The first tutorial by Navigation Mac appeared in 2012 the iBook Store in French : "Take the weather satellite phone – MacBook – iPad – iPhone "is regularly updated to meet changing : update … Continue reading
Since the upgrade of Navionics Gold to Navionics Plus (¹), Navionics supply disappeared from Fugawi / Charts folder for MacENC. Thinking of a temporary disappearance, I finally asked the Fugawi support who confirmed (between the lines) the … Continue reading
In order to use the maps proposed by the Fugawi/Charts with GPSNavX or MacENC Server, you need to subscribe an account and purchased one (or more) chart(s) folders.
In order to activate and download, you must use … Continue reading
In November 2015 OS X 10.11 "El Capitan" introduced the SIP service (System Integrity Protection) designed to improve system security by preventing the editing of files deemed critical. This was the case for unsigned drivers, that is to say not … Continue reading
I had presented in may 2015 the excellent German Publisher Verlag NV NV Charts raster maps. In 2016, the previous cutting in 4 areas for France - Channel and Atlantic coasts - has been split into 8 areas … Continue reading
Important information for users or GPSNavX MacENC on Mac OS X.
If you made the update of your operating system to OS X 10.11 "El Capitan" (¹) you may encounter difficulties, indeed … Continue reading
New developers, new logo, new splash page, and new web site.
Version 4.7.0 just be issued by NavX Studios LLC, the company that bought all of Richard Ray's computer creations : GPSNavX, MacENC and iNavX.
Placing … Continue reading
In my old tutorial video iNavX No. 2 – Advanced features", I explained (minute 15'45 '') how connect Wi - Fi on an iPhone iNavX MacENC on a Mac using the TCP/IP protocol.
However, for Mac beginners, where those of you still … Continue reading
It knows already the principle allowing to send NMEA data from MacENC to iNavX on iPhone or iPad (¹), hence to use boats instruments connected to the Mac to provide location for iNavX.
The opposite is also available. The GPS2IP application, … Continue reading
In a previous post I introduced the SHOM raster maps proposed by different publishers on iPad. In recent weeks the German charts editor NV Verlag offers two new zones ending coverage and Atlantic coasts of France … Continue reading
As part of its policy to offer users a leak ever more efficient and safe, the public institution Waterways of France has launched the production of electronic inland navigation charts on different axes … Continue reading
The multiplexer Miniplex USB-2 (¹) by ShipModul company can connect all the instruments on board directly to a USB connector on your Mac. GPSNavX and MacENC software can receive and display NMEA instruments, and … Continue reading
It is increasingly common to see an AIS receiver, Automatic Identification System (*), receiver above yacht's chart tables. Although only merchant vessels of over 300 barrels and ships … Continue reading
Weather in the menu allows these applications to query a weather GRIB file and then view it on the map open. The function Request GRIB file queries the server that returns in Saildocs.com … Continue reading
Despite the online Help iNavX and various tutorials on the subject, a lot of requests received and complexity of subject imposed on me a quick explanation.
The TCP/IP protocol
TCP / IP stands for "Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol" and is pronounced “T-C-P-I-P”.
TCP / IP is a protocol … Continue reading
Manager cards MacENC can use several types of cards at the same time, each type consisting of an independent folder.
ENC charts in ENC catalog (ENC_ROOT, ENC_ROOT1, ENC_ROOT2, aso.)
Raster maps in folders you … Continue reading
As is mentioned in GPSNavX and MacENC Help pages, under "Simulator", you can use the simulator to perform a reckoning. Simulator, Indeed, can be handy in case … Continue reading
Since my article 20 November on the topic, version 7.40 MacENC made of the possibility of drawing straight lines on the map with the tool “Annotation”.
This can now create routes more easily than freehand, in … Continue reading
To connect a GP32 (31 or 30) with a Mac or PC, we must first strip the free end of the cable connector 6 pin contains the data wires, in addition to the positive supply and son … Continue reading
Both applications offer direct printing of screen content. It is very convenient to print a chart, whatever the scale used to screen. Actually, Print this concerns only the chart content visible on screen, … Continue reading
You have to follow the steps below, in order :
1) Quit GPSNavX or MacENC before proceed.
2) Installez the driver Prolific PL2303.
3) Connect the antenna BU-353 USB GPS to a USB port on your Mac.
4) Start GPSNavX or MacENC, select … Continue reading
MacENC 7.30 provides a very interesting feature to create a route, composed of a series of waypoints, from a plot made with the mouse on the chart using the mode “Annotation” in the toolbar.
How to Start ?
1 … Continue reading
The “User Permit” of ENC charts is a unique identifying number attached to a device, or application, able to read the chart data encrypted ENC (S-63 format). This “User Permit” is required to record a system (reader … Continue reading