ATP2 PROCESSOR, FIRST FULL ETHERNET BASED PERFORMANCE INSTRUMENT SYSTEM ON THE MARKET
We are now shipping the ATP2 processor designed for distributed applications using an Ethernet bus. The processor is shown below and has a wide range of on-board interfaces. Sensors are connected with distributed units on an Ethernet network which also supports the full range of A+T displays.
This is the first full Ethernet network based performance instrument system on the market. A single ethernet cable around the boat links all components. Power (12V or 24V) is provided locally for higher draw items or is taken through the Ethernet for sensor interfaces.
An example configuration for a large yacht is shown below. Interface modules include, wind, speed/temp/depth, speed/temp, loadcell amplifier and analogue/0-20mA.