Zeus 2.8
The great Zeus, all in one vario-navigation system compressed into a small, 80 millimeter cutout.
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It is what you expect of an air navigation device.

The complete software package was developed by the team with root air navigation knowledge. The system consists of the main unit with display, push buttons, rotary switches and a vario unit which can be fitted into any 57 mm standard instrument panel cutout.

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Intuitive and legible user interface
The new Zeus OS version 4.0 is designed to give you a totally new Zeus experience with faster and easier device control.
Custom display layout management
At LX we believe that optional user customisation of our operating systems can deliver even better cockpit integration of the Zeus. That is why we have developed simple and effective display layout customisation for your personal requirements.
Bright and clear 2.8″ Display

Absolute antiglare sunshine readable color display which ensures perfect reading of graphical and alphanumerical data. Available as portrait and landscape orientation.

Complexity to simplicity. It is how we designed your Zeus experience.
8 multifunction push buttons

Short and long press buttons for faster access to direct and unique features.

Antiglare Bright Display
2.8-inch display with absolute antiglare. Sunshine readability ensures perfect reading of graphic and alphanumeric data.
2 multifunction rotary switches

Two rotary knobs with push function.

USB port

Front panel USB port serves as a data transfer medium for your upgrades, flight records and more.

80 millimeter size unit

Zeus 2.8 is designed to fit in a standard 80 millimeter instrument panel cutout.

+ Eos Vario unit

Zeus device comes with Eos vario unit.

Competition proven characteristics for best gliding experience.

Scroll further to find out other amazing characteristics and features of the LX Zeus 2.8.

Zeus 2.8 – Technical Specifications

Characteristics:

  • Flight downloads and all data transfer via USB stick
  • 3 TP files can be active simultaneously
  • 4 x 485 system bus ports – NO NEED FOR SPLITTER
  • Custom design of graphic page layout (no PC tool needed – directly on the Zeus)
  • 2 GPS inputs to maximize gps security – in flight reliability
  • 3D terrain display
  • Every push button supports 2 functions delivered by either a short or long press
  • AHRS (artificial horizon) offered as an integral solution
  • USB D 60 Vario (color vario 57 mm, optionally 80 mm)
  • No need to remove the instrument for flight recorder calibration (remove only Colibri II for baro calibration)
  • Colibri II as a high level approved flight recorder, incorporated in the system*
  • Colibri II as a backup / emergency vario-nav system (in case of lack of battery power)
  • Simple conversion from landscape to portrait and vice versa
  • Plug and play connectors
  • Installation as landscape or portrait
  • Upgrade from LX 7000 and LX 7007 to Zeus  – more…
  • ICAO(eg UK CAA) charts available – simple installation via USB stick
  • Supports Rogersdata ICAO charts!

Hardware:

  • 2 computers (embedded ARM Cortex and microcontroller)
  • 4 x 485 system bus ports (No need for splitter)
  • 2 x CAN ports
  • 2 x GPS ports (Colibri II and Flarm)
  • 2 x Flarm display ports
  • 1 x OAT port
  • 1 x SD interface
  • 1 x USB port A size
  • 8 push buttons and 2 rotary switches
  • 8 gb storage memory

Software:

  • Infinite number of NAV BOXES
  • Custom graphic layout
  • 3 main screens (APT, TP, TSK)
  • Every main screen has a SUBPAGE (Airport information and glide path – terrain view)
  • Software (Linux based) developed entirely by LX Navigation
  • Data transfer via USB stick
  • 3 TP (.cup) files can be active at once
  • Import TSK files (.cup)
  • World terrain maps preloaded
  • Update via USB stick – no password needed

Display:

  • Color display 2.8 inch
  • Resolution 320 x 240 px
  • High intensity adjustable backlight
  • Absolute antiglare
  • Extended temperature range

Accessories:

  • Second seat unit
  • Remote stick
  • AHRS
  • Compass module
  • Voice module
  • Flarm RB, MB
  • Flarm color or led display
  • Flaps sensor

Size & Power:

  • Size: 80 mm air norm; installation depth 55 mm (without connectors)
  • Zeus 2.8  power consumption; 350 mA at 12V (incl. vario use with moderate audio volume)
Choose your favourite air companion.

If you want to test our device please find your local dealer or contact us.
We would be pleased to take a walkthrough on our systems.

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