Software for Raymarine Evolution Autopilot Heading Sensor

  • Software for:
    Evolution EV1 and EV2 Heading Sensor
  • Version:
  • Date Released:
    May 2017
  • Additional Notes:
    The Autopilot requires recalibrating after the update is complete, refer to Software Update Information section below.


    EV Heading Sensor

Software Update Information

Info Evolution Pilot System - Please make sure you have the latest p70 / p70R and ACU software installed, otherwise issues may arise.

ACU Software Update | p70 / p70R Software Update

Note: The included R4 pilot software requires recalibration of the autopilot once complete. Learn how to setup / recalibrate Evolution Autopilot here

EV1 and EV2 Software History

Version Release Date Features
v2.18 May 2017
  • Corrects a "No Navigation" fault error that can occur if entering Track mode from data via multiple 3rd party Navigators.
  • Improves the management of Waypoint numbers from non Raymarine Navigators.
v2.17 May 2016
  • Track Acquisition & Track Keeping enhancements
  • Vane mode – Wind steering Performance enhancements
  • Autotack improvements
  • Windshift Alarm improvements – including the ability to switch off
  • Enhanced Compass Calibration Routine for EV Sensor
  • NMEA2000 improvements
    • NOTE : Dependant products must be on;
      • p70/p70R software on v3.05 or higher
      • ACU software on v2.17 or higher
v1.11 Sept 2014
  • Improved SeaTalkNG bus address claim handling
  • Corrects an issue with 3rd party equipment transmitting incomplete navigation data causing Tracking and 'No Pilot' errors
v1.08 June 2014
  • The EV2 is now fully compatible with ZF Power Boat Drive by Wire steering systems
  • Further improves the Speed data selection algorithm to resolve issues where the incorrect speed is transmitted from some engines
  • Supports the selection of STW, SOG or Default from within Pilot Calibration
    • NOTE : Requires p70/p70R software higher than v2.12
  • Factory calibration of Magnetometer alignment improved to enhance heading accuracy
v1.06 April 2014
  • The Pilot now uses the highest value of bus Speed from SOG or STW. - This will eliminate the pilot instability issues seen on some vessels that have a faulty or non-inserted STW paddle wheel Transducer
  • For vessels without SOG or STW, Cruising Speed is now selectable in Pilot Vessel Settings when Cal Lock is turned off
  • Heading errors caused by vessels undertaking a fast banked turn is now corrected. – Previously seen as poor overlay performance
v1.01 2013
  • PRODUCTION ONLY UPDATE - Only for ACU100 to add Hydraulic calibration option done on production line only
    • No software update released for public as it offers no additional features or fixes
v1.00 2013