The Furuno GP-170 GNSS navigator is an ideal position sensor for radar, AIS, ECDIS, autopilot, echo sounder and other navigation and communications equipment. It’s newly designed GPS chip and antenna unit deliver enhanced stability and precision in position fixing.
The Furuno GP-170 / GP170D GPS is fully augmented to enhance precision by utilizing SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) and DGPS (an optional DGPS radio beacon receiver as well as GPA-021S antenna unit required). Fully complies with IMO MSC. 114 (73) and IEC 61108-4: performance and testing standards for DGPS radio beacon receiver. 10 Hz position update rate (position updated every 0.1 second) making steady own ship position tracking possible. USB port available on the front panel. Routing data, menu setting, user setting can be exported/imported through USB jump drives. Dual configuration for back-up purpose to ensure system availability. Information about waypoints, route and other data set by the operators on the one unit can be shared with the other unit for functional back-up.