The NavLink Wireless NMEA2000 Server w/ USB is the NMEA2000 version of the popular WLN10 and WLN10HS NMEA Wi-Fi servers from Digital Yacht. It is suitable for boats carrying advanced marine electronics with an NMEA2000 interface on board as the NavLink creates a wireless interface that transmits NMEA2000 data to phones, tablets and computers.
The NavLink is compatible with all software applications supporting TCP/UDP data transfer. Devices with TCP protocol can connect to multiple wireless devices but only 1 device can receive AIS data whereas devices with UDP protocols can all connect to multiple wireless devices and all connected devices can receive AIS data.
Navigation software programs that support TCP/UDP data transfer includes:
- iNavX (iPhone/iPad)
- SmarterTrack (PC)
- SeaPro (PC)
- Rose Point Coastal Explorer (PC)
- MaxSea (PC)
- Nobeltec (PC)
- MacENC (Macs)
This model is for customers that prefer to have a permanent wired USB connection to their Windows PC or Macs at the charting table.