Lantern BEPA -8

Lantern BEPA-8
  • Lantern BEPA-8
  • Lantern BEPA-8 installed on a floating beacon

Brief description:

  • Omni-directional lantern for floating beacon facilities;
  • Low power consumption;
  • High reliability;
  • Overvoltage protection and reverse polarity protection;
  • Routine maintenance free;
  • Suitable for installation with gimbal suspension.

BEPA-8 Contents:

  • LED light source;
  • Lens element;
  • Integrated flasher with daylight sensor;
  • Plastic case;
  • DAE pressure-compensation element;
  • Cable gland for power supply cable;
  • Power supply cable.
Color parameters

Color parameters are within the limits of diagram zones, specified for each color by the International Commission on Illumination, in accordance with IALA recommendations and COLREG requirements.

Technical Specifications:

Maximum range (Tc=0.8) for White/Red/Yellow/Green, km 6.4/5.37/5.37/5.9
Vertical Divergence and Horizontal Output, degrees 8/360
Maximum power consumption, W, not more than 0.54
Idle power consumption, mW, not more than 0.15
Flash code * Flash 1 sec,
Idle 3 sec
Operating time (in steady-burning mode) before intensity decrease of 3%, hours, not less than 30,000
DC power supply, V 2 to 5
Average service life, years 5
Operating temperature range, °С -25 to 50
Weight, kg 0.3
Protection rating IP67
Estimated required capacity of 2.6 V battery for Navigation duration of 6 months (in a single flashing mode). 110 **

* Parameters are subject to change at the customer's request/

** Standard capacitance of ‘Бакен ВЦ 3’ (Baken VC 3) is 150 Ah, at initial voltage 2.6 V.

Protection rating IP67

                    Gimbal suspension

Gimbal suspension for BEPA-8 (optionally supplied)
Technical Specification:

Tilt angle of the gimbal suspension from the vertical position, degrees 45
Weight, kg 2.5
The inner diameter of the mounting pipe 85
Coating material of gimbal suspension Hot-dip zinc coating, electrolytic zincing or powder paint