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Old 29 September 2016, 02:51   #11
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I think after looking around that the second plotter option is probably the best. It's a shame about the wifi option, that would have been great if the tablet could have displayed different information than the plotter.
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I am a bit of a sucker for tech (I work in tech) so will likely go for the WiFi option at later date too...
FYI - a buddy built my Wifi module for me from components, worked a treat. I'll ask him what went into it...
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FYI - a buddy built my Wifi module for me from components, worked a treat. I'll ask him what went into it...
I would be interested in that too
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These are far from cheap but it does exactly what your asking for.
NMEA 2000 networking to wifi. You'll get all your navigation data or anything connected to NMEA 2000 sent out to wifi to your smart phone, iPad or laptop.

Digital Yacht - NAVLINK WIRELESS NMEA2000 SERVER

I know there is another ones that does the same thing but much cheaper.

Here are some more to check out:

http://www.shipmodul.com/en/index.html

http://brookhouseonline.com/nmea_multiplexer.htm

I believe the Lowrance on first page only mirrors the screen your on but not sure, you should clarify that first. If it does more than that like the ones I listed, it's a great price.

The ones above is straight data sent out & received via wi-fi to the app your using.
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OK, hooked up the network...success. First at idle, second at cruise:



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A random question P., have you updated the software on the plotter since new?
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That looks good ! Will post pix of my guages (via merc gateway) on Garmin Echomap 95sv when i get the boat later this month.
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A random question P., have you updated the software on the plotter since new?
Nope, is it fairly easy to do?
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Nope, is it fairly easy to do?
It really is. Download this: HDS Gen2 Version 4.0 - LOWRANCE | Marine Electronics
Stick it on a SD card and feed it to the Plotter, which will do the rest.

You'll get Autorouting as a totally free gift from Lowrance
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