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Broadband 3G™ Radar
Broadband 4G™ Radar
Installation Guide
ENGLISH
www.bandg.com
www.simrad-yachting.com
www.lowrance.com

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    Broadband 3G™ Radar Broadband 4G™ Radar Installation Guide ENGLISH www.bandg.com www.simrad-yachting.com www.lowrance.com...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Adjust bearing alignment... Adjust local interference reject... Adjust antenna height... Sidelobe suppression... To start the radar: RI10 heading source selection: Dual Radar setup: Dual Range setup (Broadband 4G Radar only): Maintenance Dimension Drawings Scanner Radar interface box Specifi cations Broadband 3G™ Radar Broadband 4G™...

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     Note: Broadband 3G™ and 4G™ Radar are the second generation marine recreational radar from Navico that has Human Exposure Level RF Radiation of the Radar Transmitter outside the Radome well below the general public safety emission level of 1 mW/cm .

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    Disclaimer As Navico is continuously improving this product, we retain the right to make changes to the product at any time which may not be refl ected in this version of the manual. Please contact your nearest distributor if you require any further assistance.

  • Page 6: Welcome

    • Compatible with a wide range of Navico multi-function displays and heading sensors What is Broadband radar? The Navico Broadband Radar uses FMCW (Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave) radar technology.

  • Page 7: Additional Benefi Ts Of Fmcw Radar Are

    FMCW = Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave The scanner transmits a ‘rising tone’ (Tx wave) with linearly increasing frequency. The wave propagates out from the transmitter retaining the frequency it had when it was transmitted. If it refl ects off an object, it will return to the receiver, still at the frequency it had when originally transmitted.

  • Page 8: Radar System Overview

    Radar system overview The Broadband Radar is a state of the art navigation aid. It provides outstanding radar performance without the limitations of conventional pulse radars such as: dangerous high power microwaves, standby warm up time, 30 m blind spot (mainbang), high power consumption and large open arrays - which is what would be required to obtain the same image quality at shorter ranges.

  • Page 9: Installation

    Installation  Note: Follow these instructions carefully. Don’t take any shortcuts! • The Broadband Radar is factory sealed. It is not necessary to remove the cover. • Removing the cover will void the factory warranty. Tools Required Drill Torque wrench Drill bit 9.5 mm (3/8”) Screw driver Choose the scanner location...

  • Page 10: Considerations For Direct Roof Mounting

    Compass Broadband Radar 12.5 12.5 0.7 m (2.3 ft) Min Pulse Radar STBY Minimum distance to install near the Do not install the Broadband Radar on the same ships compass is 0.7 m (3.3 ft). beam plane as a conventional pulse radar. A pulse radar must be set to STBY or OFF any time the Broadband Radar is being operated.

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    Better performance Broadband Radar Above illustrates that raising the Broadband scanner off the hard top allowing most of the radar energy to clear the hard top. Best performance Broadband Radar 850 mm Hard Top Width For best performance, the radar should be positioned to allow the beams to clear the superstructure of the boat.

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    Mounting the scanner Use the supplied mounting template and tape it securely to the chosen location. Before drilling, check that: • you have oriented the mounting template correctly so that the front of the scanner unit will face the front of the vessel •...

  • Page 13: Connect Interconnection Cable To The Scanner

    Connect interconnection cable to the scanner The scanner interconnection cable connects the scanner to the RI10 interface box (or Lowrance HDS via and ethernet adapter cable - 3G U.S only). The cable connects to the scanner using a 14 pin connector. •...

  • Page 14: Connect The Interconnection Cable To Radar Interface Box

    Connect the interconnection cable to radar interface box (USA only) To connect interconnection cable to Lowrance HDS (see “Lowrance: HDS USA (no MARPA)” on page 14) Data Shield Black Yellow 1. Slide (F), (E) and (D) over the RJ45 and data 2.

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    Shortening the cable It is not recommended to shorten the cable, but if it is unavoidable, use the pin-out below to re-terminate the cable with a new RJ45 plug. RJ45 Connector pinout Color White/Orange Orange White/Green Blue White/Blue Green White/Brown Brown Required to complete RJ45 Connector...

  • Page 16: Connect The Broadband Radar To Your Display

    Sensor (see next page)  Note: Broadband 4G™ radar may also be connected in this manner, but off ers no advantage as they are all shipped with an RI10 interface box, which allows connection of a heading source to the radar...

  • Page 17: Lowrance: Hds Outside Usa Or With Marpa / Chart Overlay

    Lowrance: HDS outside USA or with MARPA / chart overlay Simrad: NSS (NMEA2000 network) The 3G and 4G radar connects to the Lowrance HDS and Simrad NSS in the same manner Lowrance HDS Simrad NSS FUSE FUSE FUSE NMEA2000 Network Parts required for chart overlay / MARPA Lowrance HDS or Simrad NSS Broadband 3G™...

