The Simrad GC85 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.



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: MSC97 (73), 13.2.6 (2000 HSC Code) IEC: 60945, 61162 ISO: 6328 (2001)



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 ±