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Marex ECS Remote Ship Control

Marex ECS

Marex ECS: Designed to keep the course

State-of-the-Art Technology in a Stylish Package

With the new Marex Easy Control System (ECS) remote ship control from Rexroth Pneumatics, modern control units from the automotive industry and a Wi-Fi web server are finding their way into marine technology, allowing for fast start-up and diagnosis. The new control is used on small yachts and work boats and is compatible with all commercially available gasoline and diesel motors, inboard and outboard.

Users on board want intuitive control as well as an attractive design. Fitting with the sophisticated technology, the specialists from Rexroth Pneumatics have created an elegant and functional form: dynamic, ergonomically optimized control levers and exclusive chrome surfaces have been combined with language-independent icons and subtle background lighting for fatigue-proof journeys at night.

The Marex ECS is commissioned through auto-configuration of the standard functions and an integrated Wi-Fi web server. To date, it is the sole remote engine control on the market with this option. Users who commission the device simply connect to the control wirelessly via notebooks, tablets, or smartphones, using only a web browser. The remote motor control web server does not require additional software and is hardware and operating system-independent. The user interface guides the user through the start-up process.

The electronic control unit and actuating drive originate from Bosch high-volume production for the automotive industry. This ensures reproducible quality and long-term availability of spare parts. The control software is designed to protect the powertrain. An integrated error log simplifies wireless diagnosis during operation and servicing.

Even the basic variant of the Marex ECS meets high customer requirements for safety, reliability, and robustness as set by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). In the “Enhanced” version, the system achieves redundancy for the CAN bus with a back-up Hall sensor, ensuring top fail-safe performance.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, pneumatics, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 37,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 6.5 billion euros in 2012.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In fiscal 2012, its roughly 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.5 billion euros. Since the beginning of 2013, its operations have been divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.8 billion euros for research and development in 2012, and applied for nearly 4,800 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

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