Technical Reference Manual
A descendent of the popular and proven KE-4, this control has the superior performance you would expect - plus control of electronic engines!
Use KE-5 if . . .
- There are more than 2 stations.
- Throttle and Shift are actuated electronically (KE-5 has no mechanical
throttle or shift interface)
- Trolling valve control required.
- Engine Sync is needed.
- Electrical system is 12 or 24 volt.
- Hand-held remote desired.
- CANBus interface is not needed.
(If needed, see i6000.)
NOTE: When properly installed, these engine
controls will connect to inboard engines, utilizing an
(electronic control- each lever controls throttle AND shift)
Built to the High Standards of KE-4
. . . With fully Electronic Throttle and
Shift Control for Today's Inboard
Engines! Rugged, reliable and as boater friendly
as the KE-4, KE-5 adds electronic
throttle and shift for one or two engines
from up to 5 stations, optional full engine
synchronization and trolling control.
These electronic stand-alone controls are ideal
for larger boats with up to two electronically
controlled inboard engines and as many as
- Works with most inboard engines requiring
electronic throttle and shift control.
- Single or twin engine control; dual function
for each lever.
- Up to 5 control heads.
- Optional hand-held remote control: great
- Built-in Station Select switch.
- Engine Sync option available.
- Gear shift delay available.
- Neutral engine warm-up provision.
- Built-in overload protection & diagnostics.
- Visual failure alarm standard (audio alarm
- Easy to install. Plug-in connectors.
- 12 and 24 volt capability.
- Meets/exceeds all applicable industry
KE-5 Engine Controls Basic Ordering Guide:
Basic KE-5 System Overview:
The following schematic shows elements of the KE-5 control system in a typical twin engine/twin station application.
For part numbers associated with the items depicted below, please see the page at right.
KE-5 System Components:
The following chart lists components of the KE-5 control system for each application. For an illustration of each
component, please see the above diagram.