VDO AcquaLink Multifunctional Nav Sensor Delivers Accurate Vessel Readings through Satellite Interlink

• Calculates and provides necessary vessel navigation data

Allentown, PA – Continental Commercial Vehicles Aftermarket offers the VDO AcquaLink® Nav Sensor, an NMEA 2000 certified sensor that provides GPS position, date/time, speed over ground, course over ground, elevation, heading, barometric pressure air, air temperature, rate of turn and pitch/roll data.

The VDO AcquaLink Nav Sensor is built by Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, manufacturer and supplier of VDO OE-engineered instrumentation and accessories for the marine market, and the maker of the world renowned VDO ViewLine Instrumentation.

The AcquaLink Nav Sensor’s Inertial sensor delivers a resolution of 1°/s with a YAW-range of 100°/s. Linearity is + / -3°/s. The acceleration range is 50 m/s2 with a linearity of + / -1 m/s2. The calculated heeling and pitch & roll range is + / -w50°. The flux compass features a + / -40° tilt angle, < 2° accuracy, alarm rapid field strength change, tilt angle overrun and under voltage condition. It uses a fluxgate to electronically display the readings.

The VDO AcquaLink Nav Sensor connects to the vessel’s network using an M12 5pin connector and operates off an 8-28V voltage. It has an operating temperature range of -4F/-20 °C to +158F/+70 °C. The sensor can either be flat mounted directly to the vessel or can be pole mounted using the provided adapter. The integrated LED provides a quick reference to sensor status.

For more information, visit: www.marine.vdo-gauges.com

or contact: salessupport-us@vdo.com

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.

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 more than 40,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €8.2 billion in 2015.

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 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.


AnnaMaria Blose

Manager, Marketing Communications


Interior / Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket

6755 Snowdrift Road, Allentown, PA 18106

Tel: 610-289-0488 ext. 4002, Fax: 610-289-1766

Email: annamaria.blose@continental-corporation.com


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