The new VesselView502 has a 5-inch widescreen display with 16x9 HD aspect ratio. Its multi-touch interface screen has no buttons (although users may opt for a remote display control interface with rotary dial and buttons). Data for up to four engines can be displayed onscreen. VesselView502 is capable of interfacing with broadband sonar with CHIRP, DownScan imaging, and a full-featured chart plotter (operators need to purchase detailed maps for their boating region). Equipped with a Micro SD card slot on the back of the unit, it comes with internal high-speed, 10 Hz GPS; Wi-Fi; Bluetooth, and it is GoFree cloud-enabled.
Both new VesselView multi-function displays are NMEA 2000-compatible and are capable of interfacing with AIS (Automatic Identification System), C-Zone digital switching and audio interfaces from Fusion Link or Sonic Hub. Free periodic software updates will be available via WiFi through the GoFree Store.