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Optimus EPS (Cont.)

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STEERING - Optimus Electronic Power Steering
THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND THE
SYSTEM
The incredible feel you get when you’re behind the
wheel of a boat equipped with Optimus EPS is the result
of an incredible array of technology and engineering.
Each component has been designed to complement
the other, resulting in a seamless experience of steering
control in virtually every situation on the water. The high
level of engineering also extends to the reliability of the
system, with quality materials, careful manufacturing and
redundant systems, all to stand up to the rigors of life on
the water.
For more information contact SeaStar Solutions
KEY SYSTEM COMPONENTS
FEATURES
BENEFITS
OPTIMUS ELECTRONIC HELM (PART NO. EH15XX)
Adjustable helm turns and steering wheel effort
Adjustable steering sensitivity and resistance for maximum
comfort
Speed sensitive helm turns, effort and steering
response
Driver comfort, control and performance as speed varies
Dual independent sensors and circuits
Provides redundancy for reliable operation
Electronic helm
No hydraulic oil at helm
Optional tilt helms available
Adjustable position of steering wheel for personal comfort
Optional 2nd helm
Easy installation, requires only a harness connection
OPTIMUS SMART CYLINDER (PART NO. EC53XX)
Dual independent non-contact sensors and proven
SeaStar cylinder design
System reliability and operation
Integrated rudder feedback unit (RFU)
No additional RFU required for autopilot system
Adjustable stainless steel ORB fittings
Simplifies the installation and allows for easy orientation
in any direction
OPTIMUS CORE PACK (PART NO. EPSK12XX)
OPTIMUS HYDRAULIC STEERING PUMP
On demand hydraulic steering pump
Significantly reduces overall power consumption
Simplified semi auto-purge mode
Allows user to purge system with existing components
Designed using SAE J-1171 rated motor
Meets Coast Guard requirement for ignition protection
Third party auto-pilot certified
A separate auto-pilot pump is not required.
OPTIMUS CANTRAK DISPLAY
CANtrak digital display for messaging and user
interface
Provides interface for adjusting helm turns and steering
effort
Dealer adjustable toe in/out and engine turning ratio
Displays visual information on system status
Real-time system status rudder direction and RPM
OPTIMUS PUMP CONTROL MODULE
Fault tolerant CANbus network
Ensures system reliability and operation
Sealed locking cable connections
Ensures reliable cable connection protection from
vibration
Accommodates certified 3rd party autopilot systems
No additional autopilot pump and RFU
Automatic battery selector
Ensures system operates at peak performance