Must-See Marine Electronics at the 2022 Miami International Boat Show

The new electronics are just part of the amazing display at the exhibition.
Provided by Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

After a year of rest in 2021 due to problems with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Miami International Boat Show will return in 2022 (February 16-20). And it will be done in a spectacular style. After an exile in Virginia Key in five years, the world’s largest boat show will return this year to its original popular venues, including the Miami Beach Convention Center and Sea Isle Pier in downtown Miami.

Now officially known as the International Boat Show Discover Boating in Miami, this event is the place where you want to see and showcase the latest boats, marine engines and equipment, including marine electronics. You’ll find electronics on display at the brand new convention center at factory shows and at retailers such as The GPS Store. To help you prepare for the show, here are some of the newest to see new marine electronics to look for in Miami.

Standard Dometic SeaStar pads
Standard Dometic SeaStar pads
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Standard Dometic SeaStar pads

Dometic Marine’s new standard SeaStar trim system features an intelligent drive system and an intuitive dial for precise trip control. Turn the dial in the direction you want to align the boat to quickly adjust the course. There are also manual inputs to bow up and bow with one click and a “Favorites” button that saves the desired tab position. Bright LEDs indicate the position of the tabs on the left and right boards. The controller also has automatic brightness to sense ambient lighting and adjust the dial illumination. Durable electric drives are equipped with a planetary gearbox, a high-torque DC motor and a ball-screw mechanism for durability and quick response. MSRP starts at $ 1115; dometic.com.

Radar Furuno Dome
Radar Furuno Dome
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New Furuno Dome radar

In 2022, Furuno adds a new model to its popular NXT radar series. The DRS2DNXT has a compact 19-inch fairing and is compatible with the popular NavNet TZtouch, TZtouch2 or TZtouch3 MFDs. Dome radar systems boast the same features and modes as the larger 24-inch NXT, including the Furuno NXT solid-state Doppler technology known as Target Analyzer. With a range of 48 nautical miles, DRS2DNNXT radars also offer RezBoost to increase recoil from the target, achieving the equivalent separation of a larger antenna array. The new radar also has a bird mode that automatically adjusts gain and clutter to detect flocks or even individual birds that feed on bait. $ 2,400; furunousa.com

Garmin boat switch
Garmin boat switch
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Garmin boat switch

Garmin’s new Boat Switch is a comprehensive digital switching solution that allows you to control up to 20 circuits directly from a compatible Garmin GPSMap or EchoMap chartplotter instead of using physical buttons or switches. It offers four different types of switches, including on / off for bilge pumps and navigation lights, push and hold dimmers for interior lighting, instant beeps and timers for circulating your pumps. In addition, it provides built-in tank tank sender detection and calibration for four tanks – including fuel, water and gray water. It is installed without special tools and allows you to easily add and name switches on the chartplotter display. $ 999.99; garmin.com

Wake Tower speakers Fusion XS series
Wake Tower speakers Fusion XS series
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Wake Tower speakers Fusion XS series

The Wake Tower speakers of the Fusion XS series amplify every moment on the water thanks to the crystal clear sound and bright multi-colored LED backlight. The XS Series Wake Tower speakers are affordable and designed for a variety of boat applications – from wakeboats and tugs to center consoles and pontoons – the Wake Tower series speakers feature powerful playback and sound clarity, even at high volumes, as well as a compact design and multiple mounting options for extra versatility around the boat. Fusion True-Marine technology and IP67 rating mean that the Wake Tower XS series speakers are designed to work every season in harsh marine conditions. $ 449.99; fusionentertainment.com

SiOnyx Nightwave D1
SiOnyx Nightwave D1
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SiOnyx Nightwave D1

Nightwave D1 from SiOnyx is an affordable compact camera with a fixed mount, based on the patented SiOnyx Black Silicon CMOS sensor. By creating color images in 1080p, Nightwave requires only dim starlight as the only light source to help boaters see and identify low hazards such as timber or buoy buoys in water up to 150 yards away. With a 40-degree field of view, Nightwave covers a wide strip above the waters ahead. Featuring five inches in diameter and six inches in height and weighing just under two pounds, the Nightwave camera with an IP67 waterproof rating is designed to be mounted on a hardtop in a top or top-down configuration. It also has a ¼-inch 20-cut receiver for use with a Ram mount camera. For a network with major brands of multifunction displays, the Nightwave D1 has an analog video cable that plugs into an analog MFP video port. The camera also offers streaming video over Wi-Fi to mobile devices using the SiOnyx Nightwave app. $ 1,495; sionyx.com

Simrad NSX Series MFP
Simrad NSX Series MFP
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Simrad NSX Series MFP

Simrad has introduced its latest generation of MFPs – the NSX series – with a new operating system that has additional features, easier integration and support for a wide range of third-party applications. Boat anglers can use the NSX with Active Imaging, sonar, SideScan, DownScan and FishReveal. MFDs are available with 7-, 9-, and 12-inch touch screens and have high-resolution bathymetry that shows contour lines up to an interval of one foot with compatible charts. The NSX also includes a setup wizard that allows boaters to more easily and quickly turn on the display of engine and tank parameters, optimize autopilot, calibrate radar and more. Boaters can edit NSX displays using a drag-and-drop system to suit their needs. NSX has extensive features 3etc. integration of party programs to support the widest range of functionality. Starting at $ 1,049; simrad-yachting.com.

Outboard boats Siren Marine / Yamaha
Outboard boats Siren Marine / Yamaha
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Outboard boats Siren Marine / Yamaha

Siren Marine will be on display for the first time with Yamaha outboard motors at booth MB2200 following the recent acquisition of Yamaha Marine Systems Company, Inc. You can see the interactive display of Connected Boat technology and the Siren Marine system integrated with Yamaha’s CASE strategy (Connected, Standalone, Shared / Maintenance and Electrification), designed to make boating better and easier. The Siren Marine Smart Boat Monitoring System allows boaters to remotely monitor the location of their boats, bilge pump activity, battery level, water level and more. Together with the mobile application, the Siren 3 Pro system provides peace of mind through real-time data and alerts. $ 749.99; sirenmarine.com

Suzuki / Furuno Fish Hunter autopilot
Suzuki / Furuno Fish Hunter autopilot
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Suzuki / Furuno Fish Hunter autopilot

Suzuki Marine has teamed up with Furuno to introduce new Fish Hunter Drive autopilot capabilities for all of Suzuki’s four-stroke outboard outboard motors with “wired drive” from 115 to 350 hp. It runs on one or more engines. Now Furuno’s NavPilot 300 can connect to the new Suzuki Precision Control (SPC) system to provide exclusive features such as speed control, point lock, route smoothing and Sabiki lock. These features allow the autopilot to electronically control the switch and throttle to maintain boat speed, automatically stop at fishing spots, maintain course while drifting or hold a position over debris or bait pads. It will be presented at the Suzuki Marine MB1914 booth; suzukimarine.com.

Cyclone Radar Raymarine
Cyclone Radar Raymarine
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Cyclone Radar Raymarine

Winner of the “Editor’s Choice” award at the Bonnier 2022 Best Elex Awards program, the Cyclone solid-state pulse compression radar series from Raymarine features a radical open-array scanner with an aircraft wing profile. The scanners, designed to accommodate a wider range of ships, are only 13.2 inches high and weigh 51 pounds, and the aerodynamic design allows them to run and operate at wind speeds of up to 100 knots. The Cyclone will be available with 3-, 4- or 6-foot antenna arrays, as well as with a 55-watt / 6 kW-equivalent or 110-watt / 12-kW-equivalent pedestal and variable speeds of up to 60 rpm. It has both Doppler and normal scanning mode, and RangeFusion technology allows Cyclone to combine short and long pulses into a single high-definition image that requires only one panel. The ARPA 50 target tracking system is standard on all models. Cyclone models the network using Raymarine Axiom, Axiom +, Axiom Pro and Axiom XL multifunction displays. Starting at $ 6,999.99 for the 3-foot 55-watt model and up to $ 9,749.99 for the 6-foot 110-watt model; raymarine.com.

Icom IC-M510 VHF with WLAN
Icom IC-M510 VHF with WLAN
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Icom IC-M510 VHF with WLAN

VHF radio and mobile phones have combined an elegant, state-of-the-art VHF IC-M510 fixed mount with WLAN (wireless LAN) functions.

The M510 offers built-in wireless control and radio control via smart devices, such as a mobile phone, via the WLAN feature from Icom. By downloading the Icom RS-M500 app to your Android or iOS device, you can turn your mobile phone into a wireless microphone or remote control for the M510 VHF. This replaces the remote CommandMic Icom using the phone’s Wi-Fi feature. The M510 VHF can connect up to three smart devices. But this VHF also offers many other features, including an integrated AIS receiver available to display AIS traffic information in real time on the M510’s beautiful color TFT LCD. With built-in GPS this VHF can also direct you to a specific waypoint. This allows you to assign up to 100 destinations as waypoints. $ 599.99; icomamerica.com

Koden multifunctional intelligent display
Koden multifunctional intelligent display
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Koden multifunctional intelligent display

The new Koden KM-1100 and KM1210 multifunction intelligent display systems are designed to provide professional navigation and data management networks for a number of commercial and recreational vessels, and will initially be offered with a 10.4-inch display (KM-1100) and a 21.5-inch display (KM-1210). Both offer a multifunctional Android operating system and an advanced multi-point capacitive touchscreen with no air gap for viewing from any angle. The units include a built-in AIS transceiver with AIS targets superimposed on charts, and variable-range rings for dynamic tracking. The MFD is designed to control Koden’s advanced sonar, sonar and radar. The KM-1100 and KM-1210 also support a variety of electronic card platforms, including the S-57, S-63 ENC Charts and C-Map Max. The system also makes it easy to overlay satellite images and custom layers on charts, providing additional critical data and a three-dimensional presentation. Starting at $ 1,699 for KM-1100, $ 3699 for KM-1210; si-tex.com.

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