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REFURBISHED OUTRIGHT $9,950.00 In Stock
Valid as of 07/23/14 16:04:56 EST
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FEATURES / SPECS / PARTS

GNS-530W

Color IFR WAAS GPS Nav/Comm w/ GS



GNS 530W

Item Discontinued

PLEASE NOTE: This item has been superseded by GNS-530W


Please visit the Installation Section of our site to see GNS-530 installations recently
completed by Southeast Aerospace

Please complete our Install Quote Request Form (Install RFQ) for installation cost of this item in your aircraft


FEATURES


Click Here
to view a detailed comparison of the discontinued GNS-530W vs the GTN-750

  • Announced as discontinued from the manufacturer as of October 31, 2011, expected
    to no longer be available by mid 2012 
  • Complies with WAAS TSO C146a
  • Advisory Terrain Upgrade Available
  • Terrain database for terrain awareness is standard
  • WAAS GPS receiver allows for primary navigation and vertical guidance for LPV, L/VNAV, and LNAV+V approaches
  • IFR GPS, com, VOR, LOC and glideslope with color moving map in one unit
  • TSO'd VHF 10 watt Comm offers choice of 25 kHz or 8.33 kHz spacing
  • Jeppesen database (front-loading data card) contains all airports, VORs, NDBs, intersections, FSS, Approach, SIDs/STARs, and SUA information
  • 5" color display
  • Offers enhanced situational awareness with relation to cities, highways, railroads, rivers,
    lakes and coastlines
  • Use of color separates land data, terminal areas, route, and approach information for easy pilot scanning
  • Able to interface with WX-500 stormscope for storm information
  • Interfaces to Ryan 9900B / 9900BX TCAD and Goodrich Skywatch to display traffic information
  • Class B TAWS version and upgrade available


**Click Here to download the GNS-530 Quick Reference Guide

**Click Here to download the GNS-530 Pilots Guide


SPECIFICATIONS

Jeppesen Database

Coverage: Americas, International, or Worldwide

Airports: Identifier, city/state, country, facility name, lat/lon, elevation, fuel service, control, approach information

VORs: Identifier, city/state, country, facility name, lat/lon, frequency, co-located DME/TACAN, magnetic variation, weather broadcast indication

NDBs: Identifier, city/state, country, facility name, lat/lon, frequency, weather broadcast indication

Intersections: Identifier, country, lat/lon, nearest VOR

Frequencies: Approach, arrival, control area, departure, Class B, Class C, TMA, TRSA (with sector, altitude, and text usage), ASOS, ATIS, AWOS, center clearance delivery, tower, ground, unicom, pre-taxi, localizer, and ILS

Runways: Designation, length, width, surface, lighting, pilot-controlled lighting frequency

FSS: Identifier, reference VOR, frequency, usage

ARTCC: Identifier, frequency, usage

MSA: Minimum safe altitude along and in proximity to active flight plan

Approaches: Non-precision and precision approaches throughout the database coverage

SIDs/STARs: Contains all pilot/nav SIDs/STARs

Airspaces: Class B & C with sectors, International CTA & TMA with sectors, all SUAs, including MOAs, prohibited and restricted areas with controlling agency and airport

Safety Features

Emergency Search: 9 nearest airports, VORs, NDBs, intersections, or user waypoints; 2 nearest FSS and ARTCC frequencies

Alarms: Arrival and CDI, timers, SUAs less than 10 min, 2NM and inside SUA

User Customization

Waypoints: 1,000 User Defined

Flight Plans: 20 reversible routes of up to 31 waypoints each

Certification

GPS: TSO C129a, Class A1 (en route, terminal, and approach)

VOR: TSO C40c

LOC: TSO C36e

GS: TSO C34e

VHF COM: TSO C37d, Class 4 and 6 (transmit) and TSO C38d, Class C and E (receiver)

GPS Performance:

  • Position: 15 meters (49 feet) RMS*, 1-5 meters with differential corrections
  • Velocity: 0.1 knot RMS steady state
  • Velocity: 999 knots
  • Acceleration: 6g's

Receiver: twelve parallel channel receiver simultaneously tracks and uses up to 12 satellites

Acquisition Time: 12 seconds (warm), 45 seconds (cold)

Update Rate: Once per second, continuous

Accuracy:


Dynamics:


Nav Features:
Pilot-defined Course Selection and Waypoint Hold, Closest Point of Approach, Departure and Arrival Frequencies, Approach Navigation using published approach procedures stored on NavData card, Terminal Navigation using SIDs/STARs from NavData card

Planning Features: True Airspeed, Density Altitude, Winds Aloft, RAIM Availability, Sunrise/Sunset Times, Trip and Fuel Planning, Vertical Navigation (VNAV)

Interfaces: ARINC 429, Aviation RS-232, CDI/HSI, RMI (digital: clock/data); Superflag Out, Altitude (serial: Icarus, Shadin-Rosetta, encoded Gillham/Greycode), Fuel Sensor, Fuel/Air Data

Map Datums: 124 and 1 user-defined

VOR Performance

Frequency Range: 108.00 MHz to 117.95 MHz

VOR/LOC Composite: 0.50Vrms/0.35Vrms

CDI Output: plus or minus 150mV Full Scale

Centering Accuracy: plus or minus 2.0 degrees

Flag Sensitivity: -103.5 dBm

DME Channeling: 2x5 available, Slip Code, BCD, King Serial

Audio Sensitivity -103.5 dBm for 6 dB S/N with 1 kHz 30% mod.

Audio Output: 100 mW (minimum) into 500 ohm load; External amplifier required

GS Performance

Frequency Range: 329.15 MHz to 335.00 MHz

CDI Output: plus or minus 150mV Full Scale

Centering Accuracy: 0 ddm plus or minus .0091 ddm

LOC Performance

Frequency Range: 108.10 MHz to 111.95 MHz

CDI Output: plus or minus 150mV Full Scale

Accuracy:

Flag Sensitivity: -103.5 dBm

Audio Sensitivity: -103.5 dBm for 6 dB S/N with 1 kHz 30% mod.

Audio Output: 100 mW (minimum) into 500 ohm load; External speaker amplifier required

VHF COM Performance

Frequency Display: Upper-left corner of active matrix LCD, 2-lines with active frequency above standby

Channels: 760 (25 kHz spacing); configuration for 3040 channels (8.33 kHz spacing) also provided

Frequency Range: 118.000 MHz to 136.975 MHz

Transmit Power: 10 watts (minimum)

Modulation: 70% (minimum)

Receive Sensitivity: 2.0 microvolts (hard) for 6 dB S/N with 1 kHz 30% mod.

Squelch Sensitivity: 2.0 microvolts (hard) typical

Audio Output: 100 mW (minimum) into a 500 ohm load; External speaker amplifier required

Certifications

GPS: TSO C129a A1

VOR: TSO C40c

LOC: TSO C36e

GS: TSO C34e

VHF COM: TSO C37d, Class 4 and 6 (transmit) and TSO C38d, Class C and E (receive)

Physical Specifications

Unit Size: Width = 6.25"; Height = 4.30"; Depth = 11.00" behind panel, with connectors

Unit Weight: 7.0 pounds installed

Display: Color LCD

Power: 14/28 VDC

Data Storage: Separate internal battery protects stored data for up to five years

Environmental

Temperature: -20°C to +55°C (operating range); -20°C to +70°C (short-term operation)

Humidity: 95% non-condensing

Altitude Range: -1,500 ft to 50,000 ft

 

  
AVAILABLE GNS-530W
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Part #: 011-01064-00 WAAS GPS/NAV/COMM
Condition Price Delivery Action
REFURBISHED OUTRIGHT $9,950.00 In Stock


Part #: 011-01064-40 GPS/Nav/Comm w/ WAAS (14/28V)
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PRODUCT FAQ
Click on a question below to see the answer.
If you have a question about this model that is not answered below,
please contact sales@seaerospace.com

Why aren't certain Garmin Avionics products available without installation?
As a dealer for an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), it is required to commit to a dealership agreement. Garmin's dealer agreement states that certain TSO'd products must be installed by the dealer for the factory warranty to be valid. There are generally 2 reasons for this policy. First, the OEM wants to minimize their liability risk by assuring their equipment is installed by factory trained and knowledgeable technicians. Second, Garmin wishes to maintain their products integrity by making sure the product is installed and operating properly so the customer is satisfied with the performance. Avionics installations and interfacing can sometimes be very complex. It is very important that pilots, aircraft owners and operators ensure installations are performed by skilled, experienced technical personnel to provide the safest flying environment and experience.



  
What is the difference between the classic Garmin GNS-400/500 GPS/Nav/Comms and the GNS-400W/500W units?
The 400/500W units with WAAS capability offer many new features and enhancements over the classic models. Some enhancements include WAAS enable GPS antenna, receiver, and software. The 400W/500W series units comply with WAAS TSO C146a and include hardware upgrades with a faster micro-processor. A terrain database for terrain awareness is included a standard feature. Most importantly, the WAAS GPS receiver allows pilots to use the GNS-400W/500W units for primary navigation and vertical guidance for LPV, L/VNAV, and LNAV+V approaches.

For a complete summary of the feature changes and enhancements, click Here.



  
Where can WAAS approach-capable GPS navigators be operated?
In short, WAAS approach-capable GPS units provide lateral and vertical guidance to many airports that have never had a precision approach. As of Feb. 2007, there are 640 GPS-based LPV approaches with minimums as low as 200 feet and 1/2 mile visibility. There are also over 1000 LNAV/VNAV approaches that provide vertical guidance with WAAS capable GPS units. There are also 1000s of other approaches with advisory vertical guidance. More and more approaches are being added each month.



  
What are the issues for interfacing the WX-500 Stormscope with Garmin WAAS GPS receivers?
Under certain conditions, the Garmin 400W/500W series units will not provide serial heading information to the L3 WX-500 Stormscope. Even if the WX-500 unit is wired for synchro heading, there may be issues with the WX-500, GDL-69 datalink, and crossfill between two Garmin units. Also, some issues have been encountered with the COM flip/flop key not switching between the active and standby frequencies. As of 8/20/07, Garmin plans to resolve these issue with the next software release. The software upgrade should be able to be completed at your local Garmin authorized facility.



  
Will the new Garmin 400W/500W series WAAS units work with my EFIS?
At this time, the Garmin 400W/500W series WAAS units are approved for interface to the following EFIS systems:

Honeywell EFIS 40/50 with the SG 465 symbol generator with the following limitation: No vertical guidance is provided for GPS approaches.

Sandel SN3308 with the following limitation: GPS lateral and vertical guidance is provided using the analog interface.

Sandel SN3500 with the following limitation: Vertical guidance is provided for GPS approaches.

This is specified in the latest Garmin 400W series installation manual P/N 190-00356-02 Rev. C, dated April 2007.



  
How do I update the database in my Garmin GPS?
For handheld GPS receivers, database updates can be ordered and downloaded directly through Garmin's Internet site. Click Here to access this section of Garmin's website.

For panel mount GPS receivers, all database cards and computer downloads (if applicable) must be ordered through Jeppesen. Contact Jeppesen at www.jeppesen.com for more information.



  
How do Garmin GNS-400/500 series part numbers change when upgraded to WAAS?
What is the main difference between the versions of Mid-Continent MD41 annunciators available?
A normal Annunciator Control Unit (ACU) includes a control and relay assembly. The control portion includes lighted annunciations (words) as well as a switch assembly to activate a relay. The relay assembly provides the electrical transfer of information between a conventional nav (VOR/ILS/GS) and GPS to one Course Deviation Indicator (CDI).

The ACU units can be complete with control and relay built into one assembly or they can be separated depending on the part number. Some GPS systems and CDIs include internal relays. Therefore, only a control with switch is required. In this case, you would only purchase the Control Head. Some installations use different custom sizes and styles of annunciator switches. Therefore, in this case, only a remote relay is purchased without a control assembly.


In addition to variations in switches, relays, and sizes, ACUs are engineered to be compatible with specific GPS systems by different manufacturers. Variations in power input and bezel orientation are available as well.



  
Do the Garmin GNS400/500 series navigators meet BRNAV requirements?
Yes, the Garmin GNS400/500 systems meet RNP5 airspace (BRNAV) requirements of AC 90-96 and in accordance with AC 20-138, and JAA AMJ 20X2 Leaflet 2 Revision 1, provided it is receiving usable navigation information from the GPS receiver.



  
What is the function and reason for annunciators required in an IFR GPS installation?
For IFR GPS approach certification, GPS status annunciations are required to be in the pilot's field of view. These annunciations (or lights) indicate active switches such as the NAV/GPS and OBS (if applicable) modes. Other annunciations or alerts might include the following:

TERM - light that will signal pilot when operating within 30 miles of departure or arrival airport (i.e. Terminal area)
APR - light that signals pilot when the GPS is engaged in Approach mode
MSG - light that signals pilot that the GPS has generated a Message alert that should be viewed on the GPS
WPT - light that signals pilot that the GPS has generated a Waypoint alert that should be viewed on the GPS
INTG - light that will signal pilot when the GPS receiver detects a position error or is unable to calculate the Integrity of the position

Some annunciator units and annunciator control units or ACUs have a variety a these switches and annunciators depending on the GPS system to be interfaced with or the aircraft installation. However, there are certain annunciations such as MSG and WPT that are standard for all annunciators required.





  
Does the GNS430/530 need to be configured before use?
The Garmin GNS400/500 series units require setup and configuration before proper function and use. The system does not utilize a configuration module to allow easy removal and replacement of units while retaining the programmed configuration information. Therefore, if you are exchanging units in an aircraft, then you must have record of the configuration parameters to reprogram into the replacement unit.



  
What items are needed to install the GNS-430/430W/530/530W systems into my aircraft?
To utilize all of the functions of the GNS-430/430W/530/530W unit, the following items are required:
  • GPS antenna (usually included when system is purchased)
  • External CDI* for VOR/ILS navigation and glideslope information; required for IFR certification as well
  • Nav antenna* for VHF Nav functions
  • COMM antenna* for COMM functions
*These marked items are not included with the standard GNS system. Existing aircraft units may be interfaced however the GNS installation manual should be referenced for complete compatibility information.

As with all avionics installations, other general materials are required for installation but not supplied with the standard system. These materials could include but are not limited to wire, mounting screws, circuit breakers, tie wraps, ring terminals, coaxial cable, hand crimping tools, and crimp positioner/insertion/extraction tools.



  
What type of traffic systems will interface with and display on the Garmin GNS430/530 series systems?
The GNS-430/530 series units can accept information from any traffic advisory system with ARINC 429 transmit formats.



  
What is the difference between Terrain Advisory and TAWS?
There is some confusion in the avionics industry relating to the various terms used for terrain awareness, terrain advisory, and terrain alerting systems. Not all terrain systems are certified to Class A or B TAWS standards specified in FAA TSO C147b. If a terrain system is certified and approved to FAA TAWS standards, then the manufacturer will specifically use the term "TAWS" and/or "Class A/B TAWS". In most if not all cases, the term "terrain advisory" should not be understood to indicate "TAWS" or imply the product meets TSO C147b.



  
I need an affordable IFR GPS system, which one should I purchase?
See this PDF document for a detailed listing of currently available IFR GPS systems and a brief comparison.



  
What is the meaning of the N in some Garmin part numbers?
Newly Overhauled parts obtained from Garmin are designated with an N in their part number. This usually follows the 010- in the part number. As with most Garmin 010 part numbers, the N part numbers are for ordering purposes only and do not actually appear on the dataplate of the unit.



  
Does the GTN 750 replace the discontinued GNS-530W? What is the difference between the two?
The GTN 750 is a replacement for the GNS-530W. You can compare the two units here



  
Can the standard GNS-430/530 and GNS-430W/530W units be upgraded to A versions?
No, Garmin does not offer an upgrade to incorporate the 16 watt comm. (i.e. "A" version) into the GNS-430/530 and GNS-430W/530W units.



  
GNS-530W Product FAQ

Click on a question below to see the answer.
If you have a question about this model that is not answered below, please contact sales@seaerospace.com

Why aren't certain Garmin Avionics products available without installation?
As a dealer for an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), it is required to commit to a dealership agreement. Garmin's dealer agreement states that certain TSO'd products must be installed by the dealer for the factory warranty to be valid. There are generally 2 reasons for this policy. First, the OEM wants to minimize their liability risk by assuring their equipment is installed by factory trained and knowledgeable technicians. Second, Garmin wishes to maintain their products integrity by making sure the product is installed and operating properly so the customer is satisfied with the performance. Avionics installations and interfacing can sometimes be very complex. It is very important that pilots, aircraft owners and operators ensure installations are performed by skilled, experienced technical personnel to provide the safest flying environment and experience.



  
What is the difference between the classic Garmin GNS-400/500 GPS/Nav/Comms and the GNS-400W/500W units?
The 400/500W units with WAAS capability offer many new features and enhancements over the classic models. Some enhancements include WAAS enable GPS antenna, receiver, and software. The 400W/500W series units comply with WAAS TSO C146a and include hardware upgrades with a faster micro-processor. A terrain database for terrain awareness is included a standard feature. Most importantly, the WAAS GPS receiver allows pilots to use the GNS-400W/500W units for primary navigation and vertical guidance for LPV, L/VNAV, and LNAV+V approaches.

For a complete summary of the feature changes and enhancements, click Here.



  
Where can WAAS approach-capable GPS navigators be operated?
In short, WAAS approach-capable GPS units provide lateral and vertical guidance to many airports that have never had a precision approach. As of Feb. 2007, there are 640 GPS-based LPV approaches with minimums as low as 200 feet and 1/2 mile visibility. There are also over 1000 LNAV/VNAV approaches that provide vertical guidance with WAAS capable GPS units. There are also 1000s of other approaches with advisory vertical guidance. More and more approaches are being added each month.



  
What are the issues for interfacing the WX-500 Stormscope with Garmin WAAS GPS receivers?
Under certain conditions, the Garmin 400W/500W series units will not provide serial heading information to the L3 WX-500 Stormscope. Even if the WX-500 unit is wired for synchro heading, there may be issues with the WX-500, GDL-69 datalink, and crossfill between two Garmin units. Also, some issues have been encountered with the COM flip/flop key not switching between the active and standby frequencies. As of 8/20/07, Garmin plans to resolve these issue with the next software release. The software upgrade should be able to be completed at your local Garmin authorized facility.



  
Will the new Garmin 400W/500W series WAAS units work with my EFIS?
At this time, the Garmin 400W/500W series WAAS units are approved for interface to the following EFIS systems:

Honeywell EFIS 40/50 with the SG 465 symbol generator with the following limitation: No vertical guidance is provided for GPS approaches.

Sandel SN3308 with the following limitation: GPS lateral and vertical guidance is provided using the analog interface.

Sandel SN3500 with the following limitation: Vertical guidance is provided for GPS approaches.

This is specified in the latest Garmin 400W series installation manual P/N 190-00356-02 Rev. C, dated April 2007.



  
How do I update the database in my Garmin GPS?
For handheld GPS receivers, database updates can be ordered and downloaded directly through Garmin's Internet site. Click Here to access this section of Garmin's website.

For panel mount GPS receivers, all database cards and computer downloads (if applicable) must be ordered through Jeppesen. Contact Jeppesen at www.jeppesen.com for more information.



  
How do Garmin GNS-400/500 series part numbers change when upgraded to WAAS?
What is the main difference between the versions of Mid-Continent MD41 annunciators available?
A normal Annunciator Control Unit (ACU) includes a control and relay assembly. The control portion includes lighted annunciations (words) as well as a switch assembly to activate a relay. The relay assembly provides the electrical transfer of information between a conventional nav (VOR/ILS/GS) and GPS to one Course Deviation Indicator (CDI).

The ACU units can be complete with control and relay built into one assembly or they can be separated depending on the part number. Some GPS systems and CDIs include internal relays. Therefore, only a control with switch is required. In this case, you would only purchase the Control Head. Some installations use different custom sizes and styles of annunciator switches. Therefore, in this case, only a remote relay is purchased without a control assembly.


In addition to variations in switches, relays, and sizes, ACUs are engineered to be compatible with specific GPS systems by different manufacturers. Variations in power input and bezel orientation are available as well.



  
Do the Garmin GNS400/500 series navigators meet BRNAV requirements?
Yes, the Garmin GNS400/500 systems meet RNP5 airspace (BRNAV) requirements of AC 90-96 and in accordance with AC 20-138, and JAA AMJ 20X2 Leaflet 2 Revision 1, provided it is receiving usable navigation information from the GPS receiver.



  
What is the function and reason for annunciators required in an IFR GPS installation?
For IFR GPS approach certification, GPS status annunciations are required to be in the pilot's field of view. These annunciations (or lights) indicate active switches such as the NAV/GPS and OBS (if applicable) modes. Other annunciations or alerts might include the following:

TERM - light that will signal pilot when operating within 30 miles of departure or arrival airport (i.e. Terminal area)
APR - light that signals pilot when the GPS is engaged in Approach mode
MSG - light that signals pilot that the GPS has generated a Message alert that should be viewed on the GPS
WPT - light that signals pilot that the GPS has generated a Waypoint alert that should be viewed on the GPS
INTG - light that will signal pilot when the GPS receiver detects a position error or is unable to calculate the Integrity of the position

Some annunciator units and annunciator control units or ACUs have a variety a these switches and annunciators depending on the GPS system to be interfaced with or the aircraft installation. However, there are certain annunciations such as MSG and WPT that are standard for all annunciators required.





  
Does the GNS430/530 need to be configured before use?
The Garmin GNS400/500 series units require setup and configuration before proper function and use. The system does not utilize a configuration module to allow easy removal and replacement of units while retaining the programmed configuration information. Therefore, if you are exchanging units in an aircraft, then you must have record of the configuration parameters to reprogram into the replacement unit.



  
What items are needed to install the GNS-430/430W/530/530W systems into my aircraft?
To utilize all of the functions of the GNS-430/430W/530/530W unit, the following items are required:
  • GPS antenna (usually included when system is purchased)
  • External CDI* for VOR/ILS navigation and glideslope information; required for IFR certification as well
  • Nav antenna* for VHF Nav functions
  • COMM antenna* for COMM functions
*These marked items are not included with the standard GNS system. Existing aircraft units may be interfaced however the GNS installation manual should be referenced for complete compatibility information.

As with all avionics installations, other general materials are required for installation but not supplied with the standard system. These materials could include but are not limited to wire, mounting screws, circuit breakers, tie wraps, ring terminals, coaxial cable, hand crimping tools, and crimp positioner/insertion/extraction tools.



  
What type of traffic systems will interface with and display on the Garmin GNS430/530 series systems?
The GNS-430/530 series units can accept information from any traffic advisory system with ARINC 429 transmit formats.



  
What is the difference between Terrain Advisory and TAWS?
There is some confusion in the avionics industry relating to the various terms used for terrain awareness, terrain advisory, and terrain alerting systems. Not all terrain systems are certified to Class A or B TAWS standards specified in FAA TSO C147b. If a terrain system is certified and approved to FAA TAWS standards, then the manufacturer will specifically use the term "TAWS" and/or "Class A/B TAWS". In most if not all cases, the term "terrain advisory" should not be understood to indicate "TAWS" or imply the product meets TSO C147b.



  
I need an affordable IFR GPS system, which one should I purchase?
See this PDF document for a detailed listing of currently available IFR GPS systems and a brief comparison.



  
What is the meaning of the N in some Garmin part numbers?
Newly Overhauled parts obtained from Garmin are designated with an N in their part number. This usually follows the 010- in the part number. As with most Garmin 010 part numbers, the N part numbers are for ordering purposes only and do not actually appear on the dataplate of the unit.



  
Does the GTN 750 replace the discontinued GNS-530W? What is the difference between the two?
The GTN 750 is a replacement for the GNS-530W. You can compare the two units here



  
Can the standard GNS-430/530 and GNS-430W/530W units be upgraded to A versions?
No, Garmin does not offer an upgrade to incorporate the 16 watt comm. (i.e. "A" version) into the GNS-430/530 and GNS-430W/530W units.



  



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