too light, as a dimmed screen is very difficult to see in daytime.
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Shared group totally worked.
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Thanks fxyktr,

For helping me with this.

I contacted Raymarine twice regarding this and I got nowhere.
Raymarine customer service had just told me today that this is not doable :-/

I appreciate that you took the time to help :-)

All the screens are now successfully linked.

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