Aspen Avionics New Years resolution!

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For the month of January Aspen Avionics is offering its award-winning PFDs at significantly reduced prices, including $1,000 off list on an EFD1000 Pro PFD.

Aspen has increased the discount to $1,500 off list pricing on ProPlus-mainthe EFD1000 C3 PFD and $1,700 off list pricing on the EFD Pro 1000H PFD!

Don’t forget the software…

1. List savings of $2,100 OFF – Synthetic Vision Software

2. List savings of $1,100 OFF – Angle of Attack Software

3. List savings of $3,395 OFF – Synthetic Vision and Angle of Attack software combo package

System List Price List Discount Final List Price
EFD1000 Pro PFD $10,995 $1,000 $9,995
EFD 1000 Pro C3 $13,495 $1,500 $11,995
EFD Pro 1000H $15,195 $1,700 $13,495
Angle of Attack Software $1,995 $1,100 $895
Synthetic Vision Software $2,995 $2,100 $895
COMBO PACKAGE – Angle of Attack and Synthetic Vision $4,990 $3,395 $1,595

Call or visit our team at Maxcraft for more details on this Aspen offer!

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Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Lightspeed special!

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Purchase two or more Lightspeed headsets and save $150 US on your order.

Mix and match any headsets from the Lightspeed line.

This offer is valid on Zulu 3, Tango, and PFX!

Valid from Dec. 1 2017 to Jan. 8, 2018

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Call us or visit our team at Maxcraft for more information

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Bose Holiday Promo

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Just in time for Christmas!

For a limited time, customers will receive a SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth® speaker (a $249.00CDN  value!) with the purchase of one Bose A20® Aviation Headset.

Additionally, customers can receive 10% off the second and subsequent purchase of the Bose A20® Aviation Headset (when purchased together on the same receipt).

Visit our team at Maxcraft or call us and order yours now!

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This offer is valid from November 19, 2017 to January 6, 2018. Download the details here www.boseaviation.com/promo  to redeem.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Garmin Holiday Handheld Rebate

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Maxcraft is pleased to announce that Garmin is offering some great rebates on selected portable devices.

Starting Nov. 22 and running through Dec. 29, 2017 savings of up to $75 are available on some of our most popular portable devices.  These devices can make flying easier, more convenient and more enjoyable – and could be the perfect gift for the pilot in your life.Charlie2

Saving of $75 are available on the D2 Bravo pilot watch and D2 Bravo Titanium pilot watch. Savings of $50 are available on aera 660, D2 Charlie pilot watch, D2 Charlie Titanium pilot watch and VIRB Ultra 30 Aviation in cockpit bundle, which adds a prop filter, headset cable and more to the VIRB Ultra 30 action camera.

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Call us or visit us at Maxcraft and see our Garmin collection!  It’s all here just in time for Christmas! Remember, this offer expires Dec. 29, 2017.

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Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Lightspeed Thanksgiving Gift

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Lightspeed shares their holiday special!

Purchase the popular new Zulu 3 headset and Lightspeed will send you a special gift.

pioneer_rayz_plus-pewterStarting November 10/17 and for a limited time only, purchase a new Zulu 3 and receive a set of Pioneer Rayz Plus smart ear buds.  These Rayz Plus ear buds can be charged by an iPhone while in use and have a variety of features.  They are the only ear buds on the market that come equipped with Lightspeed adaptive ANR.  Rayz Plus ear buds offer remarkable noise cancellation, a beautiful finish, various ear tip sizes and a beautiful presentation box.

To receive this gift, submit a redemption form along with a proof of purchase.

Call us or visit us at Maxcraft and check out the Zulu 3!  It’s all here just in time for Christmas! (limited time offer…expires Monday December 4, 2017)

 Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Aspen Glass and Software Upgrades deal

The Biggest Deal of 2017 from Aspenaspen logo

For the Month of November, Aspen is offering savings on Evolution 2500 Systems, Pro PFDs and MFDs all with complimentary Synthetic Vision and ADS-B unlocks.

Also… current Pro 1000 primary flight display customers can receive a FREE MFD500 multi-function display, with the purchase of an MFD1000 multi-function display with external battery.  The result?  Turn a single display into the biggest glass on the market for a fraction of the cost.

