pypilot motor controller

This motor controller can be used to drive a brushed motor to move the rudder. Can drive most existing autopilot drive units for boats up to 40 ft overtemperature, overcurrent (stall) detection fuse and reverse polarity protection voltage, current, temperature and optional rudder feedback Optional port/starboard end of travel input switches Serial communication with optical isolation, prevent ground loops and other electrical problems Waterproof connection to serial communication. Waterproof enclosure is 85x58x33mm (3.35"x2.28"x1.23") Modular design, arduino based, open source software Suitable drive units: tiller pilots wired directly to the motor, tested: autohelm, simrad tp22/tp32, tillermaster, marinepilot 1600 Wheel drive units tested: Raymarine ST4000+ MkII Wheel Drive Any suitable rudder drive unit drawing 2-3 amps and stall up to 15 amp, including windshield wiper motors. Direction of travel must be reversed with polarity This controller needs to be paired with a suitable autopilot computer such as tinypilot or openplotter.

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