Digital Throttle and Shift

Benefits of Digital Throttle and Shift

As part of the SmartCraft suite, Digital Throttle and Shift are designed to make your boating experience better. A few of the benefits of the outboard motor described by advocates include:

  • Instant response
  • Total control
  • Zero hesitation
  • Better boating
  • Precise handling
  • Accuracy of the throttle
  • No lag

Those with Mercury outboards for sale rave about it – and it’s not hard to see why. Examples of how it makes boating easier and more intuitive include:

  • Smoother acceleration and predictable control are safer for your passengers, especially young children.
  • The instant response makes navigating through rough and choppy waters easier.
  • Precise control makes docking your boat or positioning over your favorite fishing spot faster.
  • A throttle response that never fluctuates makes boating a more enjoyable experience.
  • Digital control of the throttle helps maximize efficiency compared to a mechanical throttle.

Models Available with Mercury Outboard Motors For Sale

Certain models—like the V-6 Mercury Marine FourStroke outboards with 175 horsepower, 200 horsepower, Mercury 15hp 4stroke and 225 horsepower—are digitally compatible so that you may choose between mechanical and digital throttles. DTS is standard on the 250–400 horsepower V-8 range, Mercury 9.9 4 stroke, which includes the premium Verado vehicles.

As an official Brisbane Mercury dealer with a Mercury 3.5 hp outboard, Coorparoo Marine can assist in identifying which 9.9 Mercury 4 stroke is DTS-compatible.

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