SailNet Community - View Single Post - Navico Wheel Pilot 5000
View Single Post
Old 11-23-2010
tdw's Avatar
tdw tdw is offline
Super Fuzzy Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 15,488
Thanks: 9
Thanked 88 Times in 82 Posts
Rep Power: 10
tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough
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

"Those who do not observe the impulses of their own mind must of necessity be unhappy." Marcus Aurelius

Last edited by tdw; 11-23-2010 at 05:09 PM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook