The new software version 1.4.3 recently released, adds value to Simrad ES80 echo sounders by improving existing functionality plus including some bug fixes. It is recommended that all users update their software to this latest version. The following specific improvements have been made:
The following specific bug fixes have been made:
Certain known issues related to the Simrad ES80 software, remain pending and will be corrected in future upgrades. Issues such as:
The ES80 needs one or more software licenses to work. Each software license code “unlocks” one Wideband Transceiver (WBT) for operational use with a set of predefined properties. You do not need to obtain any new license string(s) when you update from a previous version of a licensed ES80. In order to obtain a software license you must contact a Simrad dealer or distributor.
The end user documentation for the Simrad ES80 Wideband fish finding echo sounder has not been updated with this release. The current Quick Start Guide, Operator Manual and Reference Manual are included on the ES80 software media (USB flash drive).
The Simrad ES80 is the fifth generation professional single & split beam fish finder for the world wide fishing community. The ES80 software is a 64-bit installation, optimised for Windows 10 controlling all functionality. Transmission and reception, interfaces with external peripherals and sensors, plus all user interfaces are included. The latest innovations in computer and signal processing technology are used to create this sophisticated, but also intuitive, echo sounder. It can operate with frequencies ranging from 10 to 500 kHz. With a suitable transducer, the ES80 can use frequency sweeps (“chirps”) across a range of frequencies.
For further information you may contact the Official Distributor and Support Center for Greece:
Aegean Electronics SA
4 Zosimadon Str, Piraeus 185 31, Greece
Tel: +30 210 4123000