Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

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Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Sun Jul 16 2017 16:35

Trying to find how to do it :shrug: but finding nothing on google.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Sun Jul 16 2017 16:41

Btw. can you still reverse :scratch:
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Cyprio » Sun Jul 16 2017 16:47

Ask Carl, Sure that's what his Kayak conversion will do :scratch:

viewtopic.php?f=90&t=27647#p401376

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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Sun Jul 16 2017 20:39

Cyprio wrote:
Ask Carl, Sure that's what his Kayak conversion will do :scratch:

viewtopic.php?f=90&t=27647#p401376

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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Duncan Holmes » Sun Jul 16 2017 21:13

Andy,

You could use something like this

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/172632490773?c ... 426&crdt=0

You will need to work out what the max current draw of your motor is and go for a controller around 25% greater.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Sun Jul 16 2017 22:02

Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andy,

You could use something like this

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/172632490773?c ... 426&crdt=0

You will need to work out what the max current draw of your motor is and go for a controller around 25% greater.
just started seeing these after broadening search terms :thumbs: im wondering though, with these it looks like you need to have the outboard set full speed using its own speed switch in the handle, like an on/off, then using that device to control it ?
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Duncan Holmes » Mon Jul 17 2017 06:52

Andrew Croft wrote:
Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andy,

You could use something like this

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/172632490773?c ... 426&crdt=0

You will need to work out what the max current draw of your motor is and go for a controller around 25% greater.
just started seeing these after broadening search terms :thumbs: im wondering though, with these it looks like you need to have the outboard set full speed using its own speed switch in the handle, like an on/off, then using that device to control it ?
I would bypass the outboard speed control completely and just use the variable.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 09:39

Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andrew Croft wrote:
Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andy,

You could use something like this

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/172632490773?c ... 426&crdt=0

You will need to work out what the max current draw of your motor is and go for a controller around 25% greater.
just started seeing these after broadening search terms :thumbs: im wondering though, with these it looks like you need to have the outboard set full speed using its own speed switch in the handle, like an on/off, then using that device to control it ?
I would bypass the outboard speed control completely and just use the variable.
Will need to figure that out. The origonal speed switches are forever breaking at £33 a pop. New infinite speed circuitboard in the head and a little pot right on end of the handle. Well thats the idea for now :giggle: two way pot for reverse instead of a switch would be ideal for my idea instead of a seperate box.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 10:11

Doesnt look like much in the way of Bi-directional pots :sad:
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Duncan Holmes » Mon Jul 17 2017 18:13

Andrew Croft wrote:
Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andrew Croft wrote:
Duncan Holmes wrote:
Andy,

You could use something like this

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/172632490773?c ... 426&crdt=0

You will need to work out what the max current draw of your motor is and go for a controller around 25% greater.
just started seeing these after broadening search terms :thumbs: im wondering though, with these it looks like you need to have the outboard set full speed using its own speed switch in the handle, like an on/off, then using that device to control it ?
I would bypass the outboard speed control completely and just use the variable.
Will need to figure that out. The origonal speed switches are forever breaking at £33 a pop. New infinite speed circuitboard in the head and a little pot right on end of the handle. Well thats the idea for now :giggle: two way pot for reverse instead of a switch would be ideal for my idea instead of a seperate box.
Minn kota, manage to do it on the pot but their boards are a bit more than the ebay special.

https://northlandmarine.com/collections ... ly-2184026
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 18:27

Yup. Bit pricey but thats what id be after :sad:
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Postby Duncan Holmes » Mon Jul 17 2017 18:35

Are these the same units you had issues with battery connections?
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 18:41

Yep. Still happens from time to time reckon that was just the shity clamps and corrosion on wire and clamp. They go ok for a while after cleaning up the contacts and crimping them on again..... till they tarnish.

Theres a few with broken switches i could diy. the price of the switches keep going up and are not far off £40. Customers can be a bit heavy handed.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 18:45

A 30p pot is a whole lot better to replace than a 38 quid switch :giggle:
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Postby Duncan Holmes » Mon Jul 17 2017 19:57

Could be they are flicking on/off a lot, a variable would help with that.

Sounds a lot for a rotary switch, are you buying as oem part or generic?
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 20:15

Shakespear ones i think he gets. Can get generic but seems all mostly from states and china. After shipping would be just about same if not more.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Duncan Holmes » Mon Jul 17 2017 21:33

Andrew Croft wrote:
Shakespear ones i think he gets. Can get generic but seems all mostly from states and china. After shipping would be just about same if not more.
The shakespear one looks like a standard 6 terminal rotary switch in a housing, have you tried taking the switch apart and seeing what's inside? You maybe able to source the switch unit separately a lot cheaper.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Andrew Croft » Mon Jul 17 2017 22:11

Ill have a deeper look in to it but doesnt appeal to my tinkering nature :giggle:
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Carlperkins » Tue Jul 18 2017 05:17

Think I have a spare board off a variable speed minn Kota
Remind later to have a look
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Duncan Holmes » Tue Jul 18 2017 15:42

Andrew Croft wrote:
Ill have a deeper look in to it but doesnt appeal to my tinkering nature :giggle:
If you chuck one on the post to me, I will take a look and see if they are possible to repair.
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Re: Infinite speed control conversion - electric outboard.

Postby Chris b » Tue Jul 25 2017 11:04

Google PWN speed controller circuits and brush up on the theory.
Basically a couple of heavy duty transistors that switch on/off pretty rapid.
Frequency controls speed rather than voltage.
Might allso wanna get a can of servisol super 10 for cleaning them switches.
PS cheapo 12/24v chink scooter controllers are prob up to the job.


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