The RL7 features the very latest LED technology to enhance performance and reduce costs. The RL7 is Daniamants first alkaline solution for a liferaft. Being alkaline the product is not classed as dangerous goods and has no restrictions for transport. This reduces logistics and transportation costs worldwide and makes the product easier to ship. The RL7 comprises of just two items.
1) The External Light and Lead
2) The Internal Light and Battery
The Internal Light and Battery also powers the external light, a key part of increasing reliability and reducing costs. The two units are connected by a polarised sealed plug, for ease of service and replacement. The performance of course meets IMO SOLAS standards, is fully MED approved and also approved by the USCG.
Internal light and battery
The sealed Interior Light is combined with the battery that powers the complete RL7 system. The RL7 is switched and controlled from this unit. Pulling the styled pull tag operates both the Interior and Exterior Lights. The interior light is a steady light. Both the internal and external lights can be separately switched to conserve battery power if required.
The RL7 is dated for 5 years from the date of manufacture and both the internal and external lights are replaced at the same time.