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Simrad AC70 Autopilot Computer

SKU: 000-10186-001

The brains behind the brawn, the AC70 is an essential component in your autopilot system. It contains the steering computer and electronics for the drive unit motor and clutch whilst also acting as an interface to other system components.

Product details

Drive computer for rudder using reversible motor or non-isolated solenoids and frequency rudder angle feedback. Connection for NFU remote control and one channel IEC 61162-1 (NMEA 0183) RX/TX or IEC 61162-1,2 and 3 compatible.

Key Features

  • Boats Over 40ft
  • NMEA0183® Connectivity


1 kg (2,2 lbs)
Compass Safe
1 m (39,37")
Power Consumption typical
100mA + Drive load
Supply Voltage
12/24VDC +30 -10%
Drive output
12/24VDC. Rev. motor control 30A, 50A peak (1 sec.). Solenoid control: 10A (min. 10mA)
Operating Temperature Range
-15 to +55C (5 to 131F)
NMEA 2000 Connectivity
1x CAN terminal, 1 LEN
Warranty Period
2 years
Dimensions W x H x D
211 x 180 x 60mm (8,29 x 7,08 x 2,36")
Storage Temperature Range
-30C to +70C (-22F to +158F)
Power Consumption max
Mounting Type
NMEA 0183 Sentences supported
Input: AAM, ACK, APB, BOD, BWC, DPT, GGA, GLL, HDG, HDT, HSC, RMA, RMB, RMC, ROT, THS, TNT, VBW, VHW, VLW, VTG, ZDA. Output: HDG (10Hz) or HDT (10Hz), RSA (5Hz)
Recommended Fuse Rating
Internal fuse 30A (Slow)
Compasssensor support
NMEA2000, NMEA0183
Engine Drive systems integration
Reversible pump/motor, Solenoid valve on/off
Rudder sensor s upport
RF300, RF45X, RF25N, RF70

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