The Raymarine homepage features details on the A50 GPS-Chartplotter navigation system, that combines a direct sunlight viewable high resolution 5” VGA color display with advanced chartplotting.
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According to Raymarine, the rugged waterproof construction make the A50 a perfect fit for center consoles and open cockpits.
This A50 is preloaded with ready-to-navigate Navionics cartography for coastal U.S. waters and the Great Lakes. Expand your chartplotters capability by adding optional Navionics Gold or HotMaps charts using the onboard CompactFlash card reader. Or step up to Navionics Platinum for the ultimate chartplotting experience. Navionics Platinum charts feature 3D and satellite cartography, panoramic port photos, dynamic tides & currents, enhanced coastal points of interest, and more!
Each A50 features a high sensitivity internal WAAS GPS receiver providing pinpoint chartplotter accuracy. For added flexibility add a RayStar 125 GPS antenna for situations where an external GPS antenna is needed.
Combine GPS and VHF technology for added situational awareness and safety. The A50 utilizes DSC position polling(with DSC equipped VHF) and AIS target tracking (with optional AIS250) right on your chart
Add the optional SR50 weather receiver and the A50 becomes a powerful weather receiver utilizing SIRIUS Satellite weather technology. Graphical Nowrad radar, sea surface temperatures, storm tracks, city & buoy forecasts are now all at your fingertips.