Standard Horizon CPN700i & CPN1010i Nav Systems
March 30, 2011
Standard Horizon has introduced a new series of touch-screen multimedia navigation systems. Among the unique features of the CPN700i (7” display) and CPN1010i (10.2” display) are expansive, preloaded C-MAP charts with the capability to upgrade to C-MAP 4D content (either Max or full 4D), built-in WiFi, multimedia capabilities, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, Ethernet networking and more.
The chart plotter component offers great flexibility. Each unit comes preloaded with C-MAP coastal navigation charts of North America, including Alaska, Hawaii, the Great Lakes and Canada. The chart coverage also covers important cruising regions such as the Bahamas, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Central America. The charts include depth contours and spot soundings up to 30 meters, NavAids, tidal station data and Port Info.
The plotters are also among the first available for C-MAP 4D, Jeppesen’s most advanced navigation cartography. Boaters who want to expand their charting horizons can purchase C-MAP 4D chart coverage with either MAX or full 4D content. If boaters begin with MAX features and later wish to upgrade to the full 4D feature set, they can easily purchase and unlock the additional features using the same cartridge.
C-MAP 4D with full 4D content provides navigators with a range of advanced features, including 3D charting, satellite images with 2D and 3D overlay, digital raster charts with 2D and 3D overlay, anti-grounding alerts and Easy Routing for safer, more efficient navigation. C-MAP 4D is an investment that ensures boaters will always have the ideal charting solution for their needs, as it is the only electronic chart product that can be customized and enhanced by unlocking or adding new value-added data.
Built-in WiFi with Multimedia Internet Explorer 6.0/Windows Media Player provides full onboard Internet access in marinas or any WiFi hot spot. Boaters can check the latest weather conditions with XM weather overlay, or continually update/monitor weather with an optional XM Weather Receiver.
The units will also stream live music or video with audio through the front panel speakers or onboard stereo using the auxiliary output. Cruisers who want to stay in touch with their lives onshore can check email and even reply using the touch-screen keyboard. A mouse/keyboard can also be used via Bluetooth or the accessible USB port. For entertainment on the go, movies, music or pictures can be brought along on USB memory drive.
High-speed Ethernet networking capabilities allow boaters to share radar (with optional antenna), user-created points and cartography information between 2 CPN units, for flexible installation layout and operation on a wide variety of boats. Backed by a Standard Horizon’s 3-year waterproof warranty, the CPN is appropriate for mounting inside a wheelhouse or out in the elements.
The CPN700i and CPN1010i feature 50-channel WAAS GPS receivers and bonded, sunlight-viewable displays. The Zoom and Swipe capabilities of Standard Horizon’s unique touch-screen make it easy to perform functions such as zooming, rotating and tilting of the charts and scrolling between various navigation pages. The Dual Chart Window feature offers split-screen operation with independent zoom levels. This feature—like having 2 chart plotters in one—helps boaters monitor close-in navigation while also keeping an eye on the “big picture.”
The CPN Series is compatible with AIS, DSC VHF radios (displaying DSC distress and position report calls) and Standard Horizon’s FF525 black box fishfinder. It also interfaces with the SI-TEX MDS radar scanner for expanded functionality. Video inputs are provided for interfacing with a video camera and/or DVD player, while the CPN1010i also provides a VGA video output to display the plotter’s image on a separate monitor.
- CPN700i: $1,500
- CPN1010i: $2,300
- Standard Horizon
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