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Remote controlled outboard electric motor Answered

Hi, I would like to build a remote system for an electric outboard motor. It could be controlled with a wired remote or not. I would really like to make it so that i can just "clip in" my existing Minnkota transom motor and control speed and direction. I have some electrical skills but really need ideas about gears, controls and suggestions. Any interrested?

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rickharris (author)2017-08-10

A simple way would be to attach (somehow) an RC servo motor to the existing throttle. You can then control it with a simple radio control transmitter and receiver.

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