Simrad Remote, a NMEA 2000 surprise

Ben Ellison

Ben Ellison

Panbo editor, publisher & chief bottlewasher from 4/2005 until 8/2018, and now excited to have Ben Stein as very able publisher, webmaster, and editing colleague. Panbo is going to the next level in 2019 and beyond.

2 Responses

  1. Microship says:

    I have one of these on order, to go with the AP24. Do you know if the instrument data display is vendor-agnostic (other than the obviously proprietary relationship with the RS97 VHF). It would be very nice to be able to see at least textual data from Maretron and Furuno PGNs…
    I am delighted to see that the WR20 wireless base is a NMEA2000 device; I can park it in the binnacle of my steel boat and not worry so much about the signal finding its way through hatches!
    Steve

  2. Microship says:

    Ah, I should have read your post more closely, Ben; you said it works with non-Simrad sensors. Now if it could act like an instrument display with graphic objects!
    Steve

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