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Factory Reset Procedure for C/E-Series Widescreen MFDs

What is the Factory Reset procedure for C/E-Series Widescreen MFDs?

If you are experiencing problems with your C90W, C120W, C140W, E90W, E120W or E140W Multifunction Display (MFD), performing a FactoryReset may restore operation of the display.  The procedure for performing a Factory Reset follows:

IMPORTANT: Back Up your waypoints, routes, and tracks to a CF memory card before the Factory Reset.

When a Factory Reset is performed, the action will cause all waypoints, routes, tracks to be erased from the MFD’s memory.  Doing so will additionally cause all configuration settings to be restored to the factory default settings.  As such, it is recommended that all waypoints, routes, and tracks be archived to a CF memory card prior to resetting the MFD.  Please see Backing up waypoint, routes and tracks on C and E-Series for complete instructions.  It also be advisable to note any configuration settings that you have modified in order that the display may be reconfigured with these settings following the Factory Reset operation.  Following the Factory Reset operation, the waypoints, routes, and tracks may be retrieved from the archive file stored on the CF memory card.

Factory Reset Procedure

  1. Switch OFF the power to your MFD using the MFD's red power button.
  2. After the MFD has been switched OFF, press and hold the left-most soft key (1) in while switching ON power to your MFD.  Continue to hold the left-most soft key (1) pressed until the Raymarine Configuration menu is displayed.  Release the left-most soft key.
  3. Press the left-most soft key (1) to command a Factory Reset of the MFD.  The MFD will report "Erasing FLOB system (30 seconds)".
  4. After approximately 30 seconds, the MFD will report "FLOB Erased" signaling that the factory reset has been completed.
  5. Press the right-most soft key (5) to exit the Raymarine Configuration menu.  Doing so will also cause the MFD to boot up as it normally would and display the "WARNING - LIMITATIONS ON USE" dialog.

Once your display has booted to the "NORMAL - LIMITATIONS OF USE" dialog, you should check its application software version is current, and not, upgrade to the latest available version.  The currently installed version of software is specified within the lower right hand corner of the "NORMAL - LIMITATIONS OF USE" dialog which must be acknowledged each time that the C/E-Series Widescreen MFDs are powered on.  Please refer to the following answers for more information on software updates:

If neither of these procedures solves your issue, please seek assistance from your local Raymarine Service Agent or the nearest RaymarineFactory Service Center.