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Raymarine Ray53 Compact Fixed Mount VHF Radio with GPS

  • Includes Wired Handset, DSC and built-in GPS Receiver
  • Voltage: 12 VDC, Current Draw: 6 AMP (Transmit) @ 13.6 VDC / 2 AMP (Receive)
  • Supports both NMEA 2000 and Legacy NMEA 0183
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    Package Includes:

    • VHF Radio with attached mic
    • Panel mount gasket
    • Mounting bracket (Trunnion)
    • Mounting bracket knobs
    • Fistmic hook plate
    • Mounting hardware
    • Protective antenna boot
    • SeaTalkng® blanking plug
    • SeaTalkng® 15.7" (400 mm) spur cable
    • Sun cover

    Ray53 is a full-function VHF marine radio featuring GPS, Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and a built-in GPS receiver in a compact package. Simply program your boat's MMSI number into the Ray53 and immediately benefit from the enhanced calling and safety features of DSC.

    With support for both NMEA2000 and legacy NMEA0183 networking, the Ray53 can easily connect with other onboard electronics. Ray53 also supports the connection of an optional remote speaker (A80542) to provide audio at a second location.

    It is designed to comply with the latest international regulations and includes a connection point for an optional GPS/GNSS antenna. The optional antenna improves GPS reception when the radio is mounted below deck, in an enclosed pilothouse, or inside a metal enclosure.

    The attractive new industrial design complements Raymarine's Axiom family multifunction displays. Package comes with both a standard trunnion mounting kit as well as surface mounting hardware.

    Key Features:

    • Compact marine VHF with Digital Selective Calling
    • Built-in GPS/GNSS receiver with optional external antenna connection
    • Surface and trunnion mount kits included
    • Complements style and design of Axiom multifunction displays

    For further details see Owner's Manual and Installation Guide


    • Environmental
      • Operating temperature: -4° F to 140° F (-20° C to +60° C)
      • Storage temperature: -13° F) to 158° F (-25° C to +70° C)
      • Relative humidity: 95%
      • Water proofing: IPx6 & IPx7
      • Connections
        • 1 x NMEA 0183
        • 1 x SeaTalkng® / NMEA 2000
        • 1 x Audio (RCA)
        • 1 x GNSS (GPS) antenna (TNC)
    • Power
      • Nominal supply voltage: 12 V dc (Reverse polarity and over voltage protection)
      • Operating voltage range: 9 V dc to 16 V dc
      • Current consumption
        • Less than 6 Amp at high power (13.6 V)
        • Standby: 600 mA
        • Receive: 2 Amp
    • Transmitter
      • Channels: All available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
      • Frequency Range: 156.000 MHz to 157.425 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
      • Frequency stability: ± 1.5 ppm
      • Channel Spacing: 12.5 kHz
      • Power Output
        • Low power setting: - 1 W
        • High power setting: - 25 W
      • Spurious emissions: Better than -36 dBm at 25 W (Less than 0.25 µW)
      • Maximum deviation: ± 5 kHz
      • Antenna impedance: 50 Ohms (typical)
    • Receiver
      • Receiver type: Double conversion super heterodyne
      • Channels: All available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
      • Frequency range: 156.050 MHz to 163.275 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
      • Sensitivity: Better than 1 microvolt EMF @ 20dB SINAD
      • Squelch sensitivity: Less than -2 dBµ EMF
      • Hum and noise: Better than -40 dB
      • Audio distortion: Less than 10%
      • Receiver sensitivity
        • Distance: 119dBm (0.25uV) @ 12dB SINAD (typical)
        • Local: 110dBm (0.7uV) @ 12dB SINAD (typical)
      • Adjacent channel selectivity: More than 70 dB
      • Spurious response rejection: More than 70 dB
      • Inter modulation rejection: More than 68 dB
    • Speakers
      • Base station speaker power output: 2.5 W (8 Ω)
      • Fistmic speaker power: 1 W (16 Ω)
      • External speaker power: 5 W (8 Ω)
    • GNSS (GPS)
      • Channels: 72
      • Cold start: < 2 minutes
      • Receiver IC Sensitivity: -167 dBm (Tracking) / -148 dBm (Acquisition)
      • GNSS compatibility
        • GPS
        • GLONASS
        • * Beidou
      • SBAS compatibility
        • WAAS
        • EGNOS
        • MSAS
      • Special features: Active jamming and interference reduction
      • Operating frequency
        • GPS L1 C/A
        • GLONASS L10F
        • Beidou B1
      • Signal Acquisition Automatic
      • Almanac update Automatic
      • Geodetic Datum WGS-84 (alternatives available through Raymarine MFD)
      • Refresh Rate 10 Hz (10 times per second Concurrent GNSS)
      • Antenna:
        • Internal: Ceramic chip mounted near top of unit
        • External: Passive antenna connection via TNC connector
      • Position Accuracy
        • Without SBAS: <= 15 meters 95% of the time
        • With SBAS: <= 5 meters 95% of the time


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