C.Plath Merkur SE, Black


Product Details for Merkur SE, Black

This Merkur SE Compass features a full spherical construction with an internal gimbal system which accommodates all angles of heel without compromising accuracy. And, the oscillation-free double bottom compensates for volumetric changes.


The black housing is seawater resistant and made of a light alloy and the super-strong glass dome is insensitive to ultraviolet rays and is guaranteed for life against cracking, crazing and yellowing under normal use.
The Merkur SE Compass accuracy of indication, lag error, and oscillation period all exceed the International Organization of Standards norm. Additionally, the Merkur`s vibration resistance exceeds requirements of BSH (German Hydrographic Institute).Other features include red dazzle-free illumination, concave card with clear 5 graduation, and 3 lubber lines.


-For horizontal flush surface mounting
-Accuracy of indication: less than or equal to 1
-Lag error: less than or equal to 2
-Oscillation period: greater than or equal to 4.7 sec
-Temperature range: -22F to 158
-Three year warranty on body
-Compensation capsule available
-USCG Approved #160.014/9
-Used on most lifeboats


Dimensions: Apparent card diameter: 4 3/4" (120mm) 5" (126mm) tall x 5 3/4" (145mm) wide

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  • Model: 73318
  • Shipping Weight: 7lbs
  • Manufactured by: C. Plath

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 09 December, 2010.