Sunday, May 24, 2009

NMEA FAQ's: What is a NMEA compliant device?

NMEA is a combined data and electrical spec defining communication between marine electronic devices such as sonars, echo sounder, anemometer (wind speed and direction), gyrocompass, autopilot, GPS receivers and many other types of instrumentation.

So, as you look around your boat, your instrumentation display, sensor sensor and GPS reciever - irregardless of the manufacturer is most likely NMEA compliant. It can share the same "language".

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