This is the industry standard Male NMEA Terminator. It will work with any NMEA network.
We also sell this in a female version. See our Female NMEA Terminator.
When you’re building an NMEA network, each of the ends of the “backbone” you are running needs to be terminated so that you have a healthy signal on the data communications signal lines. These terminators come in male or female genders. You will need at least one of each.
If you’re just getting started, let’s go over a couple of common mistakes.
- Every NMEA network needs a backbone, two terminators, a power connection, and “drop” cables to devices or engines. Rarely (but not never) can you ever get away with just connecting two devices together.
- There are two NMEA standards. These are NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183. However, NMEA 0183 is an earlier standard, and harder to connect. Most importantly, the two are not capable of directly talking to each other.
- Almost every Outboard manufacturer has their variant of NMEA. In other words, they make up a name for it that makes is sound proprietary to them. They use different connectors. Electrically, it is the same thing.
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Better Connected™ Male NMEA Terminator come with a two year free, no questions asked replacement warranty. Please see our warranty terms section on our website for details.
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