Mar 13, 2018

Furuno LH5000Being safe on the water means being alert and prepared for the unexpected. You have your VHF or SSB Radio for instant two-way communication, your Chart Plotter to pinpoint your exact position, and your Radar to alert you to hazards in the area. However, none of these are of much use when you need to draw attention to your vessel. This is when you need a Loud Hailer, the only tool at your disposal when you need to alert nearby vessels to your presence with no time to spare.

The Furuno LH500 Loud Hailer has the power to immediately draw attention to your vessel by generating voice or any of its eight internationally acknowledged warning signals from the horns. This allows you to instantly notify nearby vessels of your presence and status regardless of limited visibility conditions, such as thick fog or dark of night that might otherwise mask your presence. Using up to six powerful horn speakers with an impressive output power of 30 watts each, the LH5000 is sure to capture the attention of anyone in your proximity.

The LH5000 can also be connected to onboard intercom speakers. Because the Intercom feature is a completely separate function of the LH5000, you won't have to worry about the impressive warning signals being transmitted through the dedicated two-way intercom speakers!

The LH5000 can gather distant sounds and amplify them through its built-in speaker. This feature, called Listen Back, is incredibly useful for the pilot to hear voices from the docks, deck, or even other nearby vessels. Other features include Siren Mode, which can be connected to the vessel's fire detection systems, and an Alarm Mode, which is very useful when it comes to theft detection. You can even connect a CD player or Radio to play high-volume audio through the horns and intercom speakers.

The easy-to-use, low-cost LH5000 will be an impressive, useful addition to your helm, helping to keep you out of harm's way and prevent costly maritime accidents. www.FurunoUSA.com.

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