PilotStar NX

Superior steering performance!

The autopilot is approved as heading control system for standard and for high-speed crafts. The PilotStar NX includes latest technical developments such as Ethernet communication and bridge alert management – this makes PilotStar NX easy to integrate into various system environments.
The PilotStar® NX offers superior steering performance and an extended range of functionality for day-to-day use and special applications.

Key Benefits
Reliable steering performance
Several steering modes for precision and reliability.
Heading control mode: automatic steering on a defined heading.
NAV mode: follows the set point commands from route planning systems such as GPS receivers or chart plotters, including graphical and numerical presentation of deviations.
NFU/FU control: the rudder is controlled manually by using the soft buttons or the knob.

Versatile functional range
Useful features that make both day-to-day operations and special applications safer and simpler.
The “Heading & Rudder Plot” allows for simple adjustments of autopilot parameters to optimize steering performance and fuel consumption.
“Trim mode” reduces rudder activity and optimizes steering performance for vessels with asymmetrical loads.
“Fix turn” allows pre-defined heading changes with a single push of a button.

Versatile functional rangeLong-time secure investment
Best value for newbuilding and refit projects.
Ease of use service features for simple and safe commissioning
Easy to integrate into various system environments, and extendable with NautoSteer AS tillers for the design of compact steering gear control systems
Compliant to latest performance and test standards for bridge alert management and standardized Ethernet communication (IEC 61162-450)

Type approval & standards
Compliant to latest performance and test standards for bridge alert management and standardized Ethernet communication (IEC 61162-450)

Main Features
Intuitive operation thanks to 7” touch TFT display and large rotary knob for heading changes
Graphical user support with heading & rudder plot and track data for perfect adjustment of the autopilot parameters
Trim mode and fix turn for workboat applications
Manual control of steering gear
Connection of NautoSteer AS tiller(s) for the design of compact steering gear control systems
Ease of use service features for simple and safe commissioning

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