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[CA11] Adding External Alarm Buzzer
10-16-19, 06:46 PM (This post was last modified: 10-18-19 09:40 AM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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[CA11] Adding External Alarm Buzzer
Hi, I’m going to add a Raymarine buzzer so I can hear the anchor alarm. My system is an Axiom 12 RV running the most current Lighthouse software. Attached is a photo of the available connection point. My question is whether I can remove the blue plug with no wire and plug the buzzer in there ? If not, then can you tell me the simplest way to add this device ?

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10-18-19, 09:49 AM (This post was last modified: 11-07-19 10:42 AM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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RE: [CA11] Adding External Alarm Buzzer
Welcome to the Raymarine Forum tholley55,

Appendices A through R of the of the SeaTalkNG Auxiliary Alarm Buzzer Installation Instructions provide a comprehensive list of alarms which the A80614 SeaTalkNG Auxiliary Alarm Buzzer will suppport. While Raymarine recently introduced the Seatalkng Auxiliary Alarm Buzzer, this accessory is unfortunately not designed to sound for most alarms generated by MFDs running software prior to the latest available LightHouse 3 software (v3.10.71 at the time of this response). As indicated within its title, this product is designed to be interfaced as a spur to the system's powered and properly terminated SeaTalkng / NMEA 2000 backbone. To remotely hear alarms sounded by an Axiom/Axiom Pro/Axiom XL MFD, the MFD's Bluetooth feature may also be used to connect the MFD to a Bluetooth amplified speaker which will be located within the space where the alarm is desired to be heard. Alternatively, many owners will elect to install a low cost MFD (ex. Axiom 7 MFD with no internal fishfinder circuitry or bundled cartography) within the space where the alarm is desired to be heard. The advantage of the latter is that information concerning the nature of the alarm will be available to operator at the remote location, and it will be possible to cancel the alarm at the remote location.

Q1. My question is whether I can remove the blue plug with no wire and plug the buzzer in there
A1. Negative

Q2. If not, then can you tell me the simplest way to add this device ?
A2. You will need to add an additional spur socket to the backbone to support adding another device having a SeaTalkng / NMEA 2000 communications interface (ex. Seatalkng Auxiliary Alarm Buzzer).
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