Brilliant 8.4” Touch Screen Display
Simrad’s NSS8 has the features today’s mariners are looking for. It offers a high quality, fully integrated touch screen for ease of operation, built in fishfinder and an internal GPS receiver. It is also a network system which means you can add radar, structure scan, sonic hub and more displays.
The NSS8 provides touchscreen control with an extremely bright and viewable screen but unlike most other touchscreen multi function display units it offers, a “Touch Sensible”, user interface with keypad and rotary controller, giving you the option to operate the unit with the touch screen or with the keypad. With the NSS8’s network capability you can add Radar, either Broadband or HD digital, as well as Autopilot, Marine Instruments, AIS, and other NMEA 2000 applications including engine management systems, you can even interface with Simrad’s Sonic Hub to control your onboard music.
The NSS8’s built in fishfinder uses Simrad’s “Whisper Technology” which utilizes exceptionally low power with efficient long pulses to make the perfect "low-noise" Sonar, this technology allows for deeper penetration into the water, and a more clear definition of underwater structure, while doing it with less noise.
The Simrad NSS8 is preloaded with all of the charting most boaters or fishermen would ever need. Complete with Lake Insight for life-like perspective of bottom structure and topography, fishing points of interest, marked fishing areas, fish habitat areas and boat ramps. Coverage includes the Great Lakes and more than 500 Fishing Hot Spots Lakes. Also included is Nautic Insight for superior life-like view of coastal bottom structure with detailed coastal and offshore depth contours, spot soundings and navigational aids for the entire U.S. coastline. If additional mapping is required, The NSS 8 is also compatible with Navionics Platinum Plus charting which will provide high resolution satellite photo overlay, full-view XGA panoramic pictures and 3D underwater views.
Optional C-Map Max-N
MAX-N Wide provides C-MAP features such as anchorages, harbor and approach chart detail, depth contours, aids to navigation, restricted areas, rocks, spots soundings, wrecks and other obstructions, detailed marina charts and coverage of inland rivers and lakes. MAX-N Wides provide expansive coverage based on Jeppesen’s popular C-MAP MAX Wide charts. Click Here for Coverage.
Ease of Use
The NSS8 offers touchscreen simplicity, expandability, with powerful and fast charting, while giving you full control over all of your network devices. Whether you are outfitting a 20’ fishing boat or 50’ cruiser the NSS8 is a solid option to start with.