Compass card diameter, mm: 165
Application: Main compass
Optional: Periscope length — 720 mm IMO Approved
Approved by: Russian Maritime Registers of Shipping, Russian River Register
Manufacturer: Saura

Marine Technics Group is the exclusive distributor of SAURA in the Russian Federation

Magnetic Compass SR-165 has all required certificates and approvals for installation on board Russian vessels as a main (master) compass.

Saura SR-165 Technical Specifications  

  • the periscope length in the standard set is 720 mm (extended) and 650 mm (retracted);
  • can be supplied with a longer periscope;
  • a full set of deviation compensators “B” + “C” (semicircular deviation), D (quarter deviation), heeling deviation (roll deviation), as well as flinders bar (latitudinal deviation)
  • compass card illumination with a dimmer switch;
  • low weight, approx 60 kg.

SCP-NT SMART Sensor can be used with Saura SR-165 magnetic compass as a transmitting heading device.

When equipped with SCP-NT SMART Sensor, NMEA-formatted data can be transmitted to other devices, such as autopilots (e.g. SA-10), NRC-150P Repeater Compasses (installed in a console or on a mounting bracket).

Key features and benefits of SAURA Magnetic Compasses

  • Easy to maintain
  • There is no need for an annual replacement of the maintenance fluid
  • A unique ultra-reliable knot of card rotation consisting of a needle made of platinum-iridium alloy and a knot reinforced on a card made of sapphire
  • Short production times and the stock availability of the most popular models
  • A large selection of compasses with different binnacle heights (from 430 to 1225 mm), as well as the availability of boat and grid compasses.

Company background

Japanese company Saura (est. 1915) designs and manufactures navigational instruments and systems from precision magnetic compasses to the hydraulic steering gear and automatic pilots for coastal navigations. All these products are carefully designed and well-engineered through extensive and long years of experience in the marine industry All production is still based in Japan providing quality of the highest possible standard.