B&G RC42N Rate Compass, Micro-C

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B&G Fluxgate Compass for Triton pilot. The RC42 is a rate compass with an integrated rate of turn sensor. The compass
provides a significant improvement to the dynamic performance of both the autopilot and a stabilized radar display. The RC42 compass is designed for connection to the SimNet network. It is equipped with 5,5 m (18 feet) of SimNet cable with connector. The compass transmit the heading even if the autopilot is switched off.

  • Input from SimNet:
    - Heading offset
    - Calibration start
    - Software upload
  • Output on SimNet/NMEA2000 format
    - The compass is NMEA2000 compatible and outputs PGN 127250 and 127251

Specifications

  • Calibrated heading, transmission rate of 20 Hz when selected as heading source on SimNet, otherwise 1 Hz.
  • Magnetic field data
  • Error messages and status information
  • DGPS: Heading Accuracy +/- 3 degrees after calibration
  • Automatic Compass Calibration Yes
  • Housing Off white ABS
  • Mounting Deck or bulkhead
  • Width 102.4 mm \ 4 in
  • Height 72 mm \ 2.8 in
  • Length 106.4 mm \ 4.2 in
  • Weight 0.4 kg \ 0.88 lbs
  • Operating Temperature 0° to +55°
  • Power Supply 8-16V via SimNet vDC
  • Power Consumption 1,4 W
  • Compass Safe Distance 500 mm \ 19.7 in
  • Environmental Protection: IP56
  • Operating Temperature Stored -30° to +70°
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