New Yanmar VC20 Vessel control system

 

Yanmar Marine has announced a new boat control system that offers “advanced functionality, modern design and easy installation”.

The VC20 was developed to satisfy requests for more functionality.

With simplified electrical management, a high-quality appearance, and significant functional enhancements, the VC20 integrates with Yanmar’s line of common rail engine series, transmissions, controls, and displays, and has been developed for single, twin and single engine installations. triple.

Functional improvements compared to the first generation of the VC10 ensure easier setup for faster installation and easier maintenance. By allowing up to four helm stations, the new optimized architecture of the VC20 features fewer components, connections and cables, reducing the number of helm ECUs to one for multi-station configurations by converting to CAN directly within the control heads.

“VC20 is a platform we can build on for years to come, developed to meet changing trends and requests for increased functionality, and is the continuation of the success of the trusted in-house developed VC10 electronic vessel control system.

Enhanced with an improved appearance by our in-house designer Ken Okuyama, significant functional enhancements, and also a simplified electrical frame with fewer components and harnesses, VC20 puts the user in full control and provides a host of benefits that will make a real difference to customers. , boat builders and dealers, ”said Sander Gesink, Yanmar Marine International Marketing Manager.

Founded in 1912 in Japan, Yanmar has a long tradition of manufacturing engines in the global navigation markets.