Simrad GO12 XSE Chatplotter/Fishfinder with Radar Display
Serious Performance in a Compact Package
Designed for day boats, runabouts and smaller sport boats, the GO
Series delivers the expanded capabilities of larger units in a compact
and affordable design to fulfill all of your boating needs. The GO
Series feature super-bright, multi-touch widescreen displays for
navigation, charting, sonar, and weather.
The GO Series brings familiar functionality and quick and intuitive
operation with pinch-to-zoom and click-and-drag functions commonly found
on smartphones and tablets. With fully customizable viewing panels, you
are free to create favorite screen combinations.
Behind a super-bright, multi-touch widescreen display lies a built-in
GPS receiver, wireless connectivity, and industry standard NMEA 2000
networking. Connect with smartphones and tablets, control your onboard
sound system, monitor engine data, and choose from an array of built-in
sonar technology to cruise with confidence and find fish like a pro.
The Simrad GO XSE chartplotter navigation display is a perfect way to
expand the capabilities of sportboats, cruisers, and smaller center
consoles with plug-and-play support for Simrad Broadband Radar and Halo
Pulse Compression radar systems. Behind a super-bright, multi-touch
widescreen display lies a built-in GPS receiver, GoFree Wi-Fi, and
industry standard NMEA 2000 connectivity. Connect with smartphones and
tablets, control your onboard sound system, monitor engine data, and
choose from an array of built-in sonar technology to cruise with
confidence and find fish like a pro.
FishReveal Smart Target View makes fish easier to see on DownScan
Imaging by combining crystal-clear CHIRP sonar fish targets with
superior, high-resolution views of bottom detail, structure and bait
C-MAP Easy Routing and Navionics Dock-to-Dock Autorouting allows you
to navigate faster and easier with automatic route planning. Menu
activated, the feature automatically plots the shortest and safest
course based on a boat's draft, beam and height, creating a route around
a landmass, shoals and other fixed navigational hazards. Requires C-MAP
MAX-N+ charts, Navionics+ or Navionics Platinum charts.
C-MAP Navigation Palette enhances the readability of C-MAP charts,
especially near shore, making it easy to tell where the boat is in
relation to a channel, navaid, ledges and drop-offs, or a point of land.
MotorGuide Xi5 Trolling Motor Control lets you operate the Xi5
trolling motor from the touchscreen of your Simrad display, making it
easy to maintain your current position or navigate to a new one without
leaving the helm. Navigation options include navigating to cursor, a
heading, waypoint, along a route, or pre-defined turn pattern.
The GO XSE is a full-featured chartplotter, with support for the
widest available range of cartography options including C-MAP MAX-N,
Navionics, Insight, Insight Genesis, and NV Digital Charts. Navigate
confidently to destinations near and far, with the flexibility to choose
charts that best fit your needs and location. Set and record those
destinations easily with simple waypoint management: mark waypoints with
a touch, and assign meaningful names that make it easy to look up your
desired destination whether you've mapped out ten places or a thousand.
GoFree Wi-Fi enables Navionics Plotter Sync waypoint synchronization,
available with a compatible Navionics chart card and update
The Simrad GO XSE is a full-featured radar display with plug-and-play
connectivity to Simrad Broadband 3G, Broadband 4G, and Halo Pulse
Compression radar systems. Cruise confidently through crowded harbors,
navigate safely in poor visibility, keep an eye on distant weather
cells, and find flocks of feeding birds that hint at good fishing spots.
Automatic tuning helps to provide a clear radar picture in any
conditions, while radar overlay combines radar data with navigational
charts for an easy-to-interpret view of your surroundings.
The Simrad GO XSE is fully customizable to suit your vessel and your
favorite on-water activities -- from power boating, to fishing, to water
sports. Customize your home screen with shortcuts to the features you
use most, and personalize it with your choice of wallpaper. Adjustable
split-screen views and customizable panel layouts let you see everything
you need on-screen at once, whatever your activity.