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Six ways get Aspen glass and software at the lowest prices of the year…

  1. List savings over $11,000 off EFD2500 Systems –  the most feature-rich system on the market and comes with FREE Synthetic Vision, and FREE ADS-B unlock on all units.  Includes Pro 1000 PFD, MFD1000 with external battery and MFD500
  2. List savings of $3,700 on Aspen’s most popular Pro 1000 PFD – includes FREE Synthetic Vision and FREE ADS-B unlock
  3. List savings of over $5,400 for current Aspen PFD Pro Customers – Buy one MFD1000 with external battery and get the MFD500 for FREE – Customers can upgrade to a full EFD2500 System for just $8,995
  4. List savings of $2,100 OFF – Synthetic Vision Software
  5. List savings of $1,100 OFF – Angle of Attack Software
  6. List savings of $3,395 OFF – Synthetic Vision and Angle of Attack software combo package

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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SPOT Holiday Promotion

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With Christmas around the corner, keep your family safe with a SPOT Gen3.

Some of the features of this amazing SPOT Gen3 are:

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TRACKING
SPOT Gen3’s customized tracking features takes your SPOT experience to the next level. Only with SPOT Gen3, is tracking motion-activated regardless of the level of tracking you choose (Basic or Extreme). A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do.

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S.O.S.
With the push of a button, GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center provides your GPS coordinates and information to local response teams – for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe The S.O.S. button is for emergencies only.

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CHECK IN 
Let family and friends know you’re ok when you’re out of cell phone range. Send a pre-programmed text message with GPS coordinates or an email with a link to Google Maps to your contacts with your location. With a push of a button, a message is sent via email or SMS to up to 10
pre-determined contacts and your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a SPOT Shared Page or SPOT Adventure account.

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HELP/SPOT S.O.V. (Save Our Vehicle)
Alert your personal contacts that you need help in non-life-threatening situations. Or, use SPOT S.O.V. for professional services on land. (Additional service required).

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CUSTOM MESSAGE
Stay in touch while off the grid by sending your custom message. Set up a message before leaving to send to contacts with your GPS location. Use this feature as a secondary OK message or transfer your personal help alert to this message function if you are using a SPOT S.O.V. service on your Help button.

SPOT is offering a 50% mail-in rebate from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017.  Call our Maxcraft team or come in for more details.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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Maxcraft Avionics flies the first Gogo Business Aviation inflight connectivity solution in a Daher TBM930 turboprop aircraft.

gogoVancouver, BC, October 2017 – Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that it has successfully flown a Daher TBM aircraft and demonstrated full Internet connectivity using the Gogo Biz Network and ATG products, which offer full Internet and voice experience.

The initial test aircraft was a TBM930 and was equipped with a Gogo ATG 1000, however the design allows installation across Daher’s TBM fleet installing any of Gogo’s ATG systems—ATG 1000, 2000 or 5000. The STC is structured to allow maximum flexibility of antenna locations. Maxcraft has received the system design and antenna certification and final Wi-Fi STC testing is pending. On final STC release, it will be submitted for immediate FAA review and approval.

 “Maxcraft is thrilled to bring Gogo’s connectivity products to TBM owners, enabling them to stay connected to the things that matter,” said Steve Nunn, director of business development at Maxcraft Avionics. “We’ve seen initial interest and expect that to continue as people realize that the technology and price point are accessible to TBMs.”

 Gogo’s ATG 1000 and ATG 2000 are ideal for the TBM series as they are designed to effectively and affordably provide Internet and voice services aboard aircraft with fewer users and/or lighter passenger loads, such as light jets and turboprops.

 ATG 1000

Via the Gogo Biz network, the ATG 1000 enables high-performance e-mail with attachments, voice and text for only $39 per hour. Pilots, passengers and business owners can stay connected to their lives while in flight using their own smartphones and mobile numbers via the included Gogo Text & Talk capability.

 Select cockpit and operational applications can be used with the ATG 1000 system through Gogo’s partnerships with the industry’s leading app providers: FlightAware, ForeFlight, FltPlan.com, Garmin, Honeywell, JetFuelX and The Weather Company. Pilots connected to the Gogo system are able to receive continuously updated flight information and decision-support tools to help streamline their aeronautical decision-making.

 ATG 2000

The ATG 2000 delivers full Internet connectivity to enable in-flight Web browsing and email, as well as most apps, for a $99 per-hour rate. Gogo’s Text & Talk is available as an additional option.

 About Maxcraft Avionics Ltd.

Maxcraft specializes in avionics design, installation, and maintenance. Its design services group, recently certified as a Design Approval Organization (DAO) in Canada, holds an extensive catalogue of exclusive STCs. Maxcraft’s client base includes operators for all types of aircraft including private, commercial, business, charter, corporate, airline, police, military and air ambulance. As an AMO its state-of-the-art shop facilities provide full service support to the private and commercial fixed wing market as well as the helicopter sector. Maxcraft Avionics can be found on the web at www.maxcraft.ca or may be reached at 604-465-3080.

