Maretron N2KView

Vessel Monitoring and Control Software for NMEA 2000 Networks

User’s Manual

 

                                                     Revision 6.0.12

 

 

 

Copyright ฉ 2019 Carling Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved

 

 

Carling Technologies, Inc.

120 Intracoastal Pointe Drive

Jupiter, FL 33477

http://www.maretron.com

 

Maretron Manual Part #: M001401

Revision History

 

Rev.

Description

1.0

Original document.

2.2

New release corresponding to Version 2.2 of N2Kview

2.3

New release corresponding to Version 2.3 of N2Kview

2.4

New release corresponding to Version 2.4 of N2KView

2.5

New release corresponding to Version 2.5 of N2Kview

2.6

New release corresponding to Version 2.6 of N2Kview

3.0

New release corresponding to Version 3.0 of N2Kview

3.2

New release corresponding to Version 3.2 of N2Kview

3.4

New release corresponding to Version 3.4 of N2Kview

3.5

New release corresponding to Version 3.5 of N2Kview

3.6

New release corresponding to Version 3.6 of N2Kview

3.6.1

Update for version 3.6.1 of N2KView

3.6.2

Update for version 3.6.2 of N2KView

3.6.3

Update for version 3.6.3 of N2KView

4.0.0

Update for version 4.0.0 of N2KView

5.0.0

Update for version 5.0.0 of N2KView

5.0.6

Update for version 5.0.6 of N2KView

5.0.15

Update for version 5.0.15 of N2KView

5.1.0

Update for version 5.1.0 of N2KView

6.0.0

Update for version 6.0.0 of N2KView

6.0.12

Update for version 6.0.12 of N2KView

 


