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Lighthouse Control Centre E601

We regret to inform you that this product is DISCONTINUED; please find our current products here

E601 is a set of equipment units enclosed within a stainless steel cabinet and performing all functions needed for the automated control of a lighthouse or beacon and, for the communication with the remote monitoring and control centre. The actual configuration of the system is to be specified by the customer, as a rule. It is designed for the long-term operation in field conditions.
System components
  • Flasher E863 (main, reserve unit optional)
  • GPS locator E934 (main, reserve unit optional)
  • Communication controller E924
  • Battery charger E1401 or E1402 (main, reserve unit optional)
  • Internal and/or external accumulator batteries
  • Solar panels and/or wind generators
  • Mobile phone aerial
  • System accessories - fuses, protection and line input modules, contact sensors

The flasher, the GPS controller and the communication controller are connected to each other by the internal
local area network LAN. The initial system setup is accomplished using the service computer connected  to the system LAN.


  • Flashing control of the lantern
  • Data exchange with the remote monitoring and control centre
  • Daylight control of the flashing and immediate sending of the ON/OFF switching times to the monitoring and control centre and to the VTS
  • Synchronization of flashing by the GPS signals with a given time delay
  • Sending timing signals to the internal units, connected by the LAN
  • Internal diagnostics of the system components, testing of power supply voltages and sending warning or emergency messages to the monitoring and control centre, if necessary
  • Automatic switching over from the main units to the reserve units in case of failures
  • Remote setting up of the system from the monitoring and control centre
  • Holding phone conversations while servicing by the means of an auxiliary handset
 Input voltages 180 ... 260V, 50Hz AC or 12 ... 30V DC
Power consumption 300W max
Internal batteries 2 batteries 12V, 150Ah
Alternative energy sources solar panels, wind generators
Power of the lantern 100W max
Communication media GSM-900 or NMT-450 mobile and public switched
telephone network
Internal local area network Abus, 9600bps, maximum distance 1.2km
Ambient air temperature from -40C to +55C* (IEC 60068-2-1,2,14), mobile phone communication guaranteed by the temperatures above -25C 
Relative humidity up to 98% at temperature +35C (IEC 60068-2-3)
Application in sea fog conditions alloved (IEC60068-2-11)
Dimensions  550x955x380mm
Weight Depends on the system configuration
The cabinet of the system standing on a frame

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