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A9 and A12.

A9 and A12.

Raymarine launched three multifunction displays — the a9 Multifunction Touch Display, the a12 Multifunction Touch Display and the gS195 Glass Bridge Multifunction Display. The products, which debuted last week at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Queensland, Australia, will hit the market in July.

The 19-inch gS195 joins the 9-, 12- and 15.4-inch models in the gS Series lineup of glass bridge multifunction displays, which feature edge-to-edge glass construction and a slim bezel design, along with Raymarine's Lighthouse II software, the company said. They do not require a black box processor. Lighthouse II allows networking with additional gS Series displays and displays in the aSeries, cSeries and eSeries.

The user controls the system via the touch screen or the gS195’s included RMK-9 remote keypad, which can control every gS Series display on the network. Multiple RMK-9 remotes can be installed for added flexibility, according to Raymarine. With built-in Wi-Fi, owners can use Raymarine mobile apps to view and control the system from a tablet or smartphone, Raymarine said. A video input port enables connection to Raymarine thermal night vision or analog CCTV cameras.

The a9 and a12 join the 5.7- and 7-inch aSeries MFDs. The a9 and a12 are equipped with screen display technology with pinch to zoom, a fast 10Hz internal GPS and extensive wired and wireless networking. The aSeries also benefits from the Raymarine Lighthouse II user interface, which can be customized with new multi-sonar capabilities. The user can create a custom sonar command center with multiple independent digital, CHIRP or CHIRP DownVision sonar channels running at the same time, according to Raymarine.

A 10Hz 50-channel internal GPS delivers vessel tracking at high speed, and a dual-core processor and graphics processor allow panning and zooming of Raymarine LightHouse vector and raster charts (in the United States only).

GS195.

GS195.

In the United States, all aSeries multifunction displays include LightHouse Vector charts of coastal US waterways, along with free access to LightHouse Raster charts online at www.raymarine.com, the company said. The aSeries also supports all Navionics chart formats, including Navionics’ community-sourced SonarCharts, Raymarine said.

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