- Tron S-VDR CAPSULE
- Marine Bridge Equipment
Tron S-VDR CAPSULE is a combination between a full GMDSS EPIRB and S-VDR final storage medium (FRM).
Jotron is the first company in the world who received a full type approval on the new S-VDR float-free storage medium. Tron S-VDR CAPSULE complies with IMO`s international requirements for S-VDR systems, concerning the final recording medium.
This product will allow you to avoid high cost for underwater search for the FRM. The Tron S-VDR CAPSULE wil keep the S-VDR information available at the surface even if the vessel goes down.
Installation requirement (draft)
IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has with its Resolution MSC.163(78), made a draft amendment to Solas Regulation V/20:
"To assist the casualty investigations, the existing cargo ships, when engaged on international voyages, subject to the provisions of regulation 1.4, shall be fitted with a VDR which may be a simplified voyage data recorder (S-VDR) as follows:
1. In the case of cargo ships of 20,000 gross tonnage and upwards constructed before 1 July 2002, at the first schedule dry-docking after 1 July 2006 but not later than 1 July 2009.
2. In the case of cargo ships of 3,000 gross tonnage and upwards constructed before 1 July 2002, at the first schedule dry-docking after 1 July 2007 but not later than 1 July 2010.
Links to more information of S-VDR: www.svdr.com
Tron S-VDR CAPSULE is a GMDSS EPIRB with integrated GPS and also a Storage Media for S-VDR (Simplified Voyage Data Recorder).
It will at all times have in store a loop of the latest 12 hours recorded data provided from the S-VDR system installed on board the vessel. Floating at the water surface keeping the S-VDR information available even if the vessel should sink. No need for expensive and time consuming under water search as required for a fixed capsule.
The capsule will duplicate all on board S-VDR recorded and stored information. It can be connected to all existing VDR systems on the market*. Tron S-VDR CAPSULE is a necessity, even as an optional equipment according to the IMO resolution A.861 (20), due to the possibility to avoid high cost for under water search.
MED approved by DNV.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The capsule can be programmed and tested in bracket.
For correct procedure, please see user manual.
83700 Tron S-VDR CAPSULE Complete main unit
83750 FBR-3 Float-free bracket
82310 User manual
99897 Programming (Country, Call Sign, MMSI)
81847 Lower Capsule Assembly with batteries
91476 Rubber gasket
98739 Silica gel 5g
91477 Equator ring
91479 Locking pin
83750 FBR-3 Float-free Bracket w/integrated data and power connector
95134 Hydrostatic release mechanism
82170 Junction box
82295 Power and data cable 3 m
82170 Junction box module
95134 Hydrostatic release mechanism for FBR-3
Includes: 95136 Special bolt with washer
See Product Sheet under Downloads
- tron_s-vdr_34988.pdf [319 KB]