The Rotary drive is designed for steering systems that can be driven from the helm position through a chain and sprocket (for example: cable and rod steering systems).Raymarine rotary drive unit provides smooth, powerful autopilot-controlled steering with quiet operation.
The main parts of the drive are: a rugged electric motor, that drives a precision epicyclic gearbox via a high tensile drive belt and an electromagnetic clutch that transmits high torque loads without slipping.
- Maximum vessel displacement: 20,000lb. w/S1 Corepack
- 24,000lb. w/S2 Corepack
- Power Consumption: 24-48W (typical average) Draw: 2-4A
- Recommended hardover to hardover time: 10 sec no load
- Dimensions: 10.8"L x 7.2"W x 7.7"H
- Thrust/power: 180lb. in.
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