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Zeus³ Series

Enjoy full control whatever the conditions with Zeus³. Ideal for the serious cruising or racing sailor, Zeus3 boasts a stunning touschscreen and keypad, high-speed processor and B&G’s award-winning sailing features. Let Zeus3 guide you to your destination.

Exceptional visibility

The SolarMAX HD screen ensures perfect visibility in all conditions. Zeus3’s screen has been tested to the limit in everything from tropical sunlight to the depths of the southern ocean and polar winters. You can see it through polarised sunglasses, and the responsive touchscreen works even in flying spray and rough sea.

Integrated keypad for complete control

Zeus3 has an integrated rotary dial and keypad that can take over control of all functions in extreme conditions, along with customisable keys for instant access to frequently-used functions.  

Super fast processor for immediate response

Enjoy exceptional situational awareness thanks to Zeus3 ‘s high-performance processor. There’s plenty of processing power to run charts, radar, ForwardScan and autopilot controls simultaneously without compromising on performance – giving you all the tools you need to enjoy the sailing, safe in the knowledge that you can monitor your surroundings.

Perfect for twin helms

Opt for a dual-station installation and Zeus3 will ensure you’ve got the data you need, where you need it. Share your charts, radar and sonar between multiple Zeus3 displays at the helm, nav station and elsewhere on board over a lag-free Ethernet connection, for simple installation and lightning fast networking  between displays.

Dedicated Sailing Features for Cruising and Racing

Navigate with confidence with Zeus3’s award winning sailing features:

SailSteer

See all the data you need at a glance on one easy-to-read display with SailSteer. See crucial wind, speed, tide, heading, course over ground, layline and waypoint information, overlaid on one screen to ensure you have the information you need at your fingertips.

Laylines

Let Zeus3 do the hard work: See your course and minimise your time spent beating with Laylines overlaid on your chart. See which way is best and ensure you tack in the right place to help you get to windward as efficiently as possible. Laylines even take into account tidal effects and wind shifts to plot the quickest course to the next waypoint.

SailingTime

Plan effectively with SailingTime and know how long it will take to get to a waypoint, even if it’s dead upwind. SailingTime calculates the time you’ll spend on each tack, taking into account wind and tidal effects, to give you an accurate ETA at your destination.

RacePanel

Be on the line as the gun goes with RacePanel. Enjoy easy-to-use features previously only enjoyed by Pro navigators to ensure you get the best start in the fleet, with time, distance and positioning information on a single clear display.

High accuracy GPS

Know exactly where your boat is at all times with an inbuilt 10Hz GPS receiver that plots your position with exceptional accuracy.

Autopilot control

Zeus3 sits at the heart of your boat – and you can take command of commissioning and controlling your B&G autopilot from your Zeus3 touchscreen. Tack, gybe, sail to wind or compass heading and take advantage of the advanced sailing algorithms that make B&G Pilots the best in their class.

Mirror the screen on your phone

Built in WiFi allows you to mirror and control the screen from anywhere on board on a Smartphone or Tablet using the Link App, for a cost-effective dual-station solution. Back up your settings and waypoints, or connect to a Wireless hotspot or marina WiFi to download weather forecasts and download software updates straight to your device. Connect your phone via Bluetooth to read and respond to text messages from the chartplotter’s display.

Seamless intergration with your instruments

Enjoy a fully connected sailing experience and control and monitor your H5000 instrument system on board from the display. Zeus3 can also take full control of onboard systems using Naviop and CZone, allowing fingertip command and monitoring of lights and systems on board.

A range of mounting options

Zeus3 chartplotters are optimised for sleek flush mounting, standing only 8mm proud of the bulkhead for a low-profile ‘glass helm’ look. Alternatively, mount it using the supplied bracket on horizontal, vertical or overhead surfaces.

Mapping options

Zeus3 chartplotters support a wide range of leading cartography, from C-MAP, Navionics and NV Digital. Take advantage of advanced mapping features including autorouting, dynamic tides and currents, aerial photos and detailed harbour charts to ensure you know exactly what lies beneath your keel at all times.

