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ACR Electronics C-Strobes and C-Lights waterproof LED personnel distress lights
ACR Electronics C-Strobes and C-Lights waterproof LED personnel distress lights

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ACR Electronics: Southampton Boat Show: ACR Electronics Lights Up Southampton Boat Show

ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, is introducing new rescue lights at the FORCE 4 CHANDLERY stand at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.

On the company’s landmark 60th year, new products include the ACR Electronics compact Firefly PRO rescue lights, as well as its C-Strobes and C-Lights waterproof LED personnel distress lights, all of which are ideal for fitting inside a life jacket or in a pocket.

The extremely bright, reliable SOLAS-approved Firefly PRO LED strobe lights ensure the best chance of visually alerting rescue services for accurate location in an emergency. They use wide light emission LEDs to produce a 360 degree beam of light that is more than 41 candelas bright, allowing for visibility of over 3.5 miles. The white colour of the LED strobe has no yellow tint which allows for a more visible light beam. The compact lights operate continuously for more than 56 hours with standard alkaline batteries, or for 28 hours using the steady-on feature.

The Firefly PRO is available in two versions for manual or water-activated operation. The manually-activated model has three activation functions – an ultra-bright strobe and SOS strobe to visually alert rescue authorities of the location, plus a steady-on feature for close-up recovery operations. The Firefly PRO Waterbug has an armed mode in addition to the standard activation functions for automatic activation when wet.

ACR’s new series of waterproof LED personnel distress lights includes the C-Strobe™ and water-activated C-Strobe™ H₂0 strobe lights, plus the C-Light™ and water-activated C-Light™ H₂0 steady-on personal distress lights.

The multi-function ACR C-Strobes feature very bright 45 lumen LED that operate typically for 120 hours continuously in strobe mode. Available in two models, the manually-activated C-Strobe features an easy twist on/off activation. The water-activated C-Strobe H₂0 modelfeatures three modes of operation – strobe, steady-on and SOS. It can be activated with a simple push of the on/off button or has an armed mode for automatic activation when wet.

ACR’s new LED C-Light and water-activated C-Light H₂0 waterproofsteady-onpersonal distress lights have a bright 20 lumen LED that operates typically for 30 hours continuously. The lights are slim, lightweight and easy to store and carry, providing a versatile solution for a range of activities.

Additional products by ACR Electronics at this year’s show include the new GlobalFix V4 EPIRB and the ResQLink Personal Locator Beacon, plus the AISLink CA1 and CB1 AIS transceivers.

See ACR’s range of products at Southampton Boat Show at the FORCE 4 CHANDLERY Stand (B017/J247). For more information, go to

For further information, please contact:

ACR Media Relations:
Mikele D’Arcangelo or Nichole Kalil

Tel: +1 954-862-2115/2180

Simon Crowther, sales (Europe)
Tel: +44 7860 681266 / +44 1489 780808

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About ACR Electronics, Inc.

ACR designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products under the ARTEX and ACR brand names including ELTs, EPIRBs, PLBs, AIS, SART, Strobe Lights, Life Jacket Lights, Search Lights and safety accessories. The quality management systems of this facility have been certified by TUV USA to AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008. Recognized as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR and ARTEX have provided safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries as well as to the military since 1956. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and employs over 180 at its manufacturing facility.

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