Raymarine Magnum High-Performance Radar

This open-array radar includes some technologies that the U.S. Coast Guard uses.

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Raymarine Magnum is available in 4 kW or 12 kW power outputs, with 4- or 6-foot antenna arrays.Raymarine

FLIR Systems has taken the wraps off its Raymarine Magnum High-Performance Radar. It's an open-array radar with some technologies that the U.S. Coast Guard uses.

According to the manufacturer, the Magnum has “superior” bird mode and beam-sharpening technology. It enhances target tracking and image detail.

The Raymarine Magnum is available in 4 kW or 12 kW power outputs, with 4- or 6-foot antenna arrays. The maximum target identification range is 96 nautical miles for 12 kW models, and 72 nautical miles for 4 kW models.

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Raymarine's Magnum High-Performance Radar is an open-array radar that includes some technologies that the U.S. Coast Guard uses. Bird mode lets captains spot flying flocks as far as 10 nautical miles away.Raymarine

Bird mode lets captains spot flying flocks as far as 10 nautical miles away, and the beam-sharpening technology is designed to deliver better than 1-degree bearing resolution for target separation and coastal detail.

When will Raymarine's Magnum be available? During the second quarter of 2018. Retail price is expected to start at $4,699.