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by Tim Bartlett

PMY Electronics Editor:
Based out of the U.K., Tim has a lifetime of experience running and writing about boats. For more than ten years, he served as the technical editor of Motor Boat and Yachting—the UK’s leading powerboat magazine. Since leaving that position in 1997, he has penned articles for various boating publications, including Power & Motoryacht’s sister magazine, SAIL Magazine. Read more here...

Have Electronic Devices Evolved Too Far?

By Tim Bartlett | Posted December 2011 | Add a Comment

As our relationship with electronics continues to change, we need to know what we want now more than ever...

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Si-Tex Vector 3D

By Tim Bartlett | Posted November 2011 | Add a Comment

Si-Tex has introduced a new, ultra-compact GPS compass that it says is the smallest on the market...

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Digital Deep Sea CLA1000

By Tim Bartlett | Posted November 2011 | Add a Comment

Digital Deep Sea CLA1000: Communicate information with commercial and recreational mariners...

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Understanding what DSC can do

By Tim Bartlett | Posted November 2011 | Add a Comment

Very few boaters have taken the two simple steps tto make the most of this life-saving technology...

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NMEA installer standards

By Tim Bartlett | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

The National Marine Electronics Association sets the standards for certifying electronics installers.

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Garmin GDL 40

By Tim Bartlett | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

For boaters who don’t go far from the coast, a Pay-As-You-Go Weather Receiver: Get a day’s worth of weather data on your plotter for $5...

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Getting The Weather

By Tim Bartlett | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

Passagemakers can find different sources for WX information as their voyage progresses and adjust their plans based on current data.

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Echopilot 2D & 3D

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

The FLS 2D is one of two newly introduced products from Echopilot, a company that has been producing sonars for nearly 20 years.

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ENL WASSP

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

A commercial-grade bottom profiler for the serious sportfisherman or diver. The WASSP rolls seven fishing tools into one...

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Touchscreen Technology

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

Simple fingertip control and user-friendly operating systems combine to make powerful, intuitive electronics a reality.

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