The main steering position of many new inland waterways vessels nowadays, features a joystick steering device. This joystick and its associated electro-hydraulic pump replaces the normal wheel operated steering pump. The hydraulic steering cylinder must as always be specified according to the rudder torque.
For a VETUS joystick steering system the following components are to be ordered separately (see price list): Electro-hydraulic pump, type EHPAR2, EHPBR2, EHPCR2, EHPD or EHPE. Hydraulic fitting set for pump. A hydraulic steering cylinder; for example one of the VETUS types MTC30 - MTC175. Hydraulic tubing of the required length. A panel with joystick control. Two limit switches.