July 30, 2015

WL70 WiFi Antenna Brings Affordable Hi Power WiFi Aboard

The WL70 has just been released as a replacement for our popular WL60 wifi antenna solution.  It’s a hi power wifi antenna for a PC or MAC that will offer  up to 15x the range of a normal wifi solution built into a laptop. More and more boaters want access […]
May 13, 2015

New Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) drivers now available for WL60

We are pleased to confirm that we have now released a new set of drivers for our popular WL60 long range Wi-Fi adaptor. With the release of Mac OSX 10.10, Apple made a few small changes to the way drivers are installed and registered and it was necessary to create […]
April 29, 2015
Wi-Fi Congestion

Wi-Fi Congestion

The range of 2.4GHz frequencies reserved for Wi-Fi is fairly limited and with so many Wi-Fi devices and networks these days, it is not unusual for wireless networks in the same location to share the same frequencies and this results in lower connection speeds and even connection drop outs in […]
April 24, 2015

RJ45 Ethernet Connections

  With more and more marine electronics using Ethernet networking onboard boats, being able to assemble RJ45 Connectors is a useful skill to have. This week we were aboard a 50ft yacht on the Hamble that was having problems accessing our WL510 long range Wi-Fi adaptor. The WL510 was connected […]
January 31, 2015

Next steps to a truly connected boat

Here’s a bit of weekend thinking for you… Reliable high speed and low cost internet access will transform maritime navigation with the ability to download charts and updates, share data with other users and supplement charting information with weather overlays.  However, internet access from the high seas or even just […]
December 9, 2014
Digital Yacht Tech Training - A great resource

Digital Yacht Tech Training – A great resource

We’ve decided to publish our dealer training presentations on line so that the whole boating community can benefit.  Paul Sumpner, Digital Yacht’s CTO, was at the CA Clase distributor training event this week and presented a great overview on some of our core technologies including: AIS – Hints and tips […]
September 26, 2014
What's in a Name ? - Good and Bad SSIDs

What’s in a Name ? – Good and Bad SSIDs

We have noticed that quite a few of our WL450 and WL510 customers are using their long range Wi-Fi installation to connect to a “personal hotspot” or “tethered phone” depending upon whether they are an Apple or Android user. If you have a good or unlimited data plan on your […]
September 8, 2014

WL60 the Ideal Wi-Fi Solution for Narrow Boats

  Our WL60 has always been a popular long range Wi-Fi adaptor for Yachts, but now it is also finding its way on to Inland Waterways and particularly on narrow boats, where having an external Wi-Fi antenna outside of the steel “Faraday cage” hull significantly increases the Wi-Fi range of […]