What type of NMEA 2000 device connectors do I need?

There are a few different types of NMEA 2000 device connectors in the market. Although the connectors are different the underlying network is still NMEA 2000. Raymarine’s version of the NMEA 2000 is called SeatalkNG, whereas Simrad’s network is called SimNet. The industry generally uses the Micro C connector range, sometimes referred to as DeviceNet. … Read more

Can I connect NMEA 2000 devices directly to my Chart plotter?

To connect NMEA 2000 to a chart plotter you are required to have a basic NMEA 2000 network first, this requires a backbone (1), power source injector (5) and termination resistors (3) as a minimum. You then connect your Yacht Device or other NMEA 2000 hardware to a T-piece directly or via a drop cable … Read more