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Making A Boat Autopilot Using A Linear Actuator For Under $350

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Making A Boat Autopilot Using A Linear Actuator For Under $350

Actuator Mounting Bracket : A mounting Bracket was fabricated from steel to hold the Linear Actuator. Checking The Orientation Actuator will be mounted in this manner. The bracket will attach to the transom. I selected a 9 inch actuator, 12 VDC Deluxe Model. Bracket Mount To Transom OutBoard Motor Attachment A bracket was made to allow attachment of a Quick Disconnect Link Arm to the Outboard motor. This bracket had to be reworked later. Trial and error. Bracket Attached To The Outboard Motor Shows the manual steering link attached, and a quick disconnect ball (from Panther Marine) was installed. This...

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Linear Actuator Basics, so how does a Linear Actuator work

Posted by Firgelli Automations Team on

Linear Actuator Basics, so how does a Linear Actuator work

Are you new to actuators? Have you just learned what an actuator is? You're not alone, and we're happy to help! This page is for you, and we will try to include all the information we can that you need to make an educated decision when selecting what actuator is right for you. Also, we will be sure to update this article regularly with any information we think will be helpful.

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