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Vanguard® Red FTS 371 Solar Tower Lights

Medium Intensity Solar LED Obstruction Lights

The Vanguard Red FTS 371 is a low-power FAA L-810/L-864 red obstruction lighting system designed for FAA type A0/A1 structures (under 350′ AGL). It meets FAA AC 150/5345-43H and can accommodate both AC 70/7460-1K and 1L marker requirements. The system also meets Transport Canada CAR 621.19, ICAO Type B and Type C (7th Edition) and DGAC Mexico.

 

The FTS 371 solar obstruction light package includes everything needed for solar-powered aviation applications outside the United States where a minimum of 7 days of autonomy is not required.

 

FTS 371 Features

  • Flash rate of 20, 30, 40 or 60 flashes per minute (200 ms flash duration)
  • Infrared beacon LEDs for night vision compatibility
  • Mode override switch
  • Photodiode control with alarm inhibit option
  • Modbus RTU Serial RS-485
  • (1) dry contact relay (master alarm)
  • Support for up to 4 markers and 1 beacon
  • (5) year warranty

 

FTS 371 Options

  • Infrared marker LEDs
  • Dusk to dawn operation does not require lighting controller

 

Enclosure

Custom-sized solar power supplies provide power when grid power is unavailable. Systems are sized based on load and geographical location, which dictates solar irradiation.

The enclosure is rated NEMA 3R with mill-finished aluminum. Size is 20.6” x 17.5” x 12” (524 mm x 445 mm x 305 mm).

 

  1. Mounting tab
  2. BAA-1 cabinet
  3. Rain drip lip
  4. Back panel
  5. Battery
  6. Electrical assembly
  7. Double flanged door opening
  8. Stainless steel hinge
  9. UL listing/NEMA rating
  10. Fiberglass “insect proof” screen on all louvered openings
  11. Closed cell neoprene gasket
  12. Stainless lockable draw latch
  13. (2) 1/2” NPT knock-outs (CGBs/conduit fittings)

Please fill out the form below or call 615.503.2000 with questions or to order this product.
   

Input Voltage

85-265 VAC at 50/60 Hz
12-48 VDC ± 10%
(12 VDC for markers only)

FH Aerodynamic Wind Area

99.125 in2

Protection Rating

IP65, NEMA 4x

 

Component

Dimensions

Weight

Polycarbonate Controller

7.8 x 8.25 x 4.01″
(198.12 x 209.55 x 101.85 mm)

AC/DC 2.1 lbs. (0.95 kg)

Flashhead

15.75” dia. x 7.5”
(400 dia. x 190.5 mm)

AC/DC 25.6 lbs.
(11.7 kg)

Marker (Single L-810)

9” x 2.75” x 2.13”
(228.6 x 69.9 x 54.1 mm)

DC 1.6 lbs. (0.7 kg)

OL2 (Double L-810)

11.0” x 5.0” x 8.75”
(279.4 x 127 x 222.25 mm)

DC 5.4 lbs. (2.45 kg)

 

Power Consumption

 

20 fpm

30 fpm

Steady

FTC 371

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

AC 0.9
DC 0.8

FH 371

AC 4.0
DC 4.0

AC 5.3
DC 5.3

AC 30
DC 30

DC Marker 371 (Single L-810)

0.5
0.8 IR

2.5
3.9 IR

DC OL2 (Double L-810)

1.0
1.6 IR

5.0
7.8 IR

 
* Only 30 fpm flash rate is applicable for FAA certified applications filed under AC 70/7460-1L.

Certifications

Intertek L864 FTS 371 Certification
Intertek L885 Catenary FTS 371 Certification
Intertek L810 FTS 371 Certification
Intertek CAR 621 CL-864/CL-885
Intertek ICAO Medium Intensity Type B
Elite ICAO Medium Intensity Type C
DGAC L864 FTS 371 Certification
CE Declaration of Conformity FTS 371

 

Datasheet

Solar Powered Lighting Datasheet

 

Current Manual

Vanguard Red FTS 371 Product Manual Rev 3 (1.9MB)
Quick Start Guide
Manuals for older product revisions can be found in the Knowledge Base.

 

Video

Vanguard Red FTS 371