Marine Propulsion Controls - Universal

Type 8551-1100 MPC-U Azimuth Command
Type 8551-1200 MPC-U
Azimuth and Trolling Command

Features

  • Electronic engine link
  • Electronic gearbox link
  • Gear shift and throttle sequencing
  • Safety interlocks
  • Station transfer
  • Serial communication reduces wiring
  • Up to 15 control stations
  • Redundant control lever position sensing
  • Redundant 12 V or 24 V supplies
  • Control box multi-function display and keypad for alarms, diagnostics, field calibration and parameter programming
  • Isolated inputs
  • Isolated analog outputs
  • Self diagnostics
  • Alarm contact and monitoring communication ports
  • Alarm log
  • LED indication for digital I/O and communication ports
  • Isolated communication ports
  • Engine J1587 and J1939 communication port
  • NMEA communication port for VDR
  • Laptop communication port or LCD for calibration and parameter programming

Options

  • Azimuth drive
  • Uni or bi-directional fixed pitch
  • Start block
  • Engine boost
  • Reverse and neutral timing
  • Shaft brake
  • Dynamic braking
  • Trolling

Applications

  • Azimuth Drives
  • Controllable Pitch Propellers
  • Waterjets

Specifications

Supply:

  • Dual monitored inputs
  • Nominal 12 VDC or 24 VDC, range 9 to 36 VDC
  • Reverse voltage protection
  • Nominal 350 mA @ 24 VDC, (not including connected items)
  • Input power fuses ABC-15

Environmental:

  • Operating temperature -25 °C to +70 °C
  • Storage temperature -30 °C to +80 °C
  • Protection classification IP40
  • Meets or exceeds marine classification and regulatory requirements for Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity and Voltage Variation

Physical:

  • Dimensions (8551-1100) 450 mm L 210 mm W 44.1mm H
    (17.7" L 8.3" W 1.7" H)
  • Dimensions (8551-1200) 355 mm L x 210 mm W x 44.1 mm H
    (14" L × 8.3" W × 1.7" H)
  • Weight 1.9 kg (4.1 lbs)
  • TS 35 x 7.5 rail mount
  • Removable terminal blocks for 14 to 20 AWG wires

Inputs/Outputs:

  • Start block: NO contact, 10 A @ 24 V, fuse ABC-15
  • 2 outputs 1 A @ 24 VDC
  • 4 high drivers, 5 A @ 24 VDC
  • 8 isolated inputs nominal 24 VDC
  • 1 isolated rpm input
  • 1 command output (8551-1100)
  • 2 command outputs (8551-1200)
  • 1 feedback input (8551-1100)
  • 2 feedback inputs (8551-1200

Communication:

  • 1 Alarm and monitoring: isolated RS-485 Modbus RTU slave
  • 1 NMEA: isolated RS-485
  • 1 Laptop: isolated RS-232 Modbus RTU slave
  • 1 Engine: isolated J1587 or J1939

Diagnostics:

  • Fault relay: form C contact, 9.5 A @ 30 VDC
  • Multi-function display and keypad for alarms, diagnostics, field calibration and parameter programming
  • Tx & Rx activity LEDs
  • Digital I/O status LEDs

Downloads

Series 8551-1000 MPC-U Product Bulletin SB-8551-1000

Typical Installations

  • 7.8 m Burchette Robert Allen Training Tug BRAtt

   


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