Recently, MSM has introduced the new MFR LED Reflector Light for classical lighthouses, which is a modern Reflector Light, ready to be installed in any classical lighthouse. It incorporates state-of-the-art LED technology and can reach up to 42 nautical miles.
The MFR Reflector Light is composed by LED reflector optic panels. It admits 3, 4 or 6 panel configurations, in order to fulfil the requirements from the client. Due to the importance of the reliability and availability of these systems, the MFR Reflector Light has a redundant safety system as an emergency light. This system will be activated automatically in case of main system failure. The lighting system is assisted by a revolving pedestal. This pedestal is equipped with a double, electronic, brushless and gearless MRM160 rotating motor. As for the lighting system, the rotation system is designed in a redundant configuration, with a main motor and a standby one.
The launch of this new LED reflector light for historic lighthouses is having a big success, as shown with the installation of the lighthouse of Bouët Port (Abidjan) in Ivory Coast, two units to the North and South Estuary of Barcelona Port and the latest acquisition of Trinity House Lighthouse Service for the Southwold lighthouse (Suffolk) in the United Kingdom.
Standard configurations consist of 3 to 6 optical panels which can generate isolated or in-group flashes, organized in 2 or 5 parallel vertical rows of LED reflectors and with power from 90 up to 180W; customized configurations can also be designed in order to fulfil the customer requirements. As you can see in the pictures, the MFR offers multiples options and solutions in order to preserve the classic appearance lighthouse, with the performance and technologies of the best current lighthouses.
The MFR reflector light is also extremely durable, with a LED light source of 100,000-hour average life time in normal conditions and more than 25 years rotating motor average life time. This system obtains excellent range results, reaching 26 nautical miles with an atmospheric coefficient of T=0.74.