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Garmin 3210, 478, and G2 Cards

By Ben Ellison | Posted September 2006

Garmin offers so many plotters these days! The 32xx series—in 05, 06, and 10 models, i.e. screen sizes—is an update to the top-of-the-line networked 30xx series, still in...

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Maretron Weather Station

By Ben Ellison | Posted September 2006

Maretron’s $699 Weather Station is as ambitious as Airmar’s but itself only senses wind—again ultrasonically, which means both accurately and without moving parts—plus...

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Airmar PC WeatherStation

By Ben Ellison | Posted September 2006

It’s astounding how many sensors are packed into that 23/4-inch-diameter housing: ultrasonic wind, GPS, compass, accelerometer (pitch and roll), thermometer, barometer, and...

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Port Network WiFi

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2006

Port Network’s approach to maximized marine WiFi is to minimize coax loss, packing a high-powered radio and 5.5-dB antenna into a waterproof box for deployment on deck whenever...

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Northstar Radar Unit

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2006

Brunswick New Technologies Marine Electronics (BNTME), is calling its new Northstar and Navman radar units "the industry’s first High Definition (HD) Digital Radar solution." Five...

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Olympus Stylus 720 SW

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2006

This is one tough camera. I dunked it into the harbor, even took some snapshots of the muck, rinsed it under the tap, and it’s still snapping fine. Olympus’ $399 Stylus 720 SW has...

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Navionics NavPlanner

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2006

If Navionics charts come on standard CF and SD memory card formats, why do you need the special card reader shown to view them on a PC? The answer—that Microsoft operating...

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Now Can You Hear Me?

By | Posted July 2006

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Touching Bottom

By | Posted July 2006

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Navionics Platinum Video

By | Posted May 2006

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Eyes Everywhere

By | Posted December 2005

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Behind the Screens

By | Posted November 2005

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Plug & Pray

By | Posted August 2005

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Plug Prayers Answered

By | Posted August 2005

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E Is For?

By | Posted August 2005

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Cruising for Hotspots

By | Posted July 2005

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Keys to the Kingdom

By Ben Ellison | Posted May 2005

MaxSea software got access to NavNet hardware.At the 2001 Miami International Boat Show, Furuno USA product development manager Eric Kunz and marketing manager Dean Kurutz...

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Keys to the Kingdom

By | Posted May 2005

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Circles of Uncertainty

By | Posted April 2005

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Where's Rescue 21?

By | Posted April 2005

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PC Onboard?

By | Posted February 2005

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The Enthusiast

By | Posted January 2005

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In the Field: Night Vision Technologies

By | Posted January 2005

Electronics Editor Ben Ellison got to see how Night Vision Technologies’s (www.nvti-usa.com) 3000i night/day vision system worked on a dark and busy...

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Gold Rush!

By | Posted December 2004

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A Radar-Assisted Collision

By | Posted November 2004

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Problem Solver

By | Posted October 2004

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