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Hello, This is my first post on this forum. I've been doing extensive research on this and have read about a dozen forum posts on topics relating to this. First a little background: I bought a 2008 224 Sunesta Xtreme (5.7 VP) last year and I've been tweaking things here and there since I got it. It has a bad trim gauge (mechanic said the trim data is showing correctly on an engine scan). I'm pretty tech savvy and have worked quite a bit with electrical systems. I'm looking to add a Yacht Devices engine gateway and wifi gateway and build my own custom Android gauge app using the data from
I just had a Garmin GPSMAP 547 installed in-dash on my 244 Sunesta. I love the look of the unit, but am confused about functionality and operation. Dealer gave me no information or help on the unit. I've done a bit of research on the web and find that it is a NMEA 2000 unit and that I will need a NMEA 2000 starter kit and and engine gateway along with a special NMEA 2000 transducer to get it to do what I really want it to do which is give me the engine readouts, water temp and depth. It is already a nice chart plotter. Does this sound correct to anyone who knows about NMEA 2000 units? Is the