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What is a backbone or trunk line?

The backbone, or trunk line, is the main network line usually running stem to stern in the vessel. Each end of the backbone or trunk line has a termination resistor. Individual products are connected to the network using drop lines off the main... Read More

How is the Mini Powertap wired?

The Mini Powertap has 4 connection points. There are two 5-pin connectors on opposite sides of the powertap that are used as the NMEA 2000 bus connections (marked "BUS"), there is a 4-pin connector on the bottom of the powertap that is used as the... Read More