AP44 VRF Autopilot Pack High Capacity
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SIMRADAP44 VRF Autopilot Pack High Capacity

Model # 17933664 | Mfg # 000-13562-001UPC # 9420024157794

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AP44 VRF Autopilot Pack High Capacity

Name Value
Best Use Hydraulic Steering
Connection Interface NMEA 0183
Display Color Color
Display Type LCD
Drive Type Sold Separately
Maximum Boat Displacement 30000+ Pounds Depending on Drive Type
Suitable for Vessels Above 10 Meters/35 Feet in Length
Type Complete Autopilot
Warranty Details Two Years IPX7 Waterproofing

Product Overview

This complete autopilot pack includes everything you need to upgrade an outboard- or sterndrive-powered boat up to 50' with a Simrad Continuum autopilot system.

Set your heading and access advanced pilot modes with the intuitive AP44 Autopilot Controller, featuring a 4.1" diagonal full color display and rotary control dial.

Designed for hydraulic-steered outboard and sterndrive vessels up to 50 ' in length, this high capacity pack also includes an RPU-160 hydraulic steering pump, NAC-3 autopilot computer, Precision-9 solid-state compass, plus all necessary NMEA 2000® cables and connectors.

The NAC Autopilot Computer is the brains behind your Simrad autopilot system. It contains the electronics needed to operate a hydraulic steering pump or mechanical drive unit, while also interfacing with other components including heading sensors and rudder feedback units.

The NAC-3 was designed for boats 35' or greater in length and is rated to operate high-current pumps, mechanical drive units, and solenoid valves (30 amps continuous, 50 amps peak).

Key Features

  • Reliable autopilot performance based on Simrad Continuum steering technology
  • Recommended for boats up to 35' (10 meters) in length
  • High-current output of 30 amps continuous, 50 amps
  • Clutch output (3 amps maximum)
  • No Drift steering holds your course against wind and tide (with optional GPS receiver)
  • Virtual rudder feedback eliminates the need to install a separate rudder feedback unit aboard outboard and sterndrive boats
  • Supports Simrad RF25 and RF300 rudder feedback units
  • Includes the RPU-160 reversible hydraulic pump (for cylinder displacement of 160-550 cm3)
  • Includes the high-current NAC-3 autopilot computer
  • Includes the Precision-9 solid-state compass for accurate heading data that’s automatically fine-tuned as you travel
  • Includes all required NMEA 2000 network connectors and cables

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