August 8, 2012

No Longer Possible to Use iNavConnect with Raymarine C, E and G systems

Please note that as of Spring 2015, our iNavConnect is no longer compatible with the latest version of the Navionics App. iNavConnect was originally developed to allow the popular Navionics App to share routes and waypoints with the original Raymarine C, E and G series (Classic and Wide Screen). With […]
August 8, 2012

Changing SSID and Password on iNavConnect

A number of customers have asked how you change the default Wireless Network setting on our iNavConnect router product. It is fairly straight forward and anyone who has set up a wireless router at home or in the office will have no problem following our new Tech Note that explains […]
July 5, 2012

Fault Finding an AIT2000 Transponder

You can also download this Tech Note (00036) from the Support Area of our Website. Once an AIT2000 has been installed and operating correctly for some time, the most common causes of failure are the external connections i.e. Power, VHF antenna and GPS Antenna. The first step is to test […]
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 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
Testing NMEA0183

NMEA 0183 Display Program

NMEA 0183 has become the most widely adopted standard for data communication in the Marine industry. Based on the old RS232 Serial Interface used on computer terminals data is transmitted as a series of high and low voltages between two pieces of wire. Although fairly simple in principle, NMEA 0183 […]