That is a wee bit too technical for me, but I can type this. I have found it to be very durable. The only problem we had was a lightning
storm. We were in a field where about 15 boats took a hit. It melted the radio
tower on the office.
Over the phone
Otto diagnosed the problem. We sent it to him from Jax Fl., and within a week we had the unit back, and working fine. I am not good with electronics
, but learning
. Another time we could not configure the autopilot
after non usage of a year. We called otto, and he again diagnosed it over the phone
. He told us it had no power. I said everything is lit up, and functioning. I had a friend come over, and sure enough there was no power. The hot was disconnected, and re connected, and everything worked.
We have been in some slop going down wind
, and flawlessly we were on track. You could hear the hydraulic working quickly back, and forth, and we were steady as can be on course.
with Otto is what we all hope for. When we had no power, and calling from St. Augustine on the ICW
. He was in Europe
on a mountain top snow skiing. I have personally put on about 17,000 miles on the boat. The first owner sailed out of Germany
to the Caribbean
for 3 1/2 years.
Otto seems to be a straight up guy, and no B.S. I especially like the pod in the nav station where I can change it to any function to get any information while looking at charts