I'm attempting to set up a NMEA 2000
network for some custom software
development but I do not currently have access to a boat
nor is it convenient for me to test on one. So I'm doing this in the office.
I'll be using an actisense starter kit (e.g. Actisense NMEA2000 Starter Kit 1 - A2K-KIT-1
) with one or two NMEA 2000
My question is, from what I've read, NMEA
needs to be powered by 12V or 24V DC (or close to). However, since I'll be testing in an office, I'll be using AC power
so will need to transform down to DC. The voltage side of things is fine but can someone tell me what range of current/amps I would need for the backbone?