Panel Cutouts

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Panel Cutouts

Postby JJ Campbell » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:34 pm

Does anyone know if the panel cutout size for a Garmin 796 would work for an iFly 740b?
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Re: Panel Cutouts

Postby Scooper » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:40 pm

External dimensions for the 796 are 5.1" x 8.0" x 1.5"
External dimensions for the 740b are 4.5" x 7.25" x .75"

It appears the 740b would fit in a cutout sized for the 796, but you may need some sort of bezel to cover the gaps. As far as panel mounting hardware like Airgizmos, I don't have a clue if the model for the 740b would fit in a cutout made for the 796 model.
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Re: Panel Cutouts

Postby ShawnM » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:12 am

All that info is available on AirGizmo's website, they list the cutout dimensions for both docks. See below.

Garmin 796 specs - http://airgizmos.3dcartstores.com/795796-Panel-Dock_p_49.html

iFly 700 series specs - http://airgizmos.3dcartstores.com/iFly-700-Series-Panel-Dock_p_50.html

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Re: Panel Cutouts

Postby JJ Campbell » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:28 pm

Thank you both!
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Re: Panel Cutouts

Postby Dave C » Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:52 am

I found the Airgizmos dock for the iFly 740b was too big to fit in my panel without major rearrangement. Instead of mounting it flush I made a bracket that holds the unit on the front of the panel. The 740b isn't very thick so this works just fine. This also allows access to the power button without removing it from the panel
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