RC42 Rate Compass

Part # 22090195

This product is discontinued.

The RC42 is an intelligent rate compass which significantly improves the dynamic performance of autopilots and stabilised radar displays. Featuring an integrated turn sensor, the RC42 enhances all auto-steering experiences.

Key Features

  • Magnetic Fluxgate Sensor
  • Solid State Rate Sensor
  • Fully Waterproof
  • NMEA2000® Connectivity
  • Simrad Yachting Construction

    • Magnetic Fluxgate Sensor

      Provides superior electronic directional reference over the long term.
    • Solid State Rate Sensor

      Enables precise auto-steering.
    • Fully Waterproof

      Certified to IPX6 standard.
    • NMEA2000® Connectivity

      Connect to an NSS, NSE or NSO navigation system with ease.
    • Simrad Yachting Construction

      Brutally strong and elegantly designed.


    Mounting [S,F,B] Deck or bulkhead
    Operating Temperature 0° to +55°
    Operating Temperature Stored -30° to +70°
    Housing Off white ABS
    Specified Standards Environmental Protection: IP56
    Product Length [mm] 0
    Product Width [mm] 106
    Product Height [mm] 102
    Product Depth [mm] 72
    Weight [kg] 1
    Product Width 106 mm / 4.2 in
    Product Depth 72 mm / 2.8 in
    Product Height 102 mm / 4 in
    Product Weight .9 kg / 2 lbs


    Power Consumption 1 4 W
    Power Supply (Supply Voltage) 8-16V via SimNet


    Automatic Compass Calibration True

    GPS Navigation

    Heading Accuracy +/- 3 degrees after calibration


    Compass Safe Distance [mm] 500