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SITEX SP-80-8 Autopilot with Mechanical Dash Drive for Cable Steer Tilt Type Helm
SITEX SP-80-8 Autopilot with Mechanical Dash Drive for Cable Steer Tilt Type Helm

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List Price: US$3,599.00
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Product Code: ST80MT

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Includes Type "T" Mechanical Dashboard Drive w/ Built-in Rudder Feedback
SP-80 Fixed-Mount Autopilot System Cruise Control at Sea. The SP-80 takes the helm and sets you free.

Autopilot Manuals

SP-70 & 80 Manual

For boater who know where they're going. SP-80 takes you where you want to be--effortlessly. It's smart, precise piloting gives you the extra hand on deck you've always needed. And the operation is a snap: Simply set the course and the SP-80 takes the controls, piloting you to your destination with ease and precision. So bait the lines or simply enjoy the sunset. With the SI-TEX SP-80 Autopilot you're right on course. Hands free, and ready to really let you go.
  • Designed for inboard outboard and sterndrive vessels with either hydraulic or quadrant steering systems.
  • Automatically pilots to your next waypoint using built-in NMEA 0183 Loran/GPS interface.
  • Waterproof control head easily installs flush or surface mounted.
  • System can be expanded by adding fully functional second-station option with the SI-TEX SP-70 Handheld Control Unit.
  • Bold, backlit display with ten levels of brightness for clear reading in any light.
  • Accurate digital displays of rudder angle and operating mode in use, constantly giving you up-to-the minute operating status.
  • Automatic Sea State and Trim controls and ten selectable levels of rudder sensitivity with high and low speed settings for smooth, precise steering.
  • Rudder feedback verifies autopilot's commands.
  • Ghost Rudder backup allows autopilot to use memory of rudder movements to calculate new movements in event of rudder feedback failure.
  • Heading Output feature allows you to stabilize radar display.
  • Built-in diagnostics and self tests, plus visual and audible alarms.
  • Power Steering mode offers convenient push-button steering. Stand-By mode for manual steering situations.
  • Optional analog Rudder Angle Indicator for easy, at-a-glance reading of exact rudder position.
  • Works with solenoid valves also.
  • What's in the Box:
    • SP-80 Control
    • Compass
    • Computer
    • TYPE "T" Drive
SI-TEX SP-80 AUTOPILOT SYSTEM - Specifications

Operating Voltage

10 ~ 40V DC

Power Consumption

Average 3 amps

Solenoid Output

20 amps max.

DC Reversing Pump

20 amps max.

Clutch Output

3 amps max.

Radio Navigational Interface

NMEA 0183

Heading Reference


Course Resolution


Course Detection



Control Unit: 6"W x 1"D x 3.1"H
Processor Unit: 6.3"W x 15"L x 2.7"H
Fluxgate Compass: 5.6"W x 4.2"L x 3.4"H
Pump: 4.8"W x 7.5"L x 4"H

*Optional Pumpsets Available

30 cubic inch, 12V DC or 32V DC for vessels up to 60'
75 cubic inch, 32V DC for vessels over 60'
Call Customer Service for Details.


Rudder Angle Indicator
Kit for Second Station installation
SP-70 Autopilot fixed portable control unit
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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  • WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di-n-hexyl Phthalate, DnHP, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm, and Vinyl Chloride which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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