A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH IN OUR ONLINE SEARCH
Marine Parts Express has developed software using state-of-the-art search engine tools to provide our customers with fast and comprehensive search. The new service is DEEP SCAN. This Java-based reference engine includes many more schematics than previously possible using our perl-based software. It allows our customers to search by part number, part description or just about anything else you can think of.
While we’re in transition, if you are not getting the search results you want with the search engine you have chosen, try using the other one.
The current scan list took two weeks to complete and returned 6 million pages of information (far more than any previous scan) and it just goes to show how large our schematics library really is!
ARE THERE REALLY 6 MILLION PAGES?
The search engine crawls our web site from any possible link. Although circular searches are not possible, the fact that there are multiple ways of finding the same information can lead to a higher number of search results that are actually there. DEEP SCAN has built-in deduplication technology that reintegrates previously scanned pages by reference. The result is a very fast, very helpful set of information that works as fast as Google, if not faster.
ORIGINALLY FROM CNET
The underlying technology was originally developed at CNET in 2004 and was gifted to the Apache Software Foundation in 2006. This open source enterprise search platform is now known as Apache Solr and it is in its third major release since 2007. Our adaptation of the software took more than two years to complete and has been a labor of love for our technical team.
You can find schematics by looking in DEEP SCAN for general names of parts now. For Volvo Penta you can also search by the part number and it will find the corresponding schematics. Part numbers for some brands will not show up (Mercruiser and Mercury, for example) because the schematics are pictures only and have not been translated into part numbers yet. (Stay tuned for our next incarnation of the search engine).
Here is a list of the brand name schematics included in DEEP SCAN:
Volvo Penta (including marine, industrial and QL parts), Mercruiser (including Quicksilver), Mercury, Borg Warner, Pleasurecraft, Generac, OMC, Jabsco, Evinrude, Johnson, Chrysler, Yamaha, and ZF.
SIMPLE TO USE, EASY TO ORDER
When you get your search result, look at the schematic or page that you need and when you find the part number, enter it in the box at the top of the screen. Those part numbers will show up in your shopping cart with pricing or other information to help you get the parts you need. If you see the RPL code, remember that means that the part number has superseded so enter the new part number to find the new price. Finally, if you need any assistance using our search engine or the web site, please do not hesitate to give us a call at (877) 621-2628.
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