The EMU-1 and engine gauges use the same power supply.


February 1, 2016

Anyone who connects Actisense products to their Windows computer should use the free NMEA Reader software (for Windows) to help understand their network and Actisense products connected to it.


September 9, 2015

Based on customer feedback, this combination of network and hardware operates well for sending NMEA 0183 navigation data to iNavX.


September 15, 2015

Description of an educational PDF document concerning NMEA 2000 networking with examples of how to avoid problem and achieve efficent networking.

September 3, 2015

Replacing an old Raystar 112, 120, or 125 GPS antenna with a new Digital Yacth GPS150 is an excellent investment, a natural upgrade, and quite compatible in general. However, make sure to avoid a direct connection to the legacy Raymarine Seatalk network, else damaging the GPS150 is possible.


March 4, 2016

If a sail boat's mast rotates, a wind sensor must know the angle of rotation in order to report the correct wind angle. Hardware for judging the mast angle is available.


February 16, 2016

The Actisense EMU-1 initally needs configuration and that can only be done with a Windows computer using an Actisense NGT-1 connected to the NMEA 2000 network.


August 31, 2015

One way to format is using the SD card association's formatter utility at https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4


August 31, 2015

PDF document covers: differences between NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000; using a multiplexer to join instruments and sensors to NMEA 2000; using an individual adapter per device; SeaTalk NG to NMEA 2000 cabling; PC software interfacing with NMEA 0183.


September 18, 2015

Use the EMU-1 Configuration Tool to inform the NMEA 2000 network of the PGN instances you have designated for each EMU-1 device on the network.

July 22, 2015

As the Actisense NGW-1 firmware is revised over time, the NMEA conversions it is able to do expand; see the lastest conversions documentation at http://www.actisense.com/products/nmea-2000/ngw-1/downloads-ngw1

May 26, 2015

Actisense EMU-1 (firmware verfsion v0.070), when connected to a petrol engine, needs the tach inputs originating at the alternator.

May 26, 2015

Mouting screws and pluggable screws are used for the EMU-1's physical connections. An option rail mounting is available.

July 22, 2015

Exact details of wiring a given NMEA 0183 product to a computer's DB-9 serial port may vary, but diagrams in this article are a useful guide for improvising your wiring plan.


August 31, 2015

NGW-1-ISO-AIS units will convert the core AIS data received via radio but does not convert DSC sentences.


August 31, 2015

Actisense DST-2 features and notes on the DST Smart Calibration Utility.


September 9, 2015

A DST-2's output of temperature and speed may be tested using an Actisene USG-1 connection to NMEA Reader on a Windows computer.


August 31, 2015