An extra measure of safety and versatility for your NavPilot! SafeHelm2 is an optional sensor for NavPilot 300/700/711C. When it senses the operator is manually steering the vessel while the autopilot is engaged, SafeHelm2 switches the NavPilot to manual steering for a specified time interval, allowing the helmsman full manual control of the vessel. After the time interval has elapsed, SafeHelm2 resumes the previous automatic steering mode. SafeHelm2 is a valuable feature to have in situations where the helmsman needs to change course immediately without deactivating the autopilot. There is no need to scramble to the NavPilot display to disengage the autopilot or restart automatic navigation once the course is clear. Just grab the wheel, steer the vessel safely around the obstacle, then hold your course until the NavPilot re-engages.
The package includes all of the adapter fittings to add the sensor to any hydraulic helm vessel that has a new or existing "Reversing Pump Autopilot Drive" system.