The latest range of Radar from leading marine electronics manufacturer
Simrad is the highly advanced RA80 and RA90 Series’, which come in both
non IMO and IMO approved versions. Simrad has utilised its strong R&D
pedigree to create a ‘Black Box’ system that offers powerful
functionality, choice and ease of installation.
The Black Box nature of Simrad’s new Radar system makes
it possible to
install it in areas where space is limited. The Processor unit (the black
box) can be stored almost anywhere on a vessel and connects to the
operator unit, which can be positioned elsewhere.
Display of the RA80 Series is through Simrad’s new 17” Professional
Monitor whilst the RA90 utilises the new 19” screens. Called the ‘CF’
range all of Simrad’s new monitors offer excellent clarity and enhanced
colour and image quality. Night time operation is enhanced through fully
Dual station functionality is catered for using a combination of monitors
and operator stations running from single scanner input. A full dual
station system with two radar antenna
s is possible using the 'interswitch'
capability of both systems. Other features include output to VDR, EPA, Nav
Lines, Trails, Floating off-center, Dual VRM, Dual EBL, A-Scope on 1st
EBL, History line and Guard Zone. Options include input from AIS and ATA.
The RA80 and RA90 Series are available with antenna output powers of 6kW,
And 25kw giving ranges from 64 to 96 NM.