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twatson
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Software Updates

Post by twatson » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:47 am

I bought a 2011 Phoenix and on it is a 998c SI and a 998c. Both have version 4.88.0 software and I'm trying to update the software. I have downloaded the updated software on a PNY 2 GB card. I insert the card in the units, and when I power them up, it acts as though there is not a card in the unit. I do know there is not an issue with the card slots. Is it the type of card that I'm using? What type of card is recommended? I am well versed in this type of computer usage, but clueless on the depth finder. Thanks for your help.
Basscon

jejb
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Post by jejb » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:23 am

Try doing a "quick format" of the SD card and then copy the update over to it again. That's what I had to do the first time I did a SW update. I had the same issue as you. Now I always format the card first before doing an update.
John B
08 Skeeter SL210, F225 Yamaha four stroke, 798CI SI NVB, 997C SI
(formerly owned an 1197C SI NVB Combo)

Wayne P.
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PNY SD cards

Post by Wayne P. » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:14 am

I have several brands of SD cards for cameras and some including the PNY brands don't work sometimes in the Humminbird units.
I have never have an issue with the SanDisk brand.
I agree about formatting the cards before loading data.
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Post by Humminbird_Greg » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:58 am

I would use the Full Format option though.
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Post by twatson » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:37 pm

Thanks guys, that did it
Basscon

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