For new installation or retrofit of most inboard, outboard or sterndrive engines. Gas or diesel, the KE-4 electronic control will replace cumbersome linkage, push-pull cables, hydraulic or pneumatic systems on pleasure boats and commercial craft alike. This longlasting control has been extensively tested, and performs well in excess of a typical mechanical system. Features fail-safe operation, self-diagnosis system, control head with built-in station select switch, neutral warm up provision, optional mechanical backup, overload protection.
Use one control unit and one actuator for single engine boats with up to four pilot stations. Use two control units for two engine boats with up to four stations. For single engine boats, use one harness per pilot station. For twin engine boats, use two harnesses per pilot station. The actuator and control unit must be mounted within 6' of one another with 20A circuit breakers. Call 1-800-BOATING for more information.
- Functions: Controls throttle, shift and engine synchronizer (optional)
- Levers: Single-lever dual function control
- Lever Material: Stainless-steel
- Mounting Style: Top Mount
- Cable Type: Two 33 or 3300 type (SAE 10-32 thread) between actuator and engine
- Warranty: Two years
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