Control panel for bow thruster AHD 419

fixed pitch propeller

Control and monitoring unit for fixed pitch propeller bow thruster

Product Features

  • Compact design for console, panel or switchbox installation
  • Front dimension 192mm x 144mm, insertion depth 41mm
  • Degree of protection IP 66/IP 67
  • Weight approx. 1.0 kg
  • Power supply 24 V DC +30%/-25%
  • Current consumption max. 0.2 A
  • Definition of a master control unit for program-controlled switching on and off of the system and programming of over current limit values for the individual power stages
  • Serial communication of up to 4 control units AHD 419 with central unit AHD 418
  • Simple operation of bow thruster by means of 7 foil push buttons in front panel of the unit
  • Permanent indication of motor current
  • Acoustical and visual signalization of all alarms
  • 10 illuminated text fields for display of alarms and status messages
  • Automatic and adjustable dimming of indication lamps
  • Potential free contact for common alarm and external horn
  • Type approved by Germanischer Lloyd, Lloyd´s Register of Shipping and Bureau Veritas (further approvals on demand)


The control unit AHD 419 is a microprocessor-controlled device for operation and indication of measuring point data of power of a bow thruster, consisting of a 3-phase-asynchronous motor (slip-ring rotor) with fixed propeller. As a standard, control units are installed in wheelhouse control console and in wing control stands of a ship.

Drawings and photos AHD-419

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