I tried to update my 798c to its latest software version by cable on PC .
I have done updates before with no problems. (it is a 2008 model)
Today ,halfe way through the reprogram it stopped and the unit screen displayed Programe Failure...
the unit now has a function test screen displayed that can not be cleared and the unit will not operate.
The test screen remains if turned off then on again.
The screen reads.
MATRIX SERIES BOOT
4.300 JUL 21 2008
0. KEYBOARD TEST
1. LCD FRAME TEST
2. COLOR PANEL TEST
3. TONE CHECK
4. BACKLIGHT TEST
6. A/D CHECK
Any ideas?? Thank You . Stuart
Since posting I have taken the unit back to the dealer.
It has been sent to Humminbirds Australian agent BLA , so I hope they are able to fix it without the
need to send it back to the USA. Sorry forgot to mention I live Down Under....
I was told it may of got a voltage interuption , but I dont think so , yes I did try function 9 ,but it
stops halfe way through each time , might have a corrupt software ?????
Hopefully all goes well , will post outcome .
Again Thank You.
All that is for sure is that either something interrupted the download or the file became corrupt somehow. Not enough of it loaded to get through the initial boot-up of the unit, so they may have to replace a memory chip to get it to except a program. Let us know how it turns out Stuart.
Ok I have got my unit back , now updated , so has new features and seems to have a better image ??? Great
But now the depth read out digit fluctuates wildly while bottom return remains constant , at times ???