The TMQ AP-55 autopilot is undoubtedly the first choice for the discerning mariner. Whilst being designed specifically to meet the stringent technological demands of the modern marine industry, the AP-55 was also developed by TMQ with ease of operation in mind.

The head unit has a modern ergonomic design which features a large LCD display and a backlight to make it highly visible.
The Master Control Unit can be used to connect multiple AP-55 control heads as well as the AP-500 display. Each display head will display the same information and can be mounted anywhere as it is separate from the MCU.

The AP-55 Autopilot can be integrated with navigational aids such as a GPS or GPS plotter to provide waypoint steering.

Display Modes

From the push pads on the control head any of a number of modes can be utilised

Manual Mode

The autopilot display unit shows the current magnetic heading.
The vessel is under manual steering control and does not apply automatic steering control.

Auto Mode

The autopilot will maintain your vessel on any desired magnetic course.
This course can be set from the Display Unit.

GPS Mode

When receiving information from a GPS the autopilot can steer a vessel to a precise latitude and longitude, through any number of desired course changes.

Drive Units

Tecmarine can supply a range of reversing pumps or linear drive unit for installation on your vessel, contact us for more information.

Standard Components

AP-55 Display unit,
Control Unit(MCU).
Standard rudder feedback unit with 14 metres of cable,
compass sensor with 5 metres of cable,
mounting hardware and brackets,
operation manual.


Manufacturer: TMQ
Product: TMQ AP55
Category: Auto Pilots / Auto Pilots

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Key Features

  • Large easy to read backlit display
  • Simple operation with push button controls
  • Splash proof display
  • Attractive styling compliments existing vessel layout
  • Off course alarm
  • Option for remote display units
  • Voltage: 12-24 volts DC
  • Current: Average 0.5 amps,
  • Controls: 4 Push button
  • Display: Transflective LCD
  • Course Detection: Better than 1 degree
  • Sensitivity: 0 to 10 degrees
  • Rudder Ratio: 0.1:1.0 to 1.0:1.0
  • Rudder Limits: Front panel adjustable
  • Off Course Alarm: 45 degrees
  • Nav. Signal: NMEA 0183