A wide range of Marine Magnetic Compass system products is manufactured by Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine, including a flux-gate pick-off with an integrated sine/cosine interface, by-pass arrangements, azimuth devices, and magnetic compass autopilots.
JUPITER Magnetic Compass
Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine manufactures the legendary JUPITER magnetic flat glass compass and its own aluminum alloy binnacles. NAVIPOL models include the NAVIPOL I steering and bearing compass reflector binnacle with a by-pass arrangement, NAVIPOL II bearing compass binnacle, NAVIPOL III steering and bearing compass binnacle with window.
All binnacles are supplied with a JUPITER Magnetic Compass, a dimmer and B, C, D and Flinder's bar correctors. Optional features included a protective cover, set of additional B and C compensating magnets and azimuth device PV 24. Read more about the JUPITER Magnetic Compass.
The JUPITER is a bearing compass, steering compass, reflector compass and overhead compass for large vessels. A “class A” Magnetic Compass with a card diameter of 180 mm.
Type-Approved Magnetic Compass
The Magnetic Compass meets ISO 449 standards and is type approved in accordance with the EC Council Directive 96 / 98 / EC. Further type approvals for many other countries are available.
JUPITER installed in NAVIPOL binnacles
The JUPITER compass may be installed in all NAVIPOL binnacles and its accuracy is better than 0.5°. Options for the JUPITER include flux-gate pickoff, shadow pin, wooden transport box, replacement parts kit, azimuth device.