Easy to expand your network

Just add power to enjoy Zeus3 as a versatile standalone chartplotter with first-rate navigation functions. For the best experience and to take advantage of our award-winning sailing features, network your chartplotter with instruments and sensors using industry standard NMEA 2000 connectivity. 

ForwardScan

See what lies ahead under the water by adding a ForwardScan transducer. Benefit from a real-time two-dimensional view of the seabed in front of your boat. Navigate into shallow anchorages and poorly charted areas with ease and know what lies ahead with confidence.

Radar

Negotiate busy shipping lanes, see through darkness and poor visibility and track weather cells with B&G Broadband Radar on your Zeus3.

SonicHub

Add a SonicHub to take control of your onboard entertainment from your Zeus3 display. With integrated Bluetooth, stream music from your smartphone or tablet, or listen to music on a USB drive or AM/FM radio. Control everything including volume and individual zones from your Zeus3 display.

Key Features

  • A super-bright 16″ SolarMAX™ HD display with ultra-wide viewing angles
  • Dedicated sailing features such as SailSteer, Laylines and RacePanel
  • High-performance processor for responsive operation and quick chart redraw
  • All-weather touchscreen plus full rotary and keypad controls
  • Wi-Fi enabled for easy access to charts, weather, updates, support, and screen mirroring
  • Built-in ForwardScan™ sonar support for safer passage through shallow waters

What's in the box?

  • Zeus³ 16 Sun Cover

Specifications

Display Resolution
1920 x 1080
Waterproofrating
IPX6 and 7
NMEA 2000 Connectivity
1 x NMEA 2000 Micro-C port, 1 LEN
Supply Voltage
10 - 31.2 V DC
Update rate
10 Hz
Operating Temperature Range
-15°C to +55°C (5° F to 131° F)
Internal Storage
16 GB
Display Size
16 inches
SD Card Storage
2 MicroSD slots, max. 32GB each. Larger if formatted to NTFS
Ethernet Ports
2 x 5 pin yellow connector x 1 Mbit
Video
2 x composite (RCA connectors)video inputs. Optional video/ data cable required (P/N 000-00129-001). HDMI output
Warranty Period
2 Years
Storage Temperature Range
-20°C to +60°C (4°F to 140°F)
GPS Receiver Channels
34 Channels
Weight
4.65 kg (10.25lbs.)
Dimensions H x W x D
437 x 256 x 98 mm (117.19 x 10.08 x 3.82")with bracket: 462 x 264 x 122 (18.19 x 10.39 x 4.80")
Power Consumption max
45 W
Recommended Fuse Rating
5A
Waypoints, Routes, Tracks
6000 waypoints, 500 Routes with 100 max route points, 50 tracks with up to 12,000 track points.
Viewing Angles
80° top/bottom, 80° left/right
Steering Modes
Auto, Nav., No Drift, Follow up, Non-follow up, Turn patterns, Standby, *Wind, *Wind NAV. (*Boat type set to Sail)
Digital Switching
BEP C-Zone, Naviop
Mounting Type
Bracket (Supplied) or panel mount
Radar compatibility
Broadband Radar
Approvals Compliance
CE, C-Tick, HDMI, EN 60950-1:2006, EN 60945:2002 EN 300 440-2, V1.4.2
Catography included
C-MAP
Time to First Fix
Cold start 50 sec, Satellite Reacquisition 5 sec
Autopilot
Full auto pilot control and commissioning
Interface
Full touch screen (multi-touch ) and full keypad control, ZC2 remote controllers, USB Mouse
Position Accuracy
Horizontal Accuracy 3 m (9.8 ft)
NMEA 0183 Sentences supported
Input: GGA, GLL, GSA, GSV, VTG, ZDA, RMC, DBT, DPT, MTW, VLW, VHW, HDG, HDT, HDM, MWV, MWD, DSC, DSE, VDM. (Note AIS sentences are not bridged to or from NMEA 2000)Output: GGA, GLL, GSA, GSV, VTG, ZDA, RMC, DBT, DPT, MTW, VLW, VHW, HDG, MWV, MWD, TLL, TTM
Charts supported
Insight, Navionics (Gold, NAV+ Platinum+) , C-MAP (MAX N, MAX N+) NV Digital (Raster US Charts)
GPS
Internal
Item Connectivity WiFi
Internal
Bluetooth
Internal
PC Connectivity
No
AIS
Receive AIS data over NMEA 2000 or *NMEA 0183 (*NMEA 0183 has to be wired to all NSS processors)
N2K PGNs
Receive only59392 ISO Acknowledgement, 59904 ISO Request, 60928 ISO Address Claim, 65285 Temperature with Instance, 65323 Data User Group Request, 65325 Reprogram Status, 65341 Autopilot Mode, 65480 Autopilot Mode, 127245 Rudder, 127251 Rate of Turn, 127257 Attitude, 127488 Engine Parameters, Rapid Update, 127489 Engine Parameters, Dynamic, 127493 Transmission Parameters, Dynamic, 127503 AC input status, 127504 AC Output Status, 127505 Fluid Level, 127506 DC Detailed Status, 127507 Charger Status, 127508 Battery Status, 127509 Inverter Status, 129033 Time & Date, 129038 AIS Class A Position Report, 129039 AIS Class B Position Report, 129040 AIS Class B Extended Position Report, 129794 AIS Class A Static and Voyage Related Data, 129801 AIS Addressed Safety Related Message, 129802 AIS Safety Related Broadcast Message, 129808 DSC Call Information, 129809 AIS Class B “CS” Static Data Report, Part A, 129810 AIS Class B “CS” Static Data Report, Part B, 130313 Humidity, 130314 Actual Pressure, 130576 Small Craft Status, 130842 SimNet DSC Message, 130851 Event Reply, 130817 Product Info, 130820 Reprogram Status, 130832 Fuel Used - High Resolution, 130834 Engine and Tank Configuration, 130838 Fluid Level Warning, 130843 Sonar Status, Frequency and DSP Voltage,Transmit and Receive:61184 Parameter Request/Command, 65289 Trim Tab Insect Configuration, 65291 Backlight Control, 65292 Clear Fluid Level Warnings, 65293 LGC-2000 Configuration, 126208 ISO Command Group Function, 126992 System Time, 126996 Product Info, 127237 Heading/Track Control, 127250 Vessel Heading, 127258 Magnetic Variation, 128259 Speed, Water referenced, 128267 Water Depth, 128275 DistanceLog, 129025 Position, Rapid Update, 129026 COG & SOG, Rapid Update, 129029 GNSS Position Data, 129283 Cross Track Error, 129284 Navigation Data, 129539 GNSS DOPs, 129540 GNSS Sats in View, 130074 Route and WP Service - WP List - WP Name & Position, 130306 Wind Data, 130310 Environmental Parameters, 130311 Environmental Parameters, 130312 Temperature, 130577 Direction Data, 130840 Data User Group Configuration, 130845 Parameter Handle, 130850 Event Command, 130831 Suzuki Engine and Storage Device Config, 130835 SetEngineAndTankConfiguration, 130839 Pressure Insect ConfigurationTransmit only65287 Configure Temperature INSOcts, 65290 Paddle Wheel Speed Configuration, 129285 Route/Waypoint Data, 130818 Reprogram Data, 130819 Request Reprogram, 130828 Set Serial Number, 130836 Fluid Level Insect Configuration, 130837 Fuel Flow Turbine Configuration
Weather
SiriusXM via WM-3 (USA only), GRIB
Languages
Standard Language Pack: English(US), English(UK), Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese, SwedishOther languages supported by Unlock:Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish, Slovak, Turkish, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic,Farsi
Sonar Compatibility
Two 9 pin Xsonic Sonar ports. Sonar port 1: Single channel CHIRP, 50/200 khz, HDI. Sonar port 2: Single channel CHIRP, 50/200 khz, TotalScan, LSS HD, ForwardScan. Compatible with: SonarHub, BSM-3, BSM-2, network echo sounders
Manouevres Turn Patterns
U-turn, Spiral-turn, C-turn, Zig-zag, Square-turn, Lazy S-turn, Depth contour tracking
Multimedia
via SonicHub2, FusionLink, *Sirius, **JL Audio. *USA only, **AUST. & NZ only)
Correction
WASS, MSAS, EGNOS, GLONASS
Backlight Color
White