Boat Peace of Mind

Have you ever wondered about your boat's situation when you at not aboard? These products provide status and security insights at the convenience of your own home.


Siren Marine Monitoring System Pixie/Sprite

PROs:

  • Internal 48 hour reserve battery
  • Global GSM coverage
  • Reports to email

CONs:

  • Android app still in development (October 2014)

Maretron SIM100 Switch Indicator Module

PROs:

  • NMEA 2000 certified
  • Can monitor numerous detectors and switches
  • Reverse battery protection

CONs:

  • Large footprint
  • Cost for single switch use

Oceanview Apollo II

PROs:

  • Check on your vessel from the comfort of your home or office
  • Viewable under any light conditions
  • On screen camera direction indicator and LCD controller

CONs:

  • Relative weakness of video stabilization
  • Software for stabilization costs an extra $3000

Magnum MagWeb Web Monitoring Kit

PROs:

  • 2800 measurements per day
  • 300 ft indoor range / 1 mile outdoor range
  • Low power draw (0.1 Watt)

CONs:

  • Requires on-board internet access
  • Does not store any data locally

Raymarine CAM100

PROs:

  • Available in NTSC or PAL format
  • Standard or reversed-imaged versions offered
  • High-resolution at 752 x 582 Pixels

CONs:

  • Not discrete
  • Bulky design

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