The autopilot designed for professionals
The AP4 autopilot is a rugged & reliable pilot for use on all sorts of vessels, motor or sail, commercial or pleasure. The front panel has large control knobs for ease o f use in all sea conditions. It has various special modes of operation to cater for all different requirements.
Ease of operation in all sea conditions through control knobs
Bright LED display
Front panel controls for rudder ratio and sensitivity
Timer adjustable or fixed for use as a commercial watch alarm
Waypoint Steering when connected to a GPS plotting system
International dealer network - access spares or service anywhere
The autopilot displays the current magnetic heading and will not apply any steering control.
The digital display shows the current magnetic heading. The autopilot does not apply any steering corrections.
The autopilot maintains your boat on the selected magnetic course. Course can be set or changed by rotating the Course knob or from a remote steering station.
When receiving information from a GPS unit, the autopilot can steer a vessel along a preset track to a precise latitude and longitude.
Commercial Watch Timer:
For vessels under survey. The timer can be set to give a warning alarm at a fixed preset time and provide an output control signal for a loud external alarm 1 minute after the internal alarm sounds.
The rudder may be controlled by the course knob on the main panel or from a remote steering station.
A timer can be set for 1 to 120 minutes. When the time expires, an alarm sounds. Uses include timing of trawling runs or a reminder to check for anchor drag at set periods.
Note: An external alarm piezo siren must be fitted.
AP4 Control unit
Electronic compass sensor with 5 metres of cable
Standard Rudder Feedback Unit
Accessories & Option Extras
Rudder Feedback Unit (Heavy Duty)
Octopus Reversing Pump
L&S Linear Drive
Rudder Angle Indicator
(W) 309mm x (H) 140mm x (D) 65mm
(Allow for rear cable connection)
12-24 volts DC
Manual - 0.4 amps.
Auto - 1.0 amps.
Max: 15 amps
Rotary and Push button
Better than 1 degree
Adjustable 0/60 minutes
0.1:1.0 to 1.0:1.0
Front panel adjustable
0 - 10 degrees
AP4 DownloadsDownload the AP4 Autopilot Brochure
Benefit from over 40 years of local product support. TMQ equipment is backed with a 2 year warranty*. Warranty is extended to 3 years when the item is registered with TMQ.