• 5° card
• 5-3/4" Apparent Card Size
Plath Venus Compass Specifications:
• Full spherical construction with internal gimbal system.
• Balanced for use in northern and southern hemispheres.
• Accuracy of indication: less than or equal to 1°. Lag error: less than or equal to 2°. Oscillation period: less than or equal to 4.7 sec. These values exceed the ISO norm (International Organization of Standards).
• Temperature range: -22°F to 158°F. Corresponds with the ISO norm for commercial shipping.
• Vibration resistance exceeds the requirements of the BSH (German Hydrographic Institute).
• Seawater resistant light alloy housing with superstrong glass dome that is insensitive to ultraviolet radiation.
• Dished card with 1° graduation.
• Red dazzle-free illumination for 12 volt (24V by special request.)
• Oscillation-free double bottom compensates volume changes in compass fluid.
• Accuracy at all angles of heel insured by the full internal gimbal system.
• Apparent card diameter: 5-3/4" (150mm).
• Cutout diameter: 6" (152mm).
• Weight of compass: 6 lbs. 12 oz.
• Weight of cylinder: 4 lbs. 1 oz.
• Three year warranty on body.
• Lifetime warranty on glass dome.
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