Table of Contents

1       Introduction. 13

2       Software Version. 14

3       Software Editions. 15

4       Prerequisites. 17

4.1      N2KView. 17

4.2      N2KServer 18

5       N2KView System Features. 20

6       Quick Install 22

6.1      Unpack the Box. 22

6.2      Install IPG100. 22

6.3      Install N2KView. 22

6.4      Installing Cameras. 33

6.5      Run N2KView. 34

6.6      Tabs. 41

6.6.1      Favorite Screen Tabs. 41

6.6.2      Commands & Settings Tab. 41

7       Upgrading N2KView. 42

7.1      Automatic Updates. 42

7.2      Manual Updates. 42

8       General Concepts. 44

8.1      Data Security and Encryption. 44

8.2      Using Maretron’s Cloud Server 44

8.3      NMEA 2000 Considerations. 45

8.3.1      Instancing. 45

8.3.2      Data Source Types. 46

8.3.3      Sensor Selection. 46

9       N2KView. 48

9.1      General Concepts. 48

9.1.1      Touch Screen Operation. 48

9.1.2      Keyboard Operation. 48

9.1.3      Parameters. 48

9.1.4      Components. 48

9.1.5      Favorite Screens and Parameter Display. 49

9.1.6      Protecting the System Configuration. 49

9.1.7      Grid Layout Concepts. 50

9.1.8      Hardware License Key. 51

9.2      Using N2KView. 52

9.2.1      First use. 52

9.2.2      The Opening Screen. 53

9.2.3      The Operational Mode Screen. 53

9.3      Operation. 54

9.3.1      Changing Between User-Defined screens. 54

9.3.2      Commands & Settings. 55

9.3.3      Switching Between Day and Night Mode. 55

9.3.4      Switching Between Windowed and Full-Screen Configurations. 55

9.3.5      Minimizing N2KView. 56

9.3.6      Terminating N2KView. 56

9.4      Commands & Settings Dialog. 56

9.4.1      About Dialog. 58

9.4.2      Alert Setup. 59

9.4.3      BNWAS. 59

9.4.4      Cameras Setup. 59

9.4.5      Clean Screen. 60

9.4.6      Configuration Sub-Menu. 62

9.4.7      Night Mode. 84

9.4.8      Power Management Sub-Menu. 85

9.4.9      Screens Setup. 95

9.4.10    Set Password. 116

9.4.11    Shutdown. 119

9.4.12    Units Setup. 120

9.5      Available Component Types. 128

9.5.1      Active Button 4x1. 128

9.5.2      Active Button 1x1 Gray. 130

9.5.3      Active Button 2x1. 130

Analog Clock. 132

9.5.4      Anchor Watch. 133

9.5.5      Attitude Indicator 134

9.5.6      Bar Graph. 135

9.5.7      Borderless Bar 137

9.5.8      Cardinal 138

9.5.9      Circuit Breaker / Switch. 139

9.5.10    Vertical Switch. 141

9.5.11    Course Up Rose. 142

9.5.12    Digital 143

9.5.13    Color Digital 144

9.5.14    Digital Counter 144

9.5.15    Dometic Air Conditioning / Heating. 146

9.5.16    Dometic Ice Maker 148

9.5.17    Gauge. 149

9.5.18    GPS Status. 151

9.5.19    Inclinometer 152

9.5.20    Indicator 4x1. 154

9.5.21    Indicator 2x1. 154

9.5.22    Indicator 1x1. 155

9.5.23    Indicator Beam.. 156

9.5.24    Line Graph / Depth Graph / Indicator Graph. 158

9.5.25    Moon Phase. 161

9.5.26    North Up Rose. 162

9.5.27    Push Buttons. 164

9.5.28    Rate of Turn. 166

9.5.29    Rudder Angle / Order 167

9.5.30    Signal Strength. 169

9.5.31    Tank. 169

9.5.32    Text 171

9.5.33    Multi-line Text 172

9.5.34    Text Message (SMS) 173

9.5.35    Timer 174

9.5.36    Vacuum Gauge. 175

9.5.37    Wind Angle. 175

9.5.38    Video. 178

9.5.39    Watermaker 181

9.6      Available Data Types. 183

9.6.1      AC Bus. 183

9.6.2      AC Generator 186

9.6.3      AC Utility. 192

9.6.4      Active Buttons. 200

9.6.5      Air Conditioning / Heating. 201

9.6.6      Anchor 203

9.6.7      BNWAS (Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System) 210

9.6.8      DC. 210

9.6.9      Depth. 213

9.6.10    Electrical 214

9.6.11    Electrical Distribution. 214

9.6.12    Engine. 216

9.6.13    Engine Warning. 220

9.6.14    Environment 226

9.6.15    Fuel Management 231

9.6.16    GPS. 236

9.6.17    Heading. 237

9.6.18    Humidity. 238

9.6.19    Ice Makers. 238

9.6.20    Indicator 238

9.6.21    Mechanical 239

9.6.22    Motion. 240

9.6.23    NMEA 2000 – N2KView Connection. 242

9.6.24    Navigation. 244

9.6.25    Pressure / Vacuum.. 248

9.6.26    Rudder 250

9.6.27    SMS (Text Message) 252

9.6.28    Screen Selection. 252

9.6.29    Speed/Distance. 253

9.6.30    Tank. 255

9.6.31    Temperature. 257

9.6.32    Text 261

9.6.33    Time/Date. 262

9.6.34    Transmission. 264

9.6.35    Transmission Warning. 265

9.6.36    Vessel 267

9.6.37    Vessel Data Recorder 269

9.6.38    Video. 270

9.6.39    Watermakers. 271

9.6.40    Wind. 272

10     Alerts. 274

10.1    Overview. 274

10.2    Alert Concepts. 275

10.2.1    Alert Types. 275

10.2.2    Alert Terminology. 275

10.2.3    Alert Priority. 275

10.2.4    Vessel Alert Operating Modes. 276

10.2.5    Alert States. 276

10.2.6    Available Alert Classes. 277

10.2.7    Alert Conditions. 279

10.3    Viewing Alerts. 279

10.3.1    The Alert Status Bar 279

10.3.2    Alerts Tab. 281

10.3.3    Alert Status Screen. 283

10.3.4    Alert Log for all Alerts. 288

10.4    Alerts Setup Sub-Menu. 289

10.4.1    Alert Options. 289

10.4.2    Alert Table Editor 291

10.4.3    Alert Enable Table. 293

10.4.4    Alert Editor 295

10.4.5    Operating Mode. 340

10.4.6    Email Setup. 343

10.4.7    SMS (Text) Setup. 346

10.5    Available Alerts. 349

10.5.1    AC Bus. 349

10.5.2    AC Generator 352

10.5.3    AC Utility. 359

10.5.4    Anchor 365

10.5.5    DC. 366

10.5.6    Depth. 368

10.5.7    Electrical Distribution. 368

10.5.8    Engine. 370

10.5.9    Engine Warning. 373

10.5.10 Environment 379

10.5.11 GPS. 382

10.5.12 Heading. 383

10.5.13 Humidity. 384

10.5.14 Indicator 385

10.5.15 NMEA 2000 – N2KView Connection. 387

10.5.16 Navigation. 389

10.5.17 Pressure / Vacuum.. 391

10.5.18 Rudder 393

10.5.19 SMS (Text) 393

10.5.20 Speed/Distance. 394

10.5.21 Tank. 395

10.5.22 Temperature. 396

10.5.23 Time/Date. 400

10.5.24 Transmission. 400

10.5.25 Transmission Warning. 401

10.5.26 Vessel 403

10.5.27 Vessel Data Recorder 404

10.5.28 Wind. 405

11     BNWAS (Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System.. 406

11.1    Setting up BNWAS. 406

11.1.1    Enabled / Disabled / Automatic Control 407

11.1.2    Dormant Period (Td) 408

11.1.3    Visual Indication Stage. 408

11.1.4    First Stage Bridge Audible Alarm.. 409

11.1.5    Second Stage Remote Audible Alarm.. 409

11.1.6    Third Stage Remote Audible Alarm.. 409

11.1.7    Optional Reset Switch Instance. 410

11.1.8    Optional Reset Switch Channel 410

11.1.9    BNWAS will Reset when the Switch is. 411

12     Load Shedding. 412

12.1    Sources. 412

12.2    Loads. 412

12.3    Startup. 413

12.4    Shedding Loads. 413

12.5    Restoring Loads. 413

12.6    Configuration. 415

12.6.1    General 415

12.6.2    Configuring Sources. 416

12.6.3    Configuring Loads. 417

13     Anchoring with N2KView. 419

13.1    Glossary of Terms used in Anchoring. 419

13.2    How is N2KView going to help you anchor 421

13.3    Configuring N2KView Anchoring. 422

13.4    Getting Ready to Anchor 424

13.5    Dropping the Anchor 426

13.6    Retrieving the anchor 432

13.7    Dragging you anchor while Setting. 433

14     Video and Cameras. 435

14.1    Camera Setup. 436

14.1.1    Camera Editor 438

Figure 129 – Camera Editor Example with Axis M3113 Camera. 438

15     Send data to the Telemetric Cloud Service. 442

15.1    Two Cloud Services. 442

15.1.1    Maretron Real Time Cloud Service. 442

15.1.2    Maretron Telemetric Cloud Service. 442

15.2    Telemetric Cloud Service Dialog. 444

15.2.1    General 445

15.2.2    Selecting Parameters to be Transmitted. 446

15.2.3    Estimated Data Usage. 447

15.2.4    Maximum amount of data that can be transmitted. 448

15.3    Telemetric Cloud Service Parameter Editor 448

15.3.1    Title. 449

15.3.2    Use Label 449

15.3.3    Instance. 449

15.3.4    Source. 449

15.3.5    Channel 449

15.3.6    Transmission Interval 449

15.3.7    Also Transmit on Change. 449

15.3.8    Estimated Data Usage. 450

16     N2KView Mobile. 451

16.1    Restrictions. 451

16.2    Building the N2KView Mobile Screens. 452

16.2.1    Other Configuration Data. 453

16.3    Send the Configuration to the Server 454

16.4    Starting N2KView on the iPhone. 454

16.5    Connecting to IPG100. 457

16.6    Download the Configuration File. 461

16.7    About Screen. 462

16.8    Alerts. 464

17     Troubleshooting. 466

18     Technical Support 469

19     Maretron Software License Agreement 470

20     Example of Setting up the AXIS Quad Video Server 241Q.. 475

20.1    Install the AXIS Camera Manager 475

20.2    Configure the camera. 475


Table of Figures

Figure 1 – N2KView Installation Wizard Welcome Page. 27

Figure 2 – N2KView Installation Wizard License Agreement Page. 27

