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Aftermarket power wedge controller for non-mux boats


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Last fall my power wedge control box died. I had the original 30047-004 rev D box in my boat for the 3 lobe actuators. Lenco discontinued 30047-004 and replaced it with 30271-0015 Malibu part 6174033 which is the non mux v ride box for 06-09 Malibu's and 10-14?? V ride boats.  Since the control box was difficult to get and used to cost around $300 but skyrocketed to $1300 I decided to use the winter down months build my own wedge controloer. 

A lot of investigation, design, and coding revisions later I have it finished and was even able to include some new features like GPS based logic so that when you slow down it takes the wedge down to the lowest drag setting and when you take off it returns it to the saved setpoint you were just at. 

I also made a calibrate function where you can stow the wedge while not moving in case you need to bring it up while on the trailer. Though the rest of the time it follow the normal >1mph rule to allow stowing.

I was inspired by the wakegarage Arduino surf tab project to use the dfrobot Romeo Arduino board to drive a 2 channel 30A rated 12v relay however this code and program is completely my own. I also designed the component mounting plate system and enclosure and make them on my 3d printer. 

I've seen several people recently with their old Lenco control boxes dying and I'm already building a few of these for other people. 

 

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Very impressive can you take a look at 2012-2015 MTC screens in your spare time?!?!  Great work on this!

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26 minutes ago, PNWoke said:

Very impressive can you take a look at 2012-2015 MTC screens in your spare time?!?!  Great work on this!

Ohhh man that's a burn. Those are very problematic. I've also heard the mux switches on the 2010-12 boats are becoming very hard to get your hands on replacements.

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Just when I think my DIY skills are worth posting, wkuwake comes along and reminds me why I shouldn’t. 
 

Damn impressive. 
 

Back to lurking....

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On 6/24/2021 at 3:58 PM, lonestar said:

Just when I think my DIY skills are worth posting, wkuwake comes along and reminds me why I shouldn’t. 
 

Damn impressive. 
 

Back to lurking....

Post em! 

 

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On 6/24/2021 at 3:58 PM, lonestar said:

Just when I think my DIY skills are worth posting, wkuwake comes along and reminds me why I shouldn’t. 
 

Damn impressive. 
 

Back to lurking....

Anything is better than most. Most people will drop their boat off at the dealer for a basic oil change and pay $300 for it. 

Post them up. Someone will learn from it. 

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