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Vulcan 5

SKU: 000-12453-001

The B&G Vulcan 5-inch Sailing chartplotter is easy to use and suitable for every sailor, featuring dedicated sailing features such as SailSteer™, Laylines, ForwardScan® and instrument displays. Repeat on your tablet or mobile with built in WiFi.
$399.00

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Product details

B&G Vulcan 5 is a 5-inch chartplotter built specifically for sailors. Packed with sailing specific functions such as B&G’s Award Winning SailSteer™ and Sailing Time, sailors can see all key sailing data at a glance. SailSteer allows sailors to view crucial sailing data on one handy screen or alternatively overlaid on your position on the chartplotter screen. With the addition of sailing instruments and sensors via NMEA 2000® network, SailSteer evolves with the possibility to show Boat Speed, Wind data, Heading, Tide, Wind Shift Sectors and even Laylines – enhancing the detail on the SailSteer and chart screens. Sailors can also make the most of Sailing Time, which provides accurate waypoint arrival times based on realistic sailing manoeuvres, rather than a straight-line calculation. When connected to a B&G Pilot system, the Vulcan 5 acts as a fully functioning autopilot controller providing Intelligent Sail Steering, manual and auto steering functions and Smart Manoeuvre combined with intuitive menus for ultimate control. Vulcan 5 has built in WIFI allowing you to connect to the internet, via a marina or smartphone Hotspot, and access the GoFree™ Shop where you can download charts and software updates direct to your Vulcan 5. You can also repeat your Vulcan 5 on your smartphone or tablet allowing you to view and control (tablet only) your chartplotter from virtually anywhere on your boat. Advanced NMEA 2000 network integration facilitates various options including: SonicHub™ marine audio server to enjoy your favourite music whilst on the water, DSC VHF Marine Radio and AIS transponder/receivers for the ultimate in on water safety and communication.

Key features

  • GoFree™ Compatible with built in Wi-Fi functionality
  • Advanced NMEA2000® networking
  • Forwardscan sonar technology (Transducer required)
  • Dedicated Sailing Features
  • SailSteer
  • Sailing Time
  • Laylines
  • Autopilot capability – including H5000 systems

Sailing Features

Instrument

10 Hz GPS

Wireless Built-In

Specifications

Display Resolution
480 x 800, WVGA, 15:9
Screen Brightness
1200 nits
Waterproofrating
IPX 7
Operating Temperature Range
"-15°C to +55°C (5° F to 131° F)
Storage Temperature Range
"-20°C to +60°C (4°F to 140°F)
SD Card Storage
1 MicroSD slots, max. 32GB each
NMEA 2000 Connectivity
1 x NMEA 2000 Micro-C port, 1 LEN
Update rate
10 Hz
Power Consumption max
12W
Warranty Period
2 Years
GPS Receiver Channels
32 Channels
Recommended Fuse Rating
3A
Display Size
5 inches
Weight
537g (1.18lb)
Waypoints, Routes, Tracks
6000 waypoints, 500 Routes with 100 max route points, 50 tracks with upto 12,000 track points.
Viewing Angles
70° top / 30° bottom, 70° left/right
Supply Voltage
9 - 31.2 V DC
Internal Storage
90 MB
Autopilot
Auto, Nav., No Drift, Follow up, Non-follow up, Turn patterns, Standby, *Wind, *Wind NAV. (*Boat type set to Sail). Requires STBY button or Controller with STBY button to commision
Digital Switching
BEP C-Zone
Mounting Type
Bracket, Panel or Flush
Item Connectivity WiFi
Built in
Approvals Compliance
CE, C-Tick, HDMI, EN 60950-1:2006, EN 60945:2002 EN 300 440-2, V1.4.1
Shock Vibration
CE, C-Tick, HDMI, EN 60950-1:2006, EN 60945:2002 EN 300 440-2, V1.4.1
Time to First Fix
Cold start 50 sec, Satellite Reacquisition 5 sec
Position Accuracy
Horizontal Accuracy 3 m (9.8 ft)
Charts supported
Insight, Navionics (Gold, NAV+ Platinum+) , C-MAP (MAX N, MAX N+)
Sonar Compatibility
Integrated CHIRP / DownScan / Forwardscan. (transdcuer required)
GPS
Internal, 10Hz, WASS, MSAS, EGNOS
Ethernet Ports
No
PC Connectivity
No
Video
No
Bluetooth
No
Catography included
No Charts
AIS
Receive AIS data over NMEA 2000 only
N2K PGNs
Recieve 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 Reolution, 130834 Engine and Tank Configuration, 130838 Fluid Level Warning, 130843 Sonar Status, Frequency and DSP Voltage,Transmit and Recieve: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
Languages
Standard Language Pack: English(US), English(UK), Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese, SwedishAsian Language Pack: English (US), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, Eastern European Language Pack: English (US), English (UK), Bulgarian, German, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish, Slovak, TurkishRussia/Ukraine Language pack: English (US), English(UK), German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, UkrainianMiddle Eastern Language Pack: English (US), English (UK), Arabic, German, Spanish, Farsi, French, Italian
Interface
Touch screen
Humidity
U-turn, Spiral-turn, C-turn, Zig-zag, Square-turn, Lazy S-turn, Depth contour tracking
Correction
WASS, EGNOS, MSAS
Backlight Color
White

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