OP12 Autopilot Controller
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SIMRADOP12 Autopilot Controller


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Model # 17933599 | Mfg # 000-13287-001UPC # 9420024155127
OP12 Autopilot Controller




OP12 Autopilot Controller

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Type Pilot Controls

Product Overview

The OP12 wired remote seamlessly integrates with Simrad autopilot systems to provide intuitive mode control, course adjustments, and power steering.

Designed to complement the low-profile design of Simrad glass bridge instruments and displays, this remote can be combined with the IS42 Color Instrument Display to create a standalone autopilot controller, or used as a dedicated autopilot keypad for NSS and NSO evo2 multi-function displays.

Key Features

  • Intuitive operation: A simple pushbutton interface makes the OP12 easy to use in rough conditions, and reliably responsive to wet or gloved hands.
  • Single keystroke: Dedicated auto and standby buttons enable or disable the autopilot with a single press, so it's easy to free your hands from the wheel or instantly take control whenever you need to.
  • NoDrift Steering: The "mode" button engages NoDrift steering or navigates to the current waypoint on your Simrad chartplotter, while dual port and starboard buttons allow course adjustments in one-degree or ten-degree increments. Smartly shaped buttons let you distinguish between increments at a touch, for safe operation in low visibility
  • Easy installation: The OP12 is simple to mount, and offers single-cable NMEA 2000 connectivity for both power and data. Multiple keypads can be installed to offer autopilot control from anywhere onboard, perfect for dual-helm vessels.
  • Autopilot control with IS42 display: Pair the Simrad OP12 keypad with an IS42 Color Instrument Display to create a fully functional control head for your compatible Simrad autopilot system.
  • Continuum Technology: Uses Simrad Continuum autopilot technology to steer to a set course, maintain your heading against wind and tide with No Drift steering, and fish or cruise easier with automated turn patterns and depth contour tracking
  • Compatible with Simrad AC12, AC42, NAC-2 and NAC-3 autopilot computers
  • Low-profile glass helm design: Designed to complement Simrad glass helm displays and instruments, the OP12 features modern styling with a low surface-mount profile of just 5/16" (8mm). A compact footprint enables mounting almost anywhere, while still offering large buttons for easy operation by gloved hands or in heavy seas.


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