Computer System and Software

March 17, 2016


The on board computer is a standard personal computer.

It is located under the bridge .





New computer assembled May 20 with Windows 7 Professinal.   




Changed the power supply, the same type.  Old one just died.




Changed the operating system to Windows 10.  Replaced old OS over the web.



Bought new Samsung monitor, full HD







Tower case Centurion 534 lite    


Motherboard Asus P8H67 Rev. 3.0
1 Processor, Intel Core i5  
1 Video card, ATI Radeon HD 5570, 1GB DDR3 Max. board power 39 W
1 DVD read - writer 22x LG GH22 Serial ATA interface
1 Power supply ATX Corsair  CX500 Total power 500 W

Video card has 3 outputs, one for every type, including HDMI.


Microsoft Windows 10 Professional.
Downloaded from Microsoft.
No problem.

Apple i-tunes program from Apple CD.
i-pod serial number: JQ5484USTXN.  No problems.

Adobe Acrobat 8 pro
Needed serial number and serial number of Acrobat 6 pro.
Activated 2011 06 12 over phone.  No problems.

RayTech RNS version (from PH_SYST).

Microsoft Office home and student 2010.

Microsoft Expression web.
Microsoft Image Composer.

Microsoft visual C++
Nero DVD/CD burner


Video Monitor

Samsung 27" LCD monitor, full HD.

Power input 14V=, 2.5A

If necessary, the driver for the monitor is in the supplied CD.


Samsung video monitor Model S27E510C0/EN  Ser. #0BQWHHJH101794W

 The following manual provided by the manufacturer is also part of this section:

Samsung video monitor Samsung LCD monitor manual


At the moment no longer implemented.

Hub is located in big plastic computer junction box located under the bridge..

From the hub go the following network cables:

Computer panel
Bridge lounge
Dining room


Video Cameras

Aft Port Camera

At the moment not implemented.

The D-Link security camera home security Internet camera comes with pan and tilt.
10/100 fast Ethernet.
Fixed glass lens with CCD sensor.
Built-in Microphone.

It is powered by 12 V DC.  Originally comes with a 12 V adapter.



Part Number BDCS 5300..A2
S/N D50M 26C000386


D-Link home security camera DCS-5300

D-Link USA

Phone (877) 453-5465 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

The following manuals provided by the manufacturer are also part of this section:

D-Link camera Quick Installation Guide
D-Link camera Manual




Hub with 8 USB receptacles, near the instrument panel on the bridge.

2 for computer panel  
2 for instrument display (for mouse and keyboard, no wireless!!)


Computer Junction Box

Under the bridge,  with the following equipment mounted on a plexiglass panel:

Bus with12 VDC from DC breaker panel
Network hub
USB 2.0 hub


Seatalk Converter

Raymarine seatalk to PC converter (RS233 interface).


Direct Sea Talk interface Raytheon E85001



Computer Wire Harnesses

Aft, Port Video

The following wires go to the aft portside video camera:

Network cable
12 V computer, with a two pole wire.



Interfacing PC with Instruments  



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