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  1. What are the differences among the different Tank Level Monitors (TLM100, TLM150, and TLM200)? The difference between the Tank Level Monitor is the fluid types that they can measure and the depth of the tanks.Please see the following table.... Read More
  2. With regards to the DST100, what is the difference between the trip log and the total log? Trip log is the distance traveled since the last reset and can be used to record how far you go on a particular trip. Total log is the total distance the vessel has traveled since the DST100 was purchased and installed on the vessel. You can reset th... Read More
  3. What is the difference between an anemometer that uses mechanical cups and vane versus an anemometer that uses ultrasonic technology? For a discussion on the differences between mechanical and ultrasonic anemometers, please see the article entitled "Anemometer Technology.pdf" under Attachments found below.... Read More
  4. What is the difference between true wind referenced to ground speed and true wind referenced to water speed? True wind is computed by subtracting the vessel speed from the apparent wind. The vessel speed is either referenced to the water (Speed Through Water (STW)) or the vessel speed is referenced to the ground (Speed Over Ground (SOG)). If the STW is subt... Read More
  5. 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 ( under the Updates tab of the device that you are updating. The full build number of the ver... Read More
  6. What are the latest changes to Maretron’s N2KView? Maretron announces the release of version 6.4 of the N2KView® V3 software.The Computer (PC & MAC) version of N2KView is available via the following link TSM800C, TSM810C, TSM1330C and MBB300C... Read More
  7. What software changes have taken place with N2KView Mobile ? N2KView ® Mobile is a version of the N2KView ® product for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and all Android devices including Nook Color, and the Kindle Fire.iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch:With the change of the operating system on these devices to iOS... Read More
  8. I see that Maretron’s DSM200 and DSM250 displays have a WSO100 configuration setting called "Wind Data Damping Period:"; what is this? Maretron's DSM200 and DSM250 displays have a WSO100 configuration setting called "Wind Data Damping Period", which is used to smooth the wind speed and direction information transmitted from the WSO100. The WSO100 is an extremely sensitive devic... Read More
  9. What is an SSC200? The Maretron SSC200 is a solid state, magnetic compass that is capable of measuring heading, pitch, roll, and rate of turn. The information is broadcast over an NMEA 0183 connection or an NMEA 2000 network where the information is available for any o... Read More
  10. Why is the SSC200 compass better than other marine compasses that use fluxgate technology? The SSC200 compass is better than other marine compasses that use fluxgate technology because there are no moving parts in the SSC200. Compasses using fluxgate technology have a coil floating in a liquid, and once this coil is set in motion (vessel i... Read More
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