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by ARPE
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: R40 Sound Improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 19

Adding a subwoofer

We wanted to add a subwoofer and an amplifier. The subwoofer to improve the sound quality in the galley and the amplifier to be able to have three zones (swim platform, cockipt, galley). We also wanted the subwoofer to be out-of-sight, hidden as it would be if factory installed. Screen Shot 2019-01-...
by ARPE
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: R40 Sound Improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 19

Add speakers - swim platform

The factory R40 has only two external speakers located in the cockipt. When we are enjoining the water and the swim platform, they can barely hear the speakers. Increasing the volume is not an option because the sound becomes to loud in the cockipt area. We decided to add a pair of speakers to the s...
by ARPE
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: R40 Sound Improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 19

Better speakers - cockipt

We decided to replace the speakers by a better unit that would fit the existing cutout in the boat. After comparing the sound of various Fusion speakers, we concluded that the best one that met our criteria was the SG-C65W. The cutout is the same as the original MSEL602. Because the new one is secur...
by ARPE
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: R40 Sound Improvements
Replies: 3
Views: 19

R40 Sound Improvements

My R40 came with a sound system that is based on Fusion. The entertainment system is the Fusion MS-UD650, which Bavaria nicely connected to the Garmin 7612 units via NMEA network. FUSION_MS-UD650_Left.jpg The boat came with only four speakers, two in the cockipt and two in the galley. The sound isn'...
by ARPE
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: R40 Mods!
Replies: 1
Views: 784

Re: R40 Mods!

Review a/c installation to ensure optimum operation - completed Replace speakers by better performance ones - replaced the cockipt ones Add fusion amp - added, boat now has three zones Add subwoofer - added Build self raising TV stand for the saloon - dropped the self raising idea Add cup holders - ...
by ARPE
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Verifying the a/c installation
Replies: 2
Views: 561

R40 Fwd Cabin located under the floor

The unit is installed under the floor at the entrance of the fwd cabin and serves the fwd cabin plus the bathroom through air exits disguised on top of the port cabinet. By inspection I found the following: 1) Air return There are two return grills which filters and the a/c unit has a filter. I remo...
by ARPE
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Fresh water leak
Replies: 1
Views: 765

Fresh water leak

I found my bilge with water and started looking for the source. It turns out that the leak was on a quick connector that connects the blue pipe to fresh water tank heater. The leak was on the thread side, not on the quick connect side. The water seal is achieved with an o-ring, there isn’t any seal ...
by ARPE
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Broken panel holder clip
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Re: Broken panel holder clip

I found the name and supplier. Posting here in case you also need this...

The product is called "Fastmount". I found it at the miamicorp.com.
by ARPE
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Broken panel holder clip
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Broken panel holder clip

My boat has some of the wall panels held by a plastic clip. One of these panels hide the dark water seacock. I opened it three times and two of the four clips broke. I do not know where to find a replacement, if you do know their names or where I can purchase new ones please let me know. fullsizeout...
by ARPE
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spammers
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

Re: Spammers

Today we changed some of the technology to enhance protection against spammers. Hopefully it will impact only the spammers.