Tag: USB Adaptors

Virtual Comm Port …pitfalls, and crazy mouse

Well here we are in 2012, and navigation equipment manufacturers still don’t know that laptops don’t have serial ports anymore. If you want NMEA data…

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Using light instead of electricity…

The innovative Actisense USG-1-485 can be used to protect your laptop from sudden voltage spikes while connected to your boat’s serial wiring system. The traditional…

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Electronic Navigation – New System

This is my new system.. – GPS Raystar 125 (2nd GPS) – Chart plotter – C120 – AIS (outputting at 38400 to Brookhouse and then…

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Electronic navigation – Old System

I have upgraded the electronics on Enterprise and I now have two almost separate navigation systems (backup before resorting to charts !) Firstly there is…

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USB to Serial Adaptor

If you search the forums you will see some references to difficulties in using serial to USB adaptors on a PC or laptop. Issues are…

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