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Old 02-07-2015, 00:56   #1
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dAISy Mini-AIS Receiver

Has anyone used one of these?

https://www.tindie.com/products/astu...-ais-receiver/

On (virtual) paper it looks great for a coastal cruiser on a budget.

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Old 26-09-2015, 15:13   #2
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Re: dAISy Mini-AIS Receiver

Yes, I have. It works and it is improving. Recently Adrian Studer updated the drivers so that the device is much more sensitive. It works. See this post
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Re: dAISy Mini-AIS Receiver

I just installed one with OpenCPN. Seems to be working well

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Re: dAISy Mini-AIS Receiver

Might be a stupid question, but can you access the NMEA data and USB data at the same time? I see on the picture of the NMEA add-on that it states to not plug in the USB while connected to exernal power. I assume this is because the unit can take power from either source. If so can you "clip" the power connections on the USB side and still get the data?
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