SailNet Community - View Single Post - Navico Wheel Pilot 5000
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 11-23-2010
Super Fuzzy Moderator
tdw's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 17,134
Thanks: 22
Thanked 128 Times in 119 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I'm afraid I am not going to be of much help to you. You obviously have either a non standard system or at least a more complicated one than ours, which consists of the WP5000 Navigation Receiver (shown in image 01) and the Drive Unit (shown in image 02). The NR is hardwired to the DU which then has a two core power lead with plug to a 12v outlet. We do not have the remote control (H5000) or the wind vane (WV3) .

In our case the internal compass has failed. Of course the parts are long since out of production so I've simply given up and ordered a new pilot from another manufacturer. I'm guessing that your compass has also failed at some time in the past and a new non Navico unit has been installed.

I fear you are on your own with this. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.



Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett.

Last edited by tdw; 11-23-2010 at 04:09 PM.
tdw is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome