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All Sailmon Equipment Improves over time through automatic over-the-air software updates. Download the latest NavDesk software (v3.2.4) for Windows here and for Mac here if you do not have software installed yet.

Release notes

19-07-2019
v3.2.4

E4 Software
– Better automatic detection of Trips
– Read new NMEA2000 PGNs: 1F105 and 1FE11
– Read Time and Speed of Waypoints from NMEA2000
– Depth below Rudder support
– Improved accuracy of timer values
– Support for 3G USB stick for Logs connection
– Support USB tethering with iPhones
– Fix possible jumps and better stability of wind angles
– Fix receiving certain values from Expedition

NavDesk and Apps
– Full integration of the Sailmon Element Ink
– Improved Linear- and Loadcell calibration
– Remove wrong sensor choices from GPS selection
– Correct min/max values shown in 2D plots
– Fix selection between multiple Linear sensors
– Fix touch pen input on Windows tablets
– Fix missing Start menu entries on Windows
– Fix hang when changing preset names

 

12-06-2019
v3.2.3

E4 Software
– Do not show zero Target Speed when no Polars are loaded
– Fix wrong unit conversion for Linear Channels

NavDesk and Apps
– NavDesk is able to update Element Ink software
– NavDesk remembers the preferred window size
– Fix MHU calibration always reporting zero
– Fix crash of NavDesk when opening calibration assistants
– Fix issues after changing or removing Polar tables
– Fix wrong preview of Linear Channels during calibration

 

14-05-2019
v3.2.2

NavDesk and Apps
– New TWA calibration table for E4 – Black
– Wind Shear correction for E4 – Black
– New numerical keyboard on touchscreen devices
– Avoid flashing MOB or wrong E4 model during NavDesk start
– Prevent getting stuck on the Update page
– Fix bad rounding in the Compass offset calibration
– Fix sign of recommended Boatspeed correction value
– Fix crash when closing NavDesk during commissioning

E4 and Screen Software
– Support for E4 wind stations
– Wind stations do not require a GPS
– Support for upcoming Sailmon Element Ink
– The standard E4 model version is now “Silver”
– H5000 User Channels are select able on all B&G products
– Sailmon is seen as H5000 Performance Processor on NMEA2000
– Fix bug with network device discovery introduced in v3.1.8
– Fix broken discovery when no DHCP server is available (Zeroconf)

 

09-04-2019
v3.2.1

E4 Software
The standard E4 model version is now “Silver”
H5000 User Channels are select able on all B&G products
Sailmon is seen as H5000 Performance Processor on NMEA2000
Fix bug with network device discovery introduced in v3.1.8
Fix broken discovery when no DHCP server is available (Zeroconf)

 

02-04-2019
v3.2.0

NavDesk and Apps
– Individual version numbers for every Sailmon application
– NavDesk events are sent to Sailmon Logs by the E4
– Claim your E4 for Sailmon Logs via QR code
– Removed login from NavDesk
– Preset names can be changed
– Renamed TWD and GWD values for clarity
– Firmware downloads can resume after being interrupted
– Application versions numbers are visible on every platform
– Allow any valid UDP port number to be selected for outputs
– Prevent using the same value names multiple times
– Offline systems can be updated easier using the Windows software
– Fix precision of playback time in Parallel Universe
– Fix ScreenView not showing setup mode
– Fix wrong offsets shown on Boatspeed calibration page
– Fix changing the boat image in NavDesk

E4 and Screen Software
– Firmware updates are not bound to the NavDesk version any more
– Initial support for B&G custom channels on NMEA2000
– Improved logging protocol to reduce traffic consumption below 1.2MB per hour
– Allow updating all Sailmon devices when using USB Wifi on the E4
– More responsive Wind calculations and improved filters
– Raise limit of maximum stored Logs data to 4 full days of sailing
– Reduce screen flicker after preset changes
– Garmin NMEA2000 output supports additional values missed before
– Built-in E4 website offers information for customer support
– Prevent restoring settings from update files by mistake
– Removed broken backup GPS sensor selection
– Fix wind instrument showing wrong values for WTP3 inputs
– Fix sign of Variation input from Expedition

 

23-01-2019
v3.1.8

NavDesk and Apps
– Heading calibration with custom tables
– Linear calibration with custom tables
– Show MOB position on the map in NavDesk
– Fix broken detection of some WiFi networks on Windows
– Removed mast height correction

E4 and Screen Software
– Man Overboard now is fully integrated into Sailmon
– New NMEA2000 outputs for Navigation Data, Cross Track Error
– Improved stability of USB WiFi networks
– Support for all 18 Garmin channels on NMEA2000
– Support for Velocity Made on Course (VMC)
– Output Waypoint information over B&G Fastnet
– Support Waypoint bearings in True and Magnetic
– Set position and magnetic bearing in BWC and BWR sentences
– New button actions: MOB, Sleep and Standby modes
– Reduced data consumption for LOGS when boat is not moving
– Extend minimum time of offline data storage to 3 days
– Forward rudder angles from external Processors
– Increase update rate of some NMEA2000 outputs
– Preset switching when boat is Docked or in MOB
– More consistent preset switching of Screens
– Improved data consistency to avoid rare jumps in Wind angles
– Fix for start timer potentially not in sync with GPS
– Fix timers showing -0:00:00 for a moment
– Fix wrong values in first two custom Expedition channels
– Fix wrong date reading from WTP Fastout
– Fix potential data loss when LOGS storage is full

 

30-10-2018
v3.1.7

NavDesk and Apps
– Initial support for 7-segment screen element

E4 and Screen Software
– Automatic backup of Sailmon settings before every update
– Add ShipModul to known NMEA2000 manufacturers
– Support receiving Leeway over NMEA0183 LWY sentence
– Fix server crash when Value configuration is empty
– Fix output of distance to waypoint in BWC sentence

 

19-10-2018
v3.1.6

NavDesk and Apps
– Support inverted colors for specific Screen elements
– Refresh the voltages and lux in the Update screen
– Fix missing error message when firmware download fails
– Fix wrong sensors shown as selected during calibration
– Fix selection of wind sensors as external Processor

E4 and Screen Software
– Smoother power-on dimming for Screens
– Fixed startup issues in Screens and recover automatically
– Improved handling of power supply drops and surges
– Support for passing Heel from an external Processor
– Support for sending basic Waypoint information over NMEA0183
– Reduced minor internet traffic caused by Screens to zero
– Fix reading of Bearing to Waypoint from true or magnetic sources
– Fix wrong unit conversions in WTP Fastout data
– Fix wrong calculation of the magnetic Startline bearing

 

14-08-2018
v3.1.5

NavDesk and Apps
– Complete redesign of 3D wind calibration tables
– Added scroll bars to make mouse navigation easy
– Manage Sailmon systems with more than 30 screens
– Support playing multiple videos streams again
– Improved scaling of ScreenView and CrewView on iOS
– Fix the broken Start instrument for mobile apps
– Fix showing on-screen keyboard in the center
– Fix NavDesk crash after BS calibration run
– Fix showing no data when the network times out
– E4 Software

E4 Software
– Improved performance when serving many screens
– Fix potential failure to change existing TWS table entries

 

27-08-2018
v3.1.4

NavDesk and Apps
– Integrate device updates into NavDesk
– Remove the obsolete UpdateTool
– Offset calibration for Aft depth sensor
– Improved startup time and app performance
– Sorting of points in the 3D boatspeed calibration
– Remove gaps between elements with certain resolutions
– Reduced power consumption for E-Ink displays
– Automatic detection on E-Ink devices in ScreenView
– Support running NavDesk over Windows Remote Desktop
– Fix video streaming on Sailmon screens
– Fix restoring settings from a backup
– Fix wrong min / max values shown in 2DPlots
– Fix confusing checkmarks shown in Output setup
– Fix scaling issues of ScreenView on iOS
– Fix press and hold ScreenView navigation on iOS
– Fix overwriting values in the wind instrument
– Fix a jumping windex arrow in the wind instrument
– Fix compass colors for the Pirates style

E4 Software
– Heading and other values will not show 360 any more
– Avoid switching to Prestart when the E4 is restarted
– Fix use of backlight group 1 for all unconfigured screens
– Fix firmware updates from very old software versions
– Fix hang if a system update is interrupted before it can start
– Fix resetting the Sailmon display font back to standard

 

16-06-2018
v3.1.3:

NavDesk and Apps
– E-Ink mode for ScreenView
– Use your custom Fonts on Sailmon displays
– Simpler Load Cell calibration tables
– Faster switching between Display presets
– Improved UI consistency across platforms
– Improved scaling of ScreenView on high resolutions
– Fix wrong plot shown in 3D boats speed calibration
– Fix showing the Sailmon Logo on E-Ink screens
– Fix possible crash during Display commissioning
– Fix short NavDesk hangs when loosing the network connection
– Android: new Material style app icons

E4 Software
– Fix changing of Address or Port of UDP data Outputs
– Fix for loosing the data Output configuration

Known issues
– New Gauge element is select-able in NavDesk but not shown on Screens

 

22-06-2018
v3.1.2:

NavDesk and Apps
– Improved performance and startup time
– Boat speed calibration shows the applied correction value
– Fix wrong Trip information shown on the Dashboard
– Fix display comissioning when no displays are connected
– Fix several scaling issues
– E4 Software

– Ground Wind is more stable when the boat is not moving
– True Wind is more stable in very low wind conditions
– Reduced noise in SOG and COG data
– Automatic start and stop of Trips
– Recording of Total distance traveled over Water and Ground
– Output the battery supply voltage measured by the E4
– Support for sending GPS position to B&G Fastnet
– Fix output of Remote and Linear channels to B&G H3000 displays
– Fix unstable results during tacks when TWD filter is enabled

 

08-06-2018
v3.1.1:

NavDesk and Apps
– New row in the TWA calibration table for Asym. Downwind sailing.
– Fix boat name not set correctly during commissioning
– Fix showing the calibrated Downwind acceleration value
– E4 Software

– Support for using Leeway angle measured by NMEA2000 sensors
– Support for reading NMEA2000 Load Cells from Diverse
– Improved formatting of Garmin NMEA2000 custom channels
– Fix identification of NMEA2000 load cells from Diverse Yachts
– Fix reading of Expedition Delta Target Boatspeed
– Fix formatting of Heeling output on Fastnet

 

22-05-2018
v3.1.0:

NavDesk and Apps
– Added separate Aft Depth sensor selection and output
– Fix issues calibrating Load cells the first time
– On Android: The Back button is now useful in all apps
– On iOS: Fix changing instruments in ScreenView

E4 Software
– New outputs for Theoretical Wind for use on starting vessels
– Improved interpolation for TWA calibration tables
– Support for using Leeway angle measured by NMEA2000 sensors
– Support for reading NMEA2000 Load Cells from Diverse
– Fix wrong results in Ground Wind calculations since 3.0.9
– Fix Deck Wind TWS and TWA not being calculated
– Fix wrong GPS date read from certain NMEA0183 devices
– Fix broken Sailmon LOGS connections in some cases

 

04-05-2018
v3.0.9:

NavDesk and Apps
– Fix broken configuration of Output interfaces
– Fix connecting the E4 with your Sailmon LOGS account
– Added link to LOGS account password reset
– Allow selection of additional variables send to LOGS
– ScreenView and CrewView are fullscreen on Android

E4 Software
– Improved streaming of incoming raw sensor data
– Fix display format of Timers send to B&G Fastnet

Known issues:
– Raw sensor data streaming is will stop working for 3.0.8 and older
– Calibration tables for Linear Boxes not in this release

 

24-04-2018
v3.0.8:

NavDesk and Apps
– Calibration tables for Load Cells, including graphs
– Improved status feedback when connecting to LOGS
– Showing raw sensor data in NavDesk is more stable
– Better Parallel Universe behavior when starting / stopping
– Removed Turn Rate offset calibration
– Background color of virtual screens can be changed
– Fix changing of data output mapping from mobile devices
– Fix ScreenView crash when chosen instrument was deleted

E4 Software
– Output the user-defined names in Garmin Custom NMEA2000 channels
– Improved performance when replaying over 1000 data points per second
– New uncalibrated output values for: BS, Course, Heading, Heel, Pitch
– New output value: Predicted Course
– Change default unit for (Load Cell) forces to Tonnes
– Fix hang of Sailmon LOGS in unstable networks
– Fix crash in calculations when replaying certain Parallel Universe files

Known issues:
– Calibration tables for Linear Boxes not in this release

 

14-04-2018
v3.0.7:

Changes in v3.0.7:
– Fix NavDesk user login not using production server
– Fix crashes in NavDesk after loosing connection to the E4
– Fix crash when deleting screens during commissioning
– Faster discovery of new screens during commissioning
– ParallelUniverse can replay using the current time (instead of stored GPS time)

Known issues:
– see Bug-tracker and 3.0.6
– Devices with the internal “-test” or “-calc-test” versions need manual updates

 

11-04-2018
v3.0.6:

NavDesk
– The NavDesk window can now use the full screen
– Show more trip information on the NavDesk dashboard
– Allow full 180° calibration range for Heel and Trim
– Allow setting boat name and image for Sailmon LOGS
– When configuring LOGS, NavDesk links users to their E4
– Fix using NavDesk on Windows devices with a touchscreen
– Fix some occasional crashes of NavDesk on Windows
– Fix selection of NMEA0183 sentences for output via UDP
– Fix broken boat speed calibration wizards

E4 software
– Verify and improve TWA and TWD calculations
– Correct offset error in current calculations
– Limit estimation of the maximum Leeway
– Fixed optimum calculations sometimes jumping to zero
– Fix output of Course over water, had no data before
– Input and output of the NMEA0183 sentence $PASHR
– Fix Heel and Pitch outputs exchanged for NMEA2000
– New output value: Predicted boat speed
– New output values: for Raw Ground Wind

Known issues:
– No calibration tables yet for Linear channels and Load cells
– Fastnet Linear and Remote channels only work on H5000 systems
– Linear and Remote channels are not usable when replacing an H3000

 

21-03-2018
v3.0.5:

– No registration required any more for using Sailmon Logs with an E4
– Sharing of E4 information with Logs (serial, versions, last connection)
– Improved precision of logged GPS positions
– Start NavDesk again after device updates are complete
– Increased number of configurable Sailmon displays to 20
– Fix Next Mark Bearing input from Expedition
– Support for proper screen output on Element 7 displays
– Support for reading new OPT light sensor used in latest models
– Automatic boot loader updates for MSC modules
– Reduced boot time of MSC modules by 4 sec
– Development mode for the E4 to allow logging of PU and simulation data

Known issues:
Fastnet Linear and Remote channels only work on H5000 systems
Linear and Remote channels are not usable when replacing an H3000

 

14-03-2018
v3.0.4:

– Output of Garmin proprietary NMEA2000 channels!
– NMEA2000 PGNs output by Sailmon are configurable
– Output of B&G Fastnet Linear and Remote channels (*)
– New separate page for configuring Buttons in NavDesk
– Support for playing video from RTMP streams
– Connectivity and authentication improvements to cloud logging
– Fixes broken calibration of LoadCells in NavDesk
– Fixes broken cloud log interval not running at 1sec

Known issues:
(*) Fastnet Linear and Remote channels only work on H5000 systems for now
(*) Linear and Remote channels are not usable when replacing an H3000 yet

 

07-03-2018
v3.0.3:

– E4 synchronizes stored logs with the cloud
– E4 stores the last 48 hours of logs when offline
– Allow Parallel Universe playback with the E4 Black
– New screen layout for 10 inch in portrait mode
– Added Water Depth and Temperatures to NMEA2000 outputs
– Fixes not showing new style 3D boatspeed calibration in every mode
– Fixes broken calibration for Sailmon WindBox (mounting offset doubled)

 

28-02-2018
v3.0.2:

– Allow using NavDesk without initial login
– Added missing NMEA2000 Wind PGN outputs
– Change NMEA2000 to output Heading as Magnetic
– Fixes broken Heading input when only True Heading is available
– Fixes preset changes via Buttons on individual screens
– Fixes timeout issues when streaming video over RTP
– Fixes log rotation for building raw data recording
– Fixes issue advertising the E4 on every available network

 

2018-01-03
v3.0.1

The New NavDesk major release 3.0.0 now has a dashboard that helps you get an overview of the entire system at a glance. The menu system has been redesigned to help you do more in less time 3D calibration of boat speed now has a 3D visualisation with all other 3D calibrations to folow

 

2017-06-14
v2.1.6

This is a bugfix release while we work on bigger features in the upcoming 2.2 release.

Changes:
– NavDesk, SailmonTool and PolarTool now scale up on high resolution screens
– Fixed failure to discover all NMEA2000 sensors after startup
– No more disconnects when the network hangs for short periods of time
– Improved handling of changing network addresses
– Cloud data logging is now disabled while in Simulation mode
– Devices will reboot reliably when this update is applied
– E4 Firmware Version 1.9
– Fastnet data output does not stop any more after bus faults
– Bit error detection for E4 port inputs

 

2017-05-03
v2.1.5

Changes:
– 3D visualization of TWS, TWA and BS corrections tables
– New data output choice: magnetic COG
– Better scaling of numbers on Sailmon instruments
– Leeway correction is turned on by default
– All data outputs of Sailmon are now filtered according to user choice
– Improved Fastnet data outputs, now includes Heeling
– SailmonTool can scroll through list of instruments
– Various fixes in the NavDesk user interface
– Fixed crash when changing the boat’s draft in NavDesk
– Fixed wrong interval time display for incoming sensor data
– Stability improvements when operating in changing network conditions
– Shorter start-up time and performance enhancements

 

2017-03-22
v2.1.4

Changes:
– Recording and playback of raw sensor data for up to 2h
– Multiple simulation data sources can be chosen
– Enable output of local time with user specified time zone
– Diagnosis shows update rate of sensor outputs
– Allow to select rudder angle sensors as source for mast rotation
– Improved user interface for system settings
– Fixed potential Fastnet heading output above 360 degrees
– E4 Firmware Version 1.8
– More robust supply voltage measurements in E4
– E4 power LED is blinking if supply voltage is outside specification

Known issues:
– Serial data output over SBox not supported since v2.1.3

 

2017-02-21
v2.1.3

Changes:
– Plug-and-play network even without a DHCP server for E4 and Screens
– Improved connectivity feedback in all Sailmon apps
– Implement NMEA0183 serial data output on E4 Port 1
– Allow for multiple serial data outputs at once with E4
– Fixed NMEA0183 heel and trim processing of XDR message
– Fixed hardware reset problems after firmware updates

Known issues:
– Removed support for serial data output over SBox!
– A manual power cycle is required when upgrading the E4 from 2.1.2 or earlier
– Sailmon NMEA2000 sensor updates are only supported with an SBox

 

2017-02-08
v2.1.2

Changes:
– Introduce E4 web interface for network setup
– E4 supports creating Wifi access points via USB dongles
– Raw sensor data is shown reliably during Diagnosis
– Improved network device discovery
– Allow editing of the video playlist
– Fix for serial data corruption errors and instability in E4
– Allow two simultaneous NMEA0183 inputs in E4
– Reduced data input latency and CPU load in E4

Known issues:
– A manual power cycle is required after E4 firmware updates
– Sailmon NMEA2000 sensor updates are only supported with an SBox

 

2016-12-24
v2.1.1

Changes:
– Fixed NMEA2000 network when using an SBox
– Improved handling of serial data inputs in E4
– Show Location / Name of Instruments in Setup Mode
– NavDesk gives feedback about local network connectivity
– Position selection for ScreenViews

 

2016-12-05
v2.1.0

Changes:
– Support for Sailmon Model E4!
– Support for upcoming Sailmon App
– New online data logging and registration on Sailmon360
– Increase precision of GPS time and other timers
– Fixed NMEA2000 data output issues and standard compliance
– Improved long therm stability and full storage prevention
– Multiple NavDesk GUI improvements

 

2016-07-18
v2.0.7

Changes:
– Show board voltage for each device in SailmonTool
– Improved connection stability in bad network conditions
– NavDesk PIN protection for mobile devices
– Various user interface improvements and bug fixes

 

2016-06-10
v2.0.6

Changes:
– Fixed multiple network connectivity issues
– Improved application startup time

 

2016-06-10
v2.0.5

Skipped in favour of 2.0.6. Only the Instrument update is available.

 

2016-04-23
v2.0.4

– Unconfigured screens use backlight group 1 by default
– Remove inconsistency betweeen platforms
– See also v2.0.3 and v2.0.2

 

2016-04-20
v2.0.3

Released on 2016-04-20, but never published to website.

– Fixed multiple issues with backlight groups
– Slight increase in maximum screen brigthness
– Reduce wait time for device discovery in Setup
– See also v2.0.2

 

2016-04-08
v2.0.2

Released on 2016-04-08, but never published to website.

– New PolarTool application
– Allow Backup and Restore of settings
– Fixed bug in selection of server

 

2016-02-24
v2.0.1

– Upgrade to Qt version 5.6
– Fully integrated video playback

 

2016-02-17
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