Comnav Octopus 18CI (12V) Pumpset & CT-2 Drive Box
Octopus Autopilot Pump Type 1 adjustable reversing Pump with shut-off value. Reversing pumps are used when hydraulic steering is fitted on boats up to 65 feet L.O.A. (depending on rudder torque). Octopus Autopilot pumps are switched on by the automatic pilot and make a steering correction to left or right determined by the direction of rotation of the pump motor. The motors are of the permanent magnetic type and reversing direction is accomplished by reversing the motor input current.