Direction Finder (DF-500N)

NOVATECH DF-500N: Advanced Direction Finder for Precise Beacon Tracking

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The NOVATECH DF-500N is a highly efficient tool designed to enhance the detection and tracking of NOVATECH Radio Beacons, both on land and at sea. This handheld direction finder combines state-of-the-art technology with user-friendly features to offer exceptional performance in search and rescue operations, asset tracking, and navigation assistance.

The DF-500N stands out for its durable construction and practical design. It’s waterproof, equipped with a crush-resistant casing, and features a lightweight, ergonomic build. Visual and audio indicators provide intuitive feedback, aiding in effective beacon location.

Equipped with six selectable frequencies, including four factory preset channels (154.585, 159.480, 160.725, 160.785 MHz) and two optional custom channels, the DF-500N offers versatility to accommodate different tracking needs. 

  • Lightweight and Ergonomic: Easy to handle and operate.
  • Selectable Frequencies: Up to six frequencies, including four preset (154.585, 159.480, 160.725, 160.785 MHz) and two custom options.
  • Visual and Audio Indicators: Intuitive signal indicators for efficient tracking.
  • Extended Battery Life: Capable of operating continuously for up to 20 hours on a single battery charge.
  • Waterproof and Durable: Crush-resistant casing, suitable for challenging environments.
  • NOVATECH RF Beacons Compatibility: Specifically designed to work seamlessly with NOVATECH RF beacons.
  • Search and Rescue Version: A dedicated version is available for specific search and rescue applications.
  • Size (with antennas) 18“ x 13“ x 4.5“
  • Weight (with battery) 0.95 kg (2.09 lb)
  • Range 2 to 5 miles
  • Operating Temp. -20°C to 55°C
  • Battery Life ~20 hours
  • Battery Type Lithium
  • Standard Frequencies 154.585, 159.480, 160.725, 160.785 MHz

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