Simrad GC85 Gyro Compass

The unique technology in the GC85 gyrocompass eliminates the need for annual service. The highest possible accuracy and stability is provided by a sophisticated and fully sealed sensitive element.

  • IMO Approved
  • Very low RPM reduces wear and increases lifetime
  • Swappable sensitive elements for onboard service
  • Sensitive elements require no annual servicing
  • No oil change and quick installation
  • Full 2 year warranty
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    The Simrad GC85 gyrocompass is the ideal solution for the advanced DP system needed in offshore industry. Shipowners as well as DP system providers all over the world have learned that the Simrad GC series gyrocompass offers the most flexible gyro compass solution on the market. A combination of a Dual- and an Expanded system, consisting of all together three gyro compasses will offer a DP vessel all the heading and control information needed for effective operations under the most harsh conditions. The simple and quick installation and set-up process as well as the fact that no annual service is required makes a Simrad gyro system the best solution for any 24/7 operator. The world wide service and warranty network ensures extra support whenever needed.


    Product Width 340 mm \ 13.4 in
    Product Depth 340 mm \ 13.4 in
    Product Height 438 mm \ 17.2 in
    Product Weight 23 kg \ 50.71 lbs


    Type Approval Wheelmark IMO: MSC97 (73), 13.2.6 (2000 HSC Code) IEC: 60945, 61162 ISO: 6328 (2001)


    Dynamic error (x secant latitude) Less than -0.4 deg ±
    Follow Up Rate > 75 deg/sec
    Picth/Roll Angle +/- 45 deg
    Setting Time < 3h
    Settle point error (x secant latitude) Less than -0.1deg ±
    Static error (x secant latitude) Less than -0.1 deg ±


    When you choose a product from Navico Commercial, you are automatically protected by our service and support program.

    Our Service & Support program aims to provide the best possible experience, even on occasions when support or replacement is required.

    Choosing to have your system installed by a Certified Dealer adds 2 Year Onboard Support and 24 Hour Replacement to your support package. This is available only on systems installed by a Certified Dealer and valued at over US$2500.

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    Navico guarantees its products against defects in materials or workmanship according to the terms and conditions detailed within the Navico Warranty Policy. Customers can obtain warranty support by contacting: