August 6, 2018

Boost Weak GPS Signals Below Deck

We do like our offices in Farleigh Court, near Bristol, but with thick walls dating back to 1837, getting a phone signal let alone a GPS signal is problematic. So we were very pleased to find a GPS Signal Repeater that allowed us to get accurate position fixes in our […]
July 27, 2018

Background Apps Stopping Wireless NMEA Transmission

When Digital Yacht released their first wireless NMEA product, the award winning iAIS back in 2011, there were very few marine apps and most customers used either our free iAIS app or the more powerful iNavX paid app. Now there are far more marine apps in the Apple Store and […]
June 20, 2018
How to insert a SIM card into the 4G Connect

How to insert a SIM card into 4G Connect

Here’s a quick video showing how to insert a SIM card into the 4G Connect. It also shows how to view the software to check the SIM is registered with the network
June 11, 2018
AIS action on Maxsea

AIS In Action On MaxSea iPad App

It’s always useful to see AIS in action but also to visualise just how easy it makes for collision avoidance and vessel identity.  The picture below shows a small RNLI RIB passing from port to starboard, dead ahead Here’s how its displayed on the nice MaxSea iPad charting app together […]
May 15, 2018
Raystar GPS Replacement made easy with this bundle

Raystar GPS Replacement made easy with GPS150 and SeaTalk interface

Our GPS150 (combination GPS & GLONASS) positioning sensor has been popular as a replacement GPS sensor for older Raymarine systems such as the RL, C and E series plotters and multi function displays.  However, it uses NMEA data and it is necessary to locate and connect direct to a NMEA […]
May 11, 2018

Signal K Gets To Release 1.0.0

Signal K V1.0.0 is here! Version 1.0.0 of Signal K, the Open Marine Data Standard has now been released, giving developers a stable platform to create hardware and software solutions around.  Digital Yacht have been actively involved with this and have produced iKommunicate – a universal NMEA 0183 and NMEA […]
May 8, 2018

NMEA 2000 Cabling Starter Kit – Easy, professional interfacing on board

NMEA 2000 has now become the de-facto standard throughout the marine electronics industry for interconnection of devices. It uses a simple backbone (sometimes called “trunk”) structure with requires terminators at the ends of the cabling and then each device can be spurred off using a drop cable.  The bus also requires power.  Waterproof […]
April 27, 2018

Digital Update May 2018 Now Available

Our new edition of Digital Update, keeping you abreat of the latest developments in boating electronics, is available to download by clicking on the image below In this edition we look a some of our new product introductions including: Engine monitoring for older engines using iKommunicate and the Actisense EMU1 […]