Whether you are interested in monitoring your vessel's systems while underway or remotely from your home or office, Maretron's N2KView® software displays the information you need including engines, generators, tanks, rudders, navigation instruments, local weather, and much, much more. N2KView® is completely user-configurable and you are free to create different screens for your exact needs while easily switching from screen to screen for monitoring all your systems. Digital displays, analog gauges, graphic displays, warning lights, and bar graphs, all can be configured exactly how you want them to be. You can even set the operating limits and color bands for analog gauges so you know when things are within limits and when they are not.
N2KView® is a comprehensive suite of software that allows you to pick and choose modules for your exact needs. You start with the base software that allows you to display any of Maretron's vessel monitoring sensors. Once you have the N2KView® base software you can add optional modules like the Alerts, Video, Control, and Fuel Management. Adding the alert module allows you to set as many warnings and alarms as you need so you can be forewarned of potential problems. With the alert module, you can relax knowing that the system is watching for smoke, CO, high bilge water, or anything else you deem important. The video module allows you to add cameras as part of the monitoring system - for example a camera in the engine room - or the cameras can be used as part of the security system. The Control module gives you the ability to manage your electrical system; for example, you can turn lights or pumps on or off directly from N2KView® and even tell if the lights or pumps are burned out and not working. Lastly, the Fuel Management module uses information from the fuel flow monitor, tank monitors, and GPS to provide advanced information like distance and time to empty as well as fuel rate and fuel economy.
N2KView® software can run on your vessel's computer or on standalone products like one of Maretron's DSM800, TSM800, TSM1330 displays or the Maretron Black Box (MBB100) vessel monitoring system. If you want to run N2KView® software on your vessel's computer, you will need either a Maretron USB100 or an IPG100, which are necessary to get sensor information from the NMEA 2000® network to the computer. If you want to run N2KView® on the standalone products like the TSM800, TSM1330, DSM800 and MBB100, you will need to purchase an IPG100.
N2KView® uses a hardware license key that is plugged directly into a computer's USB port if you are using a USB100 or directly into the IPG100 if you are connecting standalone devices or other PC's connected using Ethernet. The licenses are floating so it doesn't matter where the software is running - for example, on a PC, TSM800, TSM1330, DSM800, MBB100, smart phone, or tablet, on the boat, or remotely through the Internet, but you do need a separate license for each N2KView® running at the same time.
N2KView is completely user-configurable and you are free to design different screens to your exact needs while easily switching from screen to screen for monitoring all your systems. Digital displays, analog gauges, graphic displays, warning lights, bar graphs, all can be configured exactly how you want them to be. You can even set the operating limits and color bands for analog gauges so you know when things are within limits and when they are not.
Once you connect a PC to the NMEA 2000® network using the Maretron USB100 gateway (N2KView Server), you can connect other PCs or handhelds (N2KView Clients) using conventional technology like Ethernet or Wi-Fi for remote viewing of things like tank levels up on deck while fueling, or for monitoring the vessel's location anywhere in the world using an Internet connection back to the boat.
NOTE: When you purchase N2KView Base (N2KView-Base) you get a server license as well as one station (client) license which entitles you to operate N2KView software from one location at a time. The server component must be run on the computer with the hardware license key (dongle) attached, while the station (client) component may be run on any computer. To operate N2KView software from multiple locations at the same time requires the purchase of additional station (client) licenses (N2KView-Add) equal to the number of additional locations to be operated simultaneously.
Optional Modules may be added to each N2KView-Base or N2KView-Add license to increase the functionality of N2KView.
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