February 12, 2013

Sorting out a Raytech Networking problem on our Aqua PC

  Yesterday we braved the elements to help Dave from Aztec Marine with a networking problem on one of our latest Aqua Pro PCs that Aztec had installed on a yacht on the Hamble. The yacht was fitted with a complete set of Raymarine E series (Classic) and had been […]
December 4, 2012

More information on using our AIT2000 transponder with OpenCPN on Mac and LINUX PCs

Following on from our previous post on using our AIS products with the popular open source navigation software OpenCPN,  Digital Yacht have released a new Tech Note that explains how to get our latest AIT2000 Class B Transponder working with OpenCPN on a Mac or LINUX PC. Under Windows, there […]
November 7, 2012

Aqua 50 – Introduces Linux To marine PCs

We’re getting ready for some new product introductions at METS next week and here’s a new idea… Digital Yacht have introduced a new, ultra compact, marine PC which uses Linux as an operating system and comes preinstalled with some interesting software applications including Open CPN, a full function electronic chart […]
July 3, 2012

SmarterTrack Lite Software – Quick Start Guide Now Online

We have just added the quick start guide for this piece of software, which should get most people up and running with ease. If you have recently received SmarterTrack Lite software and need a hand just go to our website www.digitalyacht.co.uk and select products, then choose software and then SmarterTrack […]
May 28, 2012
SmartTrack NMEA2000 Setup

SmarterTrack Software Gets A New Release

We’ve just launched a new release of SmarterTrack software (VR 6.05) which has some nifty new features. Navionic’s charts can now be copied onto the hard drive of the PC so that the chart doesn’t have to be installed in the reader.  This is great for dual use systems where […]
May 25, 2012

NMEA-USB Adaptor

If you want a quick and easy way to get NMEA into your PC or MAC, the our USB-NMEA adaptor (ZDIGUSBNMEA) is the perfect choice.  It works with 4800 and 38400 baud data so is AIS compatible too and we even include a software CD which includes drivers and some […]
May 12, 2012

Using Digital Yacht AIS units with OpenCPN

We get a lot of questions from users of OpenCPN, the popular Open Source navigation software, on how to get their AIS units and/or GPS units to work. The good news is that all Digital Yacht AIS units and USB to NMEA adaptors work with OpenCPN and we have now […]
May 10, 2012

Using a PC at Night – Screen Dimmer

For yachtsmen who have struggled to use a PC at the chart table on a night time passage, with the glare of the screen ruining your night vision, then this simple and free piece of software is what you need. Called Pango Bright, it allows additional dimming of the main and secondary […]