NMEA 2000 Compatibility

Can my Humminbird unit read data from my boat engine?

This depends on whether your engine outputs NMEA2000 (also known as NMEA2K or N2K) sentences that the Humminbird unit can read, the type of engine you own (Yamaha, Honda, Mercury, Evinrude, or Suzuki) and also the Humminbird model that you own.

Below is a compatibility chart that also shows required cables from Humminbird, the engine manufacturer and other third-party sources.

Humminbird sells a NMEA2000 Starter Kit - Single and a NMEA2000 Starter Kit - Dual to make getting started easy.

NMEA 2000 Sentence Table

Message (PGN)   Description Input Output
059392   ISO Acknowledgement X X
059904   ISO Request X X
060928   ISO Address Claim X X
126208   NMEA - Request Group Function X X
126464   Receive/Transmit PGN’s Group Function X X
126992   System Time X  
126996   Product Information X X
127250   Vessel Heading X  
127251   Rate of Turn X  
127257   Attitude X  
127258   Magnetic Variation X  
127488   Engine Parameters, Rapid Update X  
127489   Engine Parameters, Dynamic X  
127505   Fluid Level X  
128267   Water Depth X  
128275   Distance Log X  
129026   COG & SOG, Rapid Update X  
129029   GNSS Position Data X  
129033   Time & Date X  
129539   GNSS DOPs X  
129540   GNSS Satellites in View X  
130306   Wind Data X  
130310   Environmental Parameters X  
130311   Environmental Parameters X  
130312   Temperature X  
130313   Humidity X  
130314   Actual Pressure X  


Hardware Requirements

APEX and SOLIX Required Hardware

ENGINE PRODUCTS NMEA2000 STARTER KIT AS ETH NMEA2K GATEWAY HUMMINBIRD ADAPTERS ENGINE ADAPTERS
Yamaha Command Link 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No 6YG-8A2D0-12-00
Yamaha Command Link Plus 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No 6YG-8A2D0-12-00KIT
Yamaha NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No No
Mercury SmartCraft 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No 8M0165589
Honda NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No 06653-ZZ3-730HE* or 06653-ZZ3-760HE**
Evinrude NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No No
Suzuki NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No No No

*9.8 ft long
**19.5 ft long

HELIX 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 15 G4N Required Hardware

ENGINE PRODUCTS NMEA2000 STARTER KIT AS ETH NMEA2K GATEWAY HUMMINBIRD ADAPTERS ENGINE ADAPTERS
Yamaha Command Link 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00
Yamaha Command Link Plus 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00KIT
Yamaha NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 No
Mercury SmartCraft 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 8M0165589
Honda NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 06653-ZZ3-730HE* or 06653-ZZ3-760HE**
Evinrude NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 No
Suzuki NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 No 720114-1 No

*9.8 ft long
**19.5 ft long

HELIX 7, 9, 10, 12 G2N and HELIX 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 G3N Required Hardware

ENGINE PRODUCTS NMEA2000 STARTER KIT AS ETH NMEA2K GATEWAY HUMMINBIRD ADAPTERS ENGINE ADAPTERS
Yamaha Command Link 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00
Yamaha Command Link Plus 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00KIT
Yamaha NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No
Mercury SmartCraft 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 8M0165589
Honda NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 06653-ZZ3-730HE* or 06653-ZZ3-760HE**
Evinrude NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No
Suzuki NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No

*9.8 ft long
**19.5 ft long

8X9/ 9X9/ 11X9 Required Hardware

ENGINE PRODUCTS NMEA2000 STARTER KIT AS ETH NMEA2K GATEWAY HUMMINBIRD ADAPTERS ENGINE ADAPTERS
Yamaha Command Link 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00
Yamaha Command Link Plus 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 6YG-8A2D0-12-00KIT
Yamaha NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No
Mercury SmartCraft 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 8M0165589
Honda NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 06653-ZZ3-730HE* or 06653-ZZ3-760HE**
Evinrude NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No
Suzuki NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 720074-1 No

*9.8 ft long
**19.5 ft long

8X8/ 9X8/ 11X8 Required Hardware

ENGINE PRODUCTS NMEA2000 STARTER KIT AS ETH NMEA2K GATEWAY HUMMINBIRD ADAPTERS ENGINE ADAPTERS
Yamaha Command Link 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No 6YG-8A2D0-12-00
Yamaha Command Link Plus 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No 6YG-8A2D0-12-00KIT
Yamaha NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No No
Mercury SmartCraft 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No 8M0165589
Honda NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No 06653-ZZ3-730HE* or 06653-ZZ3-760HE**
Evinrude NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No No
Suzuki NMEA2000 700064-1 or 700065-1 408390-1 No No

*9.8 ft long
**19.5 ft long

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