Lone Star Marine are proud to debut the DLC, the Worlds First Digital Line Counter made specifically for drum style anchoring systems. The DLC features a bright 3 button Oled display & is easily retrofittable to all drum winch makes & models with no drilling or removal of a previously fitted winch required.

Windlass line counters are relatively straightforward as the capstan size is always the same, length of line retrieved per revolution is also always the same. Drum winch diameters however change with every rpm as the overall diameter is constantly shifting depending on how much rode is on or off the drum. Rope diameter and drum width also play a part in drop and retrieval speed and rate at which the drum will fill or empty.

The DLC’s unique algorithm takes into account drum width, diameter, shaft size, rope diameter, & overall rode length to give extremely accurate readings across all drum and line sizes. Simply enter the diameter and length of rope and chain on your drum and the DLC will take care of the rest. This is by far the smartest product LSM have every developed and we couldn’t be happier with the result.

The DLC is available as DLC (counter only), or DLC+ which allows the operator to run the winch via DLC as well as use the auto retrieve feature.

*Auto Retrieve Function (DLC+)
*Pre-loaded with all LSM drum sizes
*Other drum sizes can be loaded in ‘custom’ field
*Can be fitted to any brand, make, or model of drum winch (except actuator driven varieties)
*Perfectly calculates for any rope/chain length & diameters across all drum sizes
*Includes retrofitting kit with no drilling of the cradle or flanges required
*Only requires 2mm gap between drum flange and cradle

*Distance can be set to ft, meters, or fathoms
*Sensor is 316 stainless steel
*12mm IP67 plugs & facia
*Can be installed as a counter only (DLC), or you can run your winch via DLC with an additional solenoid driver (DLC+)
*5m sensor extension leads are available (DLC-EL)

*Removal of previously fitted winch not required for installation

*91mm x 73mm facia requires 2 x 5mm and 1 x 25mm hole for installation

*DLC includes facia, sensor with 5m lead, and all required mounting hardware

*DLC+ Includes everything with the DLC plus solenoid driver

Each DLC & DLC+ features a 5m (16ft) sensor lead. Additional 5m extensions are available (part DLC-EL). These can be linked together to achieve any distance required.

LSM DLC Pamphlet download



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