Using the One-Boat Network App to Control your Bluetooth Talon (2018-present)

The One-Boat Network App can be used to control your Minn Kota shallow water anchor. The Anchor Application is dynamic and will change depending on if you are connected to a Talon or Raptor shallow water anchor. You must first select your shallow water anchor source.

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Pair the Mobile Device to a Bluetooth Talon

The One-Boat Network app can be used to control the Talon using a device that is paired to the Talon with a Bluetooth connection. Before pairing the device with the Talon, the One-Boat Network app should first be successfully downloaded, installed and signed in. You can confirm that the app was successfully installed by opening it on your device. Once you have signed in to the One-Boat Network App, the app will walk you through connecting your mobile device to your Humminbird and Minn Kota devices. 

  1. Retract the spike on the Talon(s) by pressing the Up BTTalon-AutoUp.png button on the Indicator Panel.
    BT_Talon_Control_Panel-Deploy_Retract_Control_Panel.png
  2. Enable Bluetooth on the Mobile Device
  3. Open the Settings menu.
  4. Select Bluetooth.
  5. Select On.
    Talon_Android_iOS_Bluetooth_On.png
  6. Keep the Bluetooth menu open during the rest of the process. Follow the steps below for pairing to one Talon or Two Talons.
  • Pair a Mobile Device to one Bluetooth Talon

    • Apple iOS

      1. Enable Pairing Mode on the Talon:
        • Press and hold the Up BTTalon-AutoUp.pngbutton and the DownBTTalon-AutoDown.png button simultaneously on the Indicator Panel. The Depth Indication LEDs will begin to flash blue. Once the LEDs are flashing, release the buttons on the Indicator Panel. The Talon will go into Pairing Mode for 30 seconds.
      2. On your mobile device, select BT Talon under the Other Devices. It may take a moment for the Talon to appear in the menu. Once your Talon is paired with your device, BT Talon will display under My Devices in the iOS Bluetooth settings.
        1. You may need to turn the Bluetooth off and back on to start the scanning process again. 
      3. Android

        1. Enable Pairing Mode on the Talon: Press and hold the Up and Down buttons on the Talon for two seconds. The depth lights will illuminate in a blue pattern to indicate pairing mode is active.
        2. Navigate to the Bluetooth Settings on your mobile device. Select the Scan button to begin the search for your device.
        3. On your mobile device, select BT Talon under Available devices. It may take a moment for the Talon to appear in the menu. Once your Talon is paired with your device, BT Talon will display under Paired devices in the Android Bluetooth Settings.
  • Pair a Mobile Device to two Bluetooth Talons

    If you are connecting dual Talons, the Talons must be paired together before connecting them to your mobile device. Use the following instructions to pair the Talons together, then follow the instructions for the single Talon to pair it to your mobile device.
    1. Place one Talon in Pairing Mode: Press and hold the Up BTTalon-AutoUp.pngbutton and the DownBTTalon-AutoDown.png button simultaneously on the Indicator Panel. The Depth Indication LEDs will begin to flash blue. Once the LEDs are flashing, release the buttons on the Indicator Panel. The Talon will go into Pairing Mode for 30 seconds. 
    2. Place second Talon in Pairing Mode: Press and hold the Up and Down buttons on the Talon for two seconds. The depth lights will illuminate in a blue pattern to indicate pairing mode is active.
    3. Both Talons will beep three times once they are connected, and then both Talon mode lights will flash green.
    4. On the starboard Talon, press the Up button to set that Talon as starboard. The starboard Talon’s mode light will temporarily illuminate green and the port Talon’s mode light will illuminate red to indicate that the Talon positions are set.

Select Anchor Source

  1. Tap the Settings icon under the One-Boat Network banner at the top right of the app.
    Settings.png
  2. Select Anchor Source.
    Select Anchor Source.png
  3. Tap the radio button for Raptor or Talon.
    Anchor Source Raptor.pngAnchor Source Talon.png

Talon One-Boat Network App Buttons

The One-Boat Network App allows you to control and update the Talon from your paired mobile device.Talon App home screen.png
 

Deploy: Double tap the Auto Down button.
Pause: While the anchor is deploying or retracting, tap the Pause button once. Tap the Auto Down button again to resume deployment, or tap the Auto Up button again to resume retraction.
Retract: Tap the Auto Up button once.
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Customizing the Talon Settings with the One-Boat Network App

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