Zeus Touch is a new family of networked multi-function displays providing new and unique sail-specific functionality controlled by the intuitive Touch‐Sensible™ interface. Compatible with a wide range of performance modules including Broadband Radar™, AIS, CZone digital switching, ZG-series GPS antennas, Triton Pilot and SonicHub™ entertainment. The T7 and T8 models also include a built-in Broadband Sonar, so you only need to add a transducer to visualize bottom conditions at your anchorage. Zeus Touch is the sailor’s solution.
SailSteer: composite sailing screen combining key sailing data into one clear display. All data is shown relative to the boat—it’s quick and easy to relate data to reality. Data is configurable as a panel—display it alongside Chart, Radar or any of your favorite Zeus data. It’s user configurable—your choice of sidebar data.
GoFree: the most powerful multi-function display wireless solution available anywhere!!Control and view via your tablet—be in control, wherever you are. View data on a Smartphone and carry a multi-function display in your pocket. Requires GoFree WiFi-1 Wireless Gateway Module (Model 14274047).
Enhanced Sail Navigation: the next development of the pioneering Zeus SailNav features, including:
SailTime calculations—no more reliance on ETAs and distances that are only useful for powerboats.
Enhanced Laylines—see your tacking angles on a chart, even without an active waypoint.
Enhanced Tides—new internal tidal calculations and Navionics Dynamic Tides and Currents data (requires Navionics cartography) ensure a clear overview of tides and currents.
The Zeus 7 & 8 operate either 83/200 kHz or 50/200kHz transducers, sold separately. Depending on the style of the transducer, you’ll get depth, speed and/or temperature readings. To complete your installation, order one of the following transducers:
|BB TRANSDUCERS BLUE CONNECTOR|
|OB/IB Shallow Water w/Temp||Depth/Temperature||83/200 kHz||Nylon||8803595|
|OB/IB Deep Water w/Temp||Depth/Temperature||50/200 kHz||Nylon||8803603|
|OB/IB Deep Water w/Speed & Temp||Depth/Speed/ |
|IB Engines; Shallow or Deep Water w/Temp(Primary)||Depth/Temperature||50/200 kHz||Bronze||11498805|
|IB Engines; Shallow or Deep Water w/Temp(Primary)||Depth/Temperature||50/200 kHz||Plastic||11498375|
|Trolling Motor or In-Hull Mount; Shallow Water w/Temp||Depth/Temperature||83/200 kHz||Nylon||10856003|
|Inboard Engines; Shallow or Deep Water w/Temp (Big Boats)||Depth/Temperature||50/200 kHz||Bronze||14274690|
|Larger Boats; 1KW Deep Water w/Temp||Depth/Temperature||50/200 kHz||Bronze||11259314|
|XT-20BL-20 foot extension cable||11259322|
|ST-TBL Speed Temp Sensor||14272777|
|7 pin Blue Connector to Bare Wires||14706568|
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Comments about B&G Zeus Touch T7 Network Multi-Function Display:
B & G Zeus 7 touch unit failed to function correctly from new with numerous issues: On start up blank screen, chart would miss areas of detail data on screen leaving "holes", and 4G radar would not appear on display. Internal GPS was not good and would lose position even mounted outside in cockpit so if you need accuracy then you need to purchase the external GPS at minimum. The MFD was purchased specifically to support 4g radar and 50% of time the MFD would show no radar. When radar did work then the close range detail was good, mid range average but long range and squall spotting was poor. Large blind spot behind when mast mounted ( which the pulse radar in same mounting position did not have) The other good thing I can say is it was easy to install. BUT Customer service from Navico was appalling and be warned if you plan to buy this plug and play unit and self install the Navico customer support will blame any defects on installation.
Service and delivery comments:
Easy to install from box but it came without bracket and accessory cables of usable length so had to order extra cables. From the start the unit began to malfunction and technical support immediately blamed self installation and lack of correct voltage. The unit was installed by degree level qualified Electronics Engineer with 25 year experience of repairing electronics at component level so checking there was adequate 12 volt supply was child's play. The boat had a brand new bank of Gel batteries and smart regulator. The local approved B & G technicians had no hands on knowledge of the B & G Zeus touch series nor the 4g radar and were unable to suggest they they could do more than check 12 volt supply, they had no units or cables to substitute to diagnose the fault and so their solution would be to ship the units back to the factory which would take 5-6 weeks. The technical phone support was unhelpful at the best and rude at the worst. technical believed if the 12 volt supply was good the mfd would be the problem and so I purchased a second unit at my own cost to substitute as Navico did not even have any stock in their own warehouse and this unit displayed different faults but still failed to display radar. At this point my credit card company advised me to return all items as not fit for purpose. It took months of emails, phone calls before I finally got the majority of my money refunded. I would like to make it clear that West Marine customer service and support were impeccable and not at fault in any way.