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Re: The iPad thread! who uses an iPad for sailing?
Apparently Brookhouse is taking orders for the imux, but for some reason their website has it listed as not being sold.
Honestly though if I was going to redo this set up I would switch to Digital Yachts iAIS. It also acts as a wifi NEMA-0183 router, but adds an AIS reciever as part of the package. I wish they had a NEMA-2000/wifi/AIS reciever but I haven't been able to find one...
Honestly I can't say this is in any way a critical system, but it really is fun to play with. I keep having dreams of sitting at the dock and driving the boat from shore...... Just need a NMEA throttle controller and shifter.
Where it really is nice though is when rout planning and navigating downstairs. The iPad acts as a second chartplotter at a fraction of the cost of a 9" plotter, and has all the controls right there. And imbibed with free NOAA maps I find it is more useful than the raymarine chartplotter on deck.