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Hardware interfaces


Rabbit is an interface between NMEA and an other communication protocol.
Common data protocol is RS232C for short distance and RS422 for long distance between the units.
There are also Rabbits with galvanic isolation from power and connected units

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Rabbit 2 NMEA/RS232C interface. Terminal strip connection.
One common application is to connect a GPS to a laptop with a
navigation program, and use the computer output to control an autopilot.
NMEA to RS232C and RS232C to NMEA.

 

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Rabbit 3 NMEA /RS232C interface. Isolated RS232C side, NMEA out with RS422 interface.
One common application is to connect a GPS to a computer with a
navigation program, and use the computer output to control an autopilot.
NMEA to isolated RS232C and isolated RS232C to NMEA.
An option with isolated RS422 output can be ordered, new species Rabbit3-ISO

 

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Rabbit 4 NMEA to RS422 interface. 1-3 interface.
Suitable when there is a long distance between the units.
High tolerance against external interference while the data signal is
differential.

 

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Rabbit 5 NMEA to RS422 interface. 1-3 galvanic isolated interface.
Suitable when there is a long distance between the units.
High tolerance against external interference while the data signal is
differential and also galvanic isolated from the supply. 

 

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Rabbit 6 Isolated NMEA in-, outputs to/from isolated dual RS232C port.
For a computer with an ECDIS system where two com ports are used
for data communication.
Galvanic isolation from supply and between units.
One other application is as a ditribution unit for an AIS transponder
when there are a long distance between the transponder and
the computer or the display.
Block schematic for the AIS distribution unit, can be requested by email.

 

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Rabbit 7 RS232C to RS232C interface. Four galvanic isolated interfaces.
For isolation of two duplex or four simplex RS232C ports.
Specify 12 or 24 V supply when ordering.
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