The core business of Kwant Controls is the design and manufacturing of various types of control units for the electrical remote control of practically all kinds of propulsion and steering devices, such as: traditional main engine/clutch/CPP-FPP shaft lines, tunnel thrusters, azimuthal thrusters, rudders and water jets.

  • Most units can be equipped with drive motors for automatic lever synchronization in a multi-station electric shaft/telegraph system.
  • Various machinery interfaces can be selected from e.g. potentiometer, 4-20mA, micro-switch contacts or even integrated CAN.
  • In case of remote control failure, one can rely on our traditional lamp type Engine Order Telegraphs, for signalling between Bridge, Control- and Engine Room.
  • Feedback from the vessel’s actuators can be displayed using our panel- or ceiling mounted range of indicators.
  • Customer specific control panels, with built-in lever units, signal lamps, pushbuttons, indicators, buzzers, electronic dimmers et cetera can be supplied. These panels are available with interface modules and PLC’s, together forming a Propulsion Remote Control system tailored to customer requirements, completely functional Factory tested (with or without class and/or customer in attendance).
  • For maximum flexibility of control on board, and eliminating the need for having fixed control positions, class approved portable wireless control systems can be supplied with all control devices integrated.


  • Adjustable R/I-conversion circuit with span- and offset level calibration.
  • 10 Volts reference voltage to power the potentiometer.
  • Isolated output signal from the power supply.
  • Large power supply range (24VDC±30%)
  • ‘Power-on’ indication (green LED).
  • Mounted on a DIN-rail according to EN50022.
  • CE-approved according to EN60945.


  • Suitable for a 350° potentiometer with the standard 280° (80%) rotation angle.
  • 355° potentiometer, single output for 360° control head.
  • V-shaped output curve 20-4-4-20mA or 20-4-20mA for governor control.
  • For a twin wiper 360° potentiometer, dual outputs with 90° offset.
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