- NMEA 2000 compliant output
- PGN 128259 + 128275
- Current consumption 30mA
- Connects to any NMEA 0183 VHW + VLW output (inc NASA Marine NMEA ouput speed logs)
- LED for data transmission
The product consists of a translator box which inputs the NMEA 0183 speed log data sentences VHW + VLW. It translates the 0183 data into NMEA 2000 compliant speed and distance data for connection via a ‘micro-c’ connector directly into an existing NMEA 2000 network.
The Cruiser Log is simple and reliable showing speed in knots, trip distance to 999 nautical miles and total distance run up to 999 nautical miles.
It is supplied with a through hull paddle wheel unit designed for installation on most GRP type hulls, weather cover and blanking cap.
The Target electromagnetic speed log measures the boat speed through the water with no moving parts.
Robust and accurate, the sensor generates an alternating magnetic field below the boat and measures the resulting electric field produced by the boat moving through the water. It is designed for installation into most types of GRP hulls.
With excellent linearity and a resolution of 0.1 Knot, over the range 0.2 to 40 Knots, the log sensor sends signals to a control box which then converts the sensor signal to boat speed, trip and total distance. This data is transmitted in NMEA 0183 format to a new Target EM Log display unit.
The EML-2 electromagnetic transducer and controller can be supplied separately for connection to any NMEA 0183 display with the required VHW and VLW input.
The NASA Stingray Echo Sounders come in a slimline case with an easy to read extra bright LED display on a 4 inch dial. They both have a dual audible alarms for shallow and deep water which can be set to give two ranges either 1-25 metres or 1-100 metres, and are simplicity itself to operate. They come complete with transducer and stirrup mounting bracket and only require connection to the ships 12v power supply.
Sadly, as some component parts have been increasingly difficult to source this product is no longer in production. Anyone who has one can fit any of our digital depth sounders to the same Stingray depth transducer.
Liquified petroleum gas (LPG) is an invaluable source of energy on many sailing vessels. It should, however, be used with great care. In its gaseous form it is heavier than air and will always collect at the lowest level in a vessel. Any leak of gas, any spillage of liquid could sink to the bilge and, unable to escape, build up to explosive proportions.
The NASA Marine gas detector system warns if the level of LPG rises above 10% of the lowest explosive limit (LEL) giving adequate warning of the need to ventilate the area before a dangerous situation occurs. The system consists of a cabin mounted monitor and a remote sensor. The monitor gives visual and audible warning if gas levels at the sensor rise above 10% LEL and will warn of fault conditions such as damaged cables etc.
The splash proof sensor is supplied with a 5 metre cable and has a test button to check the system right through to the gas sense element. The sense element is user replaceable in the event of contamination. Supplied with power cable.
At just 3.5mm thin our weather proof panels are tough enough to withstand being stepped on when wearing soft soled shoes
A solar panel can provide a near maintenance free solution to keeping batteries charged when unattended. An occasional wipe with a damp cloth is all that is necessary to ensure the panel continues to trickle energy into the battery. Keeping the battery topped up will improve its reliability and can extend its useful working life. Whilst solar panels give their maximum output in direct sunlight, even an overcast day can provide a useful level of charge.
The Nasa Marine 12 volt, semi flexible solar panel is robustly constructed on a fibre glass substrate and are protected by a scratch proof transparent Tedlar polymer. Only 3.5mm thick and lightweight, they have no metal outer components to make contact with the surface to which they are fitted. The efficient and stable polycrystalline cells are encapsulated between two tough outer layers so the whole panel is weatherproof and carries a limited one year warranty.
The panel can be gently flexed (in one dimension.) to follow a smooth curve, such as a coach roof, by up to 2.5cm per 100cm of panel length. Four, grommet finished, holes are provided for screw fixing. Alternatively panels can be glued into position using mastic. The panels do not contain glass and, when correctly mounted, can be stepped upon when wearing soft soled shoes.
A sealed junction box is fitted with 2.5m of output cable, a connector and fuse protected crocodile clips. Electrical connection is simple though the use of a solar regulator is recommended to prevent overcharge if the system is to be left unattended for long periods or the solar panel to battery ratio exceeds the minimum of 10W to 100Ah. An internal blocking diode prevents reverse current drain at night. The panel is protected with an inline 3 Amp fuse.
The 20W panel measures 510 x 360mm
Popular 5 watt waterproof extension speaker fits most VHF’s