Garmin Black Box allowing Powerful, Simple and Full System Integration
The Garmin GPSMAP 8530 is an impressive black box system that fully integrates various marine sensors conveniently onto one screen. Simply pair the GPSMAP 8530 with Garmin’s 15”, 17” or 19” touchscreen monitors (sold separately) to take advantage of convenient pinch-to-zoom capabilities, anti-glare finish, LED backlighting, and auto-dimming for improved viewing in bright sunlight and at night. The GPS 8530 is highly customizable. For added convenience when using multiple monitors, the unique SmartMode feature allows you to customize the way your data is laid out and enables you to quickly change all monitors in sync to a custom preset mode like “fishing” or “docking”, giving you the information you want where you want it.
Pairing with an external GPS 19x Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver (sold separately) that quickly and efficiently updates your position and heading 10 times per second,The Garmin GPSMAP 8530 tremendously improves your ability to accurately mark and navigate up to 5,000 waypoints. With BlueChart g2 marine maps, which comes pre-loaded on your GPSMAP 8530, you will receive clear crisp labeling and an overall smoother presentation on your chartplotter display as well as basic charts, tidal stations, currents, depths, contours, IALA symbols and included fishing charts and safety shading. To further enhance your pre-loaded maps simply add the optional BlueChart g2 Vision card to receive high resolution satellite imagery, “real world” aerial photography of many ports, harbors and marinas, auto guidance that creates a safe path for your boat, as well as MarinerEye view and FishEye view that provides you with a 3-D representation of above and below the waterline.
The Garmin GPSMAP 8530 is Network capable providing full system integration. With 4 NMEA 0183 inputs, 2 NMEA 0183 outputs, and 1 NMEA 2000 port, everything from Sonar Technology, Integrated Autopilot, Engine Data, Radar and even Multi-Media is available right at your fingertips. A Garmin Card Reader (sold separately) is required which provides convenient remote mounting and a single access point for 2 SD card slots for mapping. Multiple card readers may also be added for extra access points. Additionally adding the Garmin Remote Input Device (sold separately) provides you with full control of all GPSMAP 8000 Glass Helm devices. Navigate seamlessly through menus and screens using a rotary knob and joystick controls, controlling single or multiple monitors with one device that can easily be integrated into a captain’s chair.