Using iRegatta with DMK box connected to Raymarine Seatalk instruments

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Jay Culley

21 Feb, 2014 01:03 AM

In your info about iRegatta you state:

---iRegatta requires NMEA 0183 data, but you can enjoy it with your SeaTalk instruments by using a Raymarine PC/NMEA/SeaTalk ---Interface Box to give iRegatta the data it needs.

On the iRegatta forum they say (http://letscreate.freeforums.org/dmk-box-and-seatalk-input-needed-f...):

---I'm currently adding NMEA2000 and SeaTalk support for the iOS version of iRegatta, using the DMK box, and NMEA2000 using ---SeaSmart.net. ---Actually the current version of iRegatta already supports NMEA2000 from the DMK box and SeaSmart.net, I just didn't advertise it ---because it needed a little more testing. So far all basic input for speed, position, heading, wind etc. seems to work, but NMEA2000 ---AIS information and waypoint information isn't added yet. ---I need more test data for SeaTalk implementation, so if any of you guys out there has iRegatta on iOS and use SeaTalk input from ---a DMK box, then please record a log for me using the free app iNmeaLogger and mail it to me - info(at)letscreate.dk ---And please tell me what your instruments where approximately showing at the tim the log was recorded. ---iRegatta will be able to handle mixed input from the DMK box, so SeaTalk, NMEA2000 and NMEA0183 all can connect to the DMK ---box and create input for iRegatta.

Do I really need the special box from Raymarine to covert the data to NMEA 0183 data?

  1. 1 Posted by doug swartz on 21 Feb, 2014 06:23 PM

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    No, you don't need a box from Raymarine. The current firmware version by default converts Seatalk packets to 0183 packets. The 0183 packets are compatible with iRegattta.

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