480:1 E-drive (ONLY)


Experience the power of the 480:1 e-drive gear ratio direct drive, providing an unparalleled lifting capacity that effortlessly raises and lowers your boat.

480:1 E-drive Kits

AMS 4000– 480:1 & 1 hp C-face motor

AMS 5000– 480:1 & 1 hp HD C-face motor

AMS 6000– 480:1 &  1.5hp C-face motor


480:1 E-drive (ONLY)

Developed and introduced by Aqua Marine Supply in the early 2000’s, the E-Drive was was the first direct drive of its kind for the boat lift industry. Our direct drive eliminates maintenance concerns with its fully enclosed double reduction gear set housed in cast aluminum. When applied and inspected correctly, the AMS E-Drive accomplishes the job with virtually no required maintenance.

480:1 E-drive Kits


AMS E-Gear Series

  • Available in multiple gear ratios: 480:1 / 600:1

  • Industry leading torque up to 9,000 in lbs

  • Through-shaft style output allows for mid- or end of pipe installation

  • All models use 115/230V 56 frame 1725 RPM C-Face motor

  • Adapts to 2″ pipe (2.375″ OD)

These kits benefit from the E-Gear Series’ flexibility, offering multiple gear ratios, including the popular 480:1 and 600:1 options. With industry-leading torque up to 9,000 in lbs, users can confidently rely on the E-Drive’s reliable performance.

The Through-shaft style output enables seamless mid- or end-of-pipe installation, adding to the E-Drive’s versatility. All models utilize a 115/230V 56 frame 1725 RPM C-Face motor, ensuring consistent and efficient operation. Furthermore, the E-Gear Series adapts to 2″ pipe (2.375″ OD) for effortless integration into various applications.

With its cutting-edge design and robust construction, the AMS E-Drive has established itself as a trusted choice for boat lift operators seeking dependable performance and minimal maintenance requirements.

Additional information

Weight 65 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 20 × 8 in