Garmin’s “Most Responsive Autopilot System on the Water”
The GHP Reactor 40 Mechanical Autopilot System is Garmin’s answer for the mariner who has a cable drive, mechanical, or solenoid steering system.
Garmin’s GHP Reactor 40 Mechanical Autopilot System contains a solid state 9-axis Altitude Heading Reference System that enables the GHP Reactor to be mounted nearly anywhere on the boat, while it minimizes heading error, course deviation and rudder movement. Garmin has created the GHP Reactor40 Mechanical Autopilot System to react to hold course even with the vessel pitching and rolling. Although all autopilots require commissioning and calibration the GHP Reactor Mechanical Autopilot System can normally be accomplished in around 5 minutes instead of 20 or more.
The included Garmin GHC 50 Marine Autopilot Instrument allows you to navigate with ease! The GHC 50 has an intuitive design and sunlight readable 5" touchscreen with edge-to-edge glass display, matching GPSMAP x3 and GPSMAP 8600 series displays. The high-resolution (800 x 480) WVGA display provides a top notch viewing experience in any marine conditions.
Sailboat needs for an autopilot like heading hold, wind hold, tack/jibe, step turns and more, are supported by the GHP Reactor40 Mechanical/ Retrofit/ Solenoid Corepack. The GHP Reactor Mechanical can easily be added to any NMEA 2000 network as well as provide Auto Guidance through a compatible Garmin chartplotter with a G3 Vision Chart or Garmin Navionics Vision+ Chart.
If you have an existing drive unit and want to change or add autopilot to your boat the GHP Reactor Mechanical/Retrofit/Solenoid is compatible with a wide variety of steering systems, whether hydraulic, cable-drive, mechanical and solenoid. Just pair a GRF 10 with your drive system that is already on board.
- Reactor 40 CCU (Course Computer Unit)
- GHC 50 Helm Control Display
- ECU (Electronic Control Unit)
- ECU Power Cable
- Interconnect cable
- NMEA 2000® drop cables (2 meters)
- NMEA 2000 power cable
- NMEA 2000 T-connectors
- Male and female terminators
- Two Year Warranty
- Fits a Wide Variety of Steering Systems
- Fast, Easy Calibration
- Compatible with a Wide Range of Garmin Chartplotters
- Includes GHC 50 Display with High Resolution 5" Display
- Reacts to Various Sea Conditions
Product Accessories for Garmin Reactor 40 Mechanical Autopilot Corepack with GHC 50
Control your Garmin Reactor Autopilot right from a remote. This rugged and water resistant remote provides the ultimate onboard control and convenience. Control steering and even use the remote for heading hold and course corrections! (compatible with Compact Reactor, Reactor 40 Steer by Wire and Reactor 40 Hydraulic)
The Garmin Power Actuator Cable is required when connecting a third party pump to a Garmin autopilot.
The Garmin Class A Drive for the GHP 12 or Reactor Mechanical Autopilot is designed to work on boats with up to 28,000 lb displacement.
The Garmin Class B Drive for the GHP 12 Autopilot or Reactor Mechanical Autopilot is designed to work on boats with up to 79,000 lb displacement.
Paired with a GHP20, GHP12 or Reactor Garmin’s GFR 10 will provide rudder position and detect and avoid rudder stops while on the water. Magnetic sensor relays position information so that you know where the rudder is without having to guess.
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