ProStart Starting, Tactical Compass and Speed Instrument
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VELOCITEKProStart Starting, Tactical Compass and Speed Instrument

$699.99

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Model # 12041703 | Mfg # 56UPC # 94922039538

Specs

ProStart Starting, Tactical Compass and Speed Instrument

Name Value
Dimensions 6 7/8" Width x 4 3/4" Height x 1 9/16" Depth
Display Color Monochrome
Display Type Digital
Features Waterproof
Speed
Timer
Heading
Warranty Details One Year

Product Overview

The best distance-to-line tool ever, plus windshift management and a compass.

Before Velocitek, you needed a $10,000 laptop-based system to get accurate distance-to-line measurements. Now, with ProStart, setting the line is as simple as telling your crew to press the Boat button as you sail by the RC and then the Pin button as you sail by the pin. Once you’ve “pinged” both ends of the line, ProStart uses WAAS-augmented GPS technology to spit out an accurate distance to line measurement every half-second.

Key Features

  • Time and Distance: The ProStart has revolutionized how competitive sailors start races. As well as providing a simple way to measure distance-to-line, the ProStart shows speed and course over ground in a compact, distraction-free, easy-to-use instrument
  • Best Starting Line Tool Ever: The ProStart is specifically designed from the ground up to give you the easiest, most accurate distance to line measurements ever
  • "Ping" The Ends of the Line: Setting the line is as simple as telling your crew to press the boat button as you sail by the RC and then the pin button as you sail by the pin
  • GPS Accurate: Once you’ve pinged both ends of the line, the ProStart uses the latest WAAS-augmented GPS technology to spit out an accurate distance to line measurement twice a second
  • Kudos From the Experts: Sailing World called the ProStart "Possibly the greatest electronic racing gadget of this decade,” and Practical Sailor gave it their prestigious Editor's Choice award

Specifications

  • Accuracy: Distance to Line Accuracy: ±1.5 meters; Speed Accuracy: ±0.2 Knots; Heading Resolution: 1.0°
  • Digit Size: 1.2" digit height; 120° viewing cone
  • Display Modes: Start Mode: timer & distance/Race Mode: speed & heading
  • Data Logger: Lat, Long, Time, Speed, and Heading recorded at 0.5Hz (once every 2 sec.), 30hr. capacity. Data download compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 and Windows
  • Batteries: Three AA batteries
  • Battery Life: Over 20 hours
  • Mounting: ProStart Mast Bracket or any Tacktick Micro Compass bracket
  • Dimensions: 4 3/4"H x 6 7/8"W x 1 9/16"D
  • Waterproof: Mfr. rated IPX8
  • Warranty: One year

What's in the Box

  • Velocitek ProStart
  • Mounting cradle (compatible with Velocitek Mast Bracket or any Tacktick Micro Compass bracket)
  • USB cable
  • Two Velocitek stickers
  • Top button label stickers
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Nylon storage sleeve

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