GPS - Global Positioning System

FURUNO GP-170 Wheelmark Approval

Highly stable and precise position fixing system for ocean going ships, large yachts, ferries and commercial vessels

  • Ideal position sensor for Radar, AIS, ECDIS, autopilot, echo sounder and other navigation and communications equipment
  • Full compliance with IMO MSC. 112 (73) and IEC 61108-1: performance and testing standards for GPS receiver
  • Enhanced stability and precision in position xing thanks to a highly sensitive antenna unit
  • Augmentation to enhance precision by utilizing SBAS and DGPS
  • Fully complies with IMO MSC. 114 (73) and IEC 61108-4: performance and testing standards for DGPS radio beacon receiver 10 Hz position update rate making steady own ship position tracking possible
  • USB port available on the front panel
  • Dual configuration for back-up purpose to ensure system availability
  • LAN interface available for efcient network integration into a bridge system, fully complying with IEC 61162-450, the new mandatory Ethernet communication standard 5.7" color LCD (with 640 x 480 pixels) for data presentation
  • Simplified menu operation
  • Enhanced route planning/management function available
Wheelmark Approval
  • IMO MSC.112(73) approved
  • RAIM (Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring) enabled
  • Meets Smart-Beacon specifications
  • Designed for easy upgrade of existing MX420 installations to latest IMO standards
  • Connects directly to MX Marine Control and Display Unit (MX CDU)
  • Better than 2 meter DGPS Position accuracy
  • Better than 5 meter GPS Position accuracy
  • Built-in DGPS sources include beacon and SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MTSAT)
  • NMEA 0183 ver. 3.0 interface
Wheelmark Approval
  • GPS Antenna type: Patch
  • Plug: TNC (S)
  • Height: 101 mm/4"
  • Diameter: 140 mm/5,5"
  • Mass: 521 kg/1148,6 lbs
  • Humidity: 100%
  • Power supply: 4,0-18V DC vDC
  • Current drain: 50mA
  • Frequency: 1575 Hz
  • Temperature: -30°C bis +70°C