Autopilot Steering Compasses

Bracket Mount Compass
 These compasses offer reliability and accuracy for an economical price.

The Bracket Mount compasses are suitable for use on wood, steel or aluminum vessels. These mounting configurations allow the attachment of compensating spheres and arms.

Highlights of these compasses include:

  • Internal lighting system which casts a soft Navy Red illumination through the translucent compass card
  • Custom designed 5 or 6 inch card with 2 degree markings
  • Copper compass bowl
  • Double gimballing allows full movement
  • All assemblies and parts are replaceable
  • Internal diaphragm
  • Easy sensor mounting
Binnacle Mount Compass

These compasses offer reliability and accuracy for an economical price.

The Binnacle Mount compasses are recommended for use on steel or aluminum vessels. These mounting configurations allow the attachment of compensating spheres and arms.

Highlights of these compasses include:

  • Internal lighting system which casts a soft Navy Red illumination through the translucent compass card
  • Custom designed 5 or 6 inch card with 2 degree markings
  • Copper compass bowl
  • Double gimballing allows full movement
  • All assemblies and parts are replaceable
  • Internal diaphragm
  • Easy sensor mounting
Compensating Spheres


These spheres and arms are used to correct compass deviation for steel vessels and other vessels with magnetic compensating problems.  These problems may be due to interference from adjacent iron masses such as engine blocks or winches.

Fluxgate Compass
ComNav Fluxgate Compass

Specifically designed for ComNav Autopilots, the ComNav Fluxgate Compass senses the earth's magnetic field directly. A heeling adjust control is provided to reduce or eliminate the effect of the vessel's vertical field.

Highlights of these compasses include:

  • Microprocessor controlled
  • Temperature range -15 degrees Celsius to +85 degrees Celsius
  • Power supplied by ComNav autopilot
  • Watertight high impact case
  • Accuracy +/- 1.0 degrees (after compensation)
  • DC sine and cosine output signals
  • Compact size
  • 40' cable and mounting brackets supplied