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  1. What configuration options are available for the FPM100? You can use the N2KAnalyzer software program or a Maretron DSM150, or Maretron DSM250 to perform the configuration. This article will show methods for configuring the FPM100 Using Maretron's N2KAnalyzer software tool. Pre-requisits:PC with N2KAn... Read More
  2. I would like to extend my Maretron pressure sensor connections to an FPM100, what is the maximum length allowed? A FPM100 can monitor six individual pressure sensors with each sensor having a 15m field made wire extension (use 2 wire 22AWG cable).  ... Read More
  3. What information is available from the fluid pressure monitor (FPM100) and can be viewed on Maretron’s displays?  The FPM100 is capable of transmitting the following information: Pressures:Atmospheric PressureWater PressureSteam PressureCompressed Air PressureHydraulic PressureUser Defined 129 to 144Tank Types:Fuel Level, CapacityFresh Water Level, CapacityWast... Read More
  4. What firmware changes have taken place on the Maretron FPM100?    1.1.2.1 (2018-4-27) In tank mode, re-enable operation range checking at 4mA (20mA report 100%).1.1.1.2(2018-4-6)Change maximum operating range while operating in pressure mode to 1mA - 24mA (3681). FPM100 will report actual pressure between 4mA – ... Read More
  5. I see that the FPM100 has an accessory for measuring pressures in the range of -1Bar to 1 Bar. Can I use this sensor to monitor my fuel filters? Yes, the FPM100 can transmit vacuum pressure data on the NMEA2000 bus by using Maretron sensor part number PT-V-0-1BAR-01. This sensor must be installed on the vacuum side of your fuel filter to help you determine fuel filter health displayed on a Ma... Read More
  6. Is the FPM100 compatible with non-Maretron 4-20 mA pressure transducers? Maretron highly recommends using Maretron pressure transducers to achieve the specified accuracy; However, the FPM100 will support other linear 4-20mA transducers even though Maretron can't guarantee overall system accuracy.The 4-20mA sensor mus... Read More
  7. Why do some of the FPM100 pressure transducer accessories have a small plastic tube within the cable? Some pressure transducers measure gauge pressure (pressure above atmospheric). These transducers have a small plastic vent tube enclosed in the connecting cable. Special care must be taken not to block or kink the vent tube, and not to expose the ven... Read More
  8. What firmware changes have taken place on the Maretron RIM100? What firmware changes have taken place on the Maretron RIM100?RIM100  Firmware Versions 1.2.1.1 (2015-10)- Manufacturing Improvements1.1.4.3(2013-07-19)- Added support for hardware timers and counters for each channel. These timers and counters are c... Read More
  9. Can I use the RIM100 to indicate "Water In Fuel"? The RIM100 can be used to monitor a Parker/Racor "Water-In-Fuel Detection Kit" (Part Number RK30880E) to indicate the presence of water in the fuel filter.First, make sure the RK30880E is properly connected and working (see attachment for wiring diag... Read More
  10. What firmware changes have taken place on the Maretron DSM250? DSM250 firmware versions: DSM250 1.7.5.3(2018-01-24):Correctly display invalid data in LAT/LON screen (4405)Correctly display PGN 129029 data in LAT/LON screen (4418)Fixed crashing issue in control mode while setting anchor position (4421)Corrected a... Read More
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