LightHouse Sport Software for Element MFDs

Software download and update information for Raymarine Element HV and Element S:

  • Applicable for: Element MFDs
  • Software Version: v3.16.38
  • Release Date: October 2021
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Element software
inc. networked products
File size: ~1.06 GB


Element software only
File size: ~1.03 GB




Software release date, new features, enhancements and bug fixes

Current Version

Bundle Release Date Features
v3.16.38 October 2021

New Features:

  • Nautical miles & yards (NM & yd) added as a unit of measure for distance

Product improvements:

  • Fathoms changed from fa to Fm
  • The buzzer can incorrectly sound when performing a task, such as a software upgrade - fixed
  • Restart XTE not working correctly on second Element on STng
  • Intermittent issue with selecting an app on the home screen - fixed
  • When an EVO pilot is in Auto and you enter the Settings menu on an Element MFD, as you exit the menu it reverts the autopilot back to Standby - fixed

2021 Releases

Bundle Release Date Features


August 2021

New Features:

  • Reeds almanac now available with LightHouse charts
  • Minimum depth warning message, when depth is 0.8m or less
  • Shallow depth alarm - configurable in the alarms menu. When triggered, it will keep alarming every 30 seconds until vessel depper than the set limit
  • Anchor Drift renamed to Position Drift
  • Depth and Water Temp now stored against Waypoints and Track Points
  • Currents and Tides now available for France, with updated LightHouse chart

Bug Fixes

  • 2nd Echo Rejection algorithm corrected/improved
  • Navionics subscription expired warning message would keep popping up - fixed
  • LightHouse charts could show expired subscription, but with future dates - fixed, but may also require a chart update
  • Element voltage reading on the home screen seen to jump up/down - fixed
  • RealBathy depth curves now drawn down to 0.25m increments
  • Resolved an issue where element could crash when exiting the demo video


June 2021

New Features:

  • Support for North America LightHouse charts
  • High resolution contours in Fishing Mode only for North America charts
  • Tides and Currents are now available at greater zoom levels
  • Improved Tides and Currents, and Current stations now available for LightHouse Charts Great Britain/Ireland and North America

Bug Fixes

  • Finnish translation for 'knots' corrected
  • Korean translation for 'meters' corrected
  • Resolved intermittent crash with RealBathy
  • Improved Land features for LightHouse charts (Sweden)
  • Added Arabic keyboard when editing waypoints
  • Corrected issue with tidal curve being shown incorrectly


Mar 2021
  • Support for image processing improvements
  • Included LightHouse charts Demo information, when in simulator mode


Jan 2021

New Features:

  • Support for Raymarine's new LightHouse Charts / Points of interest, Streets etc.
    (Note: Excluding S63)
  • Support for the RayConnect app
  • 256-color palette Radar overlay on Chart

Bug Fixes

  • Corrects an issue with the Databoxes, where they could overlap under certain conditions
  • Corrects the Databox settings page, to correctly display the Databox placements
  • Corrects an issue where changing between Demo types (i.e. Fishing (inland) to fishing (Ice)), you can get an incorrect SONAR combo image
  • Corrects a "No transducer connected" message, with improved noise rejection when reading the transducer sense resistor value