Vector Compact GPS Compass

True Headings VECTOR COMPACT is a GPS compass that gives a precise true heading and positioning to a radar, sonar, electronic charts, autopilot and AIS. It has a smart antenna design that does not require external processor or display, which simplifies installation and reduces the need for other equipment. Vector Compact combines two GPS receivers in a housing. Everything is built-in the antenna, and no other devices need to be installed. By using a sophisticated algorithm VECTOR COMPACT has a true rate accuracy of +/-2°. This is much better than any ordinary compasses on smaller commercial craft and pleasure boats, but at similar cost

Vector Compact provides updated location information of up to 10 Hz and also true heading rate update of up to 10 Hz. It has integrated DGPS source in the form of WAAS and EGNOS. Vector Compact is equipped with a rate gyro, that supports the receiver for quick changes of direction, giving an unprecedented accuracy.


The Vector Compact comes in two versions:


  •   NMEA2000 or,
  •   NMEA0183, with the possibility to configure the output ports individually.

If selecting the NMEA0183 version, you have the possibility to configure two NMEA output ports totally different from each other.
This means that you can e.g. set Port A to send HDT@10Hz update rate @4.800 baud, and Port B can be set to be send e.g. HDT@10Hz, HDM@10Hz and RMC@10Hz update rate @9.600 baud.
Please also take a look at the presentation made for the DAME jury in which you will get some more information about the product.

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