Simrad Autopilot AP70 MKII

Wheelmark approved autopilot system
  • Advanced configuration and tuning options to suit all ships
  • Compatiblewith all common rudder/ drive types
  • Up to 6 rudders/ thrusters integration
  • Configurable Work Mode and Low/ High Speed Modes



The new AP70 Mk2 is a dedicated autopilot controller designed to meet the needs of professional mariners aboard a variet of commercial vessels. Replacing both the AP70 and AP80 as Simrad´s IMO/ SOLAS autopilot controller, the AP70 Mk2 retains much of the well-reputed platform of ist predecessors, but  with a brilliant new display and modernised software interface. Engineered for responsiveness, robustness ans ease of use, the AP70 Mk2 pairs a precision rotary control dial with dedicated buttons for instant access to steering modes, several custom-configurable work modes and multiple rudder/ thruster integration.

Wheelmarked for use on SOLAS vessels

The AP70 Mk2 builds on, and continues the legacy of the SIMRAD Pro Autopilot product portfolio. Ist performance robustness and quality are proven and recognised with the wheelmark symbol, making it suitable for all vessels ranging from small workboats to large tankers.

Advanced configuration and tuning options to suit all ships

Parameter ranges and tuning options to support vessel dynamics. Adjustable for all weather conditions, hull types, and work situations. Suitable for retro-fit on old ships as well as modern new-builds.

Compatible with all common rudder/drive types

Water Jet, Azi-pods. Voith-Schneider, Rudder, and Outboard. Control signals to control hydraulic pumps, solenoids, analog current/ voltage, and control/ handshake signals.

No Drift Steering

No Drift Mode integrates GPS navigation with auto-steering, using position data to counteract the effects of wind and tide. This allows the AP70 Mk2 to maintain a straight track over ground on the current course, without the need to manually set a waypoint or route.

Technical informations

Power Supply: 12/24 VDC +30-10%
Display Size: 5“ 480x480 pixel
Display type: 16-bit color TFT