ECDIS NX Compact

ECDIS NX Compact
Intuitive, future-proof and very cost-effective ECDIS


An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) displays the information from Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) and integrates multiple sensor information into a common display for maximum level of awareness.

The ECDIS NX Compact is a pre-configured system of a 24" multi-touch panel-pc and the ECDIS NX application. It offers „plug and play“ installation and supports customers with unsurpassed user-friendlyness and easy handling at a competitive price. Optimized for retrofits, the ECDIS NX Compact is equipped with interfaces for Ethernet and IEC 61161-1 (NMEA).


Key Benefits

Simplified installation

Reliability right from the beginning, and reduced cost and efforts.

  • “Plug & play”: total installation time is about one hour
  • Software installation and update is done via USB, supported through Wizard
  • Four standard configurations prepared and selectable during installation
  • Hardware installation and cabling follows standard procedures

Easy familiarization

Intuitive to operate thanks to a modern, clear structured UI.

  • Multi-touch and intuitve interaction patterns like point-to-chart, drag and drop or retractable panels
  • Quick access bar and wizard guided workflows for standard use cases
  • Embedded online user manual and free online type-specific ECDIS training

Secure & futureproof

Ready for future: modular features and compliance with standards.

  • Future-proof hardware and operating system
  • Ongoing IMO compliance (e.g. new Display Test Standard 62288 Ed.3, new ECDIS Test Standard IEC 61174 Ed. 5, etc.)
  • Support of S-100 chart formates aleady planned for ECDIS NX
  • Growing scope of modular features, easy to update
  • Global service network in case you need help

The most intuitive navigation – available as a compact off-the-shelf package

Main Features

Better situational awareness, less workload, ongoing compliance.

  • Smart tools for voyage management, such as Wizard based route planning
  • ETA calculation and speed of advance (SOA) for individual waypoints in UTC or local time
  • Graphical editing of routes, supported through intuitive interaction patterns (e.g. drag’n drop)
  • Editable look ahead zones for anticollision, route monitoring and anti-grounding
  • Filtering tools to reduce unnecessary alarms
  • Support of Admiralty Information Overlay (AIO)

Route Planning with ECDIS NX

Situational awareness with RVO

Plus Features

  • Radar video overlay
  • Emission control areas (geo object events)
  • Additional charts: ARCS, BSB, DNC

Type approval & standards

  • Type approved acc. to IEC 61174 Ed. 4.0 and IHO Presentation Library S-52 Annex A Edition 4.0 incl. DNV GL certificates
  • Compliant for paperless navigation
  • Type approved as Track Control System acc. to IEC 62065 Ed. 2 with Anschütz NP5400 / NP5500 autopilots
  • Central chart and route management

Technical Data

Modern, future proof hardware

  • 24" Panel PC with multi-touch (incl. zoom)
  • i7 Quad Core processor, 240 GB SSD, 8 GB RAM
  • Dual power 24 VDC/ 115 & 230 VAC
  • Display resolution 1920x1080
  • 8 x IEC 61162-1 serial phoenix connectors (NMEA)
  • Identical cut out and table mount bracket as ECDIS24
  • Ergonomic laser dektop trackball with scroll wheel, IP 68
  • Mechanical connection kit for EMV-compliant cable strutting
  • USB thumb drive with software installation wizard IEC 61174 Ed. 4 type approved
  • ECDIS NX software (Synapsis Ed. 5.xx)
  • State of the art Windows 10 IoT Enterprise operating system

ECDIS NX Compact system configuration

Standard system configuration,
single ECDIS
Standard system configuration, dual ECDIS
(type-approved as track control system with Anschütz NP5000)
Standard system configuration,
retrofit of a single ECDIS24
Standard system configuration, retrofit of a dual ECDIS24
(type-approved as track control system with Anschütz NP5000)

ECDIS NX Software

The ECDIS NX Software stands out with a modern, state-of-the-art human-machine-interface (HMI) and intuitive workflows. ECDIS NX was designed from scratch under continuous user participation, making ECDIS NX the world’s first user-defined ECDIS. Learn more about the our ECDIS NX software

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