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Side-Power Technology – S-Link ™

S-Link ™ is a CAN- based system with intelligent communication between all connected devices, much like a computer network. S-Link digital signal transfer is used on all SR (foldable) and SEP (power-controlled) models.   Round, compact and spray-proof contacts with unique shape and color code for easy and safe installation….

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Side-Power Technology – Twin Propellers

The twin propeller system can give more thrust than a single propeller system in the same tunnel diameter. This is our choice for our mid-range models where high thrust is required in a small tunnel diameter. Due to the compact design and high performance, the twin models have become the…

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Side-Power Technology – Single Propeller

A properly engineered single propeller system will be the most energy efficient thruster. Its compact design fits easily into narrow bows making it the perfect match for our smaller models. With more than 60.000 single propeller thrusters in use, the Side-Power single series system has proven its reliability.  

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Side-Power Technology – Galvanic Separation

The gearhouse / drive legs of most Side-Power DC Electric thrusters are now fully galvanically isolated from the electric motor and motor bracket. This ensures that even if there is an accidental short circuit or a current leak for other reasons, the immersed parts are not affected as they could…

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Side-Power Technology – Sealed Drive

Sealed gearleg with long-life “mechanical” seal where highly polished ceramic and carbon surfaces form the only moving sealing surfaces. Ensures protection against water damage in the gearleg. Pre-filled with special gear oil for lifetime lubrication. “Mechanical” seals with surfaces of ceramic and carbon for ultimate security against water intrusion

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Side-Power Technology – Ignition Protection

To provide reliable and safe thruster installations in more boats, Side-Power offer modified versions of their DC electric thrusters in water-tight housings for use in stern and other locations that may get wet or be exposed to gasoline fumes. These thrusters are fully ignition protected (ISO 8846) for use in…

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Side-Power Technology – Gravity Feed Lubrication

The thruster gearleg is filled with oil from a remote reservoir located above the waterline. This generates overpressure, making an effective seal against water intrusion in the gear leg. External oil tank for easy access Separate oil reservoir placed above the waterline Allows easy access for oil changes Ability to…

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Side-Power Technology – Intelligent Power Control

The Side-Power unique thruster controller that intelligently protects the thruster from potential inherent problems in all high current applications as well as user faults. It includes several important safety features imperative in a product with such high power, run by DC electrics, as a thruster. Provides delay between drive directions…

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Side-Power Technology – Q-Prop

The new 5-blade special skew propellers are the result of years of development work and testing. They have been designed to reduce the noise level, while maintaining the efficiency of the old 4-blade Side-Power propellers. This new technology has increased the thrust on some thrusters by up to 5%. Benefits…

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