AP70 Autopilot

Part # 000-10182-001

The AP70 is our flagship Pilot controller, embedded with the most comprehensive technology from over 60 years of experience. This state-of-the-art, commercial grade autopilot combines an unrivalled adaptive auto-steering system with a bright and clear, colour display and a user interface designed by captains for captains.

Key Features

  • Large Colour Display
  • Smooth Rotary Controller
  • Easy To Use Interface
  • Rudder Interface Options
  • Thruster Integration
  • CAN Bus & NMEA0183®
  • Optional Remote Joystick
  • Simrad Yachting Build
  • Fully Waterproof
Where To Buy

    • Large Colour Display

      The 5-inch screen is highly visible and easy to read due the vivid colour palette.
    • Smooth Rotary Controller

      Adjust your course with ease using the rotary controller, with push to enter functionality.
    • Easy To Use Interface

      An intuitive user interface, designed by captains, with simple menus and dedicated keys ensures that you can alter course and find the information you need quickly and easily.
    • Rudder Interface Options

      Comprehensive range of rudder support options, including dual rudder.
    • Thruster Integration

      Interfaces with jets and thrusters.
    • CAN Bus & NMEA0183®

      Network the AP70 via industry standard connectors for ease and simplicity.
    • Optional Remote Joystick

      Choose from a range of optional joysticks and remote levers to enhance your steering experience.
    • Simrad Yachting Build

      Made from ruggedized aluminium, the AP70 is not only feature packed, but also highly durable.
    • Fully Waterproof

      Certified to IPX4


    Display: Backlighting CCFL
    Display Type 16-bit color bonded TFT
    Display Resolution [pixels x pixels] 480 x 480
    Multi-language Display True
    Display Size [mm] 127


    Construction Epoxy coated seawater-resistant aluminium
    Operating Temperature 0 - +55°C
    Operating Temperature Stored -32 - +70°C
    Water Resistance IPx4
    Product Height [mm] 144
    Product Depth [mm] 230
    Weight [kg] 1
    Product Width 144 mm / 5.67 in
    Product Depth 32 mm / 1.26 in
    Product Height 230 mm / 9.06 in
    Product Weight 1.2 kg / 2.6 lbs

    Networking Connectors

    Connectors Can Bus. Ethernet (for software update)


    Power Consumption 0.7/0.4A at 12V DC 0.4/0.3A at 24 V DC backlight full/off
    Power Supply (Supply Voltage) 12/24 V DC +10% -30%
    NMEA 2000 Load Equivalency Number 1


    Rudder Angle Bar Graph True
    Automatic Tuning True
    Course Change Rotary Knob True
    DODGE True
    Heading Capture In Turns True
    Multiple Compass Input True
    Multiple Stations True
    NFU Power Steering True
    Off Course Alarm True
    Remote Station Lock True
    Rudder Angle Calibration True


    Annual maintenance True
    Dynamic error (x secant latitude) A/M
    Follow Up Rate A/M
    Picth/Roll Angle True
    Setting Time True
    Settle point error (x secant latitude) True
    System Selector Interface (Manual/Auto steering) D
    Turn Patterns True
    U-Turn True
    Warranty period True
    Work Mode True
    Zoom Mode True
    Zoom Range True
    System Monitoring Alarms True


    Dedicated Mode Keys True


    Analogue Presentation True