C-Map NT+ vs MAX ????

Dougal

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Can anyone explain in SIMPLE terms what the differences, pro's & cons are between NT+ and MAX with C-MAP?

I'm a COMPLETE newb with chartplotters - haven't even bought it yet (looking at the SH CP300i).

I'm more than a little befuddled at the the choices etc.

All input most welcome.

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My Cmap Max on SD card and Advansea plotter has tidal stream data and aerial photos of harbours and points of interest. I think thats the difference, but Im sure someone more knowledgeable will advise better.
 

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Almost all chartplotters which will read MAX will also read NT+. Not so the other way round.

I have an old JRC1800 chartplotter which takes NT+, and its perfectly adequate.
My Netbook uses MAX on a different chartplotting programme through a card reader.

The pilotage is better in MAX, with lights, photos, tidal streams etc.

I don't think you can buy new NT+ cards, only exchange, and they will not be supported for ever.

SH300i you are looking at is a very good choice.
 

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I've go SH 300 with Max and its fantastic, as far AFAIK NT+ is and older version and I dont think it will be offered by most suppliers. BTW I used MES, great price on mega wide chart. Sorry about all the anacronims, I'm a teacher we use them all the time because we can't spoll priperly!
 
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