NMEA 2000 (standardized as IEC 61162-3), abbreviated NMEA2k or N2K, is a plug-and-play communications standard, which is used on boats and ships to connect together devices, displays and sensors. The speed of the NMEA 2000 bus is 250 kbit/s and it enables sensors and displays and any other NMEA 2000 compatible devices to “discuss” together. … Read More “NMEA 2000 PGN’s deciphered” »
Yacht Devices YDNR-02 is a NMEA2000 WiFi router / gateway. It can act as a NMEA0183 multiplexer with two ports (RX/TX) and it also has a SeaTalk port. YDNR has converters between NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183 and SeaTalk.
When trying to connect Furuno Radio Ocean RO4800 VHF radio NMEA0183 AIS output, I found an issue. Other people may experience the same issues so I decided to document the issue and the solution here. BTW: the same VHF radio model is also sold under brand name Furuno. I wrote it all in the title … Read More “Furuno Radio Ocean RO4800 VHF radio AIS issue – NMEA OUT wires reversed” »