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Side-Power SM240TCi DC Thruster (On/Off)

  • Type: Twin Prop Counter Rotate, Blades: 5, Thrust: 528 lbs @ 21 VDC (15.5 HP)
  • Operating Power: 21 Volt DC, Draw: 670 Amps @ 21 Volts DC
  • Boat Length: 60-84', Tunnel Diameter: 11.8" (300 mm), Power: 24 Volts DC
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    154.00 Lbs.
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    Side-Power General Features:

    • Built for outstanding performance, you can rely on your Side-Power bow thruster or stern thruster year after year
    • Boat builders all over the world are choosing Side-Power for reliability, ease of installation and unrivalled safety features
    • This commitment to quality has made the new range of Side-Power thrusters manufactured by Sleipner Motor the market leader
    • Performance
      • The high performance of a Side-Power thruster is a result of their continuous efforts in product development and testing. propulsion technology know-how 5 bladed composite propellers purpose-built high power electric motors improved water flow from streamlined gearhouse design
    • Safety:
      • Side-Power thrusters include several features to ensure the safety of your boat and its passengers
      • These features protect against technical and operator errors
      • No overheating of electric motor
      • Mechanical protection of drive gear
      • Electronic protection against sudden change of drive direction
      • No accidental operation from child safe on/off and automatic deactivation
      • IPC comes standard on all DC electric thrusters hence reducing solenoid wear and the risk of lock in
    • Reliability:
      • The quality of a Side-Power thruster is always one step ahead
      • In house manufacturing and assembly
      • Engineering through experience
      • Use of superior materials
      • Controlled quality of every supplied part
      • 2-Year limited warranty
    • Installation
      • Through their extensive experience and close co-operation with major boat builders we know how important a correct installation is for the thruster system
      • Therefore they have made all the preparations to ensure that it is easy to install a Side-Power correctly
      • Compact-sized units
      • "Plug and Go" Electric wiring
      • Easily accessible battery cable terminals
      • Fast and safe propeller mounting with locknut
      • Professional and solid GRP stern thruster kits
      • Easy access zinc anodes

    SM240TCi Features:

    • Designed for yachts from 60-84'
    • Muscular 15.5 HP motor drives up to 660 lbs of thrust through a 12" tunnel
    • Like others in the TCi range, it features twin counter-rotating props to maximum power
    • Safety is standard (as always) with Sidepower's patented IPC control system
      • IPC The Side Power unique thruster controller that intelligently protects the thruster from potential inherent problems in all high current applications as well as user faults
      • It includes several important safety features imperative in a product with such high power, run by DC electrics, as a thruster
      • Provides delay between drive directions
      • Monitors solenoid functions to reduce the chance of solenoid lock-in
      • Will stop the thruster in case of a locked solenoid, without extra user action and even without controlling a main switch


    Thrust @ 21VDC
    528 lbs (240 kg)
    Thrust @ 24VDC
    660 lbs (300 kg)
    Approx. Boat Size
    60-84' (18-25 m)
    Tunnel Diameter (I.D.)
    11.8" (300 mm)
    Propulsion System
    Counter rotating
    15.5 hp (11.4 kw)
    Minimum Battery Capacity
    1330 CCA SAE
    Recommended Fuse Size
    500 Amps (SMANL500)
    Min Depth to Top of Tunnel
    5.90" (150mm)
    Min Depth to Center of Tunnel
    11.81" (300mm)

    Other items to consider when purchasing a new thruster:

    • Bow Tunnel or Stern Tunnel
    • Control Panels and Remote Controls
    • Auto Main switch
    • Battery Disconnect
    • Fuse & Fuse holder
    • 4-Wire Harnesses (when not using Auto Main switch)
    • 5-Wire Harnesses (for use with Auto Main switch)


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