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mbosma [2. Compatibility]
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mvader [2. Compatibility]
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 Navico is the overall brand behind the B&G, Simrad and Lowrance MFDs. Navico is the overall brand behind the B&G, Simrad and Lowrance MFDs.
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 +This document explains how to connect to Navico MFDs using an Ethernet connection.
 +The integration technology used is called [[http://www.raymarine.com/multifunction-displays/lighthouse3/lighthouse-apps.html|LightHouse Apps]] by Raymarine.
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 +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]].
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 +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]].
  
 ===== 2. Compatibility ===== ===== 2. Compatibility =====
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   * Simrad OP50   * Simrad OP50
   * B&G ZC2   * B&G ZC2
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 +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]].
 ===== 3. Wiring ===== ===== 3. Wiring =====
  
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 ===== 4. Configuration ===== ===== 4. Configuration =====
  
 +On the Victron GX Device, go to //Settings -> Services//, and there enable both //MQTT on LAN (SSL)// and //MQTT on LAN (Plaintext)//.
  
-On the Victron GX Device, go to Settings -> Services, and there enable MQTT.+{{:venus-os:venus-html5-mqtt.png?400|}}
  
-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.+Next, 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. 
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 +{{:venus-os:venus-html5-batteries1.png?400|}} 
 +{{:venus-os:venus-html5-batteries2.png?400|}}
  
 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. 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.
  
-It is possible to connect the a router to the same LAN; and that way connect the GX Device to the internet.+It is possible to connect the a router to the same LAN; and that way connect the GX Device to the internet. The GX device can also be connected to the internet via Wi-Fi or with a [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-gsm|GX GSM]]. 
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 +Note that the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-gsm|GX GSM]] can only be used if the MFD and [[venus-os:start|GX device]] are directly connected to each other, without a router.
  
 ===== 5. Configuring Multiple Battery Monitors ===== ===== 5. Configuring Multiple Battery Monitors =====
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 +===== 7. NMEA 2000 =====
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 +The MFD can also be connected to the GX device using NMEA 2000, see [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_nmea_2000|NMEA2000 chapter in the main manual]].
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 +The MFD can be configured easily to display the data from the GX device. There is no need to change any instance.\\
 +To setup the data sources on the MFD, go to //Settings > Network > Sources > Advanced...//
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 +The following Victron related PGNs are supported:
 +  * 127505 - Fluid level (tanks)
 +  * 127506 - DC Detailed Status; State-of-charge, Time-to-go
 +  * 127507 - Charger Status
 +  * 127508 - Battery Status; Voltage, Current
 +  * 127509 - Inverter Status
 +  * J1939 AC PGNs
 +===== 8. Troubleshooting =====
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 +Q1: The MFD page shows outdated information or shows the connection issue page, but the GX device is running and connected and the Victron icon is present on the home page.\\
 +A1: Try reloading the page by pressing the menu on the top right corner and select HOME.
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 +{{:venus-os:navico-menu-home.jpg?200|}}
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