New VDO OceanLink 7-inch TFT Display Accepts Inputs from Two Engines

Press Release Summary:

  • NMEA 2000-certified Gateway Display features a full 24 bit/16 million color optically bonded display with transmissive layer technology
  • Offers a wide range of inputs, the VDO display accepts 6x 0-4000hm inputs, 2x 4-20mA inputs, 2x J1939 inputs, 3x 05V inputs, 1x Alarm inputs, and 2x RGB video inputs
  • Swipe function that allows users to swipe horizontally or vertically on the touchscreen to move between pages and displays

Original Press Release:

The VDO Marine OceanLink 7-inch NMEA 2000 TFT/Gateway Display Offers Unsurpassed Versatility and Power

The VDO Marine OceanLink 7” NMEA 2000 TFT/Gateway Display Offers Unsurpassed Versatility and Power

  • Programable 7 in. touchscreen ideal for power and sail boats 
  • Accepts inputs from two engines 
  • Easy plug and play installation

Allentown, PA April 15, 2019 – Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, supplier of OE-engineered instrumentation and accessories for the marine market, offers the new VDO Marine OceanLink 7 in. TFT Gateway Display as an easy plug and play solution for both powerboat and sail applications. This innovative NMEA 2000-certified, multifunctional monitor and gateway device displays a wide array of vessel data on a new, large easy to read 7 in. screen. The display accepts inputs for two power boat engines and tanks, and can present sail-specific screens to show wind speed, wind angle, and apparent wind. It features a full 24 bit / 16 million color optically bonded display with transmissive layer technology for excellent readability, even in direct sunlight.

Offering a wide range of inputs, the VDO display accepts 6x 0-4000hm inputs, 2x 4-20mA inputs, 2x J1939 inputs, 3x 05V inputs, 1x Alarm inputs, and 2x RGB video inputs. All inputs are easily programmed with the built in GUI-driven setup screen. The display also has Navigation and Mast Wind pages and features a Night/Day mode for easier viewing and includes a new swipe function that allows users to swipe horizontally or vertically on the touchscreen to move between pages and displays. Three Favorite Touch buttons on the display bring users to their most important pages.

The VDO Marine OceanLink TFT displays and distributes a wide array of data received from NMEA 2000® networks, as well as J1939 CAN Bus systems and analog sensors when they are directly connected to the display. Users can customize up to 40 different data pages with single, double, triple, or quad grid layouts.

The VDO OceanLink TFT can send the J1939 or analog signals received to both the NMEA 2000 network, as well as up to 20 satellite 52 mm OceanLink gauges. Because the OceanLink 7 in. TFT has a separate power source, it can support 20 additional gauges with no additional load on the NMEA network.

VDO Marine products, supplied by Continental, have long been the industry’s choice for rugged and dependable performance, elegant design, and leading-edge technology. As with our best-in-class VDO automotive and industrial instrumentation, Continental works to deliver the innovation, functionality, and durability in every product we offer, not only in the marine industry, but also in the automotive, commercial, power sports, and custom vehicle markets.

For more information, visit: www.vdo.com/marine-solutions/oceanlink/ or contact: salessupport-us@vdo.com

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated preliminary sales of around €44.4 billion and currently employs around 243,000 people in 60 countries and markets.

Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs around 48,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €9.7 billion in 2018.

Within the Interior Division the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit accommodates the specific requirements of the commercial vehicle, special vehicle and aftermarket sector. A global network of sales and service companies ensures proximity to local customers. Covering the product brands Continental, VDO, ATE, Galfer and Barum the Business Unit offers web based managed services, fleet management and tachograph solutions electronic products, systems and services for commercial and special vehicles, a broad selection of products for specialized workshops and spare parts for the Independent Aftermarket and the Original Equipment Services after end of series production of the vehicle manufacturer.

Contact for journalists:

Anouré V. Fenstermaker

Marketing Communications Manager

Continental

Interior / Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket

6755 Snowdrift Road, Allentown, PA 18106

Tel: (484) 705-1909, Fax: (610) 289-1766

Email:  anoure.fenstermaker@continental-corporation.com

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