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RAYMARINE Type 2 Linear Drive 12 V

Model # 553651Mfg # M81131


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Product Description

Type 2 (short) Linear drive for mechancically steered vessels up to 33,000 lb(15,000kg).

Designed for boats with existing mechanical steering systems. The mechanical linear drive provides powerful thrust, fast hardover times and quiet operation.

  • Low backdrive force, to minimize the drive’s effect on the boat’s steering when the autopilot is in standby
  • A powerful electric motor controlled by an electromagnetic fail-safe clutch, using a high tensile belt drive and epicyclic gearbox
  • High performance for minimum current consumption



Type 2 Linear Drive 12 V

Best Use Mechanical Steering
Drive Type Mechanical Linear
Features Drive
Maximum Boat Displacement 33000 Pounds
Type Drive

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carry two!

By gypsy soul

from Oriental NC

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        Comments about Raymarine Type 2 Linear Drive 12 V:

        We installed the Type 2 after burning out the drive on a Type 1 (the size recommended for our boat). The type 2 is more powerful - it tore a hole in the plate used to attach the old Type 1 to our quadrant. The new attachment point is stronger - strong enough that this time the bolt attaching the drive to the quadrant broke. These work great, but do carry spare parts if you are sailing offshore!

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