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SI-TEX SP-80 Fixed-Mount Autopilot System with the Rotary Feedback

  • Ultra-Compact, Waterproof Fixed Mount Control Unit
  • Applications: Small to Midsize Vessels with Standard Steering Systems
  • Includes Rotary Rudder Feedback for Inboards
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    Package Includes:

    • SI-TEX Processor: Part Number 30080003
    • SP-80 Control Unit and Mounting Bracket. Part Number 20080011
      • This part includes a 25 foot (7.7 meter) cable wired to the Control Unit
    • Fluxgate Compass. Part Number 20320003
      • This part includes 40 feet (12.2 m) of cable wired to the compass
    • Rotary Rudder Feedback: Part Number 20330008
      • This part includes 50 feet (15.2 m) of cable wired to the Rudder Feedback
    • Rotary Rudder Feedback Linkage Kit. Part Number 20330007
    • Power Cable: 7.5 feet (2.3 m) of cable provided for connection of processor and breaker
    • Accessory Kit: Contains a small screwdriver, extra terminal sockets and gland
    • SI-TEX SP-80 Autopilot Manual. Part Number 29010049

    Note: Pump is Not Included in this Package

    Available Adjustable Reversing Pumps:

    • 20810016 (12VDC / 18CI)
    • 20810031 (24VDC / 18CI)
      • 18CI Pumps are for installations where the steering ram size is from 7 in 3 (115 cm 3 ) up to 18 in 3 (295 cm 3 )
    • 20810018 (12VDC / 30CI)
    • 20810035 (24VDC / 30CI)
      • 30CI Pumps are for installations where the steering ram size is from 15 in 3 (245cm 3 ) up to 30 in 3 (490 cm 3 ).


    • The SI-TEX SP-80 Fixed-Mount Autopilot System is for boaters who know where they're going
    • SP-80 takes you where you want to be effortlessly
    • Its smart, precise piloting gives you the extra hand on deck you've always needed
    • Operation is a snap:
      • Simply set the course and the SP-80 takes the controls, piloting you to your destination with ease and precision
      • Hands free, and ready to go
    • Applications: Outboard, Inboard, and Sterndrive vessels with Hydraulic or Mechanical steering systems
    • Automatically pilots to your next waypoint using built-in NMEA 0183 Loran/GPS interface
    • Waterproof control head easily installs flush or surface mounted
    • System can be expanded by adding fully functional second-station option with the SI-TEX SP-70 Handheld Control Unit
    • Bold, backlit display with ten levels of brightness for clear reading in any light
    • Accurate digital displays of rudder angle and operating mode in use, constantly giving you up-to-the minute operating status
    • Automatic Sea State and Trim controls and 10 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 diagnostics 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

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    • Operating Voltage: 10-40 Volt DC
    • Power Consumption: Average 3 amps
    • 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°
    • Control Unit: 6" W x 1" D x 3.1" 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
    • Options: (Sold Separately)
      • Pumpset
      • Rudder Angle Indicator Kit for Second Station installation
      • SP-70 Autopilot fixed portable control unit


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