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venus-os:mfd-garmin [2019-10-18 13:16]
guy_stewart [Networking]
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mvader [7. NMEA 2000]
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 ====== Garmin MFD integration ====== ====== Garmin MFD integration ======
  
-Preliminary manual 
  
-===== Introduction =====+===== 1. Introduction =====
  
 +This document explains how to connect to Garmin MFDs using an Ethernet connection.
 The integration technology used is called [[https://www.garmin.com/en-US/onehelm|Garmin OneHelm]]. The integration technology used is called [[https://www.garmin.com/en-US/onehelm|Garmin OneHelm]].
  
-===== Compatibility =====+Make sure to also study the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_app|Marine MFD Integration by App chapter in the manual]].
  
-OneHelm is currently available for the GPSMAP® 8400/8600 MFD series.+Note that there is an alternative method to connect, which is NMEA2000. See the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_nmea_2000|NMEA2000 chapter in the main manual]].
  
-Also, Active Captain is supported. This screenshot shows ActiveCaptain, with the Victron App:+===== 2. Compatibility ===== 
 + 
 +OneHelm is currently available for the following models: 
 +  * GPSMAP® 8400/8600 MFD series 
 +  * GPSMAP® 722/922/1222 Plus MFD series 
 + 
 +Also, Active Captain is supported. Below screenshot shows ActiveCaptain, with the Victron App
 + 
 +From Victron side, all GX devices (Cerbo GX, CCGX, Venus GX, and so forth) can be used and are compatible. For details on detailed product compatibility with regarding to inverter/chargers and other components, see the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_app|main Marine MFD App chapter in the GX Manual]].
  
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-===== Wiring =====+===== 3. Wiring =====
  
 The Garmin needs to be connected to the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:start|GX device ]] using Ethernet. Its not possible to connect over WiFi. For the ethernet connection, a Garmin adapter is required: The Garmin needs to be connected to the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:start|GX device ]] using Ethernet. Its not possible to connect over WiFi. For the ethernet connection, a Garmin adapter is required:
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   * Marine Network Cables - 500ft - PART NUMBER 010-10647-01   * Marine Network Cables - 500ft - PART NUMBER 010-10647-01
  
-===== Configuration ===== 
  
-==== GX device settings ====+===== 4. Configuration ===== 
 + 
 +==== 4.1. GX device settings ====
    
-  - Ordered List Item +  - Go to //Settings -> Services//, and there enable both //MQTT on LAN (SSL)// and //MQTT on LAN (Plaintext)//.{{:venus-os:venus-html5-mqtt.png?400|}} 
-  - Go to Settings -> Services, and there enable MQTT. +  - Go to //Settings -> System Setup -> Scroll to the bottom -> Marine MFD App configuration//. And there set up what batteries you want to see on the MFD, and by what name. Make sure to check out [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/nlvqttx320zyaba/Battery%20Measurements.mov?dl=0|this video, which shows how to configure the batteries to be visible on the MFD]]. {{:venus-os:venus-html5-batteries1.png?400|}}{{:venus-os:venus-html5-batteries2.png?400|}}
-  - Go to Settings -> System Setup -> Scroll to the bottom -> Battery measurements. And there set up what batteries you want to see on the MFD, and by what name. Make sure to check out [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/nlvqttx320zyaba/Battery%20Measurements.mov?dl=0|this video, which shows how to configure the batteries to be visible on the MFD]]+
   - For boats; and other applications with DC loads such as lighting and a Battery Monitor installed, make sure to enable the "Has DC system setting". For more information about it; see the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start|GX Manual]].   - For boats; and other applications with DC loads such as lighting and a Battery Monitor installed, make sure to enable the "Has DC system setting". For more information about it; see the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start|GX Manual]].
  
-==== Networking ====+==== 4.2. Networking ====
 No special networking settings are necessary. Not on the Garmin; and not on the Victron GX Device. No special networking settings are necessary. Not on the Garmin; and not on the Victron GX Device.
  
 The Garmin MFDs run a DHCP server; and the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start|GX device]] are by default configured to use DHCP. After plugging in the cable, the Victron icon will show up after 10 to 30 seconds. The Garmin MFDs run a DHCP server; and the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start|GX device]] are by default configured to use DHCP. After plugging in the cable, the Victron icon will show up after 10 to 30 seconds.
  
-It is possible to connect the Garmin MFD to the Ethernet port of the GX deviceand connect to the internet and VRM on the GX device by using [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity| one of the other non-ethernet port internet connectivity options (eg Wifi interface, or GX GSM).]] +To connect the GX Device to the internet and the [[https://vrm.victronenergy.com|VRM Portal]]while its Ethernet port is already in use to connect to the Garmin, use WiFi. [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|more information]].
  
-===== Usage =====+:!: Connecting a Garmin MFD to a network router over Ethernet leads to IP address conflicts, due to the integrated DHCP server.  
 + 
 +:!: It is not possible to use a [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-gsm|GX GSM]], due to the integrated DHCP server of the Garmin MFD. 
 + 
 +===== 5. Configuring Multiple Battery Monitors =====
  
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 +===== 6. Step by Step =====
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 +
 +===== 7. NMEA 2000 =====
 +
 +The MFD can also be connected to the Victron system using NMEA 2000, see the [[ve.can:nmea-2000:start|]].
 +
 +The MFD can be configured easily to display the data from the GX device. There is no need to change any instance.\\
 +To setup NMEA 2000 on the MFD, go to //Settings > Communications > NMEA 2000 Setup > Device List//. Here you can view information about the connected products and change their names. Note that the names are stored on the MFD and not on the NMEA 2000 device.
 +
 +The following Victron related PGNs are supported:
 +  * 127505 - Fluid level (tanks)
 +  * 127506 - DC Detailed Status; State-of-charge, Time-to-go
 +  * 127508 - Battery Status; Voltage, current
  
 +The supported PGNs may vary per model. Please consult the manual of the MFD for a list of supported PGNs.
  
-TBD add screenshots and so forth. 
venus-os/mfd-garmin.txt · Last modified: 2021-03-15 23:52 by mvader