Digital Instrumentation

  • Compact Color multi-function digital gauge with touch screen interface

  • User defined gauges and 10 color graphics display options

  • USB/Serial interface to remote sensor unit up to 300 feet

  • 16 function digital gauge display when used with vGauge-Remote unit

  • Pedestal mount to dash or windshield for easy installation

  • Customizable sensor calibration tables match any sender

  • Color and audio warning indicators prevent engine damage

  • Large 480 X 272 graphic sunlight readable 4.3" LCD display

vGauge-G18S  is a multi-function digital instrument panel that replaces mechanical instruments and gauges  in automotive/RV and boat electronics applications. Now get digital instrumentation display of a variety of performance parameters such as TACHOMETER, RPM, OIL PRESSURE, ENGINE TEMPERATURE, TRANSMISSION PRESSURE, BOOST PRESSURE, O2, FUEL PRESSURE, FUEL LEVEL, VOLTMETER, MAIN and AUXILIARY BATTERY,  and much more all in a compact sealed design.

 vGauge-G18S will replace existing instruments and gauges on most vehicles without having to rewire or replace sensors. Simply attach to compatible  vGauge-Remote and get real-time display of up to 16 instruments on one panel.

vGauge-G18S is based on a advanced large format  graphic LCD display (4.3" diagonal) which can create a variety of instrumentation display formats.  Ten graphic display modes are available to create a truly virtual dashboard on each of eight possible screens. The LCD display is easily readable in bright sunlight and the white LED backlight makes low light viewing standout.

vGauge-G18S  is ideal for custom engine applications where display of tachometer, engine temperature, oil pressure, fuel tanks, and voltage for each engine is accomplished on one screen. Additional screens can show transmission fluid temperature and pressures, turbo boost pressures, fuel pump pressures, and much more - all in a single compact unit.

vGauge-G18S  uses a sealed screen and microprocessor control to allow you to create up to 16 custom gauge positions selectable with a single button. Twelve sensor readings can be visible at all times while the  remaining values are recalled with a single scroll button. You can custom design it to match your vehicle instrumentation system.

vGauge-G18S can receive gauge readings via built-in serial or USB ports to a vGauge-Remote sensor unit for real-time display. NMEA 0183 integrated instrumentation sentences ($IIXDR) ensure compatibility with on-board equipment. Gauge readings can be transmitted and displayed on other NMEA 0183 devices. vGauge can also decode and display NMEA 0183 sentences such as depth and GPS information. Bluetooth wireless connectivity allows a laptop or PDA to receive data up to 100 feet away. Optional software for personal computer or PDA (PocketPC 2003) is available for display and real-time data capture. The Bluetooth wireless capabilities allows one unit to be installed in the engine room or helm while a second unit can mounted at an alternate location without running additional wires.

vGauge-G18S can be programmed to match you existing sensors/senders. Simply attach to a computer or PDA via serial cable or wireless ports - and download a text file to recalibrate. All display values are user programmable by typing values in any text editor and downloading to the device. Unit can be upgraded in the field without removing from the dash. No matter what your current sender/sensors are currently installed - vGauge can adapt.

vGauge-G18S utilizes a strong ABS plastic case to minimize corrosion. It can be mounted on any exposed dashboard and take the punishment. Extensive testing in harsh environments has proven durability and function.

vGauge-G18S is available with either USB or RS232 interfaces. USB is ideal for easy connection to PC/Laptop for custom programming and provides a reliable link to all vGauge-Remote sensor units at a distance up to 16 feet. For longer distances, a RS232 serial option is available for up to 150 feet using standard CAT5 network cable..

vGauge-G18S is available with a easy to read Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) for easy viewing in direct sunlight. The 1200 character graphic display shows the gauge name and current value for 16 instruments at a time.  A built-in microprocessor constantly monitors 10 sensors and transmits data out two built-in ports.  Gauge readings can organized into groups and a  water-proof membrane switch will cycle through them.

vGauge-G18S is compact in size, big on function. Use vGauge-G18S on your dash to replace old analog instruments which take up valuable space. One vGauge  will replace 16 mechanical instruments in  the space of one. Now you will have room for that new GPS unit. Combine vGauge with our popular SeaSwitch and transform your entire dash into a solid-state sealed digital instrument panel occupying a fraction of the space of your old dash.

vGauge-G18S is ideal for any automotive or RV application where space is at a minimum and exposed to the elements. Transform your dash into the digital age.

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