Raymarine’s new a-Series Multifunction Displays – now with dedicated WiFi for simple remote control

New a65/a67 WiFi versions support RayControl and RayRemote apps

February 2013

Following the successful launch of the new a-Series multifunction displays (MFDs), Raymarine has taken significant steps to expand a-Series functionality further with the addition of two new versions of the a65 and a67 complete with built-in Wi-Fi.

The compact aSeries multifunction displays are already extremely versatile, offering boaters simple and quick access via Raymarine’s intuitive LightHouse user interface to navigation applications like GPS, sonar, radar and data. The expansion into dedicated Wi-Fi means that, as with Raymarine’s award winning eSeries and c-Series MFDs, new a-Series Wi-Fi owners will be able to use RayRemote and RayControl apps to control their a-Series Wi-Fi MFD directly from their smartphone or tablet.

RayControl transforms tablets into both a viewer and a full-function 2 way MFD control; the tablet syncs with the MFD and users touch the tablet screen to control the MFD; pulling up charts, operating radar and sonar, selecting menus, setting waypoints, and more.  RayRemote is designed for use on smartphones, switching their smaller screens between a full screen MFD repeater display and a full screen virtual keypad with just a tap of the display.  Raymarine apps are available for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire, and can be purchased via the Apple iTunes App store, Google Play Store for Android, and through the Amazon Android Marketplace.

The aSeries brings the performance and simplicity of Raymarine multifunction navigation into a sleek, compact, and full-featured touchscreen display. Engineered to perform on boats below 30’ the new aSeries are rugged multifunction displays designed for tight spaces. The touch screen design and low profile bezel gives every helm a clean, and integrated appearance, while the supplied mounting bracket offers convenient mounting virtually anywhere at the helm. Ready to navigate right out of the box, both models include a 50 channel internal GPS and options for Navionics Silver or Gold charts on microSD.  Boaters can choose the a65 MFD for GPS navigation and networking, while serious anglers will appreciate the a67 MFD with ClearPulse® digital sonar builtin.  The aSeries displays also connect with NMEA2000 networks using Raymarine’s SeaTalkng network, giving boaters the ability to integrate AIS, autopilots and engine instruments.

New a-Series a65 with Wi-Fi  and a67 with Wi-Fi will be available from mid-March onwards, Prices start from €795/£645 ex tax.

 


Acerca de FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. es un líder mundial en el diseño, la fabricación y la comercialización de sistemas sensores que mejoran los niveles de percepción y el conocimiento. Los avanzados sistemas y componentes de FLIR se utilizan para una amplia variedad de aplicaciones de imágenes termográficas, conocimiento situacional y seguridad, incluyendo vigilancia terrestre y aérea, supervisión de la situación, navegación, ocio, investigación y desarrollo, control de procesos de fabricación, búsqueda y rescate, incautación de drogas, seguridad en el transporte, patrullas fronterizas y marítimas, supervisión medioambiental y detección de amenazas químicas, biológicas, radiológicas, nucleares y explosivas. Para obtener más información, visite el sitio web de FLIR, www.FLIR.com.

 

Acerca de Raymarine:

Raymarine, líder internacional en sistemas electrónicos marinos, desarrolla y fabrica la más amplia gama de equipamiento electrónico para la navegación de recreo y los mercados marítimos comerciales ligeros. Diseñados para ofrecer un alto rendimiento y facilidad de uso, los galardonados productos están disponibles a través de una red mundial de concesionarios y distribuidores.

Las líneas de productos Raymarine incluyen radares, pilotos automáticos, GPS, instrumentos, ecosondas, comunicaciones y sistemas integrados. Con sede en Fareham (Reino Unido), Raymarine es una división de FLIR Systems, líder mundial en imágenes térmicas. Para obtener más información acerca de Raymarine, visite www.raymarine.com.



For further information contact Haley Ellison – FLIR Systems Tel: +1 503/919-0696 or email: haley.ellison@flir.com. For high resolution images please go to www.raymarine.com/media 


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