Designed for power boaters, TripIntel technology tracks and displays
the key information you need to plan safe and enjoyable days on the
water. Make smart decisions with fuel range overlaid on charts, easy
access to current and future tide levels, and a detailed history of your
previous trips including the route you took and how your boat
Enjoy the most up-to-date charts on the water with Navionics
SonarChart Live. Available with Navionics charts, this feature creates a
depth-contour overlay using live sonar data from your display's
built-in sounder. The results are shown on your GO XSE display and
updated in real-time as you fish or cruise.
With a high-speed GPS receiver updating your position ten times every
second, the Simrad GO XSE is ideal for use aboard fast-moving RIBs and
powerboats. Watch your boat's movement tracked smoothly, accurately, and
in real-time, without "jumping" from point to point on the display.
Designed with power boating in mind, the Simrad GO XSE offers a
unique Cruise Charting page that brings together crucial navigation data
and charts in one easily readable display. Choose the information most
relevant to your cruising style and on-water activities with the ability
to edit on-screen data items.
The Simrad GO XSE connects to any NMEA 2000-capable equipment aboard
your vessel including outboard and inboard engines; fuel level and flow
meters; speed, heading, and water temperature sensors; and much more.
Create your own custom digital instrument displays, bringing a wealth of
information to even the most crowded dash while keeping a clean look
with as few gauges as possible.
Knowing the true depth beneath your hull can help you enjoy your time
on the water with fewer worries, and makes it easier to locate suitable
anchorages in unfamiliar waters. With built-in sonar, just add a
suitable sonar transducer for accurate, real-time depth tracking. A
scrollable depth history view lets you track back and easily set
waypoints for promising anchorages, while StructureScan Imaging combines
DownScan and SideScan sonar to offer a picture-like view of the bottom
beneath your vessel.
Using an optional ForwardScan transducer, this forward-looking sonar
technology provides a clear two-dimensional image of the bottom in front
of your vessel, allowing you to navigate shallow or poorly-charted
waters with confidence. With real-time updates and a forward-looking
view of up to eight times your current depth, ForwardScan lets you relax
and enjoy a safer day on the water.
Whether fishing is your life or just a casual hobby, any fishing trip
will benefit from the extensive array of built-in sonar technology on
the Simrad GO XSE. Add a suitable transducer, available separately or
bundled with your display, and the GO XSE works as a powerful fishfinder
with CHIRP-enabled broadband sonar for clear detection of fish
throughout the water column. With an optional HDI or TotalScan
transducer, the GO XSE also offers StructureScan HD sidescan imaging for
a picture-like view of fish-holding structure beneath and around your
If you're not at home on the water without a good soundtrack, the
Simrad SonicHub2 marine audio system is the perfect companion to a GO
XSE display. Stream music from Bluetooth connected tablets, smartphones,
and other mobile devices, play MP3 files from a USB flash drive, or
listen to the SonicHub2's built-in AM/FM radio. SonicHub 2 brings
complete control of your audio entertainment to your GO XSE display,
eliminating the need for a separate stereo head-unit and letting you
listen to your music, your way. GO XSE is also compatible with a range
of third-party marine audio systems via its NMEA 2000 connectivity.
With Wi-Fi built in, the Simrad GO XSE provides direct access to
GoFree cloud services including easy wireless map downloads, software
updates, and more. Whether hooked up to your home Wi-Fi with your boat
trailered in the driveway, logged in to your marina's Wi-Fi, or tethered
to your smartphone out on the lake, you can access GoFree cloud
services anywhere you have an internet connection. On the water, GoFree
connects the Simrad GO XSE to your mobile devices, mirroring your
display's screen on your smartphone or giving you full remote control
from your tablet with the free GoFree Controller app.
The Simrad GO9 XSE is the only GO Series display compatible with
SiriusXM Marine satellite weather, via the optional WM-3 expansion
module, for real-time access to weather information right on your
display. With onboard access to weather radar, surface buoy reports,
NOAA Marine Zone forecasts and more, you can check out the conditions
offshore before you even leave the dock. SiriusXM Marine is a
subscription service, exclusively available within North America.
Multi-touch display for intuitive, tablet-style control
The GO series offers true ease of use with intuitive
touchscreen controls that smartphone and tablet users will find
instantly familiar. Customize your home screen with the features you use
most, and see everything you need on screen at once with adjustable
split-screen views. Mark waypoints on charts with a touch, and easily
assign meaningful names and symbols that make them quick to find when
you are planning your next trip.
Stay on course with C-MAP DISCOVER charts
GO series displays are available with C-MAP DISCOVER
charts, featuring ultra-wide coverage in the US and Canada. DISCOVER
charts include full-featured Vector Charts, Custom Depth Shading, Tides
& Currents and the very best of C-MAP high-resolution Bathymetric
contours, including integrated Genesis® data. Use C-MAP Easy Routing™ to
make planning your next trip on the water as easy as planning a trip in
the car, and always have the latest DISCOVER chart data with 12 months
of free online updates. If you would rather pick your own chart, GO
displays are compatible with a wide range of optional charts, including
C-MAP, Navionics®, Florida Marine Tracks and more.
Wireless and wired connectivity take your display beyond the bridge
Built-in wireless connectivity mirrors your display
to a compatible smartphone or tablet, giving you instant access to
charts, radar and other functionality from anywhere on board. Wireless
also enables easy online software updates via an internet hotspot.
Industry-standard NMEA 2000® connectivity offers a wide range of
expansion and integration options: monitor your boat’s engine
performance and fuel efficiency, steer your boat with a Simrad
autopilot, or control your on-board entertainment system from your GO
Turn your display into a fishfinder
Choose from a wide range of fish-finding sonar
options to suit your vessel, from CHIRP or traditional sonar transducers
for a classic fish-finder view, or get all your fish-finding sonar in
one transducer with Active Imaging Imaging™ 3-in-1. Active Imaging
brings the world-class clarity and target separation of CHIRP Sonar,
plus incredible detail of reefs, drop-offs and wrecks from SideScan and
Find fish and track depth
A transom-mounted HDI Skimmer® transducer delivers
fish-finding sonar for amateur anglers, and offers a simple way for
powerboating enthusiasts to keep an eye on depth. CHIRP technology
enables clear detection of fish throughout the water column, while
DownScan Imaging™ sonar creates a picture-like view of fish-holding
structure beneath your boat. FishReveal™ technology combines these two
specialized views into a single, crystal-clear picture of fish and
Active Imaging™ transducer pinpoints fish and structure
Your GO series display works as a powerful fishfinder
when combined with the easy-to-install, transom-mounted Active Imaging™
transducer. Enjoy all the advantages of CHIRP Sonar, SideScan and
DownScan Imaging, which deliver a wide-angle view of fish-holding
structure beneath and to the sides of your boat. Find structure faster,
and have an easier time identifying fish on DownScan Imaging with
HALO24/HALO20+ deliver the ultimate in situational awareness
Our revolutionary HALO24 and HALO20+ pulse
compression dome radars deliver industry-leading 360-degree sweeps every
second at close range, for the ultimate in collision avoidance of
stationary and fast-moving targets. With high-quality short, mid and
long-range detection, these feature-packed dome antennas ensure targets
can be seen vividly - even in the toughest environmental conditions.
Latest software updates feature a host of Radar panel and AIS user improvements (GO7 and above). These include:
- Visual enhancements to graphics and data displayed. Such as Plan
Position Indicator (PPI) design improvements and AIS targets displayed
as an outline of a vessel.
- A new menu structure, allowing easier access to commonly used controls and features.
- New AIS and MARPA target symbols providing additional information
for stationary and moving targets supported by better graphics for
clearer visual explanation.
- Moving Radar MARPA and AIS targets now display a graduated trail
showing the vessel’s past position history on the radar PPI. Duration of
history length can be customised.
- Simplification of displayed targets by combining MARPA and AIS targets for the same vessel as one symbol.
- A significant new safety and situational awareness tool, a Dangerous
Target Alert; appearing in a pop-up window, that not only alerts the
user, but guides them to the relative range and bearing of the dangerous
- The introduction of new ‘adjustment handles’ making it easier to set Guard zones using a touch screen.
HALO20 radar offers a cost-effective solution
Our HALO20 Radar systems are a great way to add pulse
compression technology to smaller powerboats. See channel markers from
right off the bow to storm cells 24 nautical miles away. These compact
dome radars are easy to install, have low power needs, and wake
instantly from standby to give you radar coverage exactly when and where
you need it.