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  1. What is the maximum rate at which the SSC200 will transmit heading from the NMEA 0183 port? By default, the SSC200 transmits heading from the NMEA 0183 interface ten times per second. This can be changed to 40 times per second in one of two ways: 1) using Maretron's DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 display (please see the respective display&#... Read More
  2. What is the maximum rate at which the SSC200 will transmit heading from the NMEA 2000 port? The SSC200 transmits heading 10 times per second via the NMEA 2000 port.... Read More
  3. Why does the heading coming from the SSC200 appear to be in error? The SSC200 measures the Earth's magnetic field and before it will provide an accurate heading, it must understand how the Earth's magnetic field is affected (or deviates from normal) due to the ferrous metals found on the vessel. Fortunatel... Read More
  4. How do I display the SSC200 magnetic heading on Maretron’s DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 display? You display the SSC200 magnetic heading information on a DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 in the following way:Enter menu mode, scroll to "Favorite Screen Setup..." and press < Enter >Scroll to the favorite screen where you would like to view the magnetic h... Read More
  5. I navigate using true heading and not magnetic heading; how do I use the SSC200 compass and N2KView software to view my heading in true? The SSC200 compass outputs heading information in magnetic form and before N2KView can display true heading, the variation must be known. One source of variation is the Maretron GPS antenna/receiver (GPS200). If an SSC200 and GPS200 are connected tog... Read More
  6. I navigate using magnetic heading and not true heading; how do I use the SSC200 compass and N2KView software to view my heading in magnetic? The SSC200 compass outputs heading information in magnetic format, so you need to properly configure N2KView to display heading in magnetic. To view magnetic heading within N2KView, click on the "Units Setup" tab, and select "Magnetic from the "Headi... Read More
  7. I navigate using magnetic heading and not true heading; how do I use the SSC200 compass and Maretron’s DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 display to view my heading in magnetic? The SSC200 compass outputs heading information in magnetic format, so you just need to properly configure the DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 to display heading in magnetic. To view magnetic heading on the DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250, do the following:Enter ... Read More
  8. Why doesn’t the SSC200 compass transmit true heading? The SSC200 is a magnetic compass, which means that it measures the direction of Earth's magnetic field relative to the magnetic poles (magnetic heading). This is different than a gyrocompass, which measures heading relative to the Earth's r... Read More
  9. Can I receive alerts via email from N2KView? Yes, you are able to receive an email message alert so no matter where the user(s) is, you can be notified.* This requires the transmitting device (Computer, MBB or TSM) to have internet access and an active email account in order to transmit the ale... Read More
  10. What are the latest changes to Maretron’s N2KView? Maretron announces the release of version 6.0.12 of the N2KView® NMEA 2000® Network Display Software. The PC version of N2KView 6.0.12 is available is available from http://www.maretron.com/support/downloads.php#n2kview, under the “Software Updates” ... Read More
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