ACR Electronics introduces HemiLight 2 Survivor Light

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL•OCTOBER 2, 2009• Long considered the survivor locator light of choice for cruise lines and RO-RO fleets worldwide, the ACR

HemiLight series has announced a smaller, lighter version with greater
visibility thanks to an all-directional LED.

The HemiLight 2 Survivor Light is a new marine-tough design that meets all USCG and SOLAS requirements and DOT and IATA rules for safe transport. The new light’s rounded edges help maintain the integrity of inflatable life jackets and attachment loops accommodate up to 2 in (5 cm) wide webbing. The unit is water activated and has a manual switch to deactivate.

The MSRP for the HemiLight 2 is $24.00. Bulk or carded versions are available for retail display.

Product Number: 3768 Bulk
3768.1 Carded
Model Number: HL8-10
Size: 2.75² L x 1.47² W x 1.37² H
(6.9 X 3.7 x 3.4 cm)
Weight: 1.9 oz (55 g)
Battery: Non-hazardous lithium. 5-year life (non replaceable)
Meets DOT and IATA rules for safe transport
Material: Polycarbonate
Activation: Automatic when in contact with water (fresh or salt),
deactivate via a manual switch
Waterproof: Water tight to 30 ft (9.14 m)
Meets IMO standards
Beam angle: All directions in the upper hemisphere
Operational Life: Exceeds 8 hr requirement (Typical operational life of 16
Operating Temperature: -4 F to +131 F (-20 C to +55 C) (Class 2)
Stowage Type: -22 F to + 131 F (-30 C to +65 C)
Limited Warranty: 5 years

About ACR Electronics, Inc.
ACR Electronics, Inc., designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products including EPIRBs, PLBs, AIS, SARTs, Strobe Lights, Life Jacket Lights, Search Lights and safety accessories. The quality systems of this facility have been registered by UL to the ISO 9001:2000 Series Standards. Recognized as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR has provided safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries as well as to the military since 1956. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and employs 200 at its manufacturing facility.

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By Professional Mariner Staff