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 Post subject: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:03 am 
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How far does the e2 penetrate below the hull?
I fish in some shallow water & am afraid sandbars or oyster beds will damage motor/prop/shaft.

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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:59 pm 
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It extends eleven inches below my Outback, I would assume it is close to that on the PA.


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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:55 am 
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Thank you Lameduck for the help.

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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:45 pm 
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Does the eVolve 2 battery have to be located on topside of the kayak for the GPS to work? I assume it can't see the satellites if it is secured within the hull?

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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:43 am 
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I have the battery mounted in the front of my Revo,
It works fine.
I found that using high density foam to sit the battery on,
It holds the battery firmly against the underside of the hull
And doesn't roll around.
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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:46 am 
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Cheers mate...thanks for the feedback on your experience. By "works fine", I am assuming that your control device is able to track speed over ground even though it is inside the Yak. Let me know otherwise.
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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:09 am 
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I have found the answer on the Torqeedo website concerning battery location inside the hull so as to maintain GPS capability.

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"Insert the battery in the desired position in the kayak and fix it if necessary with straps (not supplied as standard). When doing so ensure that the top of the battery (aerial icon) is showing upwards in order to provide the GPS function. Do not cover the battery with metallic objects or those containing metal (e.g. rescue blankets etc.)".

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 Post subject: Re: evolve 2 question
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:34 pm 
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GPS works fine inside the hull. I use it in both a Rev 11 and Outback. I haven't tried the mirage drive mount yet, I use it on the rudder.


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