April 14, 2014
Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

With so many different antennas on boats these days (VHF, GPS, AIS, TV, Wi-Fi, NavTex, etc.), knowing the best way to mount and install them can be quite bewildering. The good news is that many marine antenna manufacturers have standardised on the 1″ x 14 TPI thread mount (one inch […]
March 20, 2014

How to share a WL60/Wi-Connect Long Range Internet Connection

  Our WL60 and Wi-Connect Long Range Wifi Adaptors are popular because of their simple “plug and play” USB connection, easy installation and entry level price. However, normally they are limited to just providing a single PC with the long range Wi-Fi connection to the hotspot. Many people, particularly on a […]
March 15, 2014

Video showing how to get Internet in a Caravan

  A version of our popular WL60 long range Wi-Fi adaptor is also sold by our UK distributor C.A.Clase to caravan and motorhome owners. With its easy to mount suction cups, 5m USB cable and relatively small dimensions/weight it is a great tool for getting a long range Wi-Fi connection, […]
March 6, 2014

WL60 + WL410 now Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) Compatible

  When I wrote yesterday’s post about compatibility of our WL60 and WL410 Long Range Wi-Fi products. I never expected to be writing a second post today saying that these units were now Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 compatible. However, the engineers at RealTek have come up trumps and with […]
March 5, 2014

Status of WL60 (and WL410) Wireless Adaptor Drivers

  Change is the one thing you can be sure of in the consumer electronics market and we are always reviewing and checking our products to make sure that they support the latest operating system updates. With the release of Windows 8 from Microsoft, Maverick OS 10.9 from Apple and […]
February 28, 2014

WL510 WIFI DEALER HOTSPOT – Offer your customers wireless internet access

Our high power WL510 WiFi System has proved popular for internet access whilst afloat so we’ve produced a variant which allows a shore side installation to act as a hotspot for local users.  Many marinas already have a wifi subscription service but this can often be expensive or unreliable.   […]
February 21, 2014
Raymarine a, c and e Series Plotters with AIS over NMEA2000

Integrating our products with latest Raymarine a/c/e Series

With the latest Raymarine a/c/e Series multi-function displays (MFDs) now having built-in Wi-Fi adaptors, we are often asked how our wireless products can be used with them. My immediate response is to ask the customer what do they want or expect the system to do ? As we are seeing […]
January 3, 2014

Really Useful Network Diagnostics Tool from Google

As part of their Chrome Web Browser development, Google have released a free Add-On App for Chrome that tests your Internet Connection. It is really fast/simple to run and yet the tests the App does are very complete and particularly useful if you are connected to a Marina’s Wireless HotSpot […]