NGT-1 NMEA 2000 to PC Interface

Using/Viewing NMEA 2000 Data on a PC

To view the NMEA 2000 data on your network you will require an Actisense NGT-1 and our freely available NMEA Reader software.  Together, these become great NMEA 2000 diagnostic tools.  As your NMEA 2000/SeaTalkNG network grows, being able to see what messages and devices are on your network will become vital to help you understand any issues...
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NGT-1 Third-Party Software Compatibility

The Software Development Kit (SDK) that developers use to make the NGT-1 compatible with their software has been issued to over 200 developers. This makes keeping an accurate and up to date compatibility list a very difficult task. Therefore, we recommend that you contact your software developer directly to ask them if they support the NGT-1....
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Configuring the NGT-1

The Application that is being used with the NGT-1 is responsible for configuring the NGT-1 for each session when it opens up the COM port to the NGT-1. For example, NMEA Reader by default will set the NGT-1 to 'Receive:All'. This means that the NGT-1 will receive every PGN available on the NMEA2000 network and it will be displayed in NMEA Reader...
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