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Old 24-05-2008, 18:59   #1
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Anyone using the new emotionhybrids electric engiines

They look very good to me. Looks like they have been installed many diffrent types of Cats. Im thinking of a 47ft Lagoon like he has or maybe a
Lagoon 500. Looks like they can be installed on both of them and more.
Just wonder if anyone has been using them. I think I will be going that
way and do away with diesels. One thing I like is you can carry two spare
motors if you want and not take up alot of room. You could change them out yourself too. I like that feature. It would be hard to carry one spare
diesel.
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Old 24-05-2008, 21:42   #2
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Im thinking of a 47ft Lagoon like he has or
I assume you were supposed to have a link or something??

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It would be hard to carry one spare diesel.
And how often does one need a complete spare diesel engine? Carrying a spare electric motor either means they are not reliable, or once again, not worth the expense and weight in carrying one.
Please do a search and take a look at the posts on hybrids. There has been a lot of posts lately on the subject.
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We have used the 4.5 Kw motors on a 43 ft cat but they are slightly to small to do the job , these where recommended but in hind sight we should have gone for 9 Kw and now we are using 10 Kw retractable motors with oversized bladed props.
A big negative is the heat coming from the controllers and the motors , the space needs to get a big outside forced air vent to get the heat out.
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Gideon: would the 4.5 Kw motors work for a 36', 10,000 pound cat? There are a lot of production cats that use Yamaha 9.9 high thrust engines; PDQ, MaineCats, some Geminis, Seawinds, and more. What generator would be a good match?
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Gideon: would the 4.5 Kw motors work for a 36', 10,000 pound cat? There are a lot of production cats that use Yamaha 9.9 high thrust engines; PDQ, MaineCats, some Geminis, Seawinds, and more. What generator would be a good match?
Yes I am sure that would work with your 36 ft PDQ if the loaded weight is 10000 LBS
I would recommend a Fisher Panda 144 DC generator of 10 Kw with a extra 12 or 24 volts alternator for your service batteries of 1500 watts
We have these gen sets speccially produced for us and they work well
A weight of 204 kilo or 440 lbs is not bad for that size.

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