HS80A GPS Compass with GLONASS Simrad

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The Simrad HS80A GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) compass is designed to provide reliable heading, ROT and position information to Simrad Autopilots and the MX Series of navigation and AIS transponder systems.


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Major Selling Points

  • Dual IMO compliance Certification as GPS sensor with GLONASS (GNSS)
  • Primary Navigation System with MX CDU
  • Heading Device
  • Customer saves the cost of Navigation antenna. This is an advantage over competitive products available in market
  • NMEA 2000 interface with supplied adaptor
  • Easy interface with NMEA 2000 bus and NMEA 2000 devices
  • 1PPS output option with optional 15m Power/Data cable
  • Pitch, Roll and Heave as standard output
  • Position and Heading 1 to 20 Hz
  • DGPS Corrections from SBAS satellites
  • NMEA 0183 interface with optional 15m power/data cable
  • HS80A will work in GPS + GLONASS mode with GN70, MX610 and MX612 CDU
  • CCS (China Classification Society) certification with GN70/MX610/MX612 CDU
  • HS80A also has NMEA 2000 certification



Product Length [mm] 26.1 in / 663 mm
Operating Temperature -30°C to + 70°C (-22°F to + 158°F)
Operating Temperature Stored -40°C to + 85°C (-40°F to + 185°F)
Product Width 8.3 in / 209 mm
Product Height 5.8 in / 146 mm
Product Weight 5.4 lbs / 2.4 kg

Humidity Range [rh] 95% non-condensing

Compass Safe Distance [mm] 750
Picth/Roll Angle


Power Consumption 4.3 W nominal (GPS L1 + GLONASS L1), 4.6 W nominal(GPS L1 + GLONASS L1 + Beacon)
Reverse Polarity Protection Yes


Baud Rates 4800 – 38400
Correction I/O Protocol RTCM v2.3 (DGPS), RTCM SC-104, L-Dif
Data I/O Protocol NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000
Serial Ports 1 full-duplex RS232; 1 full-duplex RS422 and 1 half-duplex RS422 (Tx only)

GPS Navigation

Heading Accuracy 0.5°
Heading Fix 10s typical (valid position)
Rate of Turn 90°/s maximum
Receiver Type GNSS L1 Compass

Networking Connectors

Connectors Power/Data Connector: 18-pin, environmentally sealed

Additional information

Weight 2.4 kg