Compass

INTEGRATED HEADING SENSOR Model PG-500

Transmitting Heading Device with enhanced stability by a solid-state rate gyroscope

The PG-500 is a rate compensated heading sensor that incorporates innovative electromagnetic compass technology for highly accurate and stable readouts of your ship's heading. These sophisticated components are contained within a rugged, compact case. Unique design elements make the PG-500 virtually maintenance-free and easy to install.

Recreational Boats Fishing Vessels Workboats
NavNet Connect

Features

  • Inexpensive heading sensor with the highest accuracy and stability in this class of equipment

  • Automatic correction for local magnetic variation with an appropriate GPS navigator or manual correction with an optional remote display RD-30

  • High stability by a solid-state rate gyroscope

  • Compact waterproof housing with visual status indicators for a simple installation

  • Three heading data output ports: two IEC/NMEA ports, one AD-10 port

  • High speed heading data output in IEC 61162-2 format

Specifications

GENERAL

Heading Accuracy
±1.0° (horizontal)
Heading Resolution
0.1°
Follow-up
25°/s rate-of turn
Interface
I/O Port (Input): 1 port
I/O Port (Output): 2 ports (one port drives 3 outputs)

Output: FURUNO AD-10 format, IEC 61162-1 (NMEA0183 Ver2.0), HDG, HDT, HDM
Input: IEC 61162-1 (NMEA0183 Ver1.5/2.0), RMC, VTG
Temperature
-15°C to 55°C
Waterproofing
IPX5 (IEC 60529), CFR-46 (USCG standard)
Power Supply
12-24 VDC: 120-30 mA
Weight
0.3 kg

Equipment List

Standard

  • SENSOR UNIT PG-500-E
  • INSALLATION MATERIALS

Option

  • SIGNAL CABLE ASSEMBLY 5 M, 10 M
  • EXTENSION CABLE ASSY 10 M (NMEA0183)
  • SIGNAL CABLE ASSEMBLY 10 M

Interconnection Diagram

* Specifications subject to change without notice.