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Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.
Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Sourcing High Voltage DC Equipment

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 7/13/2018 to Circuit Protection
I get asked all the time about high voltage DC applications.  Most equipment we sell at PKYS tops out at 48 Volts DC rating, only a few items are rated higher, and quite a lot have lower ratings.  Finding equipment for high voltage applications is not that easy.  

Raymarine announce end of support for a long list of legacy products

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 6/1/2018 to News
This list of products no longer supported was posted by Raymarine on June 1st 2018

How to setup a return at PKYS

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 12/20/2017 to PKYS online store
You can set up a product return at PKYS by logging in to your account

Victron Software is All Open Source

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 11/2/2017 to Software
You can write your own software for Victron Energy products or you can write your own interaction with them. Here is an interesting example....

Smart Solar is coming

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 8/4/2017 to Solar
The next generation of Victron MPPT solar charge controllers will have built in Bluetooth, which frees up the VE Direct Port for other uses.  Read all about it......

New Victron Connect Release v3.1 available

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 8/1/2017 to News
New Victron Connect App Release v3.1 available August 2017 features demo mode as well as support for Blue Smart Chargers, Smart Lithium Batteries, VE Direct Phoenix Inverters, MPPT Charge Controllers and more.

USCG Boatbuilders Handbook goes online

Posted by Administrator on 9/12/2015 to News
Boatbuilders Handbook

The USCG Boatbuilders handbook is now online for free........

New Victron Energy Bluetooth Dongle now available

Posted by Administrator on 8/21/2015 to News
Bluetooth DongleA Bluetooth dongle is now available so that you can read data from your Victron Energy BMV energy Monitor or MPPT Solar Charge Controller on an iPhone, iPad or Android Devices

Victron Energy more than doubles its warranty period

Posted by Administrator on 2/23/2015 to News
Victron Energy more than doubles its warranty period, now five years for all products except batteries

New Victron Energy iPhone App

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 1/17/2014 to Battery Monitoring
Victron Energy now have a new iPhone app to help interpret the blinking lights on a Multi-Plus or Quattro inverter/charger

ABYC publishes new safety essentials iPhone App

Posted by Administrator on 11/1/2013 to Electrical Standards
This iPhone app won an award at the 2013 IBEX Show. "Boat Essentials" is used to file a float plan or to check, suggest and schedule maintenance of the safety equipment on your recreational boat