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Zipwake External Global Positioning Unit


0.75 LBS
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With a rugged construction, the waterproof, 5Hz, 20-channel receiver, Zipwake external GPS antenna can be pole or surface mounted on any vessel. It provides accurate and rapid vessel position and speed updates, and vessel speed is a necessary input for the Zipwake's automatic motion controller. 

The external GPS is optional and intended to be used when no other strong GPS signal is available for the Zipwake system, e.g. when the vessel has just one helm station with a shielding roof and does not have other accessible GPS sources. In this case, the external GPS antenna is a great solution. The Zipwake extension cables can be used to extend the 5 m cable to 15 m. It easily connects to the connector marked EXT GPS on the back of the control panel. The external GPS can be connected to the control panel installed in the system. 



Model     GPS
Connectors      M12 5-pin circular
Cable Material     White PVC
Cable Length     5 m (16 ft) extendable to max 15 m (49 ft)
Supply Voltage     5 V DC ±5%
Power Consumption     0.28 W, 55 mA (average)
Protocol      NMEA 0183 / RS232
NMEA Sentences     RMC, VTG, GGA, GSA, GSV, GLL
Baud Rate     38400
Update Rate     5 Hz
Number of Channels     20
Average Time to First Fix     Hot start 6 s, Warm start 38 s, Cold start 42 s
Operating Temperature     -30° to +85°C (-22° to +185°F)
Storage Temperature     -40° to +95°C (-40° to +203°F)
Waterproof Rating     IP67
Compliance     CE, FCC
Weight     0.065 kg (0.14 lbs) without cable and connector
Mounting     Flush or pole

2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty