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  1. Is the GPS100 compatible with the European Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) called European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS)? Yes, the GPS100 supports Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) including the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS).... Read More
  2. What sensors does Maretron recommend for basic navigation? A standard Maretron NMEA2000 navigation sensor network consists of the following components:Compass: SSC200GPS: GPS200Depth Speed Water: DST110Weather: WSO100Display: DSM150System Capabilities:Wind ApparentSpeed over groundCourse over groundSpeed thr... Read More
  3. How can I tell whether a navigation light is working when I have turned it on? The Maretron development team has found this particular device which can monitor current through a wire. This is especially usefull dermining if in fact a vessel's light is turned on and not burned out. There are two variants of this device for ... Read More
  4. 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
  5. What Maretron devices can one configure with the DSM200 display?  DSM200 was designed and released for sale into the marinemarket in 2004. It was designed to support Maretron’s envisioned product lineat that time. In the years following 2004 Maretron made decisions to expandbeyond navigation sensors and... Read More
  6. Why doesn’t Maretron offer a WSO100 with a built in GPS or compass? The WSO100 is generally placed at the highest point on the vessel so that it is not obstructed from the wind. Unfortunately, the highest point on a vessel is often the worst possible placement for a GPS or compass. Take for example a GPS mounted at t... Read More
  7. Does the GPS100 support Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS)? Yes, the GPS100 supports Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) including the North American Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), and the Asian Multi-functional Satellite Augmentati... Read More
  8. What are the latest changes that have been made to N2KView on Maretron’s Legacy Devices? Maretron announces the release of version 5.1.12 of the N2KView® NMEA 2000® Network Display Software. The program is available from (https://www.maretron.com) under the Updates tab of the device that you are updating. The full build number of the ver... Read More
  9. How can Maretron’s N2K system be designed to survive lightning strikes? Lightning is unpredictable, and it is very difficult to prevent its harmful effects to marine electronics. However, you can take steps to mitigate the damaging effects of lightning to your N2K Network by considering the use of the Maretron Network Bu... Read More
  10. What is "Bus Errors"? The N2KMeter tracks network data transmission errors in real-time, and lets you know if the error rate is acceptable  , marginal , or unacceptable . Any error rate greater than zero is undesirable (although your network may still function since CAN a... Read More
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