top of page
Simrad GC80 Gyrocompass

Simrad GC80 Gyrocompass

Fully IMO approved for standard and High Speed Craft (GC85) and can be configured in a dual gyrocompass system. The highest possible accuracy and stability is provided from new technology, by sophisticated and fully sealed sensitive element.

  • Overview

    The Simrad GC80 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.

    System flexibility

    The most flexible Gyrocompass on the market, for installation, configuration and cost. A wide range of control units provide complete flexibility of system configuration for new installation and easy retrofit into existing repeater systems. The standard range of interfaces can easily be expanded to provide signals for all vessel applications. The distribution of power and heading signals from the control units enables practical installation and easy retrofit.

  • Specification


    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:A424 (XI), A694 (17). IEC: 60945, 61162. ISO: 8728 (1997)


    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 ±
bottom of page