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[CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
01-01-19, 12:33 PM (This post was last modified: 01-02-19 09:59 AM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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[CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
Hello. I just installed a new ev100 autopilot on my 30 feet sailboat. Everything is working ok, I was able to calibrate the autopilot and tested a little bit and looks fine. However, I have a doubt regarding speed input. As in my case the SOG is much more accurate than the STW, I’d like to select SOG as the default speed input. I read this threads to learn how to do it:

http://forum.raymarine.com/showthread.php?tid=3781 and
http://forum.raymarine.com/showthread.php?tid=911

However, I can't find the GPS SOG option in MENU->SET-UP->AUTOPILOT SET-UP->VESSEL-SETTINGS->SPEED INPUT. The only option displayed other than the AUTO is the
ITC-5 one. The SOG is displayed in the data box of the control head and looks accurate, so I assume the information is available, but I wonder how to choose the SOG as the default speed input. Any suggestion?

My sailboat equipment and software versions:
a68 v19.03
i70 v3.07
P70s v3.07
St-stng conv v2.03
Acu100 v2.17
Ev1 v2.17
Itc5 (for stw, wind and depth) v1.12

Thanks in advance and Happy new year!
Mauro, from Argentina
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01-02-19, 10:25 AM
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RE: [CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
Welcome to the Raymarine Forum Mauro,

Please click here to view a FAQ addressing this subject. As indicated therein, the Speed Input setting will not be available if the Calibration Lock feature (MENU->SET-UP->AUTOPILOT CALIBRATION->COMMISSIONING->VESSEL SETTINGS->CALIBRATION LOCK) has been enabled.
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01-02-19, 11:48 AM
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RE: [CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
Thanks Chuck. The calibration lock feature is not enabled and the SOG option still does not appear, any other possibility?
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Mauro
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01-02-19, 12:01 PM
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RE: [CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
Mauro,

I suggest that you update the software within the autopilot components (EV-1 CCU and ACU100. After doing so, command a Pilot Factory Reset, change the Speed Input setting, execute the Dockside Wizard, and then take the vessel out for a short cruise to determine the magnetic deviations sensed by the EV-1 CCU.
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01-06-19, 05:28 PM
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RE: [CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
Thanks Chuck, it worked.
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01-07-19, 09:00 AM
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RE: [CA11] Evolution autopilot speed input question
You're welcome.
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