They’re extremely quiet, so you can enjoy the peaceful sensation of being out on the water. Compare professional ships radars and aircraft cockpits with the graphic tat that we are seeing on yacht targeted instruments and MFDs, they are austere by comparison but the information is all there in a beautifully concise and instantly sensed and processed format. Note that I posed the T41 next to a Raymarine i70 because there are many similarities. Point validated: it’s hard to design marine electronics that will fit every boat situation, and it’s also hard to review them! That seems to mean that the corrected values stay local to Triton — as opposed to becoming system wide — but it also makes it easier to add a Tritont even if your boat doesn’t have other B&G or Simrad gear. Which means that like most every other all-in-one N2K instrument display, the Triton is not NMEA 2000 certified, as ranted about here.
Doesn’t seem like much but when you have to do that say three times as the sun goes down and comes up it’s an unnecessary PITA. And those little buttons, hard to see, hard to feel, small. Silent Sailing The TP range of autopilots have been designed with minimal noise in mind. And if you can’t see an instrument on deck then it is pretty much useless.
Not that I’ve ever seen any brand’s all-in-one fail… At any rate, what I’m noticing in the Triton so far are a lot of nuances that will appreciated by sophisticated sailors, as in some of the Advanced Settings seen above. They also didn’t make great use of the flexibility of graphic screens. Most importantly backlighting is now LED which enables us to dim it very close to off for night use — this was previously impossible. … written for Panbo by Ben Ellison and posted on Jun 1, 2012 I’m starting out with a backside shot of the B&G Triton T41 color instrument display — first announced here last September — because I’d like to highlight the novel installation scheme. Discount Marine, c’est aussi un espace communautaire avec des forums et des blogs pour discuter, partager, informer autour du nautisme. These seem to be reasonably priced units, given the quality one would expect, and that’s always good!