MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home FishingBoating Photo Gallery Australian Cruising Sail-World Australia
Sail-World.com : Accuracy assured with new Simrad HS & MX series GPS & DGPS Compass
Accuracy assured with new Simrad HS & MX series GPS & DGPS Compass

'Simrad HS80 & MX575C'    Simrad Yachting

Simrad, a leading brand in professional marine electronic solutions, owned by Navico, the world’s largest marine electronics company, has announced the arrival of two new IMO-compliant GPS and DGPS compasses, the Simrad HS80 GPS Compass and the Simrad MX575C DGPS Compass.

Each solution is designed to provide reliable heading, Rate of Turn (ROT) and precise position information to the acclaimed Simrad autopilot range and the Simrad MX Series of navigation and AIS transponder systems.

The new compass solutions are the result of the respected differential GPS expertise that Simrad has developed and offered under its well-known MX Marine brand, which has now been incorporated into the Simrad Professional Series of products. Providing high precision navigation systems for over 30 years, professional customers can expect products that are robust, reliable, and easy to use, and that are backed up by a global support network of technicians.

CEO of Navico, the parent company to the Simrad brand, Leif Ottosson said 'We are committed to developing marine electronic solutions for the professional marine market that provides reliability and ease of use for the tough conditions found at sea. The new D/GPS compasses offer a significant feature set and advantage over our competitors.'

A unique feature of these new Simrad D/GPS compasses is that each compass has dual IMO compliance certification for both navigation and heading functions. These dual approvals eliminate the requirement and purchase of a separate navigation antenna which results in a substantial cost saving for the professional customer.

Offering pitch, roll and heave (in NMEA 0183 format) as a standard output with 1 – 20Hz position and heading updates, both products benefit from stand-alone automatic operation without the need for a black box, which therefore provides instant ease of use for the navigator.

Exceptionally quick heading, start up and reacquisition times are aided by three integrated sensors (gyro and two tilt sensors) that act to reduce the Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) search volume when computing GPS satellite positioning data. Heading accuracy of <0.5° RMS is achievable together with <1.0m DGPS positioning accuracy.

This level of accuracy is achieved in the Simrad MX575C by utilizing the industry standard RTCM correction data supplied from its internal beacon demodulator and from SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS etc.). The Simrad HS80 simply uses SBAS for DGPS position accuracy.

Each compass offers flexibility on interface output protocols depending on the navigation system they are paired with. The Simrad HS80 is supplied with NMEA 2000 as the standard interface, but can be used as a NMEA 0183 device with an optional cable. Alternatively, the standard interface available on the MX575C is NMEA 0183, but can also be used as a NMEA 2000 device with an optional adaptor.

Compact in design, allowing for easy mounting to any flat surface or pole, the Simrad MX575C and Simrad HS80 also achieves 1 PPS (One Pulse Per Second) output with a power/data cable in NMEA 0183 configuration. The MX575C achieves this as a standard output with a supplied cable. An optional cable allows the HS80 to reach the 1 PPS output.

Both compass solutions will be available for purchase in September 2012.

For more information on the Simrad MX575c and HS80 and the entire Professional Series visit

pro.simrad-yachting.com.


by Estelle Baldry

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.marinebusiness-world.com/index.cfm?nid=101658

1:29 AM Mon 3 Sep 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

23 May 2011  Simrad BSM-2 Broadband Sounder released in Australia
23 Mar 2011  Simrad Yachting introduces touch-screen NSS Sport series
23 Feb 2011  Simrad Yachting scores NMMA innovation award
02 Dec 2010  Simrad - Second generation broadband sounder
10 Nov 2010  Simrad Yachting receives multiple awards at NMEA Convention 2010
01 Nov 2010  New Simrad DSC-equipped VHF radios
29 Oct 2010  Simrad Yachting debuts Structurescan Sonar Imaging bronze thru-hull
19 Oct 2010  Simrad Yachting receives top honours at Newport Boat Show
16 May 2007  Navico reveals plans for Simrad







Marine Business News





















UK superyacht industry on the rise by British Marine Federation,


















Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




























One week to go until the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show
Costa Concordia - the $2.25 billion salvage operation ready to begin
Launching at Sydney Boat Show - the all new Falcon 300HT-360 HT range
Volvo Penta reveals keel cooling option for diesel engines
Carla Demaria named keynote speaker for METS 2014
Learn about life beneath water at Gold Coast International Marine Expo
FIXMYBOAT.com.au – Browse, compare and decide
Boat Shows - the engine powering the boating industry
'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Set to add new features
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 19, 2014 - Step into Wonderland
European Commission to take UK to court over red diesel
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
America's Cup: Updates on Team Australia withdraw
2016-2017 America's Cup - Team Australia withdraws
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 18, 2014 - AUD moves up
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 17, 2014 - KIWI takes hammering
Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature
ECOfishers and AMA to establish NSW Fisheries Taskforce
PredictWind's Weather Routing opens your navigation options - try it!
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 16, 2014 - Oz confirms low rates   
Cameron Appleton joins North Sails   
National 4x4 Outdoors Show - Unprecedented exhibitors expected   
New-to-New Zealand products at the Auckland On Water Boat Show   
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display   
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 15, 2014 - Rising interest hits   
July 2014 edition of Finnfare has been published   
Taiwan's first marina a Superior effort *Feature   
Vaavud launches generation 2 wind meter   
Research highlights marinas economic, social and environmental benefit   
Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 - Monaco sunshine new fuel for motorboats   
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2014 - Accommodation options   
Rio cleaning up its act in the lead up to Olympic sailing test event *Feature   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 12, 2014 - KIWI heads to 90c   
National Squib Owners Association and Rondar Raceboats join forces   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 11, 2014 - Portugal bank defaults   
Sydney International Boat Show updates   
Portland’s new state-of-the-art boat ramp officially opened   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 10, 2014 - KIWI hits higher   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News








Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW MBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT