The marine market is an excellent industry for the SFD-1000 product line, studies have shown lightning is the 2nd leading cause of storm deaths in the US and the marine market has been highly impacted. The situational awareness provided by the SFD-1000 allows boaters, jet skiers, and personal watercrafts of all kind, time to evacuate to safe areas. This is a small modular device (9.14” L x 2.55” W) that is easily mounted on any type of watercraft. The SFD-1000 is low cost, watertight sealed, and built to handle harsh outdoor environments.
Power Configurations (2 versions):
- Battery Power, SFD-1000 uses 4AA batteries. Battery life approximately 1 year.
- 12 vdc power supply, SFD-1000 can be connected directly to 12 vdc power source on watercraft.
SFD-1000 Product Functionality:
LEDS will flash to indicate situational awareness of lightning strikes approaching at a maximum distance of 25 miles:
- The green LED will flash at approximately 25 miles.
- The blue LED will flash at approximately 16 miles.
- The red LED will flash at approximately 6 miles.
Picture of the SFD-1000 with red LEDs flashing indicating a storm is within 6 miles.