B&G Launch new Zeus MFDs at METS Zeus²Date November 19, 2013
By Hudson Marine Electronics
B&G previews its new range of multifunction displays at METS in Amsterdam today.
Their are 3 models available in the New Zeus² range.
Zeus² 7 – 7” Widescreen 16:9 Display
Zeus² 9 – 9” Widescreen 16:9 Display
Zeus² 12 – 12.1” Widescreen Display
Sailing-specific navigation – Loaded with unique sailing features including features including Laylines, SailSteer, SailTime, WindPlot and more
Pioneering design – Zeus² MFDs features a bright, colour displays with maximum screen-to-unit size ratio and ultra-low profile casing for less clutter and a smart finish
Intuitive, responsive multi-touch display – Pinch to zoom, tap to select and swipe to pan for faster control and absolute ease of use
Choice of leading cartography options – Select a chart that suits your requirements from Navionics, C-Map, Insight and more. Zeus² features dual media card slots to run multiple datasets and give you the level of detail you need
GoFree™ Wireless Technology
Internal high-sensitivity GPS antenna
Broadband Radar™ compatible
Low power consumption
Integrated Pilot control
NMEA 2000, 0183 and Ethernet compatibility
The new Zeus² chartplotter is packed full of B&G’s unique sailing specific features. Additional benefits include an easy to use, highly intuitive and responsive user interface, multi-touch widescreen with pinch to zoom technology – all backed up by B&G’s signature rotary controller. From the ultra-fast processor, which offers seamless chart redraw and super sharp graphics, to the bonded glass, bright LED backlit screen, every inch of the Zeus² has been engineered to provide style and performance in the toughest of environments.
Zeus² integrates seamlessly with your network including Broadband Radar, AIS, CZone Digital Switching and much more. Perfect for the sailor who likes to spend more time on the water than at the chart table, the Zeus² has an array of options to help improve on water navigation and maximize sailing success.
A composite sailing screen, which combines key sailing data into one clear display. The SailSteer navigation screen shows Heading and COG, Current Layline, Calculated Tide, True Wind Angle indicator, Rudder Angle Indicator and Opposite Tack Layline to name but a few features. All data is shown relative to the boat—so it’s quick and easy to relate to reality.
The most powerful multifunction display wireless solution available anywhere!! Control and view your Zeus² via your tablet—wherever you are. View data on a Smartphone and carry a chartplotter in your pocket. Requires GoFree WiFi-1 Wireless Gateway Module
Enhanced Sail Navigation
SailTime calculations — no more reliance on ETAs and distances that are only useful for powerboats
Enhanced Laylines — see your tacking angles on a chart, even without an active waypoint
Enhanced Tides — internal tidal calculations and Navionics® Dynamic Tides and Currents data (requires Navionics cartography) ensure a clear overview of tides and currents.