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[CA] Replacement System
02-06-18, 12:40 AM (This post was last modified: 02-08-18 02:22 PM by Chuck - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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[CA] Replacement System
Hi Chuck

I have a question about the replacement of an ST8002 Head Unit, S2 Computer and Type 1 Pump autopilot system with a P70r, ACU200 & EV1 re-utilizing the Type 1 pump. The owner is unhappy with the performance of the old system with multiple attempts at commissioning and autopilot compass relocation & calibration. This over 1-1.5 years of ownership. He has asked me to replace it with a new system.

The question I had is the suitability of an ACU200 used with a Hynautic servo cylinder power steering system. I just wanted to make sure the ACU can handle this type of system before proceeding. I can't imagine why it wouldn't but just wanted to double check with you in case there is any known issues.

The last question I had is that the Type 1 pump is installed almost at the helm itself rather than close to the rudder cylinder. I know that Raymarine guidelines are to mount close to the cylinders as possible but was interested to know if that placement is still acceptable.

As always, thanks for you help.
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