GPSMAP® 8500 Black Box

Part Number: 010-01019-00
$5,999.00 AUD
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Overview

Fully Integrated Black Box System

  • Compatible with our 15", 17" and 19" multi-touch marine monitors
  • Switch all monitors in sync to a custom preset mode with SmartMode
  • Integrates sonar technologies, autopilot, connectivity, apps, engine data and more
  • Pairs with external GPS 19x 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver to update position and heading 10 times per second
  • Low profile flush mount or smooth flat mount


The GPSMAP 8500 black box system provides a powerfully simple, fully-integrated helm that can give your boat a beautiful glass helm look. Enjoy pinch-to-zoom on the worldwide, satellite-enhanced basemap and SmartMode™ control when accompanied by our marine 15", 17" and 19" touchscreen monitors.

Add Multi-touch Monitors

Enjoy full touchscreen operation including pinch-to-zoom and other touch controls for intuitive operation when accompanied by our marine 15" (XGA resolution), 17" (SXGA resolution) and 19" (SXGA resolution) touchscreen monitors (sold separately). Anti-glare and LED backlighting makes it easy to view in bright sunlight. And auto-dimming provides outstanding visibility at night.

Full System Integration

Integrates various sonar technologies, integrated autopilot, connectivity, apps, engine data and multi-media. Everything you need is at your fingertips, all on one screen.

Customise Layouts with SmartMode™

You can quickly change all screens at a helm in sync to a preset mode with the SmartMode. Switch all monitors in sync from one mode to another without manually switching each monitor separately. Fully customisable layouts, data and gauges allow you to place the information you need to see right where you want it.

Pair with GPS 19x 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS Receiver

Can be paired with our GPS 19x external 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS receiver that updates position and heading 10 times per second to display a more fluid vessel movement and dramatically improves your ability to accurately mark and navigate to 5,000 waypoints (sold separately).

Requires Garmin Card Reader

Provides convenient remote mounting and a single access point for 2 SD™ card slots for mapping. You can add multiple card readers for additional access points. Waterproof magnetic door allows card reader to be mounted horizontally or vertically (sold separately).

GRID™ (Garmin Remote Input Device)

GRID is a remote device that provides full control of all GPSMAP 8000 Glass Helm series devices. Rotary knob and joystick controls provide navigation through menus and screens and allows you to seamlessly navigate between monitors at a station. Control single or multiple monitors with one device. Supports multiple devices per station. Small footprint can be integrated into a captain’s chair (sold separately).

Flexible Mounting Options

The 8000 Glass Helm series is compatible with the traditional bail mount, or you can step up to the low-profile flush mount. For the ultimate in custom appearance, check out our exclusive flat-mount glass helm option.

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Specs

Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 40.6 x 23.95 x 12.35 cm
Display size, WxH None
Display resolution, WxH Up to 1280 x 1024 pixels (external monitor required)
Display type None (external display)
Weight 4.92 kg
Water rating IPX7
Receiver 10 Hz high-sensitivity
Antenna External only
Power consumption

Max power usage at 10 Vdc: 17 W

Typical current draw at 12 Vdc: 0.8 A

Max current draw at 12 Vdc: 1.7 A

Maps & Memory

Preloaded maps None
Accepts data cards 2 SD™ cards (Garmin Card Reader required)
Waypoints 5,000
Routes 100
Track log 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks

Features & Benefits

Garmin Radar compatible Yes
Garmin Sonar compatible

Yes (with GSD™ black box, sold separately)

NMEA 2000® compatible Yes
NMEA 0183 compatible Yes
Garmin Marine Network™ compatible Yes
Garmin SmartMode compatible (customizable monitor presets) Yes
Supports AIS (tracks target ships position) Yes
Supports DSC (displays position data from DSC-capable VHF radio) Yes
Tide tables Yes
Garmin Meteor Audio System compatible Yes
Supports Fusion Lync compatible marine radios Yes
GSD™ Black Box sonar support Yes
GCV™ Black Box sonar support Yes
SiriusXM™ Weather & Radio compatible No
BlueChart® Mobile (planning) compatible Yes (Wi-Fi Adapter Kit required, sold separately)
Garmin Helm compatible Yes (Wi-Fi Adapter Kit required, sold separately)
GRID™ (Garmin Remote Input Device) compatible Yes
Wireless remote compatible No
Wireless mouse compatible No

Sonar Features & Specifications

Dual-frequency (50/200 kHz) sonar capable Yes (with compatible black box sonar)
Dual-beam (77/200 kHz) sonar capable Yes (with compatible black box sonar)
CHIRP sonar technology Yes (with external black box)
DownVü™

Yes (with GCV™ black box, sold separately)

SideVü™

Yes (with GCV™ black box, sold separately)

Voltage range 10-35 Vdc input

Connections

NMEA 0183 input ports 4
NMEA 0183 output ports 2
Video input ports 4 - BNC composite
Video output ports 2 - DVI-I (main and mirror)
Wireless connectivity Yes (Wi-Fi Adapter Kit required, sold separately)
Garmin Marine Network™ ports 4

In the Box

  • GPSMAP 8500
  • Mounting hardware
  • Power cable
  • NMEA 0183 cable
  • NMEA 2000 2 m backbone/drop cable
  • NMEA 2000 power cable
  • NMEA 2000 T-connector & terminator kit
  • Manual case with documentation

Maps

Maps for New Regions

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