BIRNS Aquila

SKU: 6954

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BIRNS Aquila

SKU: 6954

The BIRNS Aquila™, BIRNS Model 5748, is the industry’s most advanced, compact underwater low voltage multi-use light. It’s packed with innovative features like a low profile Ø60mm housing, four conduit channels that enhance water flow across the lens and specially engineered cooling fins to help sink heat into the water. 

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The BIRNS Aquila™, BIRNS Model 5748, is the industry’s most advanced, compact underwater low voltage multi-use light. It’s packed with innovative features like a low profile Ø60mm housing, four conduit channels that enhance water flow across the lens and specially engineered cooling fins to help sink heat into the water. It has a non-browning crystal lens, immediate tool-free relamping, a 60° beam, wire-free construction, and powerful, depth-piercing 895 lumen, 3000K white light.

The low-voltage BIRNS Aquila is powerfully versatile, and may be used by divers, on cameras, and ROVs. It is available with choice of 25 to 360-watt lamp and is an excellent light for color or black and white filming and video, and for general-purpose underwater illumination. This powerfully versatile system is ideal for video cameras and manipulator arms.

PYSICAL 
Length - 97 mm (3.8 in.) 
Diameter - Ø60 mm (Ø2.38 in.) 
Weight in Air - 209 g (7.4 oz.) 
Weight in water - 64 g (2.3 oz.)

LIGHTING AND PHOTOMETRIC
Lamp Type - MR-16 Tungsten-Halogen, 2-pin/GX5.3 base 
Time To Full Brightness - <1 second after application of power 
Operating Position - Universal (i.e. any position) 
Dimming Range - 0-100% 
Correlated Color Temp - 2950K to 3400K (per installed lamp)

ENVIRONMENTAL
Protection Level - IP 68 
Depth Rating - 200 M (660 FSW) 
Expected Radiation Tolerance - 106 Gy (108 R) 

ELECTRICAL
Input Voltage - 12 or 24 VAC/VDC (standard), depending on installed lamp 
Supply Frequency - 60 Hz standard; 50 Hz available 
Cable Size - 16 AWG type SO, 2 conductor (standard) 
Cable Current Rating - 12 amperes maximum 
Cable Voltage Rating - 600 volts maximum

MATERIALS
All Housing Parts - 6061 Aluminum, hard black anodized 
Lens - Non-browning fused silica or quartz 
Seals - Silicone 70 (S1224-70) standard; other materials available 
Connector - Glass-reinforced epoxy (GRE) 
Connector Pins - Brass 360 per ASTM B16, gold-plated per MIL-G-45204