Software for Raymarine Evolution Autopilot Heading Sensors

  • Software for:
    Evolution EV1 and EV2 Heading Sensor
  • Version:
    v3.02 (or v3.05 for selected vessels - see details and link in the software history table below
  • Date Released:
    v3.02 - July 2018 | v3.05 - August 2020
  • Additional Notes:
    The Autopilot requires recalibrating after the update is complete, refer to Software Update Information section below.


Select the software update below depending on which Multifunction Display (MFD) you will be using to perform the Remote Update.

Before You Update

Warning  a/c/e/eS/gS Series - Updating via a/c/e/eS/gS Series display. MFD software must be at level v13.37 and above - Click here to update your MFD

Warning  G Series - Updating via G Series system. System software must be at level v4.49 and above - Click here to update your MFD

Warning  Pilot System - You must update EV1 Sensor before updating your ACU


Current MFDs



AXIOM 7 184x169Download  

eS Series

eS SeriesDownload  

a/c/e/gS Series

a/c/e/gS Series Software | Raymarine by FLIRDownload  

Retired / Legacy MFDs


G Series

G SeriesDownload  

E Wide

E WideDownload  

C Wide

C WideDownload  

E Classic

E ClassicDownload  

C Classic

C ClassicUnavailable  

A Classic

A ClassicDownload  

Open Source GPL/LGPL

Some Raymarine products contain software code developed by third parties that are covered by open source GPL and LGPL software license agreements. You can view the third party license agreements by visiting the Manuals and Documents section of our website.

To access the open source GPL and LGPL licensed executables click here

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
August 2020 EV-1
  • Introduces an enhanced vessel 'type 1' profile for larger vessels. This is the "Power Slow Turn" profile, for Displacement / Work Boats & Large Cruising Power Boats
  • An update to the 2nd CAN port to allow communications with Yanmar engines.
v3.02 July 2018
  • Improved address claim handling to correct compatibility issues with EV2 & Teleflex Optimus steering systems
    • The fault can cause alarm 'No Drive Detected' if engine is powered off for a period.
v3.01 June 2018
  • To support running hardware changes (component obsolescence) in the EV-1 and EV-2 - provides no product features or bug fixes
v3.01 Bootcode June 2018
  • To support the new Hardware, to prevent it being downgraded to v2.18 application accidentally.
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