The fog-detector (visibility meter) provides automatic activation of the foghorns and lights at preset meteorological conditions and can be used in conjunction with the Navaid Central Control Panel (NCCP).

Orga Offshore – Datasheet Drawing – VDX05xx – r1-02
Orga Offshore – Datasheet Drawing – VDX05xx – r1-01
Orga Offshore – Datasheet Drawing – VDX05xx – r1-03

Key features

  • Reliable visibility meter / fog detector
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Continuous visibility metering to trigger foghorns and/or lights
  • Designed to meet the harsh offshore environment (salt, water etc)
  • Robust 316 stainless steel, light weight design, suitable for pole mounting which can be supplied as an option
  • Easy to install with spacious, easy to open junction box for quick opening and cable connection (opening by just 4 stainless steel retaining bolts)
  • Low power consumption

Performance characteristics

  • Back scatter operating principle
  • Laser LED long life light source, class 3R
  • Range: 20 to 10,000 m
  • Measurement time interval 60 s
  • Software controlled anti-dew window heater

Electrical characteristics

  • Operating voltage: see table
  • Power supply connection details: max. 4 mm²; two M25x1.5 cable gland entries
  • Earth connection: internal M5 and external M6
  • Over-voltage protection provided

Physical characteristics

  • Dimensions (L x W x H):
    475 x 150 x 314 mm
  • Weight: 20 kg
  • Degree of protection: IP66
  • Operating temperature range:
    -20°C to +45°C
  • Designed for pole mounting outer diameter
    Ø 52 mm

System design, control and monitoring

  • Prepared for Orga’s future comprehensive remote integrity monitoring system
  • Self monitoring of basic functions as a standard