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Simrad AP70/80 Autopilot

The AP70 and AP80 are cost effective, reliable and user-friendly heading control systems for all vessel types. These include work boats, fishing vessels, patrol vessels, short sea vessels, passenger ferries and super yachts, in both white sea and deep sea applications.

The AP70 and AP80 are the most reliable heading control system on the market today proven by the 1000’s of Simrad Autopilots that are in service today.

AP70

The AP70 is a state of the art type approved autopilot*. It can be used as a standalone autopilot control unit, or is perfect as a second station in an AP80 system.

With its completely new and unique colour user interface and intuitive graphics, ability to store up to 3 individual scenario profiles, and self-learning software, this modular system makes installation and operation so easy. You won’t find another pilot on the market that boasts the same performance, durability and versatility without the high cost.

Both the AP70 and AP80 systems are made from ruggedized aluminium, have a 5inch bonded high sunlight viewable screen, and can be panel (flush) or bracket mounted.

Like all our products, Simrad's autopilot systems are backed by a full two-year warranty that is supported by a global service network.

AP80

With 6 individual scenario profiles, networking with NMEA2000 cabling, a special work mode, and triple support of independent rudders and multiple thrusters, the Simrad AP80 is a one stop shop for vessels from 20 feet to supertankers.

The AP80 offers one of the smartest autopilot solutions on the market today. It will adapt to your individual load characteristics, and wind and wave conditions, to help lower operating costs and reduce risk. The USB plug in the front makes loading and storing these settings so simple. Like the AP70, the slightly larger AP80 is totally modular in nature, so installation and operation are effortless. Both control units share common autopilot computers and accessories making them the most flexible autopilot systems available.

The ruggedized AP80 is supported by our dedicated service engineers located in over 50 ports worldwide. Captains choose Simrad's AP70 and AP80 because they work hard when you depend on them most.

The products are also HCS, HSC, Track, Wheelmark, US Coastguard, and CCS approved depending on autopilot computer.

 

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Testimonials

QuoteThe e-SEA™ system from Woodsons is great. We've got a wireless connection through out the vessel and I have my Blackberry tuned into the network, so I have instant access to all my emails all the time. I also use Skype on our PC to keep in contact with my family at home and it makes going away much easier when you can have a video call to home at any time. If I had to choose between the broadband and the TV for onboard, I'd choose the broadband… magic Quote

James West
Skipper of the Golden Sceptre (Fishing Vessel)

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