The AP60 Autopilot Pack is the latest addition to the award-winning family of Simrad autopilots. Replacing the renowned AP35, the AP60 is the most cost-effective autopilot system available on the market today, providing commercial vessels with the perfect balance of performance and price.
The Simrad AP60 is an entry-level autopilot packed with features often reserved for high-end units. It completes the Simrad autopilot range, sitting just under the premium AP70 and AP80 systems.
Intuitive and Easy to Use
Based on the proven user interface of the AP70 and AP80, the AP60 is incredibly easy to set up and use. The intuitive menu system and large, high-contrast monochrome screen with clear digits make reading the display effortless. The heading control includes a rotary course control wheel, as well as dedicated WORK, AUTO, and STANDBY buttons, enabling simple performance selection depending on your task at sea.
The AP60 includes two user configurable profiles: WORK and NORMAL. The operator can configure the WORK profile for trawling, towing, or other operations, and switch from NORMAL to WORK with one press of a button. The AP60 includes NoDrift steering, thruster integration, and turn patterns such as U-Turn and S-Turn - features you wouldn't expect to find in an entry-level Autopilot.
Steer Any Vessel
The Simrad autopilot series prides itself on flexibility and the ability to customize a solution to steer any vessel. The control unit can be used in isolation, as part of a multi-station system, or alongside a wide range of remote controls. The AP60 is also compatible with the most comprehensive range of Simrad autopilot computers, interface boxes, heading sensors and rudder feedback units. This unit stands out from the competition for its sheer versatility and the ability to meet the needs of a wide range of both leisure and commercial vessels. The latest family of Simrad autopilots is the result of over 60 years of design and production from a company recognized as a leader in auto steering and navigation.
• The most cost-effective advanced autopilot system with thruster integration
• Compatible with an extensive range of existing Simrad autopilot remote controllers and accessories
• Two user configurable profiles - NORMAL and WORK - customize parameters to suit specific operations
• Designed by the world leaders in autopilot technology
• Backed by the Simrad Advantage Service program which includes 7 years of worldwide product support
• Heading control
• Course steering (NoDrift)
• Waypoint-waypoint steering (Nav)
• Non Follow Up steering (NFU)
• Follow Up steering (FU)
• Adjustable light (10 levels)
• Day and night mode lighting
• Power on/off
• Digital steering repeater view
• Analog and digital rudder angle view
• Course Over Ground (COG) and Speed Over Ground (SOG) readout
• Immediate turn setting with rotary knob
• Rate turn
• Heading/course catch
• Direct command transfer (open/unlocked system)
• Thruster on/off with direct access key
• Two user-configurable profiles: WORK and NORMAL
• Adaptive steering (precision/economy)
• Possibility for manual steering parameter setting
• Built-in audible alarm
• Unit setting (nautical, metric, US)
• Size: 4.4"
• Resolution: 120H x 104W
• Type: TFT Matrix LCD
• Backlight: Red or White LED
• Dimensions: 6.5" x 4.3" x 1.6"
• CAN bus: Micro-C
• Local Supply: 8-16V DC (CAN network powered)
• Consumption: 1.2 watts max. typical