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 […]
April 8, 2014
Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Our AIT2000 transponder comes complete with a useful USB connection that allows you to quickly and easily configure the unit using our proAIS2 software. Once configured, there is no need to use the proAIS2 software again, other than perhaps to check the AIT2000 at the beginning of the season to […]
April 3, 2014
CPA and TCPA Alarms Explained

CPA and TCPA Alarms Explained

One of the best features of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) is the ability on some chart plotters or navigation software to set alarms. These are able to warn you if and when you will get too close to another vessel. These collision avoidance alarms are a godsend. They can […]
March 31, 2014

How to find out what Motherboard your PC has

Digital Yacht have been developing and selling marine PCs for over 10 years now and in that time we have used many different makes and models of PC Motherboard – the main circuit board inside a PC. When a customer contacts us about their Digital Yacht Marine PC, the most […]
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 […]