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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.

*For 9, 12 and 16 inch models, see our new Zeus3S range.

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:



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.



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.



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.



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 integration 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. 



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.



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



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?

  • NSS16 evo3 / Zeus³ 16 Mounting Bracket
  • NSS16 evo3/3S & Zeus³/3S 16 Edge Bezels
  • Zeus³/3S 16 Sun Cover
  • NSS16 evo3/3S & Zeus³/3S 16 Dash Mount Kit


Display Resolution
1920 x 1080
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 Micro SD slots, max. 32GB each. Larger if formatted to NTFS
Ethernet Ports
2 x 5 pin yellow connector x 10/100 Mbit
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
4.65 kg (10.25lbs.)
Dimensions W x H 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
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)
Mounting Type
Bracket (Supplied) or panel mount
Approvals Compliance
CE, C-Tick, HDMI, EN 60950-1:2006, EN 60945:2002 EN 300 440-2, V1.4.2
Cartography included
Charts supported
C-MAP, Navionics (Gold, NAV+ Platinum+) , C-MAP (MAX N, MAX N+) NV Digital (Raster US Charts)
Time to First Fix
Cold start 50 sec, Satellite Reacquisition 5 sec
Digital Switching
C-Zone, Naviop
Full auto pilot control and commissioning
Full touch screen (multi-touch ) and full keypad control, ZC2 remote controllers, USB Mouse
Radar compatibility
Halo Pulse Compression Radar, Broadband Radar
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
Item Connectivity WiFi
PC Connectivity
Receive AIS data over NMEA 2000 or *NMEA 0183 (*NMEA 0183 has to be wired to all NSS processors)
Receive only 59392 ISO Acknowledgement 59904 ISO Request 60160 ISO Transport Protocol, Data Transfer 60416 ISO Transport Protocol, Connection M. 65240 ISO Commanded Address 60928 ISO Address Claim 126208 ISO Command Group Function 126992 System Time 126996 Product Info 126998 Configuration Information 127233 Man Overboard Notification (MOB) 127237 Heading/Track Control 127245 Rudder 127250 Vessel Heading 127251 Rate of Turn 127252 Heave 127257 Attitude 127258 Magnetic Variation 127488 Engine Parameters, Rapid Update 127489 Engine Parameters, Dynamic 127493 Transmission Parameters, Dynamic 127500 Load Controller Connection State / Control 127501 Binary Status Report 127503 AC input status 127504 AC Output Status 127505 Fluid Level 127506 DC Detailed Status 127507 Charger Status 127508 Battery Status 127509 Inverter Status 128259 Speed, Water referenced 128267 Water Depth 128275 Distance Log 129025 Position, Rapid Update 129026 COG & SOG, Rapid Update 129029 GNSS Position Data 129033 Time & Date 129038 AIS Class A Position Report 129039 AIS Class B Position Report 129040 AIS Class B Extended Position Report 129041 AIS aids to Navigation 129283 Cross Track Error 129284 Navigation Data 129539 GNSS DOPs 129540 AIS Class B Extended Position Report 129545 GNSS RAIM Output 129549 DGNSS Corrections 129551 GNSS Differential Correction Receiver Signal 129793 AIS UTC and Date Report 129794 AIS aids to Navigation 129798 AIS SAR Aircraft Position Report 129801 Cross Track Error 129802 AIS Safety Related Broadcast Message 129283 Cross Track Error 129284 Navigation Data 129539 GNSS DOPs 129540 GNSS Sats in View 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 130060 Label 130074 Route and WP Service - WP List - WP Name & Position 130306 Wind Data 130310 Environmental Parameters 130311 Environmental Parameters 130312 Temperature 130313 Humidity 130314 Actual Pressure 130316 Temperature, Extended Range 130569 Entertainment - Current File and Status 130570 Entertainment - Library Data File 130571 Entertainment - Library Data Group 130572 Entertainment - Library Data Search 130573 Entertainment - Supported Source Data 130574 Entertainment - Supported Zone Data 130576 Small Craft Status 130577 Direction Data 130578 Vessel Speed Components 130579 Entertainment - System Configuration Status 130580 Entertainment - System Configuration Status 130581 Entertainment - Zone Configuration Status 130582 Entertainment - Zone Volume Status 130583 Entertainment - Available Audio EQ Presets 130584 Entertainment - Bluetooth Devices 130585 Entertainment - Bluetooth Source Status Transmit 60160 ISO Transport Protocol, Data Transfer 60416 ISO Transport Protocol, Connection M. 126208 ISO Command Group Function 126992 System Time 126993 Heartbeat 126996 Product Info 127237 Heading/Track Control 127250 Vessel Heading 127258 Magnetic Variation 127502 Switch Bank Control 128259 Speed, Water referenced 128267 Water Depth 128275 Distance Log 129025 Position, Rapid Update 129026 COG & SOG, Rapid Update 129029 GNSS Position Data 129283 Cross Track Error 129285 Navigation - Route/WP Information 129284 Navigation Data 129285 Route/Waypoint 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 130578 Vessel Speed Components
SiriusXM via WM-4 / WM-3 (USA only), GRIB
Standard Language Pack: English(US), English(UK), Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish Other 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, Active Imaging, TotalScan, LSS HD, ForwardScan. Compatible with: S5100, 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
via SonicHub2, FusionLink, *Sirius, **JL Audio. *USA only, **AUST. & NZ only)
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