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[DG11] Rudder reference Range
11-04-19, 01:04 PM (This post was last modified: 11-07-19 10:34 AM by Derek - Raymarine - Moderator.)
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[DG11] Rudder reference Range
Hey Guys, How are you? I hope you well

We have a problem in a system with a ACU 300 and a third part rudder reference, we could not finish the docksize wizard, the system always stopped before the end, I saw that our rudder work has a range of 5K, but Do you know the maximum and minimum that our system recognize? The system recognized the sides, if I steer do STD or Port, P70RS showed without problem, but if I press AUTO a Error Message appear. The system could identify the magnetics but does not matters what I try the rudder limit is always 10 degrees.

Do you have any ideas to test in the system?

Thanks in advance

Felipe Muniz
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11-07-19, 10:45 AM
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RE: [DG11] Rudder reference Range
Hi Felipe,

We would of course advise using the Raymarine Rudder reference unit. This has a max range of 5k ohm and potentiometer has a full deflection from one end of the resistance to the other of 340 degrees, in practice the effective rudder deflection is + or - 70 degrees either side of the central position, ( which will be 2.5K).

Does this help?
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Derek
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