 About Gogo

Gogo is the in-flight internet company. They are the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation. They design and source innovative network solutions that connect aircraft to the Internet, and develop software and platforms that enable customizable solutions for and by our aviation partners.  You can find Gogo’s products and services on thousands of aircraft operated by the leading global commercial airlines and thousands of private aircraft, including those of the largest fractional ownership operators. Gogo is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with additional facilities in Broomfield, Colo., and locations across the globe. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com and www.business.gogoair.com.

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Garmin Unveils G500 TXi, G600 TXi, G700 TXi and EIS TXi

Scalable Touchscreen Solutions Redefine Aircraft TXi G500Panel Configurations

 

 

 “It’s a big day at Maxcraft when Garmin announces their next generation retrofit glass displays! As one of the largest G500/G600 installed base we can appreciate all the significant improvements in this product line-up. The new Engine Monitor package appears to be extremely well done and integrated. Stay tuned as we will be hosting one of the first Garmin TXi seminars in November.”

TXi series

Garmin is pleased to announce the touchscreen G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi flight displays as well as the engine information system (EIS) TXi. Boasting a clean-sheet touchscreen design and vibrant presentation, the TXi family incorporates greater situational awareness tools and an innovative feature set into a contemporary avionics platform. Three displays are available, offering optimal flexibility for panel configurations, including a large 10.6-inch display, and two versions of 7-inch displays, in portrait and landscape orientations. The 10.6-inch display can operate as a primary flight display (PFD), multi-function display (MFD) and optional EIS in a highly customized package, while the 7-inch portrait display can be dedicated to one of those functions. The 7-inch landscape display is available exclusively as an EIS display solution. The G500 TXi system is intended for Part 23 Class I & II aircraft, with G600 TXi designed for Class III aircraft and G700 TXi intended for Part 23 Class IV and Part 25 aircraft. Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and EIS TXi systems is targeted for approval in Q4 2017, which will feature a comprehensive approved model list (AML) containing more than 600 single-engine piston, twin-engine piston and turboprop aircraft makes and models, offering the most configurable, state-of-the-art glass flight display solution in the market.

Vibrant, State-of-the-art Touchscreen Display

The TXi family incorporates a familiar touchscreen design with modern processors that support improved map and chart rendering, faster panning and contemporary single-finger zoom and pinch-to-zoom gestures. Through any combination of the touchscreen or dual concentric knobs, pilots can quickly access and view flight information at a glance. Modernized displays and large fonts offer improved readability, while the simplistic user-interface helps reduce overall pilot workload. Pilots will also appreciate a familiar in-flight experience behind the TXi series as the user interface is harmonious with multiple Garmin products, such as the GTN™ 650/750 touchscreen navigators.

Greater Scalability, Building Block Design and Simplified UpgradesTXi AHRS

Multiple panel configurations and display orientations allow pilots and aircraft owners to better leverage their current or future avionics investments. Three display formats support over 25 approved cockpit configurations and more than 600 aircraft makes/models. Installation configurations vary as the TXi family is also capable of displaying engine information on a dedicated 7-inch display or in split screen mode on the 10.6-inch display. Up to four displays can be installed in a single cockpit, offering superior scalability in hundreds of aircraft.

Contributing to a streamlined installation and simplified maintenance, the TXi displays are available with integrated attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) and a display-mounted air data computer (ADC), typically alleviating the need to separately locate, mount and wire these sensors. As an additional option for remote mounting, a combined air data and attitude heading reference system (ADAHRS) is available, or AHRS and ADC units are available separately. Installation is further minimized for aircraft with an existing G500/G600 as the G500 TXi and G600 TXi are compatible with previously installed Garmin sensors. The TXi family will also interface with the new GFC™ 600 autopilot and is compatible with a wide range of additional third-party autopilots.

 Industry-first Touchscreen EIS Solutions

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Available as an integrated solution within the 10.6-inch G500 TXi and G600 TXi system or as a standalone 7-inch EIS display, the TXi family displays real-time engine indications in an easy-to-read format. The TXi series supports various features, including lean assist mode, pilotconfigurable advisories and more, providing pilots with opportunities to achieve greater fuel economy, improved engine efficiency and superior engine operation. Compatible with single-engine and twin-engine normally aspirated or turbo-charged aircraft, EIS TXi supports Lycoming or Continental 4/6-cylinder engines, offering a broad range of aircraft compatibility.

To reduce installation complexity, engine sensors TXi GEAare connected to an engine interface adapter (GEA 110) that is environmentally ruggedized to allow for mounting in the engine compartment. As an alternative, where mounting space is limited, the GEA 110 can also be mounted to the back of the 10.6” TXi display.

