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Furuno Navpilot 520/ob Nav Outboad Autopilot W/ Heading Sensor

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Furuno Navpilot 520/ob Nav Outboad Autopilot W/ Heading Sensor

The NavPilot 520/OB for outboard motors is a handheld control unit that allows for full operation of your autopilot from anywhere onboard. Its clear LCD displays various navigation information to assist you in steering your boat.

Steering your boat straight the first time and every time.

Heres the scenario. Youre setting out for your favorite destination, the sun is shining and the sky is as blue as the sea. This is the perfect time to let the NAVpilot steer you straight to your waypoint and let you enjoy the sun and the scenery. No matter if it is a stormy day or a beautiful day, the NAVpilot series is what you need to help you arrive at your destination safely.

Self-learning and adaptive software.

Here is the key to how FURUNO has revolutionized the autopilot marketplace with the NAVpilot series. From the first dock-side setup through the last voyage you made, the NAVpilot continues to learn your vessels steering characteristics. This allows for dynamically adjusting the boat’s steering for vessel speed, trim, draft, tide and wind effects, weather, etc. These characteristics are stored in the processors memory where they are continuously optimized to make the NAVpilot more versatile.

Perfect for power, sail or work boats.

With a standard set of features unrivaled by any other autopilot on the market, the NAVpilot series is perfect for any vessel from sailboats through powerboats and everything in between. Features include:


  • Auto Mode – one press of a button turns the steering over to the NAVpilot to free you to monitor your radar, chart plotter, etc.
  • Advanced Auto Mode – utilizing automatic ground tracking control to steer the vessel;
  • Nav Mode – track control system referenced on a precision cross track error when integrated with GPS navigator
  • Wind Mode – allows you to control your sailboat while compensating for the effects of wind and tide.

Furuno Navpilot 520/ob Nav Outboad Autopilot W/ Heading Sensor

  • FishHunter is a unique feature of FURUNOs NAVpilot series. Find a fish target with your FURUNO sonar/sounder or bird target with your Furuno radar and feed it to the NAVpilot. The NAVpilot will activate the FishHunter mode to perform orbit, spiral or figure eight maneuvers around the specified target. This feature can also be used for Man Overboard (MOB).

Furuno Navpilot 520/ob Nav Outboad Autopilot W/ Heading Sensor


  • High Performance Handheld Autopilot System
  • Revolutionary “Adaptive” technology continuously improves performance for exact and safe navigation
  • Standard “Rate Gyro” PG500R compass sensor (Compass Options include Furuno SC Series Satellite Compass, Gyro, etc.)
  • Four Operating Modes:
    • AUTO(Fixed Heading Control)
    • ADVANCED AUTO(Fixed Ground Tracking Eliminating Effects of Wind, Tides, Swells, or Fishing Operations)
    • NAV(Navigation Track Control)
    • AUTOWORK(Used For Trolling or Fishing Vessels That May Require Permanent Trim Compensation)
  • Large 3.6″ (viewable area, 160 x 80 pixels) Silver Bright, Hi-resolution graphics LCD display
  • Proportional Rate Rudder Control(w/Reversing Motor Drive Units) or Solenoid Control
  • Unique Fishhunter Modes – Execute ORBIT, SPIRAL, & FIG-8 modes directly or remotely from a Furuno TLL capable product
  • Precision NAV mode XTE Control (.001 NM)
  • Extensive “Quick-Change” user customizable navigation data display modes
  • Various Audible and Visual Alarms including user programmable alarm parameters
  • “One-Touch” STBY, AUTO, NAV, and DODGE selections
  • Tactile rotary knob course/menu selection
  • Multiple Station Capability – Mix & Match up to six Navpilot 500 (FAP5001A), 511 (FAP5011A) or 520 (FAP5021A) displays in any combination
  • May be configured for various hydraulic or Mechanical Steering Systems

  • Furuno Navpilot 520/ob Nav Outboad Autopilot W/ Heading Sensor

    • FAP5021 Waterproof control unit with 10 meter pigtail interface/power cable, white weather cover, and standard mount hardware
    • FAP5002 Universal Processor Unit/Junction Box:
      • Controls Reversible Drive Units or Solenoid activated steering systems drawing up to 50 amps (25 amps continuous)
      • Two software selectable/nameable NMEA0183 NAV Data input ports and two fully programmable NMEA0183 output ports; additionally, one shared RS232 NMEA0183 I/O port is included
      • Extra Large Wire Compression Terminals for Power/Motor Connections and “Pluggable” wire compression connections for


    • FAPAR4102 Waterproof Linear Rudder Reference Unit with Outboard Mounting Brackets
      • FAPAR4102 is designed specifically for the Teleflex HC5345 8″ Hydraulic Steering Cylinder
      • FAPAR4102 features a magnetic sensing design that has no moving parts and is immune to EMI from Fuel Injected Outboards.
      • FAPAR4102 installs in a protected location behind the HC5345 Cylinder making it much less susceptible to damage from outboard engine raise/lower and fishing operations
    • PG500R “Rate Gyro” compass sensor with LED Status Indicators and 10 Meter pigtail interface/power cable
      • PG500R includes one dedicated 6-pin Furuno AD10 protocal 25mS Data Port and one dedicated 6-pin NMEA0183 (0183HS Selectable) Data Port for Heading data distribution to radar, sonar, AIS, etc…(Both Output Ports feature robust RS485 Drivers that may be paralleled to three devices each)
      • PG500R includes 10 Meter 6 pin-to-6 pin AD10/NMEA0183 Heading Cable for interfacing Furuno 17/18/19xx series Radar displays
      • Full Control of PG500R is performed through Navpilot Display
    • If the boat has a single Verado engine, there is no tie bar available. In this case, you must use the Verado Feedback Kit MER-VER-AD2 and VER-LNK-BKT Verado Bracket.
    • If the boat has dual Verados with new style tie bar with holes drilled to fit their magnet, you must use the Mercury Feedback Kit MER-VER-AD2.
    • The boat has dual Verados with old style tie bar, you must use the Verado Feedback Kit MER-VDR-AD2 and VER-LNK-BKT Verado Bracket.
    • 12 or 24 VDC
    • 7 Watts – 1 control head (excluding pump)
    • 36 Watts – 6 control heads (excluding pump)


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