DIGITAL YACHT 12 to 24 VDC 10 Hz Fluxgate Compass Sensor|ZDIGHSC100

DIGITAL YACHT ZDIGHSC100, HSC100 Fluxgate Compass Sensor with NMEA 0183 Output High Speed 10Hz for chart/radar overlay

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Accurate compass heading data remains a fundamental parameter for marine navigation and the HSC100 uses fluxgate technology to deliver heading data for on board systems. Typical applications include enabling course up and true motion-type displays on chart plotters, radar overlay onto electronic charts and stabilization of radars when used for MARPA/ARPA target tracking. Integrated instrument systems can also benefit from having compass information to calculate real time tidal set and drift when interfaced with a log and GPS. Most low cost heading sensors only output data at 1 Hz (once per second) but the HSC100 outputs at 10 Hz which is required for MARPA target tracking and accurate radar overlays (Part No. ZDIGHSC100). We have also released a new rate of turn version of the HSC100 that outputs the HDT and ROT messages required by a Class A transponder. For non-mandatory vessels, this provides a simple low cost solution for adding heading and rate of turn to Class A transponders.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Item Name

Fluxgate Compass Sensor




Voltage Rating

12 to 24 VDC


10 Hz

Cable Length

15 m