The AP9’s practical, ergonomic design means that the settings can be quickly adjusted by rotary control or touch button.
Designed for vessels 10-50 metres and high speed craft. High Speed Craft & 10-50m.
A practical and ergonomic approach to design mean the AP9 settings can be quickly adjusted by rotary control or touch pads. Precision steering is provided through rate of turn, rudder limits and counter rudder in addition to standard weather, rudder and trim controls.
The AP9 can operate as a stand-alone system, with control unit, feedback and compass connected to any choice of drive units. Alternatively, the system can be integrated with navigational aids such as a GPS or GPS plotter to provide way point steering. The AP9 has the option of the TMQ NMEA Compass or Compass Top Sensor for Steel Boats.
• JOG lever input
• Luminescent front panel for ease of use at night
• Factory designed to have up to two remote steering positions
• 3 heading input options
• Off course alarm
• Timer adjustable or fixed for use as a commercial watch alarm
• Current heading lock on
• Preset heading selection
• Rate of turn adjustment
• Counter rudder
A NUMBER OF OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
Rudder angle Indicator: The rudder angle indicator displays the angle of the rudder being applied by the autopilot steering system. The TMQ RAI is a 90mm easy to ready display which can be seen from anywhere in the wheelhouse.
Electric Helm: For supreme power steering, built and designed to operate through the AP9. A distinct advantage in using an electric helm is the elimination of hydraulic pipes from the helm position to the tiller position.
Steering lever: A necessity on any work vessel where the rudder position is required to be positively selected quickly.
Remotes: TMQ can provide hand held or display remote control to suit your individual needs. Hand remotes provide a “wander” facility for changing the preset course or selecting power steering modes. For a second station or flybridge control an AP55 display head can be used.
The AP9-S: A special mode providing electrical tie-bar control cable for dual rudder NMEA Electric compass.