Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (MuskokaCanada)      Join Date: Jul 2011       08-20-2015, 5:43 AM Reply   
I'm looking to add some speed control to my '99 Sport Nautique solely for the purpose of improving new drivers' capabilities. It appears as though the price difference is minimal with the wake editions. Which one is more user friendly? Easier to install? More reliable?

Keeping in mind we're looking for repeatability, not tournament accuracy. If that makes any sense.
Old     (wakedaveup)      Join Date: May 2012       08-20-2015, 6:52 AM Reply   
If you have had a previous system in the boat that included a servo motor, the stargazer system is practically a plug and play. It's very easy to install. The hardest part is probably mounting the antenna somewhere. Opinions will differ I'm sure and while ZO is the probably the most reputable name brand it's much more expensive to my knowledge and I didn't think it was available on older boats like that (could be wrong though).
Old     (MuskokaCanada)      Join Date: Jul 2011       08-20-2015, 7:57 AM Reply   
There is no servo installed on my boat. It's old enough that it still has 2 speedos.

Just from looking at both company's websites it appears as though the prices are very similar.
Old     (TomH)      Join Date: Jan 2014       08-20-2015, 8:22 AM Reply   
ZO is for drive by wire motors only, so won't work with your engine. Your options on a 99 Air would be PP Stargazer or Hydrophase Ridesteady (for GPS).
Old     (MuskokaCanada)      Join Date: Jul 2011       08-20-2015, 9:46 AM Reply   
Thanks Tom.
Old     (blackstang)      Join Date: Dec 2013       08-20-2015, 10:16 AM Reply   
I bought the Hydrophase Ridesteady for my 2002 Supra Launch and love it.. had it for 2 seasons now and never a problem. Justin was awesome to deal with during the purchasing process and tech support when I had a question on my install.
Old     (cadunkle)      Join Date: Jul 2009 Location: NJ       08-23-2015, 9:55 AM Reply   
I have PP with the paddlewheel. Very happy with it. Easy to install and use and holds speed well. I would give RideSteady a look. They came out with their system a year or two after I got mine, I may have gone that route if it was available at the time.
Old     (tracktor)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-24-2015, 10:49 AM Reply   
You can upgrade PP with a paddle wheel to GPS with Nauticlogic. I did & it works great.................


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:05 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2019 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us