Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Minn Kota Powerdrive Motors

MINN KOTA: New PowerDrive Motors

Minn Kota announces the introduction of new PowerDrive motors.
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MINN KOTA: Enhanced i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link

Minn Kota unveils innovative enhancements to i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link systems, including all-new remotes and the most accurate Spot-Lock ever!
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 front view

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 on vacation

I just purchased a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 to take better photos. Here's my practical experience with the camera on a boating trip and vacation in France...
By Ben Ellison - Garmin VIRB Cameravideo

Kite fishing for sailfish with Ben and Garmin

The story I must tell largely involves kites and sailfish, though the electronics could not be ignored...
Triton rebreather scam showing diagrams

Crowdfunding Roulette – the art of the swindle

Here's how to avoid being swindled -- and avoid this particularly problematic campaign...
Arduino rudder reference LED Gaugevideo

Part 1: Arduino Rudder Reference LED Gauge for Raymarine

This project explains how to build a rudder angle indicator (direction of turn indicator) using 5 LEDs, an Arduino Uno, and a Raymarine Z230 or M81105 rudder reference transducer.
Rudder position on phone or tabletvideo

Part 2: View rudder reference gauge on phone or tablet

This project is part 2 of how to build a direction of turn indicator (rudder angle indicator) using 5 LEDs, an Arduino Uno, an ethernet shield and a Raymarine Z230 or M81105 rudder reference transducer.
Science fair crystal radio kit

Do it yourself marine electronics

When I realized that the rudder reference transducer is basically a large potentiometer (creating variable resistance values in ohms), it was easy to find a project that started me in the right direction...
Journey rudder reference install7

Rudder reference installation

Installation of a Raymarine Z230 or M81105 rudder reference transducer.
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