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Europe Market Debut For New Faria® GPS Speedometