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C.Plath Magnetkompasse - aus Tradition

C.PLATH VENUS

C.Plath-Hamburg: Traditionally pointing the way in function and design.
The Venus compass is marked by the following features:

  • apt for motor boats and sailing yachts
  • 6 lubber lines: 5 yellow lubber lines and 1 curved main lubber line
  • 1 shadow pin for relative bearing
  • choice of 5° or 1° compass card
  • apt for all magnetic zones
  • extremely high resilience due to aligned gimbal system
  • console made of seawater resistant aluminium, anodized and powder-coated
  • C.Plath compasses are certified by GL (Notified Body 0098) according to the requirement 96/98/EC in accordance with module B and D (Wheelmark)
  • optionally available with GL badge


Technical data of the magnetic compasses of the Venus series:


  • console compass
  • 150 mm ostensible card diameter
  • 12-V or optionally 24-V lighting, red, anti-glare
  • compass weight: 3,1 kg
  • lubber line error ≤1°
  • deviation error ≤1°
  • friciton error ≤1°
  • lag error ≤2°
  • oscillation period ≥4,7 sec.
  • temperature range: -30°C to 60°C
  • cut-out diameter: Ø 152 mm
  • pitch diameter of flange: 164 mm
  • installation depth: 100 mm
  • hight with binnacle: 195 mm
  • binnacle diameter: 170 mm
  • weight of binnacle: 1,2kg
VENSUS H Typ: 2795 - 5° Kompassrose

Venus H Typ: 2795

Compass for flush mounting in cockpit floors,
control stands, decks and control columns.

Venus H Typ: 2795
VENUS H Typ: 2795 - 1° Kompassrose

Venus HS Typ: 2795

Compass for flush mounting on control columns and consoles, mounted in round console, with hood.

Venus H Typ: 2795
VENUS HC Typ: 2795

VENUS HC Typ: 2795

Compass for flush mounting on control columns and
consoles, mounted in round console.



Venus HC Typ 2795
VENUS HS Typ: 2795

VENUS HS Typ: 2795 + VENUS HL Typ: 2795

Compass for flush mounting on control columns and consoles, mounted in round console,

HS - with hood
HL - with hood and visor

Venus HC Typ 2795
Venus HL