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Navis AP4000

Navis AP4000 is a type approved heading control system and can be installed on board of yachts of any size, including high speed crafts.

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Overview

Propulsion


We have experience with all the types of propulsion units — rudders, water-jets, azimuth thruster including multiple azimuth thrusters installation.


Complicated projects

If you have not typical configuration or specific requirements — let us know. We are ready to customize the system, prepare project specific quotes and drawings.

Integration

It is possible to integrate the cropped version of AP4000 into Navis steering control system.

Please use menu on the right to find more details.

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Technical data

Power supply

24VDC

Sensors interfaces

Gyro or satellite compass: $–HDT, $–THS (10Hz data update rate)
DGPS: $–GGA, $–VTG, $–GGL
Speed log: $-VHW, $-VBW
Wind sensor ( required for windvane mode only): $–MWV(R), $–MWV(T), $–MWD, $–VWR
ECDIS or chart plotter: $–APB, $–BWC, $–HTC/$–HTD or $–HSC

Steering interface

Steering control systems: Proportional control via 0…10 V, ±10 V or 4…20 mA
Steering gear: Solenoid valves 24V DC (up to 3A load current) or proportional valves ±10V

System diagram

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Features


Main benefits
Auto tuning
DNV-GL wheel mark approved
Approved as a track control category C with some ECDIS


Operation modes

Auto

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CTS pilot

System keeps the boat on set course over ground avoiding drift.
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Track

Boat heading is kept automatically on a route receiving waypoints from chart plotter or ECDIS.
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Windvane

System keeps set relative wind angle.
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