Marine Link
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Northport Introduces Actisense Engine Monitoring Units

January 6, 2014

Northport Systems Inc., has  announced  the availability of the new intelligent National Marine Electronic Association (NMEA)-compliant gateway, the Actisense Engine Monitoring Unit (EMU-1). Designed to digitize analog engine data, The EMU-1 gateway is an innovative, cost-effective, and easy-to-install solution that allows boaters to display and monitor the engines of their vessel on any NMEA 2000 displays. The new EMU-1 will be on display at the Toronto Boat Show (January 11-19) at the Fugawi-Northport Systems’ booth #G-315, and has been entered for the 2104 Best of Show award.

The Actisense EMU-1 gateway is capable of digitizing up to six parameters or gauge inputs in parallel, or four alarms, two tachometer and two auxiliary inputs. Each unit can be configured to meet the versatility of various engine makes and models.

“The EMU-1 has been designed so engine information is easily shared on the NMEA 2000 bus, removing the need and expense associated with changing an existing engine,” said Phil Whitehurst, managing director of Active Research Limited. “This changes the way analog to NMEA data conversions are done. We are gathering feedback from customers to understand what they want the EMU-1 to support so we can prioritize adding additional features.”

The NMEA  engine monitoring gateway is now available for Canadian distribution.



Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News