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NMEA 2000 Training is coming to Florence, SC


Thursday, February 8th - Basic NMEA 2000® Network Installer
Friday, February 9th - Advanced NMEA 2000® Network Installer


Florence Civic Center, 3300 W Radio Dr, Florence, SC 29501
Trainer – Mike Spyros, Electronics Unlimited, Fort Lauderdale FL
All courses run from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with lunch and an exam at the end of each session.

Basic NMEA 2000 Network Installer

This class will present the newcomer with the basic information to get started installing NMEA 2000 networks. to The training covers the following topics: Cables, Connectors, Specifications Physical Planning & Documentation, Power Sources & Distribution, Voltage Drop Calculations, Data Messages (Parameter Group Numbers), Connecting to Other Data Sources, Network Setup, and Troubleshooting. Students will be guided through building a basic NMEA 2000 network at the conclusion of the training course.

Advanced NMEA 2000 Network Installer

The NMEA 2000 advanced course focuses on installations, setup, and diagnostic troubleshooting of moderately complex NMEA 2000® networks. The class consists of a PowerPoint presentation followed by "hands on” and the included class lunch. Students split into small groups at classroom work stations equipped with NMEA 2000® networks. The purpose of the hands-on portion is to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in the ability to build, configure, backup network files and evaluate network conditions using the diagnostic tools shown in the class. The training class features NMEA 2000®-certified products from major manufacturers such as Furuno, Garmin, Navico, Raymarine, Maretron and Actisense including multi-function displays (MFDs), Instruments and sensors of the same function which require instancing. Most importantly, this allows students to get familiar with the diagnostic tools used in the training and offered to students at special reduced pricing from the NMEA. Please note there is absolutely no outside test equipment allowed in the class by students. Pre-requisite: Student must have taken the basic NMEA 2000 Installer Training class.


Pricing for Basic NMEA 2000 $450 member / $650 non-member
Pricing for the Advanced NMEA 2000 training course is $650 member / $850 non-member


Contact Cindy Love at NMEA on 410-975-9425 or by email at clove@nmea.org