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Old 11-29-2013, 07:52 PM   #1
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info on Raymarine ST 8001 - -help

need info on the Raymarine st 8001 autopilot---are they any good? What are some of the problems noted for this unit? Thanks-Captain Ray

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Old 12-01-2013, 07:31 AM   #2
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Well my I believe Autohelm 4001 unit works well for being a '98 unit. Recently the numbers on the readout have become very difficult to read but it does not affect it's usability.

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You need to see what model course computer it is tied to. The 8001 is a control head for an autopilot. The course computer should be an SPX 10 or something similar.

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Raymarine makes very good autopilots, chartplotters, radars and marine instruments.

Their web site has data sheets, installation and operating instructions for most of their products.

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