LightHouse 3 Operating System - 3.9 Software Update

LightHouse 3 Operating System - 3.9 Software Update | Raymarine by FLIR

Annapolis, America's sailing capital, is the new namesake for LightHouse 3 version 3.9, and includes over 25 new features for sailors, cruisers and fishermen. This update is available now for Axiom, Axiom Pro, Axiom XL, eS Series and gS Series MFDs.

So, what’s in LightHouse 3 Annapolis? We hope you’ll agree that there is something for everyone! Read on to learn all about it.

New Performance Sailing Features

Sailing Features for Cruisers and Racers

LightHouse Annapolis brings a new range of performance sailing features to LightHouse 3 including Laylines, Polars, and new advanced data displays.

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Live Layline Display

LightHouse 3.9 Annapolis supports display of dynamic laylines on the navigation chart. Sailing along laylines maximizes your boat’s Velocity Made Good (VMG) to windward, making upwind sailing as efficient as possible. Laylines can be configured to display from a performance profile using fixed angles or from polar performance data.

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Built-in Polar Performance Data

LightHouse 3.9 Annapolis features built-in polars for over 200 popular models of sailboats. Choose your make and model and enjoy optimized laylines specific to your boat model. Polar performance targets are displayed in the newly enhanced Dashboard application.

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Dashboard App and Sailing Dials

The Dashboard app is upgraded with new sailing-specific items that work alongside the laylines on your chartplotter. New data items and dial indicators show you the direction to steer to maximize your VMG to windward. Trimming sails for optimum performance is now easier than ever!

New Fishing Features

Fishing Features for Anglers Everywhere

LightHouse Annapolis contains enhancements to Raymarine’s award-winning Axiom system with real-time bathymetric charts and sonar pinch-to-zoom and range shift controls.

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RealBathy™ Contour Mapping (Axiom only)

RealBathy lets you build detailed bathymetric charts in real-time. Using data from Axiom’s GPS and sonar, RealBathy draws detailed depth contours in any body of water. Best of all, RealBathy requires no chart purchase or subscription. Simply drop your boat into any body of water, insert any memory card with available space, and start making maps!

Sonar Pinch and Range Shift Controls

LightHouse 3.9 Annapolis now supports intuitive pinch-to-zoom touchscreen control as well as touch-and-drag range shift. Using pinch-to-zoom you can enlarge the sonar image to see additional detail and resolution of underwater targets. The zoom is infinitely adjustable up to 8X magnification. You can also touch and drag the sonar image to slide it up or down to study a smaller portion of the water column with greater detail.

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New Integration Enhancements

Integration Features with Technology Partners

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Yamaha Command Link Plus Integration

Monitoring the status of your Yamaha engines just got easier than ever thanks to new Command Link Plus integration for LightHouse 3 Annapolis. Certified by Yamaha, the system monitors up to 4 engines plus tanks, and batteries in a new Yamaha app.

SR200 SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver Support (Axiom Exclusive)

The new SR200 InfoLINK receiver enables the reception of SiriusXM Marine Weather and Satellite Radio for customers in North America. The SR200 works with Axiom, Axiom Pro and Axiom XL models only.

LightHouse 3.9 Annapolis still retains full compatibility with the SR150 receiver which can be used with all Axiom models as well as eS and gS Series systems.

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Additional Features and Capabilities

Raymarine is committed to continuous product improvement. LightHouse 3 Annapolis additional system enhancements and also allows us to squash bugs that have been reported to us. A full listing of enhancements and bug fixes are published on in the support section. Highlights in this release include:

  • UAV App: LightHouse 3.9 now supports the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom drones
  • Audio App: Multi-zone volume level control added for FUSION marine source units
  • Dashboard App: Name, monitor and calibrate Oceanic digital tank level sounders
  • Video Player: Playback video streams recorded from video-over-IP marine and thermal cameras
  • ClearCruise AR overlays can now be switched off for cameras such as those in engine rooms and interior spaces
  • Language Support: Estonian language selection now available