GO7 XSR and GO12 XSE Software Upgrade

We are pleased to announce the release of new software for the Simrad GO series of multifunction displays.

The new software is available from the Simrad-yachting website and via direct download to the GO unit when connected to the internet.

This 18.3 release for the GO series has a subset of the 18.3 features that will be released for NSS evo2, NSS evo3, NSO evo2 and NSO evo3.


New Features

Active imaging support

This release provides support for the new Active Imaging and active imaging 3 in 1 transducers.


The following Active Imaging transducers can be connected to the system:

•              Active Imaging 3-in-1 transducer - provides CHIRP, SideScan and DownScan sonar.

•              Active Imaging 2-in-1 transducer - provides SideScan and DownScan sonar.


User interface improvements

New DownScan, SideScan, and 3D Sonar icons on home page

The SideScan, DownScan, and 3D Sonar icons replace the StructureScan icon on the home 


Application menu changes

To simplify the user experience, echo sounder applications and the chart application menus have changed. Submenu options are moved to the new "More options" submenu and the "View" main menu option removed.


Tool panel change

The tool panel option "Files" is renamed to "Storage".


Upload sonar logs to C-MAP Genesis

It is now easier to upload Sonar Logs to C-MAP Genesis.  Log in to your C-MAP Account from the Services menu.


There are new easy access buttons under the “Storage” tool (Files). To control the upload and transfer of sonar logs.


View the technical bulletin here. 

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Version 18.3
Release Date November 2018
File Size 142MB
File Format upd