500 Watt Xenon Searchlight

Rugged and robust, the 500-Watt xenon searchlight is the preferred option throughout the commercial marine world, U.S. state and federal prisons, and the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard.

  • Beam intensity: 45 million beam candlepower
  • Projects beam 6708 meters (approximately) on a clear night
  • Remote electric beam-size focus
  • Emergency back-up external manual beam-size focus knob
  • Bullet-resilient reflector
  • Beyond 360 degrees of rotation
  • Electric aiming: Proportional-speed joystick control
  • Manual aiming: Remote lever-gear or local control
  • Door interlock safety power cut-off switch

Step up your boat’s searchlight game with the 500-Watt xenon searchlight. Engineered to be versatile, rugged and stylish, this searchlight is the standard for U.S. state and federal prisons, the U.S. Army and Coast Guard, and many of the world’s largest custom yachts. Designed to work for a variety of vessels, this searchlight is fully customizable. For those wanting something on the fancier side, the 500-Watt xenon searchlight can be crafted out of bronze material and finished in chrome. Take it to the next level by integrating it with your choice of add-ons, including a thermal camera, digital microprocessor, and more.

  • Electric beam-size focus: 1º to 20º (throughout continuous spectrum)
  • Temperature range: -40° C to +55°C (Survivability down to -46.8° C)
  • Environmental protection: IP56
  • Power consumption: 115VAC/12 amps or 230VAC/6 amps; 50/60HZ
  • Vertical span: +35° to 35° (total 70° approximately)
  • Horizontal span: Beyond full circle (385° with sliding stop)
  • Beam speed: (approximately) 25 degree per sec (horiz./fast); 3º per sec (horiz./slow)
  • Xenon lamp: 1000TRC- 500 Watts, 6000K, 1500 Hours
  • Beam Intensity: 45 million candela
  • Distance Serviced Measuring 1 LUX: Approx. 6708 meters on a clear night.
  • Reflector: Precision electroformed, nickel material, bullet-resilient
  • Materials: Marine-grade aluminum and stainless steel
  • Finish: Salt-resistant, scratch-resistant powder coat
  • Weight: 131lb (59.4kg)

  • Custom Colors
  • In most cases standard white color can be replaced with any custom color when provided RAL number.

  • Full Manual Back-up
  • Searchlight can be operated during an emergency, instantly with no tools, if any motor fails.

  • Anti-Icing Heater
  • Thermostat-controlled heaters prevent ice build-up in cold climates.

  • Azimuth Indicator
  • LCD panel displays the horizontal aiming position in degrees.

  • Wall of Light LEDs
  • Auxiliary LEDs illuminate wide areas at close range where the narrower xenon beam cannot service. Learn More

  • High-Powered Strobe
  • Powerful Nonlethal Deterrent disorients intruder and denies Night Vision.

  • NightFINDER™ Thermal
  • Integrated camera adds night vision capability, and the camera is used as a covert targeting device to instantly light up objects. Learn More

  • NightFINDER Lowlight
  • Integrated color lowlight camera with electronic zoom adds night vision capability, and the camera is used as a covert targeting device to instantly light up objects.

  • LED IR Illuminator
  • IR beam, invisible to the human eye, provides covert surveillance when used with lowlight cameras and NVGs. Learn More

  • SmartVIEW™ Control
  • Microprocessor-based controls provide switching throughout an RS-485 BUS network, and TCP/IP connection utilizes multiple protocols such as ONVIF, PELCO-D, NMEA 0183 and Carlisle & Finch’s own protocol. Learn More

  • Detachable IR Filter
  • Filter quickly attached with no tools provides covert surveillance when used with lowlight cameras or NVGs.

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