  • Page 18: B&g: Zeus

    B&G: Zeus Simrad: NSO, NSE and NSS (SimNet network) Zeus B&G Zeus SIMRAD NSO, NSE or NSS MFD FUSE FUSE Parts required for FUSE Chart overlay / MARPA SimNet Network Alternative: NMEA0183 heading NMEA2000 cables SimNet cables White RX+ Brown RX- Ethernet cable Ethernet cables if AT10HD...

  • Page 19: Ri10 Connections

    RI10 Connections Connects the RI10 to a SimNet or NMEA2000 network to allow heading and position information to be sent to the scanner for MARPA calculations Main data network interface between the radar and the display (ethernet) Provides data and power connection between the Broadband radar dome and the RI10. Power cable (see “Connect power”...

  • Page 20: Connect Power

    Connect power The Broadband Radar can operate on 12 or 24 V DC systems. The Broadband Radar requires +V DC to be applied on the yellow power on wire in order to operate. This can be achieved in one of three ways: 1.

  • Page 21: Setup And Confi Guration

    Setup and Confi guration Setup and confi guration of the Broadband radar has been simplifi ed compared to traditional pulse radars. There is no zero range adjustment (time delay), no warm up time, and no burn in required. The following sections cover the available adjustments. Note that the menu examples used are from the Simrad NSE.

  • Page 22: Adjust Bearing Alignment

    Adjust bearing alignment... Adjust the heading marker. This is to align with the heading marker on the screen with the center line of the vessel, this will compensate for any slight misalignment of the scanner during installation. Any inaccuracy will be evident when using MARPA or chart overlay. Point the boat to the end of a head land or peninsula.

  • Page 23: To Start The Radar

    To start the radar: From the radar screen select the Transmit button. RI10 heading source selection: The RI10 receives heading via SimNet or NMEA2000 network and transmits this data to the radar, where MARPA processing is performed. For Simrad installations with more than one SimNet heading source the RI10 will use the Simrad group source.

  • Page 24: Dual Range Setup

    Dual Range setup (Broadband 4G Radar only): With a Simrad NSE display connected to a Broadband 4G™ radar, it’s possible to run the radar in dual range mode. This allows two radar panels to be veiwed simultaneously, operating at diff erent ranges but with all image data supplied by one 4G scanner. Each displayed radar panel can track up to 10 MARPA targets - ability to acquire targets is range dependant.

  • Page 25: Maintenance

    Maintenance Clean the radome using soapy water and a soft cloth. Avoid using abrasive cleaning products. Do not use solvents such as gasoline, acetone, M.E.K etc. as this will damage the dome surface. After years of use the drive belt may have to be replaced. The transmitter in the Broadband Radar is solid state and will not require regular replacement as with an ordinary magnetron radar.

  • Page 26: Dimension Drawings

    Dimension Drawings Scanner 489.6 mm (19.28”) 488.6 mm (19.24”) FRONT 233.0 mm (9.17”) 128.3 mm (5.05”) 128.3 mm (5.05”) Description Cable entry area Cable retention channel Bolt holes x 4 M8 x 30 mm Breather 24 | Dimension Drawings | Broadband 3G/4G™...

  • Page 27: Radar Interface Box

    Radar interface box 171 mm (6.76") 154 mm (6.06") | 25 Dimension Drawings | Broadband 3G/4G™ Radar Installation Guide...

  • Page 28: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations Broadband 3G™ Radar Characteristic Technical Data Compliance CE, FCC (ID: RAY3G4G), IC: 4697A-3G4G Environmental IEC60945 : 2002 Operating Temperature: -25° to +55°C (-13° to +130°F) Relative humidity: +35° C (95° F), 95% RH Waterproof: IPX6 Relative wind velocity 51 m/sec (Max:100 Knots) Power consumption (with 10m cable) Operating: 18W (Typ.) @ 13.8Vdc...

  • Page 29: Broadband 4g™ Radar

    Broadband 4G™ Radar Characteristic Technical Data Compliance CE, FCC (ID: RAY3G4G), IC: 4697A-3G4G Environmental IEC60945 : 2002 Operating Temperature: -25° to +55°C (-13° to +130°F) Relative humidity: +35° C (95° F), 95% RH Waterproof: IPX6 Relative wind velocity 51 m/sec (Max:100 Knots) Power consumption (with 10m cable) Operating: 20W (Typ.) @ 13.8Vdc (21W in dual range mode)

  • Page 30: Navico Broadband Radar Part Numbers

    Navico Broadband radar part numbers Broadband radar scanner part numbers Model Part Number Description Length Scanner 3G™ 000-10416-001 Broadband 3G™ Radar 4G™ 000-10417-001 Broadband 4G™ Radar Interface boxes RI10 AA010189 Broadband radar SimNet interface box RI11 AA010204 Broadband radar serial interface box...

  • Page 31: Rf Exposure Compliance Certifi Cate

    RF exposure compliance certifi cate | 29 RF exposure compliance certifi cate | Broadband 3G/4G™ Radar Installation Guide...

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    30 | RF exposure compliance certifi cate | Broadband 3G/4G™ Radar Installation Guide...

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    | 31 RF exposure compliance certifi cate | Broadband 3G/4G™ Radar Installation Guide...

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