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Octopus Remote Hydraulic Linear Actuator

Octopus Remote Hydraulic Linear Actuator

  • Type: Remote Pump, Power: 12 Volt DC, Stroke 9"
  • Boat Type: Sail Boat, Boat Length: 70 Feet or Under
  • Max Boat Weight: 37,500 lbs (17,000 kg)
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    Octopus Autopilots
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    The Octopus Hydraulic Linear Actuator is a simple, effective way to drive the rudder on a boat equipped with a mechanical steering system.


    • Designed for sailboats with mechanical steering
    • Recommended for vessels up to 70 feet or 37,500 lbs
    • This drive is compatible with most of the major Autopilot Electronic brands
    • When the autopilot is not in use, the cylinder runs freely along with the rudder
    • When the automatic pilot is in use, a solenoid valve on the actuator closes and locks the cylinder
    • Steering signals from the pilot are now fed to the DC motor, which drives the pump to move the cylinder back and forth
    • De-energized, the solenoid valve immediately disconnects the automatic pilot from the rudder
    • The actuator has a small translucent oil reservoir, making it easy to check fluid levels
    • These actuators have only five moving parts
    • Mechanical simplicity gives Precision Products reliability and ease of service when compared to complicated gear and screw actuators, making Precision Products units a favorite for offshore mariners
    • These actuators are shipped from their factory completely filled with oil and require no additional plumbing


    • Power: 12 Volt DC
    • Cylinder Bore: 45 mm
    • Variable Flow Rate: 1-2 Liters / Minute
    • Stroke: 228.6 mm / 9"
    • Hardover Time: 14-16 Seconds
    • Peak Thrust: 600kg / 1322 lbs
    • Max Boat Length: 22 m / 70 Feet
    • Maximum Laden Displacement: 17,000 kg / 37,500 lbs

    Octopus Type B I/O Autopilot Connection Kit
    Item #: 257848
  • For Use With Octopus Remote Autopilots
  • For Most Volvo And Mercruiser DHB Steering Cylinders
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    Octopus Type C I/O Autopilot Connection Kit
    Item #: 257849
  • For Use With Octopus Remote Autopilots
  • For Volvo Model 872215 And Mercruiser Saginaw Steering Cylinders
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