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Discussion in 'OnBoard Electronics & Controls' started by yipster, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. yipster
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  2. timbecht
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    are any of you guys using navionics was looking at it for my android and use a cheaper fish finder for my home built flat bottom and flat back canoe
     
  3. frasco
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    What does Navionics have to do with a fish finder? Would you mind using punctuation in your sentences? Btw a question usually ends with a question mark.
     
  4. Frosty

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    What does Btw mean. oh sorry... ?
     
  5. frasco
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    Har har har!
     
  6. timbecht
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    navionics has lake maps and gps. and i can use lake maps to get me close to certian spots and then use the fish finder to get right on my spot. navionics also has waypoints
     
  7. timbecht
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    and no reason to be rude
     
  8. frasco
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    Thank you for the punctuation!

    I use Navionics on my smartphone with a 3.7" screen and I think it's a great tool and should most likely fit your needs. It's also a bargain, I paid 10€ for the whole of Scandinavia, you can't really go wrong with that pricing.
     
  9. Submarine Tom

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    Until you hit bottom!
     
  10. timbecht
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    one last? to use navionics out on the water do you have to use internet or 3g or does it just pull up the lake maps
     
  11. frasco
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    When you install and run the app for the first time it downloads the whole map (500 MB in my case) so I recommend to do that with wifi. After that you don't need a connection to use the app.
     
  12. yipster
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    $199 for the new google nexus 7 inch tab, has all features and tabs do make calls as well rite?
    others are coming with new models too but think i want this one..
     
  13. frasco
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    Yeah the price is pretty awesome. Hopefully it's similarly priced in Europe.
     

  14. yellowcat
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    are the apps as developped as on a mac platform ? i dont have an ipad yet, pads will be part of my navigation system if only satellite internet would be at par with on land internet.
    I use skitrack on my iphone, and garmin stuff. One of the greatest potential is security on and away from the boats.
     
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