In this blog we will go through the three main things you need to consider when getting ready for these new requirements. These are:
The Maritime Safety Committee adopted Resolution MSC.338(91) among which, Chapter II-2 “Construction – Fire Protection, Fire Detection and Fire Extinction“ that regulates the firefighting radio equipment on board ships and vessels, on November 30th 2012. In this blog, we want to highlight some critical points mentioned in this resolution, Chapter II-m2 and more precise Regulation 10 “FireFighting”, we will also reflect on a few other points from Chapters I, II & III that influence the need for onboard fire-fighter´s communication equipment in the Regulation 10.10.4.
We will try to provide an overview of the regulatory requirements as well as the practical end user requirements put into action under this new regulatory requirement.
Background and basic facts about SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea), what do you need to know?
Topics: Radio Accessories
Needing help to decide what kind of radio accessories to purchase? Follow these three easy steps:
1. Choose radio accessories that address the needs of your working environment. Radio accessories are generally divided into a few categories such as push-to-talk (PTT) and radio headset combinations, earpieces and headsets that are connected directly to a radio, remote speaker microphones (RSMs), special headsets and voice amplifiers.
Download the Savox Radio Accessories Buying Guide and to get detailed information on choosing the best radio accessory for your situation.
Icom Connectivity for XG C-C1 Dual RSM/PTT
XG C-C1 connectivity to Icom multipin iDAS F series radios - F3261D, F4261D, F3306D, F4306D.
For mission critical personnel in fire and rescue industries, you can depend on Savox XG C-C1 to provide you with high-quality audio, great noise reduction and programmable radio features, coupled with a range of headsets to suit your job.
Used by US federal and government services, as well as law enforcement and private security users, Savox's covert product line is designed for discreet operations.
Submersed for 6 hours and High Temperature Tested at 520F for 5 minutes
Not only did we subject the the XG C-C1 to high temperature testing of 520F for over 5 minutes, but we also submersed the XG C-C1 in one foot of water for 6 hours and successfully transmitted underwater to the Delsar search and rescue probe.
These tests show that the XG C-C1* is one of the most robust fire speaker microphones in the market AND the only dual mode RSM/PTT radio accessory tested to exceed future industry requirements.
New Hydrophobic Design - The newly redesigned microphone aperture minimizes surface tension so water is repelled from the mic aperture.
Redesigned Headset Interface - A new high tolerance headset socket as well as high temperature silicon plugs. The 3.5mm receive audio is also enhanced.
- 2W speaker output
- Upgraded circuit board
- Improved audio output
- New silicone plugs for higher temperatures
Rigorous testing and manufacturing processes by Savox ensure that in fire and emergency conditions you’ll still have communications with your team in the most extreme conditions. We keep our promise to you that You’re Never Alone.
*Rated Ingress Protection of IP67 and MIL-STD-810G, procedure 1 and recommended operational temperatures from-40C to +85°C
Savox Adds Support for Mobile Phones and POC Applications to Popular Covert Communications Product Line
With new mobile phone and POC application compatibility, Savox Covert meets growing demand from security and surveillance teams for lightweight, unobtrusive accessories that enable discreet communications using a mobile phone
Burnaby, BC – July 18, 2016 – Savox Communications, announced today that the company’s Covert product line, an established line for security services, law enforcement and other surveillance teams, now supports mobile devices and POC applications. As security and surveillance teams rapidly move from radio-based communications to mobile phones, Savox Covert delivers secure, reliable and discreet communications accessories.
We recently attended FDIC in Indianapolis and noticed there was some chatter from one of our "friends" about heat testing a certain radio accessory up to 500F degrees. So we decided to jump into the conversation and test our own Savox C-C1.
|The Savox C-C1 remote speaker microphone (RSM) was heat-tested to 520F degrees (271) for 5 minutes and guess what happened?|
NOTHING. It still works.
Designed specifically for the needs of truck drivers, the Savox Promate mobileRSM® works with tablets, smartphones and push-to-talk apps to deliver reliable, cost-effective fleet management
Burnaby, BC and Lincoln, NE, March 15, 2016 – Savox Communications, announced today the launch of Savox Promate mobileRSM, a wired vehicle speaker microphone. Featuring extra-loud speaker output, a dash mounted clip and an extra-long cable, Savox Promate mobileRSM was designed to meet the unique needs of logistics and transportation companies.