First Look: Simrad Halo 2000 and 3000 Radars
Simrad has unveiled the latest in high-performance pulse-compression radar with the Halo 2000 and 3000 arrays. Halo 2000 is available in 3-, 4- and 6-foot arrays, and offers 50 watts of power for visibility to 72 nautical miles. Halo 3000 is available in 4- and 6-foot arrays, and delivers 130 watts for seeing out to 96 nautical miles.
Both are equipped with the latest in beam‑sharpening technology and with ZoneTrack, which allows captains to track up to 50 vessels, providing course and speed information to aid situational awareness.
Halo Dangerous Target Alerts highlight the range, bearing and heading of other vessels relative to the subject vessel. VelocityTrack shows color-coded targets to help identify potential threats.
Halo 3000 also comes with Bird+ Mode, which focuses the radar, maximizing its 130 watts toward targeting and identifying bird flocks at ranges up to 8 nautical miles. Halo 2000 starts at $6,399; the 3000 starts at $8,499.
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