NMEA 2000 Tank Adaptor YDTA-04

The NMEA 2000 YDTA-04 Tank Adaptor from Yacht Devices allows a simple connection to up to 4 resistive type tank sensors at the same time to provide level information to chart plotters or instrument displays.

The adaptor can be used for level measurement of diesel, petrol, oil, fresh water, waste water, black water or a live well. Up to 16 adaptors of one type can be connected in a NMEA 2000 network.

The Adapter can be installed as a standalone measuring device, in parallel with an existing analog gauge, or in parallel with a Volvo Penta engine’s MDI (Mechanical Diesel Interface) box. If you have a combined gauge where you choose the value to display with a button, the Adapter will smoothly work with it, too. The four measuring channels of the Device may have individual settings. Fluid tank level sensor readings can be calibrated with 12 calibration points to get accurate readings on tanks of any shape.

Adaptor compatibility

  • European senders (10 to 180 Ohm range)
  • American senders (240 to 33 Ohm range)
  • Japanese senders (0 to 310 Ohm range)
  • Other senders with a maximum resistance of less than 400 Ohm

NMEA 2000 Tank adaptor Features

  • Can be installed standalone or in parallel with existing analogue gauge.
  • Works with gauges which include a button to change level display
  • 12 point calibration to ensure accurate readings
  • Can be converted for use as a pressure sensor adaptor and read pressures from a resistive or voltage pressure sensor.
  • Powered from the NMEA 2000 network. No other power source is required.

The Device is equipped with a hidden button that allows switching among 15 configuration preset. However, for advanced configuration (calibration curves, digital switching functions, connection in parallel with analog gauges, using voltage sensors) the NMEA 2000 PC gateway (from any manufacturer) or MFD which allows editing of installation description strings is required. Firmware updates are available only with Yacht Devices gateways (Wi-Fi, USB or Ethernet).

In the settings you can join several tanks for correct calculation of “Estimated Fuel Remaining” data for PGN 127496 “Trip Fuel Consumption, Vessel” which displays the sum of the fuel volume in selected tanks.

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  • Can create an alarm and turn on/off a pump or other equipment using the circuit control device.
  • Use the Wi-Fi Gateway to visually display tank levels on tablets and PCs onboard.

New to NMEA 2000?

If you are new to NMEA 2000 don’t worry. We have all the knowledge required to assist you connecting the Tank Adaptor including if you don’t have an existing NMEA2000 network we can supply a NMEA 2000 Starter Kit.

Manufacturers Product Page: Tank Adaptor

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