Panel Mount Chaincounter and Control for Dual Speed Hydraulic and Dual Speed AC Windlasses
The AA560 electronic windlass control and rode counter (chain counter) replaces the AA500C and AA550RC from August 2007. This means a single AA500 series product for all-chain or rope/chain windlasses.
A graphic screen LCD
More intuitive user interface
More detailed installation troubleshooting messages
Logs windlass operating hours for maintenance
Custom rope/chain calibration for fitting to windlasses not on the pre-set calibration list
Plug and play sensor installation. With the new plug and play sensor say goodbye to soldering.
For all-chain counting, the AA560 also operates with a reed switch sensor, including those fitted directly in the windlass gearbox
Flexibility of magnet and sensor gap from 3mm to 50mm (See the table of gaps in the installation instructions)
Counts with high current footswitches
It works with all other AA electronic sensors for retrofitting ie Grey, Black & Flat
Stress free anchoring from the helm with complete monitoring of the windlass operation
Controls the windlass speed so that it slows during the final process of docking the anchor
Docking alarm and pre-set stopping point help protect the boat during anchor retrieval
Large LCD display shows at a glance how much anchor rode is out
One touch automatic function deploys and retrieves a preset length of anchor rode
Adjustable green backlighting ensures clear night operation
Choice of feet or metres rode measurement
Safety lock reduces unwanted windlass operation
Straightforward installation and set up
Inbuilt diagnostics for troubleshooting installation issues
Install up to 2 units or combine with the AA601 for multiple stations on the boat
Weather cover to protect the console unit
Please note: For easy installation please choose an extension cable from the list below. The plug and play sensor cables have male plugs on both ends that connect between the console and sensor.
Available in black and grey. - Please choose below
Kit includes one console unit,
one sensor, 2 magnets, installation and operation instructions.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 16 January, 2008.