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Friday, December 22, 2000
Handy Pouch Easily Adds Storage Space

Davis Instruments offers its new Deckhand Boating Pouch for storage space. This convenient carrying caddy is designed for simple installation and removal. It can be attached to rails, lifelines or almost any horizontal bar without inferring with any of the crew's activities. This product is made of strong, marine-tough polyportex and it is UV and mildew resistant. The Deckhand Boating Pouch measures 4.75 in. wide by 15.75 in. high.

Furuno Introduces LCD Radar for Smaller Boats

Furuno introduces its new 1712 compact and waterproof, 7-in. LCD radar for smaller recreational and fishing boats. The product features a 2.2kW Transmitter with 14 range scales from 1/8 to 24 N.M. as well as a newly designed 24RPM-hybrid antenna for improved sidelobe reduction and optimized software for easier operation. In addition, the 1712 can display waypoints when it is connected to a GPS or DGPS navigator such as he Popular GP1650 or GP1850 series. This unit also has a nav data screen that shows important navigational information transferred from your GPS or DGPS.

Meltric DSN Decontactor Series Available

Meltric Copration's DSN Decontactor series consists of compact 20, 30, and 60 AMP watertight devices designed to withstand high in-rush currents and overloads, making them suitable to connect and disconnect electric motors. The DSN6 Decontactor carries a NEMA 4x rating for watertightness that is accomplished without any additional operation except plug insertion. Each device can also act as an in-line switch that allows it to operate with the versatility of a plug and receptacle. The DSN6 Decontactor is available in up to four-pole/five-wire configurations.

Marinco 6-Gauge Wire Adapter Ensures Performance Marinco's new 6-Gauge Wire Adapter works in combination with the company's ConnectPro plug and Receptacle to ensure optimum power and performance from larger trolling motors. Designed for use with any 12, 24, 12/24 or 36 volt system, the adapter integrates ConnectPro with the heavy-duty 6- gauge wire now used by most major boat manufacturers. In addition, the 6-Gauge Wire Receptacle Adapter provides greater current capacity for bigger trolling motors and other power-hungry onboard accessories. This product is built to stand harsh marine environments.

Alcohol Stoves are Efficient and Portable

Safety, quality, efficiency and portability are the main reasons for the continued popularity of the Origo 1500 one-burner and the 3000 two-burner alcohol stoves. To use the stoves, the boater simply pours denatured alcohol into a fuel canister beneath the grill top. The stainless canister contains a wool wick that, when ignited, gradually draws alcohol to the surface and provides an even flame, preventing flare-ups or explosions. The stoves are constructed of polished stainless steel, designed for durability and to provide for easy clean-up.

Precut Interior Carpeting Ideal for Boat-Builders

R&R Textiles offers its interior AquaMats. AquaMats are high-grade, precut carpet pieces that are simply dropped into the appropriate area of a boat. Interior AquaMats are available with a variety of backings to fit specific installations. Depending on backing system selected, interior AquaMats can be installed with glue, snaps, Velcro or just laid onto the floor. The company works with customers on an individual basis and helps them meet both their design objectives and engineering requirements. AquaMats are produced to builders' specifications based upon templates they have electronically submitted.

Kent Introduces Reflective Color Displays

Kent Displays Inc. introduces its new Cholesteric LCD color display with low power consumption and high contrast. The BI-stables displays use power only when a new image is displayed. Once the image is displayed, no power is required to keep the image visible for days, months or even years. Images can be easily read even in direct sunlight. The displays are available with a 6.25-in. diagonal screen with a 640 x 480 VGA format, and 127 dpi resolution. For easy integration into equipment, they have an on-board controller and parallel interface.

American Allsafe Offers Hellberg Headsets

American Allsafe is now offering Hellberg Headsets, communication and hearing protection that promotes better on-the-job communication and 100 percent wearing time. This wide range of headsets comes in a variety of styles, which protect workers' hearing without insulation. Hellberg regional headsets are fitted with a boom microphone with built-in VX/PTT, and are suited for com-radio usage as well as face-to-face communication. The global range of two-way headsets enables easy mobile phone communication in noisy environments. Both regional and global headsets are available with level dependent electronics.

Eureka Jet Pumps Provide Cost-Effective Alternative

Eureka Jet Pumps provide a practical cost effective alternative to pump, mix or heat process media. Since they have no moving parts, maintenance is extremely low. Industrial applications involve draining, pumping, transporting, and mixing a variety of flow media. Sanitary applications include sterilizing and cleaning tanks mixers, cookers, and other types of sanitary equipment. Sizes range from .75 in. to 6 in.and are available in a variety of metals, including acid-resistant bronze and Monel. Flow rates to 600 gallons per minute are possible.

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