SI-TEX SP-70 Handheld Autopilot System
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SI-TEX SP-70 Handheld Autopilot System
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SI-TEX SP-70 Handheld Autopilot System

  • Control Head, Fluxgate Compass, Processor, Built-In Rudder Feedback
  • Includes Type S Mechanical Dashboard Drive, 12 Volt DC
  • Vessel Type: Inboard, Outboard, Stern Drive Cable-Steered Powerboats to 36 ft
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    21.75 Lbs.
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    • The SI-TEX SP-70 Autopilot a reliable workhorse autopilot for cruising and fishing activity
    • Designed for most any boat and easily installed on Outboard, Inboard and Sterndrive vessels with Hydraulic or Mechanical steering systems
    • Low cost autopilot designed for easy installation, and for upgrading older autopilot installations
    • Ultra-compact, waterproof Control Unit has simple keypad operation and large LCD display of heading course, rudder angle, operating mode and error messages
    • Control Unit can be used as dash-mounted keypad or quickly and easily removed from mounting bracket for use as a handheld portable
    • Additional steering stations can be easily added with optional plug-in connectors (Sold Separately)
    • Exceptionally easy to use
      • Just steer to desired course, press the PILOT key and the system takes over to steer you on your way, automatically
    • Built-in NMEA-0183 Loran/GPS interface for precise course-line navigation along routes
    • Bold, backlit displays with ten levels of brightness for clear reading in any light
    • Digital displays of rudder angle and operation mode in use, constantly giving you up-to-the-minute operating status
    • Automatic Sea State and Trim Controls and ten selectable levels of rudder sensitivity with high and low speed settings for smooth, precise steering
    • Rudder feedback verifies autopilot's commands
    • Ghost Rudder backup allows autopilot to use memory of rudder movements to calculate new movements in event of rudder feedback failure
    • Heading Output feature allows you to stabilize radar display
    • Built-in diagnostic and self tests, plus visual and audible alarms
    • Power Steering mode offers convenient push-button steering
    • Stand By mode for manual steering situations
    • Optional analog Rudder Angle Indicator for easy, at-a-glance reading of exact rudder position
    • Works with solenoid valves also


    • Operating Voltage 12 Volt DC standard*
    • Power Consumption Average 3 amps, 20 amps peak
    • Solenoid Output 20 amps max
    • DC Reversing Pump ± 20 amps max.
    • Clutch Output 3 amps max
    • Radio Navigational Interface NMEA 0183
    • Heading Reference Fluxgate
    • Course Resolution l
    • Course Detection 0.25°
    • Pumpset 18 cubic inch
    • 12 Volt DC standard*
    • Dimensions Control Unit: 2.8" W x 1" D x 5.2" H
    • Processor Unit: 6.3" W x 15" L x 2.7" H
    • Fluxgate Compass: 5.6" W x 4.2" L x 3.4" H
    • Pump: 4.8"W x 7.5" L x 4" H

    *Optional Pumpsets Available: 30 cubic inch, 12V DC or 32V DC for vessels up to 60' - Options Rudder Angle Indicator Kit for Second Station installation Sold Separately

    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


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