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

Raymarine Seatalk Protocols

Are you confused by all the Raymarine Seatalk protocols you see labelled all over devices these days? This brief article breaks down the main differences and support for each Seatalk protocol. Seatalk 1 This is the original Raymarine networking protocol and consists of 3 wires, red, black and yellow. A Seatalk 1 network consists of … 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