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The Zeus 3S series are the complete navigation solution for blue water cruisers and regatta racers. With superfast processors you can display up to 6 different information panels simultaneously, on the ultra-bright SolarMax IPS all- weather touchscreen, which is combined with a rotary dial and keypad for ultimate control in all conditions. 

These easy to use chartplotters include all of B&G’s unique and proven sailing features such as SailSteer, Laylines, and RacePanel and integrate seamlessly with a wide range of instruments and accessories for greater safety, performance, and enjoyment on the water.

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Exceptional Visibility

The SolarMAX IPS screen ensures perfect visibility in all conditions. Zeus 3S’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.

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Super-fast processor for immediate response

Enjoy exceptional situational awareness thanks to Zeus 3S’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.

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Dedicated Sailing Features for Cruising and Racing

Navigate with confidence with Zeus 3S’s award winning sailing features:

Seamless integration with your instruments

Enjoy a fully connected sailing experience and control and monitor your H5000 instrument system on board from the display. Zeus 3S can also take full control of on-board systems using Naviop and CZone, allowing fingertip command and monitoring of lights and systems on board.

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Integrated keypad for complete control

Zeus 3S 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.

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Easy to expand your network

Just add power to enjoy Zeus 3S 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. 

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Autopilot control

Zeus 3S sits at the heart of your boat – and you can take command of commissioning and controlling your B&G autopilot from your Zeus 3S’s 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.

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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.

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Radar

Negotiate busy shipping lanes, see through darkness and poor visibility and track weather cells with B&G Halo Radar on your Zeus 3S.

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SonicHub

Add a SonicHub to take control of your onboard entertainment from your Zeus 3S 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 Zeus 3S display.

Mapping options

Zeus 3S chartplotters support a wide range of leading cartography, from C-MAP and Navionics. 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.

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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.

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Key Features

  • The fastest / most responsive sailing chartplotter and navigation display yet
  • SolarMAX IPS Screens Best in class visibility from all angles with and without polarised glasses
  • Connects to B&G’s performance network modules for the ultimate offshore performance: Halo Radar, Autopilot, ForwardScan™, NMEA 2000 and 0183, Integrated Pilot Control
  • Full suite of sailing features: Sailsteer, PredictWind, RacePanel, LayLines and SailingTime
  • Up to 6-Way information panel split on the display
  • Built in Wi-Fi
  • Connect with smartphones, tablets, and internet hotspots

What's in the box?

  • NSS12 evo3/3S & Zeus³/3S 12 Mounting Bracket
  • NSS12 evo3/3S & Zeus³/3S 12 Dash Mount Kit
  • NSS12 evo3/3S & Zeus³/3S 12 Edge Bezels
  • Zeus³/3S 12 Sun Cover
  • Power Cable, 4-Pin

