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Editor of SeaBits.com, avid technology and sailing geek, and musician.

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RE: Security cam cellular connectivity method?

I sounded so sure yesterday, didn't I? Well, I am still sure about getting a Pepwave, but after I posted this, I waffled on which one. I did study your blog posts and learn a lot, thank you! So now ...

In forum Network Your Boat

12 months ago
RE: Digital Yacht Splitters: What’s the Difference?

I posed the same question to Digital Yacht themselves and here's the answer I got from them: The SPL1500 matches the AIT1500 series (aesthetically) and the SPL2000 matches the AIT2000 series. The ...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
RE: Digital Yacht Splitters: What’s the Difference?

The folks at BOE said “there aren’t any technical differences between the two. The specs are the same for each. “. Which clearly isn’t true because of the FM interface. But I’m not sure an FM output...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
RE: IN-REACH MINI bluetooth data avail to APPS? (I.e. GPS for Navionics)

Good news. I recalled that previous inReach models did provide location info to iPads that didn't have an internal GPS, but I tested more vigorously yesterday and the inReach Mini did very well. Navio...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
RE: IN-REACH MINI bluetooth data avail to APPS? (I.e. GPS for Navionics)

@ben-ellison when we called GARMIN customer service with this question, the representative did two things: he called his “delorme” folks and gave us a contact # for the navionics folks (who are less-i...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
NMEA 0183 to NMEA 2000

I have a Simrad GO7 plotter with an NMEA 2000 interface on it. I have no network in my boat. Now I only want to connect my old Raymarine ST6002 (NMEA 0183 and SeaTalk) auto pilot to the Simrad plotter...

In forum Network Your Boat

1 year ago
RE: LCJ Capteurs Availability

Just a follow-up on this thread. I did reach out to Capteurs directly and finally got an email back two weeks later (a bit slow for email right?)... anyway it was a very courteous email, confirming th...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
RE: Simrad TP32 not seen by B&G Vulcan

Ben, it isn't showing on the Device List. Also, the diagnostics screen doesn't doesn't show any difference in traffic whether it's plugged in or not. I believe the cable or the device itself must be ...

In forum Network Your Boat

1 year ago
Connecting to a USB-C ported video display from a non USB-C laptop

I use a Lenovo 410 laptop for navigation (Open CPN which I highly recommend!) located at the nav station and want to add a repeater screen above the helm. I have a HP monitor that is powered through ...

In forum Projects

1 year ago
RE: LCJ Capteurs Availability

Thanks Steve, I'll look into the CV7.

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
LCJ Capteurs Availability

i was considering an ultrasonic anemometer from Capteurs because I want NMEA2000 compatibility, no moving parts, and it seemed slightly more affordable than Airmar.... but now it seems Canadian based ...

In forum General Marine Electronics

1 year ago
RE: Wifi Project

That does sound like progress. I'm nearly certain the ethernet port on the WiFi-1 won't provide power. Also, if it's only for the purpose of keeping your weather and firmware updated I don't see any...

In forum Projects

1 year ago
RE: Brunswick buys Freedom Boat Club

I don't know how it may work out for this deal, but Freedom Boat Club COO Louis Chemi left a large and beneficial mark on the marine electronics industry, first as a Raymarine product manager and even...

In forum General Discussion

1 year ago
RE: Wifi Project

Yes exactly. Looking to download weather gribs onto the B&G chartplotter using Predict Wind which is built-in. Having just used PW on a recent long ocean passage (on a friends boat) I'm impressed ...

In forum Projects

1 year ago
Wifi Project

I have a project for this summer to improve wifi access to my installed B&G Wifi-1 wireless router/access point. I've so far not been able to take advantage of the ability to directly download Pre...

In forum Projects

1 year ago
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