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GARMIN NMEA 2000 for Switches

Old 12-04-2019, 12:16 PM
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Default GARMIN NMEA 2000 for Switches

Hi, I am thinking about upgrading my Garmin unit so that I can use NMEA 2000 to control my switches like lights, bilge pumps and etc.. does anyone know to go about this?
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Google C-zone. Thats what you are looking for.
Old 12-04-2019, 01:49 PM
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Czone can get expensive real quick. Probably the lowest cost of entry (not counting the Garmin unit) would be this 6 bank switcher.

Maretron also has some digital switching hardware.
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Garmin bought empire bus a year or so ago, so that's another integrated product.
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Seastar also offers a digital switching as well. Not sure if it's available for retail sale.

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Wondering if anyone has feedback on what is the easiest solution for digital switching with a Garmin unit. Seems like the options are Seastar (manufacturer only?), Maretron, and Czone.

Any feedback is appreciated.
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Yacht Devices YDCC is a pretty inexpensive solution also....

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