LX S3 Vario, High performance, standalone, simple digital vario,
altimeter and speed to fly calculator

Standalone digital vario meter with  speed to fly • Standard dimensions - 57 mm diameter (2¼)” with depth only 50mm  • Extremely bright 2” (5 cm) colour display readable in all sunlight conditions  with the ability to adjust the backlight • One rotary switch (knob) with push  button function is used for input • Pre-loaded polar database for almost all  gliders • Mechanical needle driven by stepper motor indicating vertical speed •  Many custom audio settings • 100Hz sampling rate for very fast response •  Internal speaker • Power input 6-16 V DC • Power consumption typical 110mA •  Weight 156 g


  • High accuracy (cm) variometer and altimeter.
  • Preloaded almost all glider polars
  • Fast manipulation an settings with one rotary knob
  • Logbook
  • Display of 3 different values (set by user)


  • ARM processor
  • Mechanical needle driven by stepper motor
  • QVGA (320*240pixels) sunlight readable display
  • Digital temperature compensated altitude pressure sensors
  • Smooth audio output
  • Integrated speaker

Input and output

  • Rotary knob with push function for Mc, Bal, Bugs and other settings
  • Audio output
  • Serial RS232 input/output


  • S3D - rear seat repeater (Simple installation with only one plug, with ability to adjust vario volume also from rear seat)
  • Power supply
  • 95mA-135mA at 12V depending on LCD brightness, without audio

Size and weight

  • 60mm x 60mm x 50mm
  • Weight: ~156g




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