When EIS TXi is paired with a GTN 650/750 and Flight Stream 510, Connext® wireless connectivity automatically downloads engine and other flight information to the Garmin Pilot™ app on an Apple® mobile device, which then automatically syncs this data across all of your devices with Garmin Pilot and with flyGarmin.com®. Additionally, flyGarmin.com helps pilots visualize engine and flight information such as track logs, cylinder head temperatures (CHT), exhaust gas temperatures (EGT), oil temperatures and more. Furthermore, pilots can view and  dynamically interact with this information longside a moving map, making it easy to understand data points at specific times during the flight. As an alternative to wirelessly syncing the information, the data can be logged and stored on an SD™ card within a TXi display and later uploaded to flyGarmin.com.

Connext Wireless Connectivity

When the TXi series is paired with a GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator, Connext wireless connectivity offers additional capabilities. Flight Stream 510 enables Database Concierge, the wireless transfer of aviation databases from the Garmin Pilot app on a mobile device to a GTN and the TXi system. Flight Stream 510 also supports the sharing of a breadth of information with compatible mobile devices running Garmin Pilot or foreFlight mobile, including two-way flight plan transfer, traffic, weather, GPS information and back-up attitude information as available.

Best-in-class Reversionary Mode — Say Goodbye to Standbys

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In configurations where multiple displays are installed, the TXi series offers a reversionary mode, allowing a single display to show all pertinent flight information, including EIS  when installed. Additionally, the 7-inch TXi displays are compatible with an optional backup battery (GBB 54), which can power the display (and integrated sensors) for 30 minutes in the event the aircraft electrical system fails. Aircraft owners who install a dual 7-inch G500 TXi system (on the pilot’s side) with dual ADAHRS and a back-up battery can also forego the requirement for standby flight instruments.

Next-generation HSI Adds Mapping

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The TXi family boasts a geographical map overlay within the horizontal situation indicator (HSI) on the PFD, which also supports the overlay of NEXRAD, Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather, SafeTaxi® airport diagrams, traffic, terrain and more. For example, a pilot can overlay terrain within the HSI map, while simultaneously viewing traffic and flight plan information without significantly diverting their attention away from the PFD. It is also easy to navigate within the HSI map as pilots can simply zoom in/out on the map using a single-finger gesture.

Fully Loaded Functionality

The TXi family also supports the following additional features and options:

  • Customizable crew profiles allow pilots to configure and save settings such as audio volume levels, backlight settings, map settings and more so they can be recalled prior to each flight.
  • Pilots can overlay and animate NEXRAD radar from FIS-B and SiriusXM® Aviation on the MFD’s moving map.
  • Various global datalink weather products are available when paired with GSR 56.
  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) “In” traffic and FIS-B weather display on the PFD/MFD via the GTX™ 345 transponder or GDL® 88 ADS-B datalink.
  • GWX™ 70 weather radar compatibility offers four-color storm cell display, as well as Turbulence Detection and Ground Clutter Suppression as options. Support for select third-party weather radars is also available.
  • Pilots are offered significant savings on database subscriptions as OnePak™ annual database and PilotPak global database subscriptions are compatible with these displays.
  • Smart Airspace™ references the aircraft’s current altitude and de-emphasizes non-pertinent airspace.
  • Pilots can view and alternate between Garmin FliteCharts® or optional Jeppesen® charts.
  • Jeppesen VFR Manual charts (formally known as “Bottlang” charts) are available within Europe, and European Visual Reporting Points (VRPs) can be overlaid on the moving map.
  • WireAware™ wire strike avoidance technology overlays power line locations and relative altitude information on the moving map and provides both aural and visual alerting when operating near power lines.
  • Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™) is standard on G600 TXi (optionally available on G500 TXi) and presents a 3D depiction of terrain, obstacles, traffic and the runway environment.
  • Class B Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) alerting is available as an option.
  • Compatibility extended to include the GTS™ 800/825 Traffic Advisory Systems (TAS) and the GTS 855 Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), as well as select third-party traffic systems.
  • Patented TargetTrend™ and TerminalTraffic™ technologies are available with select traffic systems and provides pilots with a more intuitive method of judging target trajectories and closure rates.
  • Compatible with the GRA™ 55 radar altimeter as well as select third-party radar altimeters.
  • Optional support for Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) operations.
  • An optional dedicated PFD controller (GCU 485) is available in 5 different formats and provides pilots with an additional source to make adjustments to the heading and altitude bugs, barometric setting and more.
  • A back-up GPS is built into the displays, providing speed, direction and position information in the event the primary GPS navigator fails (with optional antenna; external mounting not required).

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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EI is offering a rebate!

Maxcraft is proud to offer this HUGE rebate from Electronics International Inc.  with rebates offered from $50 – $1,000!

EI rebate 2017

This is a limited time offer.  These products must be purchased before September 30, 2017.

Call us or come visit! Our Maxcraft team can help you!

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

 

 

 

 

 

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