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I have two 899's and an Ipilot with us2. I want

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***** *****, I have two 899's and an Ipilot with us2. I want to hook both to the stern transducer and the bow unit to the us2 on the terrova. want to have access to everything from either unit except maybe not us 2 at helm. Do I need a 5 port ethernet or just ethernet the two heads togetether, the US2 to the transducer input on the bow and the stern transducer to the helm unit?
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  Charles replied 8 months ago.
Hello, this is Charles. Thank you for requesting me. All that you need to do is link the two units via the Ethernet cable. That will allow the front 899 to read what the rear transducer is seeing. You would need to have both units turned on to make them work. Is there anything else that I may assist you with?

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