July 16, 2013

Integrating a PC into your boat’s navigation system

Utilising a PC on board brings important benefits not just for regular PC tasks such as email and web access but also for entertainment and navigation.  This document explains how to integrate a PC into a boat’s navigation system and this approach offers substantial cost savings over buying a multi […]
July 4, 2013

PilotLink and SEAiq Pilot App

With Production of our PilotLink, wireless NMEA server for Class A Transponders, now under way, we were very interested to hear about the latest iPad/iPhone Apps from SEAiq. With support for S-57/S-63 charts and specific docking and pilotage functions, the new SEAiq Pilot App looks to be a natural fit […]
June 24, 2013

New LED Indications on AIT2000 + CLB2000

Under normal conditions our AIT2000 and CLB2000 Class B Transponders should have a constant Green LED lit as shown above. This basically means that everything is OK and that the transponder is transmitting your position to other AIS vessels correctly. The AIT2000 and CLB2000 are constantly carrying out a series […]
June 18, 2013

Connecting our HSC100 Compass Sensor to Furuno Equipment

  Our HSC100 High Speed Compass Sensor is a very popular product for getting 10Hz heading data in to Chart Plotters and Radars, where the high update rate provides smooth chart rotation or radar overlay. Most customers connect up the HSC100 using NMEA0183, but a number of Furuno owners have […]
June 11, 2013

Is my AIS Transponder Transmitting ?

With lots of AIS Class B Transponders being installed this season, a question we are often asked is “How do I tell if my AIS Transponder is transmitting ?” This is a very valid question and if you have spent a few hours installing the transponder then knowing that it […]
June 3, 2013

Digital Yacht, Digital Deep Sea Style Guide

Decided to produce a style guide for Digital Yacht and Digital Deep Sea. The logos are supplied in both CMYK and RGB, in a number of file formats, gif, png, psd, ai and jpeg. BRAND_GUIDLINES_DIGITAL_YACHT James
May 5, 2013

PILOTLINK – A Sneak Preview

Our R&D team have been hard at work and we’ll be launching a new Digital Deep Sea product called PilotLink in May.  PilotLink is a Class A AIS wireless interface designed specifically for commercial pilots.  All Class A AIS transponders are fitted with a standard pilot plug connector.  PilotLink connects […]
May 2, 2013
Wireless NMEA devices with older Navigation Software

Updating our WLN10 or WLN10HS

It is almost 2 years since we released our popular WLN10 and WLN10HS wireless NMEA servers and in that time the number of mobile wireless devices has sky rocketed. Originally most customers used these products with iPhones and iPads but with Android devices now outselling Apple products, we get more […]