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NSE8 Chartplotter / Multi-Function Display

Model # 11068467 | Mfg # AA010146

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Offering professional level performance with powerful networking and integration capabilities, this 8-inch diagonal chartplotter / multi-function display is the most capable out-of-the-box navigation system you'll find. NMEA 2000 networking capability and plug-and-play expansion options ensure best-in-class charting, radar and echosounding.

Bright Display
Unique LED backlighting technology provides a bright (1500 nits), clear, highly visible display which not only reduces power consumption, but also increases product life.

Intuitive Control Interface
Developed to keep you in control of every situation with lightning-fast operation. The alphanumeric keypad allows rapid entry of precise data, whilst the quick touch keys enable immediate page selection. The smooth rotary controller with push to enter functionality provides instant adjustment for zooming of charts and echo gain.
Robust Construction
Elegantly designed and brutally strong.
Network multiple displays and performance modules effortlessly to create an unrivalled fully-integrated system.
Autopilot Integration
Control your Simrad Pilot with your NSE8. No need for a separate controller.
Embedded Cartography
Includes InsightHD (U.S. models) or Navionics Silver (Europe, Asia and South America).
SD Card Slot
Upgrade to TurboView or Platinum Plus with ease.
NMEA 2000 Capable
Fully compatible with all NMEA 2000 equipped units.
Smart Boat Technology
Transform your vessel into a "smart boat" with CZone digital switching and monitoring technology.
  • Display Type: 8 inch Color TFT LCD
  • DisplayModes: Up, Head-up, Course-up*, North-up*, Relative Motion (*Heading input required)
  • Display Resolution: 800 x 600
  • Screen Brightness: 1500 cd/m2
  • Built-In Cartography: Insight HD US
  • Networking Capability: SIMNET (NMEA 2000 PGNs) 1 x NMEA0183 In/Out
  • Video Integration: 2 x Input, 1 x Output
  • Radar Options / Features: All/Advanced, 4G Features
  • StructureScan™ Compatible: Yes
  • Memory Size: RAM: 512 MB / Hard Drive: 80 GB
  • Waterproof Rating: IPx7
  • Power Consumption: 21.6 W or 1.8 A @ 12.0 VDC or 21.6 W or 0.9 A @ 24 VDC
  • Power Supply (Supply Voltage): 12.0 VDC-24.0 VDC (9.0 - 32.0 VDC Min-Max) vDC



NSE8 Chartplotter / Multi-Function Display

Accepts Data Cards Yes
Application Cruising
Cartography US Inland
Dimensions 11.2"W x 8.3"H x 4.8"D
Display Resolution 800 x 600
Display Size 8" diag.
For Use With Networks multiple displays
Functions External GPS Antenna
Interface SimNet
NMEA 0183
NMEA 2000
Optional Accessories Compatible: Sonar
Resolution/Color Color SVGA
Type Network Display
Warranty 2 Years
Waterproof IPX6/7


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Simrad NSE8 Chartplotter / Multi-Function Display

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Best I've used

By Bruadair

from Full Tie Cruising


  • Alphanumeric Keypad
  • Bright Display
  • Easy Installaion
  • Easy To Read
  • Excellent Documentation
  • Rotary Control Know


  • Bezel keeps falling off
  • No extension line for COG

Best Uses

    Comments about Simrad NSE8 Chartplotter / Multi-Function Display:

    The brightest display I've seen in a multifunction display. The rotary control knob makes navigating menus and zooming very easy, the alphanumeric keypad makes labeling very easy. Front USB port allows for easy transfer or saving of data. The NSE has a very large hard drive so it will store an outrageous amount of waypoints, routes and tracks. I currently have over 1500 waypoints, 132 routes and about 30 tracks all saved. Lots of options to customize such as selecting different colors for routes or track lines. The sounder works excellent, the radar is great and the MARPA feature works very well. Zooming and chart redraw are is also very fast. The biggest downside is that there is currently no option for the vessel's extension line to indicate COG, only heading which if in strong currents does not accurately show your course. The other downside is the front bezel that snaps into place comes off every time the cover is removed. Not a very tight fit but I understand this is being addressed.

    Overall its an outstanding multifunction display that is easy to see and easy to use.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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