January 7, 2022

Simple NMEA 2000 Networking Guide Released

  To coincide with the expansion of our NMEA 2000 Network Cabling range, Digital Yacht are pleased to publish an online guide to creating and installing an NMEA 2000 network. There are many good online guides, but they are mainly aimed at professional Dealers and Installers and go in to […]
October 28, 2021
NMEA 2000 data on navigation software & app

Receiving NMEA 2000 on a navigation software & app

  The navigation software ScanNav released an update a few weeks ago as it now accepts raw NMEA 2000 data from our iKonvert or NavLink2. A list of PGNs (Message format and parameter group numbers) is preconfigured for commonly used instruments (GPS, COG & SOG, wind, depth, compass, loch, AIS, […]
February 23, 2021

Signal K + OpenCPN + Digital Yacht

The following article explains how to use Signal K on a Windows PC to interface Digital Yacht’s iKonvert (wired) or NavLink2 (wireless) NMEA 2000 gateways to the popular OpenCPN navigation software. Both gateways are NMEA 2000 certified, galvanically isolated and support full Signal K functionality. Until recently, Signal K had […]
February 17, 2021

iKonvert AIS Converter

iKonvert is our universal AIS converter.  It can take NMEA 2000 data and convert to NMEA 0183 and vica versa.  To make installation as flexible and easy as possible, it has a simple internal DIP switch array which can “program” the device for a variety of different conversion scenarios. Even […]
February 3, 2021
NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting & Diagnostic with NavDoctor

NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting, Diagnostics & Monitoring – Easy with NAVDoctor

NMEA 2000 has become the defacto standard for marine electronic interfacing on board boats.  Based on CanBus technology, it’s robust and relies on a backbone with spurred connections to each individual device.  In theory, it makes interfacing between brands, for instance a Raymarine plotter connected to a Digital Yacht AIS […]
August 26, 2020

Digital Yacht Update August 2020 – Sneak Peek on NAVDoctor…

The latest edition of Digital Update (August 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the cover below.   There’s a sneak peek on our new NAVDoctor product – a NMEA 2000 diagnostics tool available from September (download a preview from HERE) as well as interesting new navigation solutions with 3rd party […]
July 8, 2020

Digital Update July 2020 Now Available To Download

The latest edition of Digital Update (July 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the picture below. This month we feature: New! Aqua Compact Pro PC navigation solutions with NMEA 2000 interfaces and our S124 24″ LCD HD monitor New! JB1 junction box for NMEA 0183 and power […]
June 26, 2020

Upgrade to next generation navigation…

Next generation navigation is all about integrating iPads and tablets into your boat’s system. Break away from proprietary systems and take advantage of the easy touch screen interfaces these devices offer and the vast array of charting and navigation apps with more detailed and specialist charts. Why pay £1000s for […]