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EV-400 Sail Autopilot, No Drive Unit Rebate Available

RAYMARINE EV-400 Sail Autopilot, No Drive Unit

Model # 14842827Mfg # T70161


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With Purchase of a Raymarine EV-200, EV-300 or EV-400 Autopilot System

Valid January 9, 2015 — April 30, 2015
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Evolution Autopilots combine advanced aerospace guidance technology with Raymarine’s marine autopilot expertise to deliver a new level of accurate autopilot control. Evolution has no need of a setup compass swing or calibration, and does not need to be adjusted to the boat in which it is installed. This innovative breakthrough in autopilot intelligence uses Evolution AI™ control algorithms which enable Evolution autopilots to perceive their environment and instantly calculate and evolve steering commands to maximize performance. The result is precise and confident course keeping, regardless of vessel speed or sea conditions.

At the heart of the Evolution system is the ultra-compact, EV sensor core—a nine-axis heading sensor and full-function course computer. Around the same size as a typical marine GPS sensor, the EV sensor core can be bracket-mounted or flush-mounted horizontally, and can be installed above or below deck (it’s IPX6 water-resistant) as space and practicality dictate.

EV-1 uses SeaTalkng cabling for a single power and data connection to the SeaTalkng bus and the Actuator Control Unit (ACU) which connects to the same bus to provide power and signal to a Raymarine hydraulic or mechanical autopilot drive system. Drive Unit sold separately.

Autopilot control is via the p70 control head. Setting-up an Evolution autopilot takes just 30 seconds; select the boat type—large power, small power, or sail; select the drive type—hydraulic, mechanical, or outboard; and choose the performance level—performance, cruise, or leisure, it is as easy as that.

NOTE1: When sizing an Evolution system for your boat, always take the fully laden displacement weight of your vessel into account, this is often 20% above the designed displacement.

NOTE2: Evolution Autopilots communicate via SeaTalkng. A SeaTalkng to NMEA Converter Kit (E22158) may be required to connect older Raymarine or non-Raymarine displays. Raymarine software version 1.21 is also a minimum requirement.

The EV-400 Sail is designed for large size sailboats compatible with Type 2 and 3 Raymarine hydraulic, linear, and rotary mechanical drives. Purchase drive units separately depending on your boat’s displacement and steering type.

  • Boat Type: Large mechanically-steered sailboats
  • Boat Displacement: 77,000lb.
  • Drive Type: Type 2 Linear Drive Short (Model 553651, 33,000lb. boat displacement, 1,050lb. thrust), Type 2 Linear Drive Long (Model 352039, 44,000lb. boat displacement, 1,050lb. thrust) Type 2 Rotary Drive (Model 6418354, 44,000lb. boat displacement, 34nm output torque) or Type 3 Hydraulic Linear Drive (Model 6418339, 77,000 boat displacement, 2,640lb. thrust). Drives sold separately.
  • Controls: p70
  • Draw: EV-1: 30mA, ACU-400: 30A max. continuous (12-24V)
  • Included Equipment: EV-1, ACU-400, p70, Rudder Reference Unit and necessary cables for system connectivity
  • Data Interface: SeaTalkng, NMEA 2000
  • Warranty: Three years (with product registration)

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