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First prototypes of the electronic variometers were made.
From 1975 to 1985

Counting back more than 40 years


Counting back more than 40 years, first prototypes of the electronic variometers were made. Technically complex instrument, designed for a simple indication of rate of climb and descent in a sailplane became a keystone of now leading air navigation systems worldwide. 

Few years later, the first serial produced instrument stepped into the market. The EV 80 was pneumatic variometer with mechanical vario indicator, electro-mechanical MacCready and a Speed comand function. It was produced in a small series and the fact that some of them still works speaks for itself.

Various technical improvements lead to launch of EV 82. With the market still growing slowly we have gathered knowledge and know- how to lead the development to the next level.

Following year lead to a big breakthrough with LX 100 and LX 1000 which had a LCD screen with variometer, integrator, Speed command and OAT - modern functions, that made this instrument triumph.
LX 100 was designed as a club variometer with vario integrator. With its 80 millimetres cutout it instantly became a classic, which is still used today.
LX 60 was produced to cover the needs for a smaller instrument. Same functions as a LX 100, but in a smaller housing and optimised electronic circuit.
LX 2000 was highly capable instrument with power to calculate final glide, wind calculation and 8 different modes of flight, all processed by a micro-controller and displayed with a one of the first integration of its time - matrix numeric display.  

LCD screen with variometer, integrator, Speed command and OAT were the functions that made this instrument triumph.

First prototypes of the electronic variometers were made.
From 1986 to 1996

LX 160 was a great, affordable vario-navigation system.

LX 4000 was a mayor milestone and an instant success in 1992. Our first device with an integrated GPS system and an airport and turnpoint database. It was designed as a merge of three different units - control unit, glide calculation unit and vario integrator with a big, costume designed Iskra display.
Next development was a 57 mm navigation instrument for ultralight aircraft, LX 400. It packed an integrated GPS receiver, airport and turnpoint database with a matrix display. It was sold in about 1000 pieces. 
In 1993, we launched the LX 3000 which was a micro-controller guided LX 1000 as upgraded and improved instrument of and older legend. 

Following year, a legend was born. LX 20 was an IGC approved logger with all the functions of a modern navigation of that era. Known for its unique design and big graphic display became a classic in every glider cockpit where some units stay until today. Sold in thousands and still in use around the globe.

The development lead to famous LX5000. The extended database capacity, airspace and IGC approved flight recorder and LCD vario indicator. Made in 11 different and improving versions. Version 1 to 7 had 64 x 128 pixel display. Version 8 to 9 already had co-processors. Version 10 to 11 came with high resolution, 240 x 320 pixel display.
LX 160 was a great, affordable vario-navigation system released in 1996. Popular for its dimension, it took only two 57 mm cutout - control unit and switch indicator.

Operated by 4 integrated switches and dislocated GPS receiver, LX 1600 was ideal for space saving as it was a single 57 mm instrument.
First prototypes of the electronic variometers were made.
From 1997 to 2007

Counting back more than 40 years

LX Remote was a wooden steering unit, with one main and eight additional buttons, for controling the instruments. Its classic wooden design combined with leather is still found in a lot of sailplanes. 
DX 50 was a compact version of LX 5000. Plug-ins, display, LCD variometer and IGC logger in one instrument. Using it for competitions, pilots were able to take it out and present it to the competition judge.
In 1999, Colibri became the smallest IGC approved flight recorder with  optional keyboard and alfa-numeric display. Ahead of its time, Colibri was extremely small instrument sold thousands which are still in use.
LX 7000 was the first vario-navigation system with variometer and computer units separated and connected via BUS. High resolution display made it able to perfectly clearly show informations, such as airspace, database and tasks. Released in 1999.
In 2005, LX 7007 had increased computer power with the use of embedded systems. For the first time ever we integrated our own developed, licensed anti-collision system Flarm.
Same year, under the license of Flarm, we developed LX Mini Box, LX Red Box, Flarm mobile and LX LED display. We produced over 10.000 units which are used around the globe with successor devices.

First prototypes of the electronic variometers were made.
From 2007 to 2017

First color vario-navigation system and split

In 2008, LX 8000 became the first color display and linux operated GPS vario-navigation system developed and produced at LX navigation. 
2 years later, LX Mini Map handheld became popular with its high brigtness, super visible display. In that times, when pilots used PDAs with zero visibility, it was a must have for a glider pilot.
Same year, built on same platform, Mini map pro was released, ready for installation in the instrument panel. It was controlled by rotary knobs and 6 buttons. 

New technology of micro-controllers and color display made LX 7007 C a popular choice in the world of glider pilots. Containing everything you need in a 80 millimetres instrument made it ideal navigation system in 2011.
Same year, Colibri II was a second attempt of previous successful Colibri. And it won again. Simple variometer with IGC logger fitted in handy housing with color display was sold in thousands of units.

Over 35 years of experience and knowledge were placed together in 2012 to form a brand new instrument called Zeus. 
All new technology, ground up development and coding, CAN bus connectivity, new interface design, user friendly operating and single push, marked buttons with rotary knobs. Produced in four different display sizes (4.3", 5.5", 7.0", 8.0") and year after in 80 mm cutout (2.8"). It instantly became a classic.
In 2015, world’s first stand-alone IGC approved flight recorder with variometer called Eos, with integrated GPS and a back-up battery was made. Included Task and turn point navigation, G sensor, Flarm indicator, AHRS, bluetooth and logbook. 
Built with CAN bus connectivity for Zeus integration, it replaced old USB-D variometer.
Same year we released very popular simple, electronic variometer LX Helios for club use with flight indicator, FLARM radar and warnings, AHRS connectivity, Logbook and built-in backup battery. 
LX Joy is a intelligent remote control with navigation switch and buttons for controlling the instruments. Ergonomic design, real leather and hand stitched finish are a must for comfortable flights.

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Popular for its dimension, it took only two 57 milimeters cutout - control unit and switch indicator. LX 1600 operated by 4 integrated switches and dislocated GPS, LX 1600 was ideal for space saving as it was a single 57 milimeter instrument.
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First prototypes of the electronic variometers were made.
From 2007 to 2017

LX 160 was a great, affordable vario-navigation system.

Technically complex instrument, designed for a simple indication of rate of climb and
descent in a sailplane became a keystone of now leading air navigation systems worldwide.

Few years later, the first serial produced instrument stepped into the market. The EV 80 was pneumatic variometer with mechanical vario indicator, electro-mechanical MacCready and a Speed comand function. It was produced in a small series and the fact that some of them still works speaks for itself.
Various technical improvements lead to EV 82.
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