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[CA] Suggestion for new feature
12-13-17, 02:08 AM (This post was last modified: 12-13-17 10:17 AM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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[CA] Suggestion for new feature
As a practical matter, there is a big difference in the need to stay clear of large commercial vessels versus small recreational vessels. When in open water, I try to stay at least 0.5-1.0 nm from large vessels, but I don't care if I get much closer to small recreational vessels in harbors, marinas, and mooring fields. Regarding the latter, I especially don't worry about close approaches to stationary recreational vessels (many keep their AIS transmitting even when docked). In many marinas, it is a target rich environment and the constant alarming is annoying and useless.

On my e95 MFD, I can clearly see different symbols for large vs small vessels (probably based upon Class A vs B, I guess). How about allowing users to set different distance/alarm criteria for the two classes? This would be much safer, less confusing, and result in fewer useless alarms.

Thanks for your consideration.
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12-13-17, 10:20 AM
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RE: [CA] Suggestion for new feature
Welcome back to the Raymarine Forum Paul,

Thanks for the feature suggestion to the AIS data processing within Raymarine's MFDs. A feature suggestion will be logged to consider your feature for inclusion within a future LightHouse II software update, as well the LightHouse 3 software and that produced for any future MFD designs.

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07-17-18, 12:50 AM (This post was last modified: 07-17-18 08:25 AM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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RE: [CA] Suggestion for new feature
Any update on this suggestion?
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07-17-18, 08:27 AM
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RE: [CA] Suggestion for new feature
Paul,

Raymarine has not yet introduced the specified feature within a LightHouse II or LightHouse 3 software update. Please note that the e-Series MFDs are exclusively designed to operate with LightHouse II software and no further software updates are expected for LightHouse 2.
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