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Skytrax200 Issue - ghost traffic

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Forum Name: SkyTrax Series ADS-B Receivers & Transceivers
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Topic: Skytrax200 Issue - ghost traffic
Posted By: ansond
Subject: Skytrax200 Issue - ghost traffic
Date Posted: 05 Jun 2022 at 12:59pm
Hi:

I have a Skytrax200 installed into my Cirrus SR20. My EX5000C has an ARINC429 connection from the Skytrax200 to receive ADS-B traffic.  My EX5000C is running 8.2.2.  I also have an IFD400 connected to the Skytrax200 via a RS232 connection.

While I never see ghost traffic on my IFD440, I do occasionally see ghost targets on my MFD... typically when I am flying out in more sparse areas and, for some reason, the ghosts seem to appear when I am in a bank/turn....

Its easy to identify the ghosts though since they never appear on the IFD... ever.   Has anyone else seen this behavior with their Skytrax200 and EX5000C MFD/8.2.2?  

Thanks!!

Doug
N208LG



Replies:
Posted By: billafry
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2024 at 2:05pm
I also have a Skytrax 200 (upgraded from the MLB 100).  I have a IFD 540 and a EX500.  Traffic displays just fine on my IFD 540.  However on my EX 500 I have ghost traffic.  MY EX500 has the upgraded software from Duncan.  I have been fighting this issue for over a year.  My radio shop has checked and rechecked the wiring.  It is going back to the radio shop this month and will stay there till it is figured out.  This has been a costly challenge for both of us.  I have posted on Avidyne form before and on Beech Talk.  Duncan has been real good in trying to figure out, I even sent it back and they re-flashed the software.  I have had as many as 8 different targets on the EX500 screen that are not there.  Hopefully Avidyne will work with my Avionics shop and get this figured out shortly.    


Posted By: AviSteve
Date Posted: 12 Feb 2024 at 6:14pm
If your avionics shop contacts Avidyne tech support, they will be glad to help.

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Steve Lindsley
Avidyne Engineering


Posted By: Ibraham
Date Posted: 17 Apr 2024 at 3:30pm
Having the same problem on the MFD, was it ever resolved for you?



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