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How Does a Tachometer Work?

How Does a Tachometer Work?

A tachometer is an instrument which measures the working speed of an engine, typically in revolutions per minute (RPM). It is commonly used in cars, boats, planes, and other vehicles. Most tachometer gauges have either an analog (dial) or digital (LCD or LED screen) display.

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What Does DEF Do: General Understanding

What Does DEF Do: General Understanding

Diesel Exhaust Fluid, better known as DEF, is a chemical compound known for neutralizing nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions that would otherwise be harmful to the environment and people. Nitrogen oxides contribute to the formation of smog and acid rain, they affect the tropospheric ozone. 

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DEF Tanks & DEF Senders: What You Need to Know

DEF Tanks & DEF Sensors: What You Need to Know

Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is a non-hazardous solution used within a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system to break down harmful pollutants (NOx) generated by a diesel engine. DEF is 32.5% urea, or aqueous ammonia solution, and 67.5% deionized water. The fluid is sprayed and then spread into the exhaust gas via a mixer before entering the SCR catalyst.

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Marine Gauges: Everything You Need to Know

Marine Gauges: Everything You Need to Know

Marine gauges are integral components for any ship or boating vessel. This equipment is the key to monitoring data, such as speed, oil pressure, battery conditions, and much more. By transmitting this information onto an easy to read screen or dial, these gauges allow for the easy operation of waterborne vessels.

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How to Find the Best Devices for Your NMEA 2000 System

NMEA 2000 is the latest version of the NMEA communications standard for marine instruments that allows you to easily install and connect compatible devices within your vessel. Upgrading your boat console and devices to this standard simplifies the device integration process. A fully integrated NMEA 2000 system enhances navigation and provides better access to data.

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Best Use Cases for a GPS Speedometer

Best Use Cases for a GPS Speedometer

You are no doubt already familiar with a speedometer gauge, which measures and displays the speed of a boat or vehicle. The device comes standard in motor vehicles and is also frequently seen in the majority of vehicles, boats, and off-road vehicles traveling on roads, waterways, or trails where speed would be vital as it pertains to operation and safety.

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