LCX-15 MT Update Version 3.7.0

Warning: This update is only applicable for later models of the LCX-15MT. When you power on the unit, if the loading screen states "We Lead. We Find. You Win.", then this update does apply to your LCX-15MT. If you do not see that statement on the loading screen, please do not attempt to use this update - instead, please download Version 3.6.0.

Notes: Mac OS X users may need to reapply the execute permissions to the stand-alone installer after it has finished downloading. To reapply the execute permissions, open a Terminal window, and type the following command (this assumes you downloaded the file to your desktop):
chmod +x desktop/LCX-15MT_370.command

Prerequisite: Java must be installed on your computer for the installers to operate. If you do not already have a Java JRE or JDK installed, please visit the Java website.

Инструкций за инсталация
  1. Make sure the MMC/SD card reader is properly connected to your computer (and, if necessary, that the drivers are installed).
  2. Insert an MMC/SD card with at least 8 MB of free space into the MMC/SD card reader.
  3. Click on the"Install This Update From the Web" link below to go to the installation web page.
  4. Wait for the Java web installer to download and run. Follow the Lowrance update installation instructions. If you are not sure about a step, just select the default choice. When the installer finishes you will prompted to click Finish to exit.
  5. Turn your Lowrance LCX-15 MT unit off.
  6. Place the MMC/SD card containing the updated operating software in the unit's MMC/SD card tray.
  7. Turn your LCX-15 MT unit on. The software update will automatically install.

If your computer experiences problems with the web installer, try using a stand-alone installer. Note: Do not download this installer to your unit - save it to your computer and run the installer to load the necessary files to the unit.Simply choose the appropriate operating system below:
PC Win98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista   |   Mac OS X   |   Linux

How to see if your LCX-15 MT is already using version 3.7.0 software:
  1. Press the MENU button twice on your LCX-15 MT.
  2. Select SYSTEM SETUP.
  3. Select SOFTWARE INFORMATION.
  4. The software version for your unit is located under the line that says "LCX-15 MT" (ex. "Version 3.7.0").
  5. If your version is the same version listed above, there is no need to download the software.
What changes are made in this update?
  • Improved Tides and Currents to compensate properly for Daylight savings time
  • Other minor enhancements
  • Includes all features from previous updates, including:
    • Added support for new mapping charts (LakeMaster® Pro Maps)
    • Fixed problem with the MMC reader not reading older Lowrance formatted cards
    • Minor Navionics modification to certain drudged areas
    • Added FlashGraf™ mode
    • Added the ability to select trails from map
    • Added ability to select trail style
    • Popup text modified to time out
    • Displays boat on map where sonar data was recorded
    • Auto waypoint, route, and trail numbering enhanced
    • Enhanced position updating
    • Added resizable windows
    • Enhanced SanDisk support
    • Added WAAS support with LGC-12W receiver
    • Added MapCreate™ 6 maps support
    • Added language support for Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish
    • Support tides and currents in Navionics® maps
    • Added capability to average Estimated Position Error (EPE) over time
    • Added the ability to edit the altitude for waypoints
    • Enhanced support of Navionics® current, tide, and buoy information
    • Added loading status to the start-up screen
    • Added ability to turn on/off waypoint names and symbols
    • Added track smoothing option
    • Sped up map drawing - Especially with new POI maps
    • Added highway exit support
    • Added long filename support
    • Increased map cache to 2MB
    • Enhanced temp display for speed sensors that have no temp sensor
    • Added high power transducer support
    • Added the WPL NMEA message parsing (for Yeoman support)
    • Added total distance, total ETE, and total ETA for route navigation
    • Supports demo Navionics® charts
    • Added ability to simulate position from sonar chart
    • Added Demo mode
    • Quicker map searching when GPS has a position fix
    • Keel offset now affects the sonar scale, depth cursor, and FishID depths
    • Enhanced Navionics® features
    • Enhanced the GPS connectivity to an LGC-12S
    • Added more robust error checking on received NMEA data (fixes horizontal and vertical lines when connected to an LGC-12W)
    • Map shows simulator in title bar while simulating
    • Sonar shows keel offset in title bar
    • Pages key cycles modes when GPS features are hidden
    • Enhanced FreedomMaps™ support
    • Increased maximum map size supported to 512MB
    • Enhanced high ping speed operation
    • Other minor adjustments
    • Improved digital depth
    • Enhanced surface clarity feature
    • Added map detail selection to Map Data window
    • Text enhancements
    • Added ability to resize the dual map page both vertically and horizontally
    • Enhanced database functionality
    • Improved depth reading on dual frequency sonar screen
    • Improved voltage regulation
    • Other minor modifications
    • Added support for IMS Fishing Hot Spots® electronic chart data
    • Added ability to display overlay data as customizable analog gauges
    • Changed the overlay data menu to a "tree" style viewer
    • Enhanced overlay data support
    • Improved data storage recognition to display more accurate storage capacity

System Requirements:

LCX-15 MT update software will run on any Java-enabled machine running Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP/2003, Mac OS X, or Linux.