Mercury launches new VesselView502 and VesselView702 displays at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show
OREANDA-NEWS. February 15, 2016. When Mercury Marine introduced its VesselView onboard management system, it put real-time data on boat and engine performance at the operator’s fingertips. Now, Mercury is launching two new state-of-the-art VesselView multi-function displays, the VesselView502 and VesselView702, at the Miami International Boat Show, February 11-15*.
The new VesselView502 has a 5-inch widescreen display with 16x9 HD aspect ratio. Its multi-touch interface screen has no buttons (although users may opt for a remote display control interface with rotary dial and buttons). Data for up to four engines can be displayed onscreen. VesselView502 is capable of interfacing with broadband sonar with CHIRP, DownScan imaging, and a full-featured chart plotter (operators need to purchase detailed maps for their boating region). Equipped with a Micro SD card slot on the back of the unit, it comes with internal high-speed, 10 Hz GPS; Wi-Fi; Bluetooth, and it is GoFree cloud-enabled.
The VesselView702 comes with a 7-inch widescreen display with 16x9 HD aspect ratio. Its multi-touch screen incorporates a keypad and rotary dial. Data from up to four engines can be displayed onscreen. The unit incorporates two video inputs and a Micro SD card slot. An Ethernet connection allows it to interface with radar, sonar and chart-sharing (one card, multiple devices). The VesselView702 also features internal GPS and a full-featured chart plotter (operators need to purchase detailed maps for their boating region). A GoFree WiFi module is included as part of the kit.
Both new VesselView multi-function displays are NMEA 2000-compatible and are capable of interfacing with AIS (Automatic Identification System), C-Zone digital switching and audio interfaces from Fusion Link or Sonic Hub. Free periodic software updates will be available via WiFi through the GoFree Store.
See the new Mercury VesselView502 and VesselView702 displays at the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Booth F113 in the F-Tent.
*Mercury VesselView 502 and VesselView702 will be released for sale in May 2016.
Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A \\$2 billion division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world. Mercury’s industry-leading brand portfolio includes Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; MotorGuide trolling motors; Mercury propellers; Mercury inflatable boats; Mercury SmartCraft electronics; Attwood marine parts; Land ‘N Sea marine parts distribution; and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils. More information is available at mercurymarine.com.