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[CA] [CA11] Heading Sensor Requirement for Drone App
07-30-18, 01:45 PM (This post was last modified: 07-30-18 01:46 PM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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RE: [CA11] Heading Sensor Requirement for Drone App
Welcome to the Raymarine Forum StriperMemories,

It is recommended that the system feature a heading source ... primarily to support the chart based features where the vessel icon (along with its vectors) and drone icon (along with its vectors) will be displayed. As indicated within the FAQ found here, a vessel which is stationary has no COG. As such and should the system not feature a source of heading data, the system will revert to displaying the vessel's position as a black dot instead of a properly oriented vessel icon. Choice of heading sources is left to the individual. Per the previously referenced FAQ, we typically recommend use of an EV-1 CCU for those seeking to add a heading source to the marine electronics system ,as its street price close to many other magnetic north seeking heading sources. Additionally, the EV-1 CCU has the advantage of being a component of an Evolution autopilot, thereby permitting the vessel to one day be fitted with the remaining Evolution autopilot components.
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RE: [CA11] Heading Sensor Requirement for Drone App - Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator - 07-30-18 01:45 PM

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