The AP44 Autopilot Controller combines Simrad Continuum steering technology with a full colour display, intuitive rotary dial and button controls, and modern glass helm styling. Free your hands from the wheel, cruise in comfort, and discover new ways to search for fish; this dedicated controller offers easy access to automated turn patterns, No Drift steering, depth contour tracking, and other advanced pilot features. Connect your chartplotter to add waypoint and route navigation, and enjoy full autopilot control from compatible Simrad displays.
• Rotary-dial course adjustment with new intuitive autopilot control
• Optically bonded 4.1" color display
• Easy setup with auto tuning and calibration
• Simrad Continuum steering technology
• All new intuitive autopilot control
• Automated turn patterns
• No Drift steering
• Depth contour tracking
• Low-profile 'Glass Helm' design
• Low power consumption
• Certified NMEA 2000® connectivity
Intuitive Autopilot control
The point of a dedicated autopilot controller is to enable immediate access to auto-steering functionality, placing key controls within easy reach. Designed with that purpose in mind, the AP44 includes an intuitive interface with just four buttons and a push-to-enter rotary control dialAutomated turn patternsYour Simrad autopilot can do much more than keep you on course. The AP44 gives you easy access to a range of built-in turn patterns designed to assist with fishing, diving, or just making a quick and efficient U-turn.
Simrad Continuum steering
Every Simrad steering innovation builds upon a legacy encompassing over sixty years of autopilot development, which continues today at Simrad Yachting's autopilot research hub in Norway.
Easy setup with auto tuning and calibration
Autopilot installation and commissioning doesn't have to be difficult or time consuming. The AP44 offers automatic tuning to ensure optimal auto-steering performance, with a simple on-screen commissioning process including dockside configuration and sea trial.
• Dimensions: 118 x 115 x 28mm (4.6 x 4.5 x 1.1")
• Weight: 0.32kg (0.7lbs)
• Power Consumption: 1.8 Watts (MAX)
• Network Load: 3 LEN
• Color: Black
• Display Size: 4.1" (diagonal). 4:3 Aspect ratio
• Display Type: Transmissive TFT-LCD, bonded. White LED backlight
• Display Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels
• Illumination: White for day mode. Red, green, blue or white for night mode
• Environmental Protection, Waterproof: IPx7
• Environmental Protection, Humidity: up to 95% RH
• Compass Safe Distance: 300mm (1.0")
• Temperature Operating: -15 to +55°C (5°F to +131°F)
• Temperature Storage: -30 to +70°C (-22 to +158°F)