Figure 3 – N2KView Installation Wizard Select Destination Location Page. 28

Figure 4 – N2KView Installation Wizard Select Start Menu Folder Page. 28

Figure 5 – N2KView Installation Wizard Ready to Install Page. 29

Figure 6 – N2KView Installation Wizard Installing Page. 29

Figure 7 – N2KView Installation Screen. 30

Figure 8 – Maretron N2KView Installation Wizard Completion Page. 32

Figure 9 – N2KView Startup Disclaimer Screen. 34

Figure 10 – N2KView Window with Tabs Displayed. 35

Figure 11 – NMEA 2000ฎ Connection Dialog. 38

Figure 12 – Setting Instance Number 45

Figure 13 – N2KView Opening Dialog. 53

Figure 14 – N2KView Typical Operational Mode Screen. 54

Figure 15 – N2KView Commands & Settings Dialog. 57

Figure 16 – About Dialog. 58

Figure 17 – Configuration Dialog. 63

Figure 18 – Load Configuration dialog. 69

Figure 19 – Save Configuration Dialog. 74

Figure 20 – Connections Settings Dialog. 79

Figure 21 – Breaker Lockout Dialog. 87

Figure 22 – Screens Setup Screen. 95

Figure 23 – Parameter List 102

Figure 24 – Selected Component in Screens Setup Mode. 103

Figure 25 – Component Editor 106

Figure 26 – Example of setting Divisions and Ranges. 114

Figure 27 – Set Password Dialog. 116

Figure 28 – Units Setup Dialog. 120

Figure 29 – Active Button 4x1 Example. 130

Figure 30 – Active Button 2x1 Example. 131

Figure 31 – Analog Clock Component Example. 132

Figure 32 – Anchor Example. 133

Figure 33 – Attitude Indicator Example. 134

Figure 34 – Bar Graph Component Example. 135

Figure 35 – Bar Graph Example with Min Max Marks. 136

Figure 36 – Borderless Bar Example. 137

Figure 37 – Cardinal Component Example. 138

Figure 38 – Rocker Switch Component Example. 139

Figure 39 – Load Controlled Rocker Switch. 140

Figure 40 – Locked Rocker Switch. 140

Figure 41 – Group Controlled Rocker Switch. 141

Figure 42 – Vertical Switch. 141

Figure 43 – Course Up Rose Component Example. 142

Figure 44 – Digital Component Examples. 143

Figure 45 – Color Digital Component Example. 144

Figure 46 – Digital Counter Component Example. 144

Figure 47 – Air Conditioner Component Example. 146

Figure 48 – Q-Logic Air Conditioner Component with Aux Heat 147

Figure 49 – Ice Maker Component Example. 148

Figure 50 – Gauge Component Example. 149

Figure 51 – Gauge with Min Max Markers. 150

Figure 52 – GPS Status Component Example. 151

Figure 53 – Inclinometer Component Example. 152

Figure 54 – Inclinometer with Min Max Marks. 152

Figure 55 – Indicator 4x1 Component Example. 154

Figure 56 – Indicator 2x1 Component Example. 154

Figure 57 – Indicator 1x1 Component Example. 155

Figure 58 – Indicator Beam Examples. 156

Figure 59 – User Defined Screen with Indicator Beams. 157

Figure 60 – Line Graph Component Example. 159

Figure 61 – Depth Graph Component Example. 160

Figure 62 – Indicator Graph Example. 160

Figure 63 – Moon Phase Component Example. 161

Figure 64 – North Up Rose Component Example. 162

Figure 65 – North Up Rose with Markers. 163

Figure 66 – Backlit Pushbutton Examples. 164

Figure 67 – Wide Backlit Pushbutton Examples. 164

Figure 68 – Metallic Pushbutton Examples. 164

Figure 69 – Wide Metallic Pushbutton Examples. 165

Figure 70 – Wide Pushbutton Examples. 165

Figure 71 – Rate of Turn Component Example. 166

Figure 72 – Rudder Angle Component Example. 167

Figure 73 – Rudder Angle with Min Max Marks. 168

Figure 74 – Signal Strength Component Example. 169

Figure 75 – Tank Component Example. 170

Figure 76 – Tank Component Example with Min Max Marks. 170

Figure 77 – Text Component Example. 171

Figure 78 – Multi-line Text Component Example. 172

Figure 79 –Timer Component Example. 174

Figure 80 – Wind Angle Component Example. 175

Figure 81 – Wind Angle Component with Min Max Marks. 176

Figure 82 – Wind Close Angle Component Example. 177

Figure 83 – Close Angle Component with Min Max Marks. 177

Figure 84 – Video Component Example. 178

Figure 85  – 3:4 Video (No Border)Component Example. 179

Figure 86  – 4:3 Video (No Border) Component Example. 179

Figure 87  – 16:9 Video (No Border) Component Example. 180

Figure 88 – Watermaker Component Example. 181

Figure 89 – Watermaker with request for Confirmation. 181

Figure 90 – Fuel Management Warning Screen. 232

Figure 91 – Alert Status Bar 280

Figure 92 – Over Full Alert Status Bar 280

Figure 93 – Alerts Tab (Licensed) 282

Figure 94 – Alerts Tab (Not Licensed)