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What the Heck is Navtex? Page 6

Electronics — November 2003
By Ben Ellison

Navman Diesel Fuel Management
   
 


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Following up on the success of its various fuel-management tools for gasoline engines, Navman is moving into diesel. The 3300 system can deliver real-time gph, mpg, and other valuable data by combining in- and out-flow sensors with GPS speed information obtained via a NMEA or Navbus connection. Once you’ve specified tank size and fill status, the system can also track remaining fuel and compute cruising range. Moreover, it comes with a digital tachometer input for yet more fuel-burn knowledge and help with synching. The dual-engine 3300 costs $1,600, the single version $1,000. Navman has not yet said if diesel management will also be incorporated into its plotters and fishfinders, as it has done with gasoline.

Navman USA Phone: (866) 628-6261. www.navman.com.

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This article originally appeared in the October 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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