Feature List Comparison
Features TZ Odyssey VNS v11

Supported PC Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bits or 64 bits)

Yes

Yes

Supported PC Operating Systems: Windows XP, Vista

No

Yes

Exclusive TIMEZERO Chart Engine (Real Time Navigation, Native 3D View & Seamless Chart Redraw w/o limited range presets)

Yes

No

Worldwide Planning Charts (Base Map)

Yes

Limited

Worldwide 3D Database (Base Map)

Yes

No

Includes a Complete set of US Charts (NOAA Raster and NOAA S57 ENC), 3D and High Resolution Satellite Photos (*)

Yes 
(in MM3D Format)

Raster only

Exclusive TIMEZERO PhotoFusion (Intelligent mix of Satellite Photos and Nautical Charts)

Yes

No

"C-MAP by Jeppesen" Vector Charts Compatibility

MM3D

MAX Pro

MM3D DataCore by Navionics

Yes

No

MM3D Raster Charts from Various Local Hydrographic Offices

Yes

No

Quick Sync (weekly NTM chart updates)

No

Yes

Native BSB Raster Charts Support

No

BSB
v.2 through v.5

Worldwide Tide Database

Yes

Yes

US Tidal Currents

Yes

Yes

Western European High Resolution Tidal Current (refer to catalog for availability)

Yes (Optional)

Yes (Optional)

European and Bahamas Accurate High Resolution Satellite Photos (refer to catalog for availability)

Yes (Optional)

No

Exclusive TIMEZERO User Interface ("Work Spaces" and "Ribbons") with Auto-Hide feature

Yes

No

Day, Dusk, and Night Modes

Yes

Yes

Customizable Toolbar, Ribbons and NavData

Yes

Yes

Multi-level Undo & Redo

Yes

Yes

Hand Panning Tool

Yes

Yes

Unlimited Vessel Track Recording and Track Line Coloring

Yes

Yes

Track Recall

Yes

No

Unlimited Marks, Waypoints & Routes, Boundaries, Circles, Lines and Annotations

Yes

Yes

Route Wizard (Depth)

No

Yes

ETA Calculator Integrating Tidal Current

Limited

Yes

Marks and Routes transfer to GPS

Limited (**)

Yes

Navigation Logbook

Yes

Yes

Planbook

Yes

Yes

Advanced Printing Feature (Charts, Tide Graph, PlanBook…)

No

Yes

Worldwide Place Name Search

Yes 
(requires an Internet Connection)

Yes

Online Google Panoramio (Photos can be saved locally for offline viewing)

Yes

No

Import your own Photos ("My Pictures") with Automatic Geolocation

Yes

No

ActiveCaptain (Interactive Cruising Guidebook - see www.ActiveCaptain.com)

Yes

No

GRIB Weather File compatibility

Yes

Yes

Nobeltec Weather Service (Rain, Cloud Coverage, Air Temperature, Wind, Waves, Oceanic Currents, Pressure)

Yes

Yes

Weather Forecast, Tides and Currents Animation

Yes

Limited

XM WX Weather or Sirius Marine Support

No

Yes

Alarms (Anchor Alarm, CPA/TCPA Alarm, Depth Alarm, and more…)

Yes

Yes

AIS and MARPA Target Display (with targets list)

Yes

Yes

Enhanced AIS Filtering

No

Yes

AIS Online (Global AIS feed through an internet connection)

Yes

No

Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and Man Over Board (MOB) device integration

Yes

Yes

Video Camera Support

No

Yes
(1 Camera)

Connection to Instruments: Serial Ports (NMEA0183) or Furuno NavNet Network by Ethernet (for Navigation Information)

Yes

Yes

NMEA2000 Support (Actisense and Nobeltec PC Gateway)

Yes

Yes

Fuel Flow and Fuel Tank Monitoring

Yes

Yes

Fuel Management (Fuel Range Ring, Route Warning, Distance to Empty, Time to Empty)

No

Yes

Autopilot Integration

Yes

Yes

GPS Satellite Strength / Trip Odometer

No

Yes

Customizable Vessel Sizing

Yes

Yes

Planning Station

N/A
(2 full licenses per purchase)

Up to
5 Planning Stations

Furuno Network Sounder Integration (DFF1, DFF3,…)

No

Yes (Optional)

Legacy Nobeltec InSight Sounder Integration

No

Yes

TZ InSight Radar Integration

No

Yes (Optional***)

Sailing Plus Pack

Yes

Yes

Bathy Recorder Plus Pack

No

Yes

Tender Tracker Plus Pack

No

Yes

  

Notes:

(*) Vector Chart coverage subject to available NOAA ENC. High Resolution Satellite Photos available as a free download

(**) Standard NMEA0183 $xxWPL and $xxRTE sentences are used for the transfer. Check your GPS specifications for compatibility

(***) Free option with InSight Radar purchased from Nobeltec