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LX S8 Vario

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Product Description

S8

Small and bright

 

S8

 

Standalone digital variometer, final glide calculator and navigation system with moving map. • Extremely bright 2.5’’ (~ 6.5cm) color display, readable in all sunlight conditions with the ability to adjust the backlight. • Two rotary switches (knobs) with push button function and three push buttons are used for input. • GPS and PDA inputs/outputs • Flarm Indication, when Flarm is connected to the GPS port • Additional Flarm radar screen and artificial horizon • Inertial assisted high precision pressure sensors • Built-in voice module and AHRS • Easy firmware upgrades via SD card • fast wind calculation with external compass • Indicator Ø57mm, 61x61x95mm •320g • Consumption at 12V from 110mA
 

 

Hardware

  • ARM Cortex-M4 processor running on 160MHz
  • 2.5'' QVGA sunlight readable screen with 1200nits
  • QVGA (320*240pixels) sunlight readable display
  • Digital temperature compensated pressure sensors for altitude and airspeed
  • inertial platform 3 axis digital +-8g accelerometer, 3 gyroscopes (for inertial vario, AHRS and wind calculation - AHRS can be activated with code)
  • Smooth audio output
  • Audio equalizer
  • integrated synthesized speech output 
  • audible thermal assistant
  • External SD card for configuration, flarmnet and firmware update
  • 2 rotary switches (knobs) with push button function and 3 push buttons are used for input
  • ALS (ambient light sensor)
  • 6 digital inputs - SC, VP + 4 custom defined

 

Color display

  • 16 bit color display
  • 2” (5cm) screen
  • 320 by 240 pixel resolution

 

Input and output

  • GPS port input/output on RS232 level (standard IGC 6 pin connector RJ11)
  • PDA port input/output on RS232 or TTL level for PDA/PNA devices with 5V power supply (8 pin RJ 45, 5V output max 2A)
  • audio output
  • 1Mbit CANbus for connection for S8D repeater, compass or remote stick
  • Speed command and Vario priority input + 4 additional inputs
  • Two Rotary knobs with push function

 

User Interface

  • Moving map with airspace track up option
  • Airspace display
  • Waypoints and task display
  • AHRS display (optional)
  • Display of 4 configurable values
  • Display of 3 configurable values on map screen
  • TP and TASK navigation
  • Flarm radar
  • Flarm warnings
  • Flarm Net
 

 

Optional accessories

  • AHRS activation with a CODE - no need any hardware upgrade
  • Remote stick
  • Compass
  • S8D repeater unit
  • Oudie
  • Bluetooth
  • Nano

 

Power supply

  • Power input 10-16 V DC
  • Consumption of LXNAV S8 at 12 V:
    • 120 mA - minimum brightness without audio.
    • 180 mA - maximum brightness without audio.
  • Consumption of LXNAV S8D at 12 V:
    • 90mA - maximum brightness

 

Size and weight

  • Standard 57mm (21") hole
  • 61mm x 61mm x 95mm (exclusive connector)
  • Weight: ~330g

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