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Argus 5000


FEATURES
  • Fully TSO'd
  • Bright CRT display.
  • User Replaceable Database.
  • See Comparison Chart Below for more information

ARGUS Specification Comparison

Model ARGUS 3000 ARGUS 5000 ARGUS 7000 ARGUS 5000/CE ARGUS 7000/CE
Display Monochrome Green Monochrome Green Monochrome Green Color : Red, Green, Yellow Color : Red, Green, Yellow
Input Method Four Buttons Four Buttons Four Buttons Data Entry Knob and Four Buttons Data Entry Knob and Four Buttons
Database Factory/Shop
Replaceable
User Replaceable
(side panel)
User Replaceable
(front panel)
User Updateable User Updateable
Database Contents Landing Facilities, NAVAIDS Landing Facilities, NAVAIDS, Intersections Landing Facilities, NAVAIDS, Intersections Landing Facilities, NAVAIDS, Intersections, Airways Landing Facilities, NAVAIDS, Intersections, Airways

Optional Features

International International, Seaplane Bases, Heliports, Intersections, 
NE Corridor Waypoints
International, Seaplane Bases, Heliports, Intersections,
NE Corridor Waypoints
International International
Navigation Data Source Loran C, GPS Loran C, GPS, NMS Loran C, GPS, NMS Loran C, GPS, NMS Loran C, GPS, NMS
"Flight Recorder" No No No Yes Yes
Flight Planning Optional Optional Optional Standard Standard
Demo Mode Optional (with FlightPlanPlus) Optional (with FlightPlanPlus) Optional (with FlightPlanPlus) Standard Standard
ARINC Interface Options No Yes - INS, FMS Yes - INS, FMS Yes - INS, FMS Yes - INS, FMS
TSO'd International Only Yes - C113 Yes - C113 Yes - C113 Yes - C113
IFR Approvable No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Moving Map Display Orientation Track Heading or Track Heading or Track Heading or Track Heading or Track
Minimum Display Range: Airborne 2 NM 1 NM IFR 

2 NM VFR

1 NM IFR 

2 NM VFR

1 NM 1 NM
Minimum Display Range: Ground .1 NM with FlightPlanPlus Software .1 NM with FlightPlanPlus Software .1 NM with FlightPlanPlus Software .1 NM Standard .1 NM Standard
ADF Display Capability No Yes Yes Yes Yes
RMI Display Capability No Yes - Adapter Required Yes - Adapter Required Yes - Adapter 
Required
Yes - Adapter 
Required
Optional WX Display Capability Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Internal Barometric Pressure Sensor No No No Standard Standard
Voltage 11-33 V DC 11-33 V DC 11-33 V DC 11-33 V DC 11-33 V DC
Power Nominal 15 Watts Nominal 15 Watts Nominal 15 Watts Nominal 15 Watts Nominal 15 Watts
Dimensions 3.2"x 3.2" (3ATI) 
x 10.25"
3.2" x 3.2" (3ATI) x 10.25"  3.2" x 4.8" 
x 10.75"
3.2" x 3.2" (3ATI) x 10.25" 3.2" x 4.8" x 10.75"
Weight 3.5 lbs. (1.6 kg) 3.5 lbs. (1.6 kg) 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg) 3.3 lbs. (1.5 kg) 3.9 lbs. (1.8 kg)

 Universal Argus Information

Subscription updates available for all units except Argus 3000.
Update can be completed through Internet, Floppy Disk, or PCMCIA Cards.
 
Environmental Conditions

- DO-160B CAT.F1CAPASXXXXXXZBAAAAA

DEParture Mode (DEP)

- Course-up map orientation.
- Aircraft is positioned in the center of the screen for 360 situation display.
- Maximum 40 NM map range.
- Plan Mode at the end of DEParture Mode allows view of the flight plan.

ENRoute Mode (ENR)

- Course-up map orientation.
- Aircraft is positioned 20% above the lower window for more "forward looking view."
- Maximum 240 NM map range.

ARRival Mode (ARR)

- North-up map orientation.
- Aircraft moves along the flight plan.
- Waypoint symbol is positioned in the center of the screen.
- Maximum 40 NM map range.

EMERgency Mode (EMER)

- Displays nearest suitable landing facilities.
- Automatically displays important approach information.
- Can be used in coordination with a remote switch to facilitate access in emergency situations (ARGUS 3000 only.)

SELect and INFO Modes (SEL) and (INFO)

- Allows you to select and obtain information on any Airport or Navaid on the screen.
- Displays a "bow" adjacent to the selected facility showing bearing to, radial from, and distance to.
- Displays runway and approach information.

Amend Mode

- Allows pilot to select or deselect unit and database features.
- Used for graphics screen decluttering.
- Allows pilot to select either Estimated Time Enroute (ENR), or Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA). (ETA not a feature on the ARGUS 3000.)