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Does your E-Series boat hold its set speed when using the speed control function?

Does your E-Series boat hold its set speed when using the speed control function?


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scokill

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Ok I going to give my .02 and see if I can clear some stuff up. The Yamaha speed control system is great and accurate. It will hold the speed ( atleast for me ) +/- .1 which is great. The thing that is annoying is I cannot see that. Gps speed is very critical to me since we boat and surf on the river. So if I know that we have a 2 mph current and my normal setup surf speed in a lake is 10.8 then I either deduct or add for going up stream or down stream. 8.8 for up and 12.8 for down.

The 242X does not have a paddle wheel and I wouldn't want one.

I am like everyone else, when there is a load on the boat is when I start to see the drive control speed vary.

I really don't have an issue with the boat, I just know to bump up the speed to maintain what I actually want, but it would be great if it did work the way it was supposed to.
Not to keep beating this horse when I don't own a newer boat nor plan to....but, you can set it in 1/10th increments but the actual speed displayed is in whole units? So you set it at 10.7 MPH and the Speed either reads 10 or 11???
 

BigAbe75

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Not to keep beating this horse when I don't own a newer boat nor plan to....but, you can set it in 1/10th increments but the actual speed displayed is in whole units? So you set it at 10.7 MPH and the Speed either reads 10 or 11???
Yep
 

F.M.

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Mine holds speed but is off by 1-2mph while off plane. If I set it at any speed high enough to be on plane it holds correctly.
 
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