Nova-65

Best in class for up to 10NM, the most efficient available
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The Nova-65 features unique and proprietary optics which provide a 360° beam at 3°, 5°, 10°, 20° or 30° vertical divergence.

Utilizing a highly efficient compact lens, the Nova-65 is a one of a kind, small, lightweight marine beacon. The 10° divergence lens is ideal for fixed or floating aids to navigation while the 20° and 30° lenses provide exceptional performance on buoys. The 5° lens can be used to meet specific needs that require a much longer range while still using a minimal amount of power. The 20° and 30° options are ideal for use on tension-leg and spar platforms.

In 2012, the Nova-65 HI was specifically designed to provide over 10NM range with a vertical divergence of 3°. It is available in white only.

Two options of housing are available for general marine use (GMU): polycarbonate and a ruggedized metal version. For NEC Class 1 Division 2, housing is only available in polycarbonate. For ATEX/IECEx (Category 3), housing is available in ruggedized metal only and with a 10° lens. Both housing options are designed to withstand the harsh marine environment including: ice buildup in extremes of latitude and the high temperatures experienced along the equatorial plane.

IP-66 and IP-68 make Nova-65 the choice of professionals.

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  • Features
    • User selectable power and flash code settings for multiple visual range performance
    • Full monitor and control capability
    •  SignalView™ program to set user options
    • Approved by USCG for class A, B and C offshore structures
    • A constant current power source provides maximum lifetime of LEDs
    • Temperature compensated LED drive circuits ensure uniform brightness with ambient temperature change

    Options

    • GPS Synchronisation
    • 5° , 10°, 20° or 30° vertical divergence lens
    • 3° vertical divergence lens (white only)
  • Specifications
    Input Voltage - General Marine Use (GMU) 9 to 36VDC
    Input Voltage - Hazardous Area 9.5 to 32VDC
    Power Consumption - Nova-65 Variable up to 10W
    Power Setting Field selectable
    Colours Available Red, green, yellow, white, blue
    Operating Temperature for GMU & NEC Class 1 Division 2 -40° C to +70° C
    Operating Temperature for ATEX/IECEx (Category 3) -40° C to +60° C
    Storage Temperature -40° C to +70° C
    Vertical Divergences - GMU & NEC Class 1 Division 2 5°, 10°, 20°, and 30° degrees , all colors 3° degrees, white only
    Vertical Divergence - ATEX/IECEx (Category 3)
    10° degrees, all colors
    Quiescent Current - Light Only <2mA
    Quiescent Current - With GPS <3mA
    Flash Codes Up to 256 codes, field selectable or via communication links
    Synchronisation - GMU & NEC Class 1 Division 2
    GPS or hard wire options
    Synchronisation - ATEX/IECEx (Category 3) Hard wire only
    Monitor and Control Capable
    Visibility 360° horizon (omnidirectional)
    Sunswitch Threshold Adjustable
    Physical Measurements
    Base Mounting 230mm (9.1in) maximum diameter
    Height 171mm (6.7in)
    Weight

    Polycarbonate 0.77kg (1.7lbs)

    Aluminum 1.97kg (4.3lbs)

    IP Rating - GMU & NEC Class 1 Division 2 IP66 / IP 68
    IP Rating - ATEX/IECEx (Category 3) IP 66

    NOTE: Specifications are subject to change.
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