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GPSMAP 943 Includes BlueCharts G3/LakeVu G3 & No Sonor

$1,819.99

General

GET A SHARPER VIEW FROM YOUR CONNECTED HELM

With 50% more display pixels and nearly double the processing power of previous-generation 9” GPSMAP devices, this crisp touchscreen chartplotter with high-resolution IPS display integrates seamlessly into your Garmin marine system.

Easily integrate with more engines.

Connect to compatible third-party devices with OneHelm™ digital switching.

Easily build your marine system using the best of network connectivity.

Navigate any waters with preloaded mapping and coastal charts.

Take the guesswork out of sailing with clear laylines and more — right on the screen.

Manage your marine experience from nearly anywhere1.

Sail and navigate with ease.

FASTER, SHARPER, SMARTER

With its added processing power and new slimline design featuring edge-to-edge glass and a smaller unit footprint, it’s easy to retrofit this 9” plotter in a wider range of dash configurations.

IMPROVED DISPLAY OPTICS

New higher-resolution 9” displays offer improved sunlight readability and visibility from any angle, with 50% more pixels than previous-generation 9” GPSMAP devices.

PRELOADED MAPPING

Experience unparalleled coverage and detail with preloaded BlueChart® g3 coastal charts and LakeVü g3 inland maps featuring integrated Garmin and Navionics® content and Auto Guidance2 technology.

OPTIONAL BLUECHART G3 VISION® CHARTS

Upgrade to our reliable premium charts3, which add even more unparalleled features, such as high-resolution relief shading, to help you on each trip.

GARMIN SAILASSIST SAILING FEATURES

View laylines, race start line guidance, enhanced wind rose, heading and course-over-ground lines, true wind data fields and tide/current/time slider, wind angle, set and drift, wind speed and more4.

Connect to everything on your boat.

GARMIN MARINE NETWORK

If you have multiple compatible Garmin devices on your boat, you can share information — such as maps, user data, radar and IP camera video — among them.

NMEA 2000® AND NMEA 0183 NETWORKS

Connect to compatible autopilots, digital switching, weather, Fusion-Link audio system, media, VHF, AIS and more from one screen.

ACTIVECAPTAIN® APP

Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity pairs with the free all-in-one mobile app for access to the OneChart feature, smart notifications2, software updates, Garmin Helm digital switching, Garmin Quickdraw Community data and more5.

INTEGRATED ANT® TECHNOLOGY

Connect with some of your favorite devices, such as quatix® marine watches, gWind Wireless 2 transducers, GNX Wind marine instruments and wireless remote controls.

ENGINE CONNECTIVITY

Connect this chartplotter to different kinds of engines — including select Mercury and Yamaha® models — to see RPMs, fuel flow, temperature, trim and other important information at a glance. You may need additional hardware, so be sure to check with your engine manufacturer.

ONEHELM FEATURE

This exclusive feature brings together all the operations and capabilities of select third-party devices, such as EmpirBus digital switching, on one screen.

See the world below.

PANOPTIX SONAR SUPPORT

Pair with Panoptix PS51 (transducer sold separately) with FrontVü scanning sonar6 to help you see and avoid submerged obstacles in real time as you approach within a 300’ range.

General Features

General

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS 9.2″ x 6.4″ x 3″ (23.3 x 16.2 x 7.6 cm)
DISPLAY SIZE 7.8″ x 4.4″; 9.0″ diagonal

(19.9 x 11.2 cm; 22.9 cm diagonal)

DISPLAY RESOLUTION 1280 x 720 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE WXGA IPS display
WEIGHT 3.6 lbs (1.6 kg)
WATER RATING IPX7
MOUNTING OPTIONS Bail, flush or flat
POLARIZED SUPPORT X
POWER CONSUMPTION Max power usage at 10 Vdc: 22 W

Typical current draw at 12 Vdc: 1.3 A

Max current draw at 12 Vdc: 1.8 A

ANTENNA Internal or external over NMEA 2000
RECEIVER 10 Hz high-sensitivity
GARMIN MARINE NETWORK™ PORTS 1

Maps & Memory

PRELOADED MAPS BlueChart® g3 (coastal maps) and LakeVü g3 (inland maps)
ACCEPTS DATA CARDS 2 microSD™ cards (back of unit)
WAYPOINTS 5,000
TRACK LOG 50,000 points; 50 saved tracks
ROUTES 100

Outdoor Recreation

TIDE TABLES X

Chartplotter Features

GARMIN RADAR COMPATIBLE X
GARMIN SONAR COMPATIBLE Yes (with external black box, sold separately)
GARMIN SMARTMODE COMPATIBLE (CUSTOMIZABLE MONITOR PRESETS) X
SUPPORTS AIS (TRACKS TARGET SHIPS POSITION) X
SUPPORTS DSC (DISPLAYS POSITION DATA FROM DSC-CAPABLE VHF RADIO) X
SUPPORTS FUSION-LINK™ COMPATIBLE RADIOS X
GSD™ BLACK BOX SONAR SUPPORT X
GCV™ BLACK BOX SONAR SUPPORT X
ACTIVECAPTAIN COMPATIBLE X
WIRELESS REMOTE COMPATIBLE X

Sonar Features & Specifications

CLEARVÜ Yes (with external black box, sold separately)

Connections

NMEA 2000® COMPATIBLE X
NMEA 0183 INPUT PORTS 1 (Differential)
NMEA 0183 OUTPUT PORTS 1 (Differential)
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY X
J1939 COMPATIBLE X

Additional

ADDITIONAL
  • USB port: 1
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