List Price $4,129This 3-piece fishing pack by Simrad includes a NSE-8 chartplotter / network capable multifunction display (MFD), a GS15 active GPS antenna, and a BSM-1 broadband sounder module to make fish finding and navigation on the water a truly fulfilling experience.
Simrad NSE-8 Multifunction Display
Simrad NSE, this tough, versatile chartplotter / multifunction display features pre-loaded cartography (Insight HD), full compatibility with SimNet marine electronics and user-friendly controls. The Simrad NSE multifunction display brings professional-grade network capable navigation electronics to the leisure and light commercial marine electronics and fish finder user. Built to withstand the toughest conditions, the Simrad NSE8 is a stunningly fast, full-function GPS navigation chartplotter right out of the box, supplied pre-loaded with HD Insight cartography (USA only).
This expandable chartplotter MFD features a bright display, intuitive control interface, robust construction, autopilot integration, embedded cartography, SD Card Slot & 2 USB Sockets, Smart Boat technology, and is NMEA 2000? capable.
But that's just the beginning, as the Simrad NSE8 MFD chartplotter offers owners the opportunity to add a wide range of black box sonar modules and transducers that will extend its capabilities to be a best-in-class depth finder echo sounder / fishfinder, radar display (both HD and broadband), AIS transceiver, autopilot control, engine performance display and much more, all accessible from a single screen (additional screens can be added as required) and displayed in the format and combination of your choice. It's easy to install thanks to SimNet / NMEA2000 compatibility - just plug in the marine GPS chartplotter multifunction display unit and the NSE will recognize and configure it automatically.
Key Featuresof the Simrad NSE-8 Multifunction Display / Chartplotter:
? Pre-loaded Insight HD for the Americas, plus super-fast chart redraw for seamless navigation even at high speeds.
? Simple controls even for the first-time user, with an all-new alphanumeric keypad, rotary controller and direct access keys.
? Fully compatible with the revolutionary broadband sounder / fishfinder BSM-1 module.
? Build your own network of state-of-the art Simrad navigation technology for professional-grade performance; just plug in broadband or HD radar, best-in-class autopilots, AIS and more to create an integrated network navigation station and fish finder.
? Rugged aluminum construction for the most challenging conditions and environments.
? Very high resolution screen and super-bright LED backlighting, yet 60% lower power consumption.
? High-brightness bonded screens with LED backlight technology
? An 80 GB hard drive for the cartography together with a 1.6 GHz CPU for ultra-fast chart redraw
? SVGA in the 8-inch version.
In the box
? NSE-8 unit
? Power cable
? Video / comms cable
? Snap-on front bezel
? Mounting gasket
? Sun cover
? Screen cleaning cloth- Yoke mount
? Connector caps (set of seven)
? Document wallet with manuals
? Bracket mount knobs and washers, screws
? Cut-out template
? Display Resolution 800 x 600
? Display Type 8 inch Color TFT LCD
? Display Modes up, Course-up*, North-up*, Relative Motion (*Heading input required)
? Multilanguage Display - English (UK), English (US), German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Croatian, Finnish, Icelandic, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Slovenian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
? NMEA 0183 Interface Input: GLL, GGA, RMC, RMB, GSA, GSV, APB, BWC, DBT, DPT, MTW, VLW, VHW, HDG
? NMEA Output: GGA, GLL, GSA, GSV, VTG, ZDA, AAM, APB, BOD, BWC, BWR, RMC, RMB, XTE, DBT, DPT,MTW, VLW,VHW, HDG, MWV,TLL, TTM
? Housing Die Cast Aluminum Rear housing & Front panel. Plastic front bezel
? Waterproof Standard IPx7
? Width 285 mm 11.2 in
? Height 212 mm 8.3 in
? Depth 4.83 in
? Power Supply 12.0 VDC-24.0 VDC (9.0 - 34.0 VDC Min-Max) vDC
? Power Consumption 21.6W or 1.8A @ 12.0 VDC or 21.6W or 0.9A @ 24VDC
? CPU (Central Processing Unit) 1.6 GHz
? Memory Size RAM: 512 MB / Hard Drive: 80 GB
? Operating Temperature -15 Deg C to +55 Deg C (+5 Deg F to +131 Deg F)
Quick Specs for the Simrad NSE8 Chartplotter / Multifunction Display
GS15 Active GPS Antenna for NSE Series
Simrad's GS15 High Speed 5Hz GPS antenna is a powerful technological marine innovation that provides boaters with greater accuracy and performance for industry-leading positioning. SimNet and NMEA2000? network ready, the GS15 easily networks to NSS, NSE or NSO chartplotter / multifunction displays.
? High Speed: Advanced 5 Hz performance ensures highly accurate and instant position updating (5 times per second)
? Rapid Acquisition: Immediate satellite signal fixing with the 16 Channel receiver.
? Consistent Position Accuracy: Alongside rapid acquisition, the 16 Channel receiver provides consistent position accuracy and eliminates ""jumping"" on the display, ideal for high-speed powerboats.
? WAAS, EGNOS, SBAS: 100% compatible with WAAS, EGNOS and SBAS.
? Compact Design: Ideal for flush-mounting or pole mounting.
? Fully Waterproof: Certified to IPX6 standard.
? NMEA2000? Connectivity: Connect to an NSS, NSE or NSO navigation system with ease.
? Simrad Yachting Construction: Brutally strong and elegantly designed.
Electrical Specifications of the GPS Antenna
? Receiver chip - SIRF III
? Communications - SimNet NMEA 2000
? Satellite reception - 16 channel parallel, 12 satellites tracking. WAAS 1 channel
? Signal update speed - 5 Hz
? Rx frequency - 1575.42 MHz
? Rx code - L1 C/A
? Position accuracy - GPS 5 m (16.5 ft) WASS 2 m (6.5 ft)
? Position fix time - Cold start 35s approx Warm start 1s approx
? Tracking velocity -