Broadband Radar™ is a discontinued product

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Northstar Broadband Radar™

A revolutionary new advanced Broadband Radar™ technology is available for a range of popular navigation systems, integrating superior radar performance with state-of-the-art charting, echosounding and entertainment displays.

  • Crystal clear image of your immediate surroundings
  • Easier to use for both experienced and novice navigators
  • First radar with no radiation hazard
  • InstantOn™ with no tuning required
  • Low power consumption, ideal for yachts

Combine straightforward installation (with an easy-to-route 13.5mm diameter scanner cable), flexible antenna placement options and low power draw, and there is a clear choice for every type of vessel.


Unparalleled Short Range Target Discrimination — Where it Matters Most

Northstar's Broadband Radar™ provides amazing target resolution, even at an unprecedented 1/32 nm range. Docks, channel markers, moored vessels and other critical targets are displayed with clarity and separation, for added confidence in close quarters. Broadband technology also eliminates the "main bang" of a pulse radar — the obscured "dead zone" immediately around the vessel — which interferes with close target detection.


Lowest RF Transmission for Safe, Flexible Installation

Because Northstar Broadband Radar™ transmits at 1/20,000 the power of typical pulse radars (emitting 10 times less energy than an average cell phone), the radome is safe to mount in locations never before possible. In addition, the lowest DC power draw of any X-band marine radar makes this system ideally suited for sailboats and other vessels with limited power.


Navigation in an Instant

No more waiting 2-3 minutes for a magnetron to warm up - 100% solid-state design provides InstantOn™ capability. When darkness falls or the fog rolls in, you will always be ready. Ideal for sailboats wishing to save power, or boats at anchor not wishing to run the radar continuously.


Compatible Products:

Northstar 8000i (12,15)
Northstar M121
Northstar M84