Explorer 557 is a discontinued product

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Northstar Explorer 557 Chartplotter

Navigation is easy with Northstar’s Explorer Series dedicated chartplotters…

  • Ready-to-Go AIS capability: Automatic Identification System (AIS) is ready-to-go on the 567 and 557, allowing you to identify and avoid large ships and other vessels transmitting AIS signals in near by waters.
  • The Explorer 538(i): is designed with the smaller vessel in mind. Now every sized boat can take advantage of GPS technology.
  • Fuel Management: Every Explorer Chartplotter unit has a built-in fuel computer. Just purchase the optional fuel kit to display fuel management data such as fuel flow, fuel remaining, estimated range and fuel economy.

The Northstar Explorer Chartplotters
A simple-to-use menu structure and superb daylight viewable screen means you can enjoy your voyage whether it’s across the bay or across an ocean. Rugged and waterproof, the Northstar Explorer is a brilliant choice for your navigation needs.

Explorer 557: The built-in 32 MB regional background map still offers reliable entry-level use, waiting to be enhanced with C‑Map’s latest cartography: NT MAX™. With a 640 x 480 pixel screen, chart display becomes 4 times sharper than the 550, making the 557 very easy on the eye.

Northstar Explorer Chartplotter features
Ready-to-Go AIS capability: Automatic Identification System (AIS) is ready-to-go on the 567 and 557, allowing you to identify and avoid large ships and other vessels transmitting AIS signals in near by waters. Compact Yet Comprehensive

The Explorer 538(i): is designed with the smaller vessel in mind. Now every sized boat can take advantage of GPS technology. With a built-in 16 MB regional background map, the 538(i) is ideal as a basic GPS navigation tool or can be upgraded to a fully functioning chartplotter with the addition of a C‑Map NT MAX™ card.

Fuel Management
Every Explorer Chartplotter unit has a built-in fuel computer. Just purchase the optional fuel kit to display fuel management data such as fuel flow, fuel remaining, estimated range and fuel economy. A graphical fuel gauge complements this digital information, and each Explorer comes SmartCraft™-ready - a fantastic feature for boats with compatible Mercury, MerCruiser and Mariner engines.

 

In the Box:
Explorer 557
Flush mount kit
Power/Data cable
Bracket
Antenna
Sun cover
Manual
Antenna manual