June 4, 2020

BRNKL

BRNKL (pronounced ‘barnacle’) is like a home security system for your boat that provides three primary features:

Security: Capture camera images from your boat. Take photos on demand or automatically when a door opens, motion is detected, or other triggers.
Monitoring: Monitor up to 4 battery banks, shore power, bilge activity, and external sensors. Internal sensors include temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, pitch, heel, and impact.
Global Connectivity: Cross borders without replacing SIM cards or other configuration hassles. BRNKL operates on a global cellular network.

The BRNKL is generally installed behind your circuit breaker panel or at the helm of your boat. This is where your existing battery monitoring, bilge switches, and shore power connections are located. BRNKL connects to those existing connections in order to monitor the health of those systems. The installation should take 2-4 hours and use requires basic tools according in BRNKL.

Read more about BRNKL and Where to Purchase at https://www.brnkl.io/

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