How to record NMEA logs

Raymarine c & e Series

You can record freely as you go about your day! For best sonar log recording, we suggest you keep your speed under 6 knots, although maximum logging speed may vary depending on which device you are using; perform a grid pattern where the distance between tracks is no more than 50 meters /150 feet; and save about every 30 minutes to reduce any risk of loss.

Step 1

Make sure your MSD/SD card is inserted into your GPS chartplotter and press & hold MENU.

Step 2

Tap Set-up

Step 3

Tap Maintenance

Step 4

Tap Diagnostics

Step 5

Tap Interfaces

Step 6

Tap NMEA 1

Step 7

Tap Buffer

Step 8

Tap Start Recording and begin navigating.

Step 9

Now the log is in your MSD/SD card.
Press & hold Home to go to the main page.

Step 10

Plug the MSD/SD card out of your GPS chartplotter and  plug it in your computer. If you want to know how to upload sonar logs from a Navionics Card, click here.
Just follow the instructions. For these plotter models you may also upload via Wi-Fi.