XM Weather to Sport SX

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john54724
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XM Weather to Sport SX

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I have a Garmin 496 providing external GPS data to my Sport SX. I am thinking of adding XM weather and music via the 496. Q: Will the existing connection between the 496 and my EFIS supply wx data to the GRT Sport? Q2: If not, how is that data transferred from the 496 to the Sport?

Thank you!!

John Nielsen
Bloomer, WI 54724
GRT_Jeff
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Re: XM Weather to Sport SX

Post by GRT_Jeff »

It is not possible to transfer XM Weather data from the 496 to the Sport or any non-Garmin EFIS. The only way to get XM Weather data into a Sport is via a serial connection to our GRT WX Weather Processor, with a USB connection from that processor box to the receiver.
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