NMEA multiplexer


Simultaneous Wi-Fi and cellular connection [Update]

In coastal navigation, so often within range of a cellular network, we can download GRIB files, weather maps, or simply communicate with friends. But what if our smartphone or tablet is already connected to Wi-Fi Read more …

Integrate tablets with onboard instruments : Wi-Fi gateways

For several years it is possible to integrate iPads and other mobile devices using Wi-Fi to onboard instruments. This enables navigation applications, not only receive all sensor data : log, anemometer, sounder, AIS, Read more …

Miniplex-3Wi-N2K Firmware Update 2.0

ShipModul just completed a major upgrade of V.2.0.6 MiniPlex-3 firmware. Once installed in the MiniPlex-3-N2K, it becomes a certified product NMEA2000®. To perform this update, it is imperative to download and install the new Read more …

Miniplex-3Wi-N2K : Major updates

The manufacturer ShipModul just put for download on his web site two major updates of its multiplexer Miniplex-3 : Miniplex-3 Firmware V.1.17 Wi-Fi Firmware V.1.4 The two update files, featured with a procedure (in Read more …

The Miniplex-3Wi-N2K finally available

Expected for almost two years, hoped more, we despaired… but here it is in my hands. Alleluia ! The Wi-Fi NMEA0183 multiplexer, NMEA2000 gateway and SeaTalk1 translator is available in France (¹). The same size and also Read more …

DataLinker and Sail Racer arrive us from Lithuania

SailRacer UAB is a small Lithuanian company founded in 2013 by a team of experienced developers and regatta passionate . They design solutions for the sailors and clubs, both software and devices, focusing on developing applications and Read more …

Signal K Project, l’ universal open source exchange of marine data

You will soon hear about Signal K, un standard de communication de données marines, développé en open source, which aims to replace the standard NMEA (0183 and 2000) technically overwhelmed by the exponential development of connected objects. designers Read more …

Miniplex-2wi and Configuration Utility for Mac OS X [Update-2]

ShipModul society produced a version Mac OS X, the MPX-Config configuration utility for its multiplexer Miniplex-ridengithigh (¹). It is now available in the Downloads section of the website. This utility allows to perform the multiplexer settings Read more …

Combine instruments NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183

In a previous article I talked about the NGW-1 company Actisense (¹), an NMEA 0183 converter to NMEA 2000 bidirectional. Since then, This gateway has been available in several versions. Each one allows you to connect to the network Read more …

NMEA data 2000, a network standard for the future

NMEA 2000® (¹) is a standard for electronic communication network specifically designed for pleasure boats, according to an industry standard published by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA data). It aims to meet many needs, born Read more …

Miniplex-2Wi, the new WiFi multiplexer for iPad and iPhone

The company has just introduced ShipModul on its website its new wireless multiplexer, Miniplex-2Wi. This device comes in direct competition to the IMUX Brookhouse, on which I wrote several posts on this blog, but penalized since early 2011 Read more …

Seasmart WiFi connects the NMEA 2000 on your iPhone

Le SeaSmart WiFi, presented by iTabNav.fr at the Nautic in Paris last week, allows a WiFi connection to iPad , iPhone or any other computer via WiFi to a NMEA 2000. Designed by Chetco Digital Instruments, to Brookings in Read more …

Installing an iMux aboard "Lady Jane"

My Fischer 37 "Lady Jane" is equipped at the base of a conventional antenna Raymarine GPS, the trio wind, depth, speed instruments, and a multi chartplotter / Radar C70 : In November 2010, Reading this blog has me Read more …

Connect instrument to an iPad with SEAMate 1A Lite WiFi

In the spring 2008, Mølgaard Marine House Company has designed one of the first multiplexers WiFi for connecting the pleasure of navigation instruments and an AIS to an embedded computer. If this product is still available today, the Read more …

Connect Miniplex-2USB with GPSNavX/MacENC

The multiplexer Miniplex USB-2 (¹) by ShipModul company can connect all the instruments on board directly to a USB connector on your Mac. GPSNavX and MacENC software can receive and display NMEA instruments, and Read more …

Wiring NMEA 0183, not so easy !

In the very next post, I will explain in detail the implementation of a multiplexer (¹) Miniplex 2USB de-ShipModul. But before removing the electrical panel and pull out the tool box, you better understand the Read more …

Receive NMEA 2000 data with iNavX

It is now possible to connect a N2K system (¹) to iNavX, on iPhone or iPad. Indeed, Actisense company, well known for its NMEA interfaces (multiplexers and gateways), designed the NGW-1 ISO, a data converter Read more …

A test onboard with Navigation Mac

During a weekend of January a little sad, we joined the port of L'Herbaudière, Isle of Noirmoutier, via the picturesque Gois passage at low tide. We, that is to say, a boating journalist, my wife and myself. Greeted by two Read more …

iMux, a multiplexer WiFi for iPad

More and more great ! After Wi-SP Digi Connect, l’iAIS de Digital Yacht, here's IMUX of Brookhouse. The multiplexer is a iMux (*) NMEA data 0183 able to transmit in WiFi data from the instruments connected to it (GPS, Navigation, Read more …

Receive AIS data wirelessly with iNavX

I explained, in a recent post, on receiving NMEA data from instruments on board without going through a Mac (or PC) aboard. It is now possible to do the same for the reception of AIS data with Read more …

MacENC 8 supports NMEA 2000

Richard Ray announced on the forum macsailing.net that great progress had been made in integrating support NMEA 2000 in MacENC. MacENC 8 now use the gangway Actisense NGT-1 USB to connect the Mac to a network N2K (¹).

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