Raytheon Anschütz is the market leader for sophisticated gyro compass technology with more than 110 years of experience. The Standard 22 combines proven technology and long maintenance intervals with advanced features. Its high quality, accuracy, reliability, and cost effectiveness over lifetime make the Standard 22 the most popular gyro compass in the market.
The Simrad GC series includes gyrocompasses and control units to suit any vessel type and application; from IMO-approved GC80 and GC85 solutions for merchant cargo ships, passenger vessels, and dynamic positioning Offshore Service Vessels, to the compact RGC50 for smaller non-SOLAS workboats, ferries and commercial fishing vessels.
A gyrocompass detects the true north by means of a fast-spinning rotor, which is suspended with no friction and is influenced by gravity and rotation of the Earth. A gyrocompass consequently indicates a ship's heading. CMZ900 series has been type approved in accordance with International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards, resolution A.424 (XI) as well as JIS-F9602, class A standards