Introduction to PC Based Systems for Pleasure Yachts

My Boat Electronics 46 minutes

This course is an introduction to PC based solutions as a more customizable alternative to a regular setup. The course includes a setup example with the software Maxsea TimeZero.

The vast majority of boat owners in Denmark choose to buy systems from Garmin, Raymarine, Simrad, B&G, Furuno, or Lowrance. But there is an alternative: to have a PC-based system on board.

In the course, you will learn about the possibilities of purchasing a charting program, interface to NMEA2000 from the PC, and various sensors such as GPS, LOG, LOD, AIS, and Radar. Choosing a PC system allows you to customize your system to suit your needs perfectly.

You also learn about the requirements for PC, including which power source to connect.



Course author

My Boat Electronics

My Boat Electronics is run by Lars Doktor Kristensen in collaboration with his family. We have emerged as an extension to many years of electronics servicing on many hundreds of different boats and boat types. Moreover, Lars has held numerous of local lectures on that same topic via the company Prokyon. Now is the desire to reach out to boaters with more knowledge about how care should be taken when changing the power system. One mistake can have major consequences and endanger boat owners themselves and other people on board, which not many realize. Myboatelectronics.com will primarily be a platform for online education in electricity and electronics on board the boats.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 46 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference