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Old 16-01-2012, 03:42   #1
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Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

I have a Navman 3100 GPilot which is a great unit but the rudderfeedback unit failed and they are hard to find. Does anyone know if another make of RFU could be utilised, I have a good coursemaster RFU installed, I wondered if that would be compatable.
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Re: Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

Hi there

navman rudder feedback sensor replacement.

for anyone with the same problem use a B&G rudder feedback sensor RRF-ACP

Cut the nav man sensor wire and connect as follows:

navman ..............B&G

earth - .............. blue

blue var ..............green

orange 5v ........... red
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Re: Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

Thanks for the great information, I shall let the customer service department at Navico know this as they are clueless and could only recommend I "upgrade" to a new autopilot.
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Hi there

navman rudder feedback sensor replacement.

for anyone with the same problem use a B&G rudder feedback sensor RRF-ACP

Cut the nav man sensor wire and connect as follows:

navman ..............B&G

earth - .............. blue


blue var ..............green

orange 5v ........... red
does it really works? i have a navman GPILOT 3380 and yesterday my rudder feedback unit stopped working i just want to be sure before i buy the B&G also because the original one is impossible to find
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Re: Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

I use it on my boat and it works fine.

(after connecting the b&G sensor you have to recalibrate the pilot with the program under menu)

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Re: Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

I got the same problem. Display shows RFU ERROR.
Navico told today, the B&G sensor will not work with the g-pilot.
May I ask if the change worked also for Pacey?
And Peter could you tell me if the B&G is working also according to the hall effect like the Navman ones?
Many thanks
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Re: Navman Rudder Feedback Unit

Hi
I have the same RFU feedback warning but the rudder position always still shows on the screen.I thought that the RFU sender also was used for rudder position?
The pilot then stops steering, switch off and on again and will work for brief time
Anyone got some ideas?
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I have a Navman 3100 GPilot which is a great unit but the rudderfeedback unit failed and they are hard to find. Does anyone know if another make of RFU could be utilised, I have a good coursemaster RFU installed, I wondered if that would be compatable.
Just to ask if your rudder position indicator still worked?
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