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  • Commented on NMEA 2000 Advice
    Don't be scared Ben, it's all just networking fundamentals which I have an above-average skill in so I'm sure I'll work though it. The problem is that the marine industry is only incrementally moving forward in basic networking and currently...
  • Commented on NMEA 2000 Advice
    OK sounds good, I will give it a try. So deceiving because the NMEA 2000 network has 12V going through it as well and the whole concept is plug-and-play into the backbone. Very odd!...
  • Commented on NMEA 2000 Advice
    Thanks Ben. The only cable that came with the 547 is for a 0183 network, however, there is also a 2000 connection but you supply your own cable. Dan...
  • Posted NMEA 2000 Advice to Panbo Forum
    Looking for a little advice and/or guidance. I have a Garmin NMEA 2000 backbone network which is currently feeding my GNX Wind Wired Sail Pack. That includes both the wind sensor along with a thru hull transducer and 2 separate...
  • Commented on Garmin NMEA 2000 Updater
    Sorry, I meant to say 2GB, not 2MB!! The card I originally tried to use was a 64GB card and it simply would not recognize it. Dan...
  • Commented on Garmin NMEA 2000 Updater
    Ben, thank you for your reply! I actually figured it out this weekend and was planning on reporting back here. It was not a file format issue, it was an SD Card size issue. Although Garmin does not mention this...
  • Posted Garmin NMEA 2000 Updater to Panbo Forum
    I recently purchased the Garmin NMEA 2000 Updater which T's right into the backbone of the network and allows for updates from an SD Card. I followed the instructions to the letter with regards to downloading the software update and...
  • Posted Raymarine EV-100 & Garmin Network to Panbo Forum
    Greetings, Does anyone know, or have experience with, connecting a EV-100 wheel autopilot from Raymarine into an existing NMEA 2000 network supporting Garmin instruments? Would the EV-100 need to run on its own network? Thanks in advance for any assistance....
  • Commented on GPS Data to Garmin Instruments
    Ben, thanks a ton for your feedback. You helped confirm some of the items I had already been considering, but the fact that the Actisense module would likely not feed the GPS data I want helps me cross it off...
  • Posted GPS Data to Garmin Instruments to Panbo Forum
    I'm looking for some advice on the simplest and least expensive method to add GPS data to my Garmin sailboat instruments. I have the following setup: Garmin instruments on NMEA 2000 network including Wind, Speed, Depth, etc. iPAD running iNAVx...
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