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venus-os:mfd-navico [2019-08-15 12:42]
guy_stewart replace venus-device with GX device
venus-os:mfd-navico [2019-10-18 10:40] (current)
mvader [Networking]
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 Navico compatible hardware: Navico compatible hardware:
  
-{{:​venus-os:​navico_compatibility.png?​nolink | }}+{{ :​venus-os:​navico_compatibility.png?​nolink | }}
  
 Note that this feature also works on the NSS EVO2. But only limited. And its not officially supported and also there will be no new software releases made by either Victron nor Navico to fix any issues that may arise. In other words, it is not a supported configuration by Navico but the consumer can feel free to use it (if they contact Navico or Victron service, our team will tell them it is not a supported configuration). More testing and user feedback will have to show what does and what does not work on the EVO2. Note that this feature also works on the NSS EVO2. But only limited. And its not officially supported and also there will be no new software releases made by either Victron nor Navico to fix any issues that may arise. In other words, it is not a supported configuration by Navico but the consumer can feel free to use it (if they contact Navico or Victron service, our team will tell them it is not a supported configuration). More testing and user feedback will have to show what does and what does not work on the EVO2.
 ===== 3. Wiring ===== ===== 3. Wiring =====
  
-The Navico device needs to be connected to the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] using Ethernet. Its not possible to connect over WiFi. For the ethernet connection, a Navico adapter is required:+The Navico device needs to be connected to the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] using Ethernet. Its not possible to connect over WiFi. For the ethernet connection, a Navico adapter is required ​as the Navico MFDs feature a round water proof connector on the back. The adapters can be purchased from Navico:
  
   * ETHADAPT-2M 127-56   * ETHADAPT-2M 127-56
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 ===== 4. Configuration ===== ===== 4. Configuration =====
  
-==== GX device settings ==== 
  
-   - Go to Settings -> Services, and there enable MQTT+On the Victron GX Device, go to Settings -> Services, and there enable MQTT.
-   - 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.+
  
-==== Networking ==== +Next, 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.
-No settings are necessary. The [[venus-os:start|GX device]] and the Navico devices connect ​to each other using a technology called linklocal addressing.+
  
-It is possible to connect the a router to the same LAN; and that way provide for internet ​access.+No other settings, such as IP addresses or similar are required. The [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] and the Navico devices connect to each other using a technology called linklocal addressing. 
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 +It is possible to connect the a router to the same LAN; and that way connect the GX Device to the internet.
  
 ===== 5. Usage ===== ===== 5. Usage =====
  
 TBD add screenshots and so forth. TBD add screenshots and so forth.
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