Originally Posted by DotDun
Are you sure the GMI-10 requires power other than the N2K?
I just perused the GMI-10 installation
guide and it leads me to believe it works fine on N2K power, in fact states it's a LEN 2 (100ma).
Quite sure. I have it all hooked up and without additional power it won't turn on. I googled it yesterday (hurray smartphone) while it was in my hand, and the consensus was it requires separate power. Apparently it uses the N2K power to verify the network is hooked up, not to power itself.
Although on further review, it would appear that Garmin
has quietly started a version 2 of the GMI-10 that runs on N2K power only. It has a different serial
number sequence. I'm not able to get to the boat until Tuesday, so I can't check. But I'm 99.9% sure I have the earlier revision (odd, since I bought it last month, I'll have to check on that) in the combo with the wind
That being said, is there any reason why I shouldn't snag power from an additional N2K T-connector?