RC42 Rate Compass

For technical advice, product information or to organise an installation, please register an enquiry about this product.

The Simrad RC42 is a rate compass with an integrated rate of turn sensor. The Simrad RC42 rate compass provides a significant improvement to the dynamic performance of both the autopilot and a stabilized radar display.

The Simrad 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

- 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

Specifications

  • 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°
Follow us: | | Subscribe | © 2017 Olectric Systems Pty Ltd. Gladesville NSW Australia | Phone +61 2 9807 5568