FURUNO releases the FAR-22×8/23×8 marine radar series

FURUNO released the FAR-22×8/23×8 series, a brand-new radar series characterized by its state-of-the-art antenna design and innovative signal processing techniques. FURUNO’s latest and finest technologies and intuitive design will increase situational awareness and enable safer than ever navigation.

Notable features of FAR-2xx8 series:

 – Automatic clutter elimination for unprecedented echo clarity (ACE)

ACE quickly adjusts the radar image with of a single button press. When the ACE function is activated, the system automatically adjusts clutter reduction filters and gain control according to the sea and weather conditions.

– Fast Target Tracking™ function to prevent collisions at an early stage

With Fast Target Tracking™(TT), the FAR-2xx8 series provides accurate tracking information; speed and course vectors are displayed in mere seconds allowing operators to take action and avoid incidents at a very early stage.

– InstantAccess bar™ which gives you immediate access to the functions you need

InstantAccess bar™ contains shortcut menus of tasks (functions/actions) which operators frequently use, so users can quickly access necessary tasks.

– Well-designed controllers for stress-free operation

Comfortable usability is very important on long voyages. With that in mind, control units are designed based on ergonomics to fit the operators’ hand. All operations can be controlled with the trackball.

– Solid state radar model – NXT – specialised in target detection and maintainability (S-band only)

FURUNO Solid State Radar technology generates clear echo images, which allows users to obtain a clear picture of the area around their vessel, including weaker echoes from small craft.
– Easy installation for new-buildings as well as retrofits, with expanded capabilities

Easily replaceable existing system of FAR-2xx7 series with FAR-2xx8 series. 27” wide monitor (model:MU-270W) is also selectable.

Learn more at our website and watch the video of the Furuno marine radar FAR-22×8/23×8.

Posted 29 May 2018

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Editor, Seatrade Maritime News Marcus Hand is the editor of Seatrade Maritime News and a dedicated maritime journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering the shipping industry in Asia. In addition to running Seatrade's maritime and offshore news website based from Singapore he is the Asia Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review. Marcus is also an experienced industry commentator and has chaired many conferences and round tables. Prior to joining Seatrade at the beginning of 2010 Marcus worked for shipping industry journal Lloyd's List for a decade and previous to that the Singapore Business Times covering shipping and aviation.

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