Offering a variety of power levels and range scales, the new series includes Furuno's 6 kW model FR8062 (72 nm max. range), 12 kW model FR8122 (72 nm max. range) and 25 kW model FR8252 (96 nm max. range).
Ideal for fishing boats, workboats and pleasure craft, these advanced Furuno radars incorporate state-of-the-art video processing technology and logarithmic amplifiers with automatic tuning and anti-clutter controls. This dynamic picture quality is clearly shown on the FR8062 high-resolution 12.1-inch Color LCD displays. The use of a portrait style LCD helps operators observe the area ahead of the vessel. Its full-screen echo presentation capability gives a wider overview of the surrounding area.
The FR8062 features true color targets, and utilizes different colors according to their strengths. This is extremely helpful in discriminating target echoes from clutter. Marks, symbols, lines, text and echoes are all displayed in different colors to easily distinguish one from the other. When connected to appropriate sensors, the FR8062 can display True Echo Trail to present true target movements in accordance with their speed-over-ground and course-over-ground.
The FR8062 radar is available with a 4- or 6-foot, open array antenna. They offer additional flexibility for river use and high-speed craft through their high-speed antenna rotation speed. The antenna rotation speed can automatically be adjusted to achieve optimum detection, making them perfect for displaying crisp radar images in intricate waterways or congested sea areas.