AutoComp 1000

Precision Heading Sensor for Commercial Vessel Applications

A stand-alone heading sensor for commercial vessels, the AutoComp 1000™ provides the precision heading information required by onboard systems, including autopilots, GPS, video charts, radars, computers, and other onboard electronic instruments. Offering unsurpassed accuracy in all sea states, it is a vital resource to help ensure you stay on course and safe, regardless of where your operations take you. Designed as a remote sensor, the AutoComp 1000 features:

  • KVH’s digital fluxgate technology to automatically compensate to 0.5 degree for 100% heading accuracy
  • Easy integration and remote installation – mount away from speakers, motors, wiring bundles, and other areas free of a changing magnetic field
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  • Remote sensor with continuous autocompensation ensures reliable heading data at all times
  • Accurate to within ±0.5º
  • Fast 10 Hz NMEA 0183 standard output compatible with ARPA radars, autopilots, and other electronic systems
  • Optional interface card available for other outputs
  • Installation options include mounting bracket and extension cables
  • Variants available for use use in OEM applications as well as aboard power and sailing vessels
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