If your looking for a BIG screen single stand alone – All in One – “Color” – Radar, Fishfinder, GPS, Weather & AIS capable display, the Raymarine C120 is the perfect choice.
Highlights – The C120 Chartplotter is part of the original Raymarine C-Series Classic line introduced in early 2004. It is a powerful all-in-one chartplotter/radar/sounder system and is a perfect choice for installations where visibility is critical and space is not an issue. It has a 12.1″ sunlight viewable LCD with a high resolution 800 x 600 (SVGA) display and 256 colors.
With the optional modules and antenna, the C120 can display Color – Radar, Chartplotter, Fishfinder, Siruis Weather, AIS Tracking and Engine/Instrument Data. With inputs for the GPS sensor, Radar, HD Digital sounder module, SIRIUS Satellite Radio and SIRIUS SR50 Marine Weather module, the C120 Multifunction Navigation Display is easily transformed into a full function navigation system. Radar compatibility includes, Pathfinder S-series, 2D/4D series and the newer RD218 and RD424 series of Raymarine radar scanners, from 2-10KW, Radome or Open Array style. The C120 uses the Raymarine RS125 or RS120 GPS receiver/antenna and the AIS Tracking uses the Raymarine AIS250. Software versions 3.18 or higher required for AIS. The C120 uses Navionics Gold – “CF” Compact Flash cartography. Navionics Compatibility Guide
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The C Series software is very intuitive for complex chartplotter. It makes good use of its 5 soft keys and numerous dedicated pushbuttons. Getting it started up with the basics and using it right out of the box should be a breeze without much need for the manual. Waypoint entry allows for a 16-character name, and a 32-character comment for each waypoint. This should make obscure waypoints in a large list much easier to identify and use, however the of the lack of an alphanumeric keypad will make adding groups of waypoints a bit cumbersome.
The Instrument displays can be customized with multiple combinations of graphical, digital, and analog displays. You can even keep track of engine performance with virtual engine instruments. Using NMEA 2000 or J1939 protocol, the C120 can network with electronic engine instrument systems.
The Raymarine C120 Classic puts the power of Multifunction Navigation into a single display. Though they are not being produced any longer by Raymarine, new & used C120 units are still readily available. See Current Listings
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