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This document explains how to connect to Garmin MFDs using an Ethernet connection. The integration technology used is called Garmin OneHelm.
There is also another way to connect, which by NMEA2000. See the NMEA2000 chapter in the main manual.
OneHelm is currently available for the following models:
Also, Active Captain is supported. This screenshot shows ActiveCaptain, with the Victron App:
The Garmin needs to be connected to the GX device using Ethernet. Its not possible to connect over WiFi. For the ethernet connection, a Garmin adapter is required:
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 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.