Is the tray included with the Garmin GTX 327 transponder?
Yes for 11-00329 the unit, tray and wire harness is included in the box.
Does the Garmin GTX 327 come with an antenna?
No, as with most avionics antennas are not included as the manufacture does not know what antenna will be the best for your application. Please take a look at our antenna sections under transponders for your options.
Does the Garmin GTX 327 Transponder require an encoder? What other items need to be purchased for it to function?
Yes you will need to purchase an encoder separately. You can type "encoder" on our website to find the different units we offer. Antenna, coax cable, BNC connectors, circuit breaker and encoder are needed for installation.
Does the Garmin GTX 327 transponder have a remote ident switch capability?
Yes it does via pin 8 for remote ident.
Is the Garmin GTX 327 designed to upgrade to Mode-S and ADS-B operation? Is there a Garmin product to add later that gives these capabilities?
No, there is no upgrade path just for the GTX 327 to be ADS-B compliant or change to Mode S. Garmin does offer the GDL 88 with will meet the mandate (under 18,000 feet) working with a GTX 327.
Is the Comant CI 101 antenna compatible with the Garmin GTX 327 transponder?
Yes, this antenna will work with the GTX 327.
Will the Ameri-King 30K Encoder work with the Garmin GTX 327?
Yes the AK-350 will work with the GTX 327 using grey code output from the GTX 327.
Is the GTX 327 plug compatible with the King KT-76a/ c , or does the tray have to be replaced ?
The Garmin GTX 327 is not plug and play compatible with any of the King KT-76 units. A complete new install would be required.
Is the GTX 327 Digital Transponder compatible with the Garmin GPS 126 12 Channel Marine Navigator?
No, the GTX 327 Digital Transponder is not compatible with the Garmin GPS 126 12 Channel Marine Navigator.
Does the Garmin GTX-327 have a memory slot for doing software updates like the Garmin radios?
The GTX 327 does not have a memory slot for software updates. If you ever needed to update the software, this would have to be done at an official Garmin Dealer.