The Haswing Electrolyta 20lb Hobie Cassette Motor is a lightweight, efficient, quiet and convenient electric motor solution designed to fit into the Miragewell of Hobie Mirage Pedal Kayaks. Go further, for longer… with less!
Based upon the Haswing W-20 Electric Trolling Motor, the “Electrolyta” is customized with a shortened shaft and then installed into a Hobie cassette plug, ready to drop straight into a Hobie Mirage kayak as a surrogate to the MirageDrive. The W20 motor is equipped with 2 forward and 2 reverse positions.
12v power source required. Our Hobie cassette motors are supplied with a 1.3mt powercord, and is available with regular ring terminals (compatible with most types of batteries) as well as 60a waterproof connectors, which are compatible with FPV 50amp Lithium Batteries.
This motor has been tested in various Hobie kayaks with good results. After running some tests of our own (on a relatively flat water day with moderate winds), we concluded that on a Hobie Compass, running at full speed the Haswing Electrolyta 20lb will reach speeds of around 5.2 km per hour. It is reasonably safe to assume that Outbacks, Passports and Revolution models would generate similar results. Fitted to a Pro Angler 14 and running at full speed you’re looking at around 4.5 km per hour. So another way to guestimate performance would be to say that at high speeds you could expect performance equivalent to a steady cruising pedaling speed, only with a lot less effort
If you are using the kayak in salt water it’s a good idea to try and minimize water splashing onto the head unit. We recommend placing a clear satchel (think large sandwich bag) to cover the head unit to act as a shower cap. These head units are not prone to leakage, but they are not fully waterproof and salt water may do damage if it finds a way in.
Haswing Electrolyta W20 Specifications