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Plotter Sync with Raymarine: Transferring & Updating

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Sonar Logging

Navionics encourages that Sonar Logging be enabled. Doing so helps improve the SonarChart™ layer for the benefit of all boaters. More Info: https://www.navionics.com/usa/charts/features/sonarchart/
Once your Sonar Logging option is enabled, you also have the option of uploading sonar logs effortlessly by simply connecting your mobile app to your sounder. More Info: https://www.navionics.com/usa/charts/features/sonarchart-live/

Dragonfly PRO
•  From the Chart Menu go to Chart Settings > Sonar Logs > ON
Lighthouse II MFDs
•  From the Chart application go to Menu > Presentation > Depths & Contours >
   Sonar Logs > ON
Lighthouse 3: Axiom, eS, gS MFDs
  From the Chart application go to Menu and tap the Cartography Settings
   Wheel > Depths > Sonar Logging

Sonar Log Transfer

Sonar Log Transfer is the first step of Plotter Sync.  Logs will be synced to your mobile device for upload to Navionics once you have an active internet connection through WiFi or Cellular. If no logs are found, this step will be skipped.
You do not need an active subscription on card or mobile to transfer logs. This is the exception to the subscription rule.
If you are signed into a Navionics account in your mobile settings, uploaded sonar logs will display on your Sonar Log Table at https://www.navionics.com/usa/customer/sonarlogs/.
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Transfer Routes & Markers

Plotter Sync interacts with the Navionics Card only.  This means that you must:
Export User Data from the plotter to the Navionics card as GPX file before Plotter Sync starts to transfer from plotter to mobile app Archive
Import User Data to the plotter via GPX file from Navionics card after Plotter Sync completes to transfer from mobile app Archive to plotter.

Notes:
•  Routes & Markers from the app will be saved as a GPX file and placed on the
   Navionics card for retrieval
•  You may need to unhide routes after transfer to view them
•  Plotter waypoint symbols are not maintained in app
•  Routes in app have a 200 waypoint limit
•  App has a Marker limit of 1,000

Routes & Markers - Plotter to Mobile

In order to sync Routes & Markers from your plotter into your mobile app, you must first EXPORT the information from the plotter to your Navionics card prior to performing Plotter Sync through your mobile device.

Dragonfly PRO
•  Chart Menu > Routes/Waypoints > Import/Export > Save Route/Waypoint to Card >
   Select All > Save
Lighthouse II MFDs
•  From the Chart application go to Menu > My Data > Waypoints > Import/Export >
   Save Waypoints > Save to Card
   Note: Do the same from the Routes option
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Lighthouse 3: Axiom, eS, gS MFDs
•  From the Home screen go to My Data > Export > Save My Data > SD Card 1 > Save
   As > User can decide GPX file name
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Once you have exported the routes and waypoints from your Raymarine unit, prompt the mobile app to sync the data. This can by done by going to Devices > Start Sync.
Markers will be immediately visible while Routes can be found in the app Archive.
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Routes & Markers - Mobile to Plotter

Once you have completed a sync through your mobile app, you will then need to retrieve the GPX file from the Navionics card in the plotter.
Dragonfly PRO
•  Chart Menu > Routes/Waypoints > Import/Export > Retrieve Route/Waypoint from
   Card > Select All > OK
Lighthouse II MFDs
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From the Chart application go to Menu > My Data > Waypoints > Import/Export >
   Retrieve
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•  Within the card folders choose Navionic > Archive to view GPX files and load from
   the card.
•  Route or marker folder does not matter; just be sure to load the needed GPX file.
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Lighthouse 3: Axiom, eS, gS MFDs
•  From the Home screen go to My Data > Import > SD Card 1 
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•  Within the card folders choose Navionic > Archive to view GPX files and load from
   the card.
•  Route or marker folder does not matter; just be sure to load the needed GPX file.
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Navionics Boating - Download Chart Updates

Before connecting to plotter WiFi, download chart details for desired area. Keep in mind, for chart updates to complete the downloaded app data must fall within the plotter card coverage area. Overlapping coverage is allowed.
Download updated chart details by going to MENU > Download Map > Select area / Download. The bright area should indicate successful download of coverage. Note: A download of the same area must be performed to get chart updates.
You can also update all of your downloaded maps by going to MENU > Update All. An estimate of the memory space needed for the download of updates will appear and you can tap the blue "Update" button to complete the download.
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Transfer Chart Updates

The app will update 100% of downloaded coverage that corresponds within the Navionics card coverage area. Depending on the amount of data to be transferred (meaning the size of the chart coverage demand), this may be the most time-consuming part of Plotter Sync.
Upon successful completion the Chart Data transferred will show brightly on the chart plotter display and should match what is shown on the mobile app.
Nautical Chart, SonarChart™, & Community Edits are transferred.
It is highly recommended to perform a map download in the app before starting Plotter Sync to ensure the latest chart updates are captured.

•  Dragonfly PRO, Lighthouse II MFDs and Lighthouse 3: Axiom, eS, gS MFDs
   Connect to your plotter's internal WiFi through your mobile device and then go back
   into the app to start the sync
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