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Vanguard Medium FTS 370 in Snowville UT

Vanguard® Medium FTS 370 Power Supply

Flash Technology is issuing this technical bulletin to notify our customers and technical teams about a possible issue with some power supplies in Vanguard FTS 370 lighting controllers from June 2016 to October 2017. In monitoring product performance, Flash Technology noticed an intermittent operational condition affecting

Our Vanguard Medium FTS 370d flashes red at night on the middle of the Orlando Eye

The Wheel at ICON Park – Orlando, Florida

In the center of both sides of the Orlando Eye, Flash Technology's Vanguard Medium FTS 370 dual aviation obstruction light flashes white at day and red at night to ensure pilots are aware of the landmark's presence.

FTB 314 red obstruction lighting and other legacy systems will replace their photocells with the new PHD 516 photodiode

PHD 516 Replaces PEC 510 in Legacy Lighting Systems

Flash Technology is issuing this technical bulletin to notify customers, sales, technical support and service teams that the PEC 510 photocell used for legacy obstruction lighting systems will be replaced by the PHD 516 photodiode. Systems impacted include all xenon systems, FTC 121, FTC 361X

SNMPv3 monitoring threats for the SC 370 and FTM 190

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerability Technical Bulletin

This past week news reports have announced a security flaw of a CPU feature called speculative execution that affected a majority of processors in the computing industry. Two potential attack threats called Meltdown and Spectre that exploit the security flaw are causing concerns. A couple

Wind turbine lighting is required at all wind farms

2018 Trade Events

Our team will attend many events this season, but will only exhibit at the industry events listed below. If you plan to attend one of these, we hope you'll stop by our booth! You can also contact sales for a one-on-one meeting during an event or to

OL800 mark roadways on a South American mining site

Natural Resources Canada offers funding opportunities for renewable technology

Open to mining companies, renewable and low-carbon technology providers and remote communities across the country, Natural Resource Canada funding will help applicants integrate new initiatives for carbon reduction, helping reduce their reliance on fossil-fuel-based power. Learn how solar airifeld, obstruction and marine lighting can help.

Widows Creek Power Plant in Alabama is lit by 10 FTB 205 high intensity obstruction lighting systems controlled by an FTC 121

Widows Creek – Stevenson, Alabama

Now owned by Google, Widows Creek boasted one of the world’s tallest chimneys at 1,001 feet (305 meters). The stacks at Widows Creek employed 10 FTB 205 utility tower lights to alert pilots of the old coal plant's presence.

Amazon's wind farm in Texas is lit by the FTS 370i wind turbine lighting system

Amazon Wind Farm – Snyder, Texas

The christening of the wind farm in October 2017 marked Amazon’s 18th renewable energy project, and they have 35 more in the works. Amazon employs the FTS 370i integrated wind turbine light for their wind power lighting needs.

FAA infrared lighting regulations defined for night vision compatibility

FAA Prepares Infrared Lighting Specifications

The FAA released a draft of Engineering Brief No. 98 in October titled Infrared Specifications for Aviation Obstruction Light Compatibility with Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS). The Vanguard product line offers an infrared LED option that meets these proposed specifications.

pots monitoring telecom tower

Eagle Keys for POTS Monitoring Technical Bulletin

Telecom carriers and the FCC are planning to phase out POTS networks. A large majority of commercial users have already adopted more modern and effective technologies for their telecom needs. Flash Technology has already seen most of its customers migrate from POTS-based monitoring. The drop-off in

cell tower light monitoring

FTW 175 and FTM 190 Tower Light Monitoring Units Move to LTE

Flash Technology announces its stand-alone monitoring products, FTW 175 and FTM 190, have been upgraded to operate at LTE speeds with the integration of a new modem. These new versions, designated FTW 175-3 and FTM 190-3, will run on either the Verizon or AT&T networks.   LTE

A stealth bomber flies over airport approach lights at Whiteman AFB

Whiteman Air Force Base – Knob Noster, Missouri

A joint-service base with US Air Force, Army and Navy units, Whiteman AFB is located about 2 miles south of Knob Noster, Missouri. Whiteman can launch combat sorties directly from Missouri to any part of the globe. Whiteman AFB employs the FTS 800 voltage driven

Vanguard Medium 370d tower light

FTS 370 Vanguard® Medium Series Product Announcement

Flash Technology’s Vanguard LED obstruction lighting system has been protecting towers from air traffic for nearly 5 years. We have continuously improved our product and today, the Vanguard II version is the industry standard for tower lighting quality, performance and durability. In the spirit of continuous

Oresund Bridge lighting Sweden Denmark

Oresund Bridge – Sweden and Denmark

An almost 10-mile (15.9 kilometer) engineering marvel, the Oresund Bridge, Peberholmen and Drodgen Tunnel transport passengers and freight via car and train across the Flinte Channel and Drodgen Strait. The towers of the Øresund Bridge are lit with FTB 205 high intensity white bridge lighting

Yakubu Gowan Jos airport lights

Understanding Airfield Lighting Intensity Requirements

The sea of lights at an airport might seem overwhelming, but each light has a specific purpose. These lights are designed to be seen and direct pilots on the ground at night and in conditions of reduced visibility. There are specific standards that each light