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Re: For Pete's sake! I just want a speed transducer!

All N2K enabled chartplotters I am aware of can also retransmit received N2K data on a network (or onto another separate network). So can other devices such as some AIS transponders, small MFD's, etc. Many are also NMEA200-NMEA0183 translators. Some even retransmit and translate over wifi.

There is no need for the transducer to plug directly into anything - just connect it to the network backbone at the most convenient place. This avoids the need to retransmit any data, unless one wishes to bridge to another network.

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