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Old 09-22-2009, 12:20 PM
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I am interested in a GPS speedo. I want to know for an external antenna could you tap it into the antenna on your navigation gps? Thanks hope this is in the right section I am new.
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Yes, you can tap into your nav GPS. That's what I would recommend.

There was a discussion about this just recently. A lot of people having issues with the battery in the antenna going dead. It's much easier and cheaper to rig the speedo to use the nav unit.

This thread will tell you how to do it....
http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/g...-question.html

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Thanks alot ill check it out.
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