Saura T-130 VB/VD/VF Magnetic Compass

Compass card diameter, mm: 130
Application: Steering compass
Optional: Three models: VB, VD, VF. Low binnacle — 220 mm Residual deviation correction
Approved by: Russian Maritime Registers of Shipping, Russian River Register
Manufacturer: Saura

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

Magnetic Compasses T-130VB, T-130VD, T-130VF have all required certificates and approvals for installation on board Russian vessels as a steering compass.
They can also be installed on board marine vessels of a gross tonnage less than 500.

Technical Specifications of Saura T-130VB, T-130VD, T-130VF Magnetic Compasses

  • low binnacle of 220 mm;
  • desktop compass with the ability to correct the residual deviation
  • a full set of deviation compensators “B” + “C” (semicircular deviation), D (quarter deviation), heeling deviation (roll deviation), and flinders bar (latitudinal deviation)
  • a set of correcting magnets in a wooden box;
  • permalloy plates;
  • dimmer power supply – 24V DC
Item name / Compass model T-130VB T-130VD 1-130VF
 A set of semicircular deviation compensators (B + C) yes yes yes
 A set of quarter deviation compensators (D) yes yes yes
 A set of roll deviation compensators (heeling deviation) yes yes yes
 A set of latitudinal deviation compensators (flinders bar) yes
 Compass card illumination top bottom bottom
 SCP-NT SMART Sensor (transmitting heading device) yes yes
 Price low average high
SCP-NT SMART Sensor can be used with Saura T-130VD and T-130VF magnetic compasses 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).

Dimensions and Weight of Saura T-130 Series Magnetic Compasses

Dimensions, mm:

А = 430
В = 220
С = 161
D = 212
E = 220
F = 222
G = 352
H = 230
I = 206
Compass weight – 6.3 kg

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.