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Our Price:  £620.00(Inc. 20% VAT)(£516.67 Exc. VAT)

Brand:  LXNAV

The S3 makes an ideal vario for a basic club glider setup but is also used in conjunction with the S3 UPS Backup Battery by some competition pilots as an effective backup electric vario should the glider's power supply fail.


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


  • Rotary knob with push function for Mc,Bal,Bugs and other settings
  • Audio output
  • Serial RS232 input/output (for firmware updates and rear seat repeater)


  • S3D - rear seat repeater (Simple installation with only one plug, with ability to adjust vario volume also from rear seat)


  • 95mA-135mA at 12V depending on LCD brightness, without audio


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


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