Furuno unveils new radar with Bird Mode feature

main_ph1_pcFuruno introduced its new DRS6AX “X-Class” Radar, which it said brings a refined 6kW open array to NavNet TZtouch and TZtouch2. For fishermen, the company said the DRS6AX introduces a new “Bird Mode” that delivers bird detection performance to NavNet TZtouch or TZtouch2 display. Furuno said flocks of birds can easily be picked out at various ranges without manual tuning, with a tap of the Bird Mode feature. It is possible to discern the movement of individual birds within a flock utilizing Echo Trails. The maximum pulse length delivers 50 percent more “Power On Target” than previous DRS radars, the company said. Read the rest here 08:17