Try before you buy!

Yacht Devices Australia has just launched a try before you buy service for our most popular product, the J1939 Engine Gateway – YDEG-04. This service allows you to: * Confirm engine compatibility before purchase * Capture data from the engine and confirm what data is actually available to view on your chart plotter * Improve … Read more

Yanmar Engine Compatibility with Yacht Devices YDEG-04 Engine Gateway

Traditionally selected Yanmar 4JH series diesel engines have been compatible with the Yacht Devices YDEG-04 Engine Gateway. This remains for Yanmar 4JH series (selected models) and recently Yacht Devices have added further engine series to the compatible engines list. If your engine includes either a B25 or C35 control panel than it is compatible with … Read more

YDEG-04 Engine Gateway Confirmed Working Installs

When we sell a Yacht Devices YDEG-04 Engine Gateway we always like to do our homework before the sale is completed to ensure the gateway will work with your engine. While not an exhaustive list we have put together a selection of some of the engines we have supplied the YDEG-04 for and if any … Read more

Is my marine engine compatible with a Yacht Devices Engine Gateway?

Your engine should be compatible if it is a BRP Rotax,  Yanmar 4JH series, SmartCraft (Mercury, Mercruiser), J1939 engines (Caterpillar, etc.) and most Volvo Penta engines manufactured since 2004, and possibly some engines manufactured before 2000. Compatible Volvo Penta engines: with all versions of EVC-B, EVC-C, EVC-D, EVC-E (most modern engines manufactured since 2006); D1 and … Read more

Caterpillar Engine Data Display

If your Caterpillar engine panel looks like this you should have support for displaying this data into your MFD. Utilising the Yacht Devices Caterpillar Display 12 pin adaptor will allow you to connect into the engine harness to the display panel. It is a plug and play operation and because the Yacht Devices YDEG-04 only … Read more

Operation of the J1939 Engine Gateway

This post outlines the operation of the J1939 Engine Gateway YDEG-04 from Yacht Devices. Topics include support for different engine makes and models as well as configuration and troubleshooting. Do I need two J1939 Engine Gateways for twin engines? This will depend on if your engines are joined using a sync cable to a single … Read more