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Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

562 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology, Also Certified with Mercury Marine, MCM, MIE, VP, Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki

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Captain Dave

USCG Licensed Captain

136 satisfied customers

Over 20 years experience installing, maintaining, and using sophisticated marine electronics.

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Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

91 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

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Neil

Marine Electronics Dealer

73 satisfied customers

NZCE Electronics and Computing

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Ropesmarine

Boat Enthusiast

70 satisfied customers

13+ years of installing and troubleshooting, FCC License with radar endorsment, CMET

Noel Schembri

Noel Schembri

Marine Technician

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Marine mechanic / electrical technician

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yachtwork

Marine Engineer

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Yachtmaster Ocean & MEC3

Charles

Charles

405 satisfied customers

Boat Doc

Boat Doc

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Marine electronics, or boat electronics, are a class of devices designed to be used in marine environments. This is an important distinction, as standard forms of equipment can be damaged or even destroyed by salt water exposure. Just a few drops of salt water could render an expensive piece of equipment useless. As such, the vast majority of boat electronics are water resistant or entirely waterproof in addition to their intended functions.


A number of different devices fall into the marine category. Among other variations, these pieces of equipment include:


  • Marine radar
  • Self-steering components for boats
  • Autopilot technology
  • Sonar
  • Fishfinder apparatuses
  • Chartplotters
  • Satellite television
  • Marine VHF radio
  • Fiber-optic gyrocompasses
  • Marine GPS
  • Fuel management devices

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Diagnosing boat electronic issues


No two problems will be exactly the same, and this is doubly true when you consider the variety of marine devices on the market today. A number of boat issues are more complicated than they seem, but unless you’re a professional, an exact diagnosis won’t be easy for you to produce on your own. The best starting point for troubleshooting procedures would be to enlist the help of a marine electronic specialist who is well versed in all the tricks and shortcuts you should keep in mind when trying to resolve your issue.


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Sometimes you’ll just be looking for advice on whether repairing your equipment is the more cost-effective option. At JustAnswer, our certified Experts understand the importance of getting your problems taken care of with as little cost to you as possible. If repairs are possible, our marine electronic specialists will walk you through whichever steps they believe necessary based on their insights and experience. And if a replacement makes more sense than repairs, they’ll tell you so! Even better, they can point you in the right direction if you need guidance for your next steps.