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Have a lms-522 lowrance i need to download info put in new

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have a lms-522 lowrance i need to download info put in new empty chip but it comes up erer need mmc card ? where do i find one an have to put data in a new hook 7 can u help ???
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Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  Michael replied 8 days ago.

Hi , I am Tech Michael an expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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How old is your Lowrance unit?

Also WHat exactly happens when ypu try to do this operation?


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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
checking date 8to 10 years old not to sure ? when i put in chip new 32gig og to data transfer error mmc card needed?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
just went 102 miles to gandermountin to chech no luck so iam loking back to u for help no one seems to know what a mmc card is even in bestbuy? thy were no help just a road tip
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
i can give u serial number on unit###-##-####
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
put back on boat went to systems info say 2003 data if that helps u ken
Expert:  Michael replied 8 days ago.

Hi This is one that has a bad transistor on the main board, there are many on this one. It really need to be sent to Lowrance to have this fixed.

It is worth the cost of repair in this case.

I wish I had better news for you but I know this problem well after 30 years in marine electronics service.

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