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Autohelm 2000 wheel pilot manual?

Howdy,
Just bought a used 2000 and have been looking like
crazy for a manual- none online. Does anyone have
an idea?
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Raymarine Autohelm 2000 Manuals, Support and Troubleshooting - GPS
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Thanks, Faster! You rock.
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Faster,
You still rock, but that is the manual for a tiller not the wheel... so I've been referring to the manual for the 3000, since they seem similar. Thoughts?
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There's an old manual for a 3000 wheel pilot here:

Raymarine Marine Electronics - Retired Autohelm Autopilot Manuals

Might be closer to what you have than the 4000... can't find a WP2000 listed
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I didn't even know they made a 2000 wheelpilot. I thought the 1000 and 2000 were tillerpilots, and the 3000 and 4000 were wheelpilots?
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BlJones,
You may be correct; the bag that I purchased the autopilot had 'AutoHelm 2000' written on it... though, to Fasters last link the 3000 manual seems dead on for the wheel version... Thanks to both of you fellas!
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I didn't even know they made a 2000 wheelpilot. I thought the 1000 and 2000 were tillerpilots, and the 3000 and 4000 were wheelpilots?
Makes sense... could be. I couldn't find any WP 2000 listings anywhere....
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Autohelm/Raymarine made both an AH3000 and an ST3000. The only difference was the control head.

When I got my boat, it had an AH3000 control head, and I changed it to an ST3000 head (via an adapter lead) that had Seatalk. The motor was the same unit for both versions. I have the manual for the ST3000 on the boat.

I fed the GPS NMEA via an Interface Box to the ST3000 so that I could get the GPS to feed track information to the ST3000.

This allowed me to get the GPS to steer the boat on a track instead of just steering to a waypoint with the use of the ST3000 only.

If you search the UK ebay, there are some AH and ST bits on offer.
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