Our GPS150 (combination GPS & GLONASS) positioning sensor has been popular as a replacement GPS sensor for older Raymarine systems such as the RL, C and E series plotters and multi function displays. However, it uses NMEA data and it is necessary to locate and connect direct to a NMEA input port on the plotter.
Our new SeaTalk to NMEA interface can now be added to the system, converting the NMEA output of the GPS150 to a simple SeaTalk connection which can just tie in anywhere on the SeaTalk bus using the familiar red, yellow and black wiring.
The SeaTalk™ interface, originally developed by Autohelm in the early 1990’s, was included on pretty much all Autohelm and Raymarine (and some Raytheon) products up until about 2012. As a result there are thousands and thousands of boats around the world that have a SeaTalk 1 network and many owners need to replace their GPS.
What’s more the output from the converter can be connected to our NMEA-Wireless devices like the WLN10 so SeaTalk instrument data can be displayed on popular iPad and tablet apps – great for giving a facelift to your navigation display capabilities!
NOTE – SeaTalk™ is a registered trademark of Raymarine UK Limited
“Wireless Wind System with wired mast head unit and wireless output to iOS and Android Apps”
“Our WLN20 Aqua Wear wireless NMEA gateway is designed to connect your smart phone and other wireless devices to your boat’s navigation systems. It features two NMEA0183 inputs.”
“This smart NMEA to WiFi gateway allows tablets & mobile devices to connect to existing on board GPS, AIS and instrument systems.”