MSC 10 Marine Satellite Compass
KNOW EXACTLY WHERE YOU'RE HEADED
Get reliable, accurate heading information with the easy-to-install GPS-based
MSC 10 marine satellite compass.
Accuracy comes easy when you’ve got a multi-band GNSS receiver on board.
Faster updates. More detailed tracking.
Rough waters got you worried? MSC 10 delivers pitch, roll, and heave info,
If other onboard systems need a heading sensor, we’ve got you covered.
Dimensions (W x D x H): 6.1” x 13.1” x 3.0” (155.5 x 333.6 x 76.2 mm)
Weight: 28.6 oz (810 g)
Cable length: 19 ft 8 in (6 m)
Temperature range: 5° to 158° F (-15° to 70° C)
Case material: Glue sealed, high-impact plastic alloy; waterproof to IPX7
Compass-safe distance: 0" (0 mm)
Power source input: 9-16 Vdc, unregulated
Input current: 180 mA at 12 Vdc
NMEA 2000 Load Equivalency Number (LEN): 6 (300 mA max)
Position accuracy, typical marine use: < 1 meter CEP, < 3 meters, 95%
Heading accuracy: 2° RMS
Heave accuracy: 8 cm RMS
MULTI-BAND GNSS AND MULTI-CONSTELLATION
The multi-band GNSS (L1 and L5 GPS) and multi-constellation (GPS, Galileo1,
GLONASS, and BeiDou1) receiver deliver precise positioning2.
BOAT HEAVE AND MORE
Get reliable, accurate boat heave, pitch, and roll information — even in rough
BUILT-IN ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEM (AHRS)
With a fully integrated attitude and heading reference system for better GPS
heading at all speeds, including pitching in rough seas, taking sharp turns, or
ACCURATE HEADING DATA
Multiple receivers deliver heading accuracy within 2 degrees. Because it uses
satellite signals, you don’t have to worry about magnetic interference.
PRIMARY SENSOR ACROSS MULTIPLE SYSTEMS
You can use MSC 10 as the primary sensor for autopilots and other onboard
systems that need accurate heading information.
NMEA 2000® NETWORK COMPATIBLE
Get heading, pitch, roll, and heave information delivered straight to your
compatible Garmin chartplotter via the NMEA 2000 network.
EASY TO INSTALL
This compact device is simple to install and easily integrates into your Garmin
10 HZ UPDATE RATE
Get better, more detailed tracking information, thanks to the 10 Hz position
BACKUP HEADING SENSOR
In the extremely rare case that you lose a satellite signal, MSC 10 will
seamlessly transition from GPS-based to magnetometer-based heading3.
What's In The Box?
MSC-10 Marine Satellite Compass
NMEA 2000® backbone/drop cable (6 meters)
NMEA 2000 T-connector
1 Supported when available
2 < 1 meter CEP, < 3 meters 95%
3 Magnetometer calibration required for backup magnetic heading support