How do I make the SSC200 agree with other compasses on the vessel, or, in other words, how do I align the SSC200 with the boat?

The SSC200 compass is aligned with the vessel by pointing the arrow shown on the top of the compass towards the bow. There are alternative mounting options, which can be found the users manual. Once you have performed magnetic deviation calibration on the compass, you can get the heading from the SSC200 to agree with other compasses on the boat by loosing the mounting screws and manually rotating the compass. You can also align the compass electronically using a DSM150, DSM200, or DSM250 by doing the following:

  1. Enter menu mode, scroll to "Configuration..." and press < Enter >
  2. Scroll to "Device Configuration..." and press < Enter >
  3. Scroll to the SSC200 and press < Enter >
  4. Scroll to "Installation Offset Calibration..." and press < Enter >
  5. Use the < Up > or < Down > keys to set the heading to the desired heading and press < Enter >

Article Number: 102
Posted: Mon, Jun 25, 2012 12:18 PM
Last Updated: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 5:12 AM

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