Specifications

Display Resolution
800 x 1280
Screen Brightness
1200 nits
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
Shock Vibration
100 000 cycles of 20 G
Operating Temperature Range
-15°C to +55°C (5° F to 131° F)
Internal Storage
16 GB
SD Card Storage
2 MicroSD slots, max. 32GB each. Larger if formatted to NTFS
Ethernet Ports
2 x 5 pin yellow connector x 10/100 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)
Power Consumption max
28 W
Weight
3.1 kg (6.83lbs.)
GPS Receiver Channels
34 Channels
Dimensions W x H x D
352 x 225 x 98 mm (13.84 x 8.87 x 3.82")with bracket: 377 x 241 x 120 (14.85 x 9.47 x 4.71)
Compass Safe
50 cm (1.7 ft)
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)
Mounting Type
Bracket (Supplied) or panel mount
Radar compatibility
Broadband Radar, Halo Pulse Compression Radar, HD Pulse Radar
GPS
Built-in 10 Hz GNSS receiver for GPS and GLONASS, supports combinations with Galileo, Beidou, QZSS.SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN)
Approvals Compliance
CE, C-Tick, HDMI, EN 60950-1:2006, EN 60945:2002 EN 300 440-2, V1.4.2
Time to First Fix
Cold start 50 sec, Satellite Reacquisition 5 sec
Digital Switching
C-Zone, Naviop
Autopilot
Full auto pilot control and commissioning
Interface
Full touch screen (multi-touch ) and full keypad control, OP50 remote controllers
Position Accuracy
Horizontal Accuracy 3 m (9.8 ft)
Humidity
IEC 60945 Damp heat 66°C (150°F) at 95% relative (48 hr)
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)
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 Acknowledgement59904 ISO Request60160 ISO Transport Protocol, Data Transfer60416 ISO Transport Protocol, Connection M.65240 ISO Commanded Address60928 ISO Address Claim126208 ISO Command Group Function126992 System Time126996 Product Info126998 Configuration Information127233 Man Overboard Notification (MOB)127237 Heading/Track Control127245 Rudder127250 Vessel Heading127251 Rate of Turn127252 Heave127257 Attitude127258 Magnetic Variation127488 Engine Parameters, Rapid Update127489 Engine Parameters, Dynamic127493 Transmission Parameters, Dynamic127500 Load Controller Connection State / Control127501 Binary Status Report127503 AC input status127504 AC Output Status127505 Fluid Level127506 DC Detailed Status127507 Charger Status127508 Battery Status127509 Inverter Status128259 Speed, Water referenced128267 Water Depth128275 Distance Log129025 Position, Rapid Update129026 COG & SOG, Rapid Update129029 GNSS Position Data129033 Time & Date129038 AIS Class A Position Report129039 AIS Class B Position Report129040 AIS Class B Extended Position Report129041 AIS aids to Navigation129283 Cross Track Error129284 Navigation Data129539 GNSS DOPs129540 AIS Class B Extended Position Report129545 GNSS RAIM Output129549 DGNSS Corrections129551 GNSS Differential Correction Receiver Signal129793 AIS UTC and Date Report129794 AIS aids to Navigation129798 AIS SAR Aircraft Position Report129801 Cross Track Error129802 AIS Safety Related Broadcast Message129283 Cross Track Error129284 Navigation Data129539 GNSS DOPs129540 GNSS Sats in View129794 AIS Class A Static and Voyage Related Data129801 AIS Addressed Safety Related Message129802 AIS Safety Related Broadcast Message129808 DSC Call Information129809 AIS Class B “CS” Static Data Report, Part A129810 AIS Class B “CS” Static Data Report, Part B130060 Label130074 Route and WP Service - WP List - WP Name & Position130306 Wind Data130310 Environmental Parameters130311 Environmental Parameters130312 Temperature130313 Humidity130314 Actual Pressure130316 Temperature, Extended Range130569 Entertainment - Current File and Status130570 Entertainment - Library Data File130571 Entertainment - Library Data Group130572 Entertainment - Library Data Search130573 Entertainment - Supported Source Data130574 Entertainment - Supported Zone Data130576 Small Craft Status130577 Direction Data130578 Vessel Speed Components130579 Entertainment - System Configuration Status130580 Entertainment - System Configuration Status130581 Entertainment - Zone Configuration Status130582 Entertainment - Zone Volume Status130583 Entertainment - Available Audio EQ Presets130584 Entertainment - Bluetooth Devices130585 Entertainment - Bluetooth Source StatusTransmit60160 ISO Transport Protocol, Data Transfer60416 ISO Transport Protocol, Connection M.126208 ISO Command Group Function126992 System Time126993 Heartbeat126996 Product Info127237 Heading/Track Control127250 Vessel Heading127258 Magnetic Variation127502 Switch Bank Control128259 Speed, Water referenced128267 Water Depth128275 Distance Log129025 Position, Rapid Update129026 COG & SOG, Rapid Update129029 GNSS Position Data129283 Cross Track Error129285 Navigation - Route/WP Information129284 Navigation Data129285 Route/Waypoint Data129539 GNSS DOPs129540 GNSS Sats in View130074 Route and WP Service - WP List - WP Name & Position130306 Wind Data130310 Environmental Parameters130311 Environmental Parameters130312 Temperature130577 Direction Data130578 Vessel Speed Components
Weather
SiriusXM via WM-3 / WM-4 (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 Galileo, Beidou, QZSS.SBAS
Backlight Color
White
Cartography included
World basemap

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