Well I finally figured out how to make this function the way I want it to
to achieve this I had to use the momentary to latching converter and a relay to convert the + to a - polarity. Wiring as follows
the only thing that is different is it does require an out side power source to power the converter. I tried to power it in house so to speak but their is no way to apply a ground that doesn’t complete a circuit to on of the buttons. I even tried diode’s but no go.
So I cut all the wires down to nubs and reworked with more ridged wire in hopes to make it not look like a bird nest inside and mounted things down. Figured out a system to keep wires out of the way...... jury still out on if it cleaned up or if it’s still a bird nest but at least I’m not worried about wires in the way
today Tuesday 8/18 my connectors will come in and I can start making the outside connections. Gonna try to make it 1 8pin connector for troller wires and outside power source
one end of cable has 6 wires from trolling motor cable and 2 additional wires for additional power supply
other end this is basically just for the outside power supply as the 6 trolling motor wires are still in the factory plug
I copied the pin out for the troller plug and then the 2 not used pins i added the 2 additional power source wires. # 3 pin space on factory plugs is blank which is why you see that space used by the outside power source
Oh yeah you can find them all day long on ebay for 3x the price of the troller itself...
Nah I think over the winter I am going to switch my current troller over to the copilot so its easier to sell and also try to fix the 80lb powerdrive thats been sitting in my garage for 3 years that I got for free. Get that one running put a copilot on that as well and sell both trollers and buy a 24v or 36v riptide.
Hi, new here. Did anybody get one figured out for the powerdrive v1 foot pedal. I have 3 of these and the speed control does not work on them.
I love the joystick control you made. I would like to put one of these on my father in laws boat.
I can send you a control board and wire if that helps.