Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern

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Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern
Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern

Range : 2 – 5 NM at 0.74T
Ideal for : inland or ocean-going barges.

PMAPI manufactures five models of running lights : Types I, II, III, IV and VI. These lights meet the technical requirements of the 72 colregs for barges.

Key Features

  • All running lights include an on/off switch, photocell, battery, lamp and required sector screening as standard equipment.
  • Solar Powered versions are available.
  • Available to project Red, Green, Yellow or White light.
  • Types I, II, III and IV are portable and can be easily moved from one barge to another as the tow configuration changes (Type VI should be permanently attached to the barge).

Type I

  • Highly portable (10 lbs.).
  • Best suited for short haul operations.
  • Will operate for one night and then battery, mounted inside, must be recharged for approximately 8 hours.
  • Battery will last for 200-300 charge/recharge cycles.
  • Lamp will operate approximately 60 nights before needing replacement.
  • Optional self-limiting battery charger with 110V, 50 or 60 cycle AC current can be left indefinitely charging the battery.

Type III

  • Consists of a lantern and separate battery box to provide a longer service period.
  • Unit requires 5 battery cells which are housed in a fiberglass box.
  • Standard 5 ft. interconnecting cable with waterproof connector.
  • Longer cable lengths can be provided if specified.

Type IV

  • Identical to Type III except that a four place lampchanger replaces the single lamp and support.
  • Lampchanger automatically replaces a burned out lamp with a new one, extending the lamp service period

Type VI

  • Heavy duty, non-portable.
  • Designed to be permanently mounted on barge deck.
  • Steel fabricated battery box is hot dipped galvanized.
  • Lantern and screen mount directly atop battery box.
  • Large capacity battery with a 6-place lampchanger provides extended service required for sea going barges.

    Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern Drawing
    Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern Drawing
VISIBILITY
LampColorRange (Mi.)
6.2V, .25 Amp C‐8 FilamentWhite4
Green2
Red2
Yellow3
6.2V, .46 Amp C‐8 FilamentWhite5
Green3
Red3
Yellow5

Note: The appropriate lamp must be selected so that the navigation lights meet the range requirements of the applicable Rules of the Road.

HORIZONTAL ARC OF VISIBILITY

The required horizontal arc of visibility should be specified when ordering running lights. The inside portions of portable lights are obscured to provide the proper arc of visibility rather than furnishing an external screen.

REQUIRED SERVICING

The desired interval between lamps and/or battery changing is one factor to be considered in selecting a running light.

Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern Drawing
Battery Operated Barge Lights For Incandescent Marine Lantern Drawing
NUMBER OF NIGHTS OF OPERATION BETWEEN SERVICING
.25 Amp Lamp
TypeBatteriesLamps
1160
313560
4125300
5275420
.46 Amp Lamp
TypeBatteriesLamps
1DO NOT USE THIS LAMP
37580
475300
5150420

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