Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-02-2015, 05:11   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 571
Re: Connecting heading sensor to laptop

ST4000 outputs compass information on Seatalk.

The appropriate model of vYacht router will translate the Seatalk into HDG sentences (and depth, etc. if you had additional instruments), but there's currently a bug in the code that causes it to apply the magnetic variation incorrectly. He is working on a fix to the code. I do not recommend purchasing it until his fix is complete and verified.
__________________

__________________
RhythmDoctor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2015, 21:10   #17
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Montreal / Nova Scotia
Boat: Cabot 36
Posts: 10
Re: Connecting heading sensor to laptop

Hakan, Manitu, Rhythm Doctor and others thanks for all the input. We seem to be coming full circle and are back to incorporating a heading sensor given the capabilities of my current equipment and my desire to keep it relatively simple.

I will be looking into this all further and come back with what I find but for now there is a lot to digest and perhaps most importantly some clarification and prioritisation of my objectives.

Thanks again.

Mike
__________________

__________________
mwybo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
head, laptop

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Connecting laptop to Garmin Network rleslie Marine Electronics 8 07-01-2015 02:52
Connecting Tab to Laptop via Teamviewer LAN sinbad7 OpenCPN 32 02-07-2014 05:56
Connecting GPS to laptop gchabs Navigation 2 30-06-2010 23:05
Heading sensor not fast enough. Doghouse Marine Electronics 12 06-03-2009 09:15
INI-200 ATC heading sensor Jesse Holden Marine Electronics 0 14-02-2008 14:43



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:02.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.