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Ben Ellison
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RE: Evinrude Etec Gen 1 Setup

Well, I got access to the NMEA data in my 115 E-TEC with pleasing results: But as I wrote, Evinrude is not very clear about how to do it and what yo...

9 months ago
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RE: Radars

Your 4G should have lasted longer, but most do, I think. Not sure how you can get anything but another B&G without also getting another MFD or PC....

11 months ago
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RE: Raymarine: same network. Axion 7 inside and Element 7 outside not working

Hi Giuseppe, I'm not familiar with the Element Series but I see the following on the Model Compare page () "The Element Series products use a differ...

1 year ago
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RE: Revamping internet access for my boat.

Hi Skip, A Wave WiFi Rogue Reach dual band is working well for me and I think that the company will be sticking around: Don, Wave Wifi also offers v...

1 year ago
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RE: Best Package for 85' World Cruiser

Quite a boat, Nick! I don't think that you can go too far wrong with any of the major brand nav systems, but personally I'd be thinking of Furuno...

1 year ago
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RE: DeviceNet Multi-Port Box as N2K Backbone

Hi Rick,I've been running two of those Turck multi-ports on Gizmo since I wrote that entry and have seen no problems.

1 year ago
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RE: New ICOM VHF fixed & handheld

Found out that the M510 only accepts AIS data via NMEA 2000.

2 years ago
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RE: Communication for a noisy environment

Larry, I suspect that David Clark is your best bet, but Ben Stein did review Eartec and Sena headsets for less noisy environments

2 years ago
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RE: New ICOM VHF fixed & handheld

@bwpirate Tom, I like the reverse idea. Assuming that many boats with a premium VHF like this also have an AIS transponder and are probably feeding ta...

2 years ago
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RE: New ICOM VHF fixed & handheld

Rory, what you're linking to at Defender is Icom's M510TR Class B AIS transponder with its own target screen, not the new M510 VHF. I guess the simila...

2 years ago
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RE: New ICOM VHF fixed & handheld

@wkearney99 I share your concerns, Bill, but I just got off the phone with Ray Novak of IcomAmerica and one thing I learned is that the M510 can join ...

2 years ago
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RE: Adding AIS to a mature vessel

Chris, does the Si-Tex AIS have a NMEA 2000 port? If so, I think that the Actisense W2K-1 is an excellent WiFi gateway: If the output is only NMEA 0...

2 years ago
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A basic NMEA 2000 network is not exactly simple

You have to build a NMEA 2000 network, Harvey, even for just two devices. It has to be powered and it has to be terminated. This Ancor kit should do t...

2 years ago
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RE: New ICOM VHF fixed & handheld

Thanks, Tom! I don't know why ICOM has not made a big deal about it yet, but the M510 is much more than a beautiful color screen in a smaller format...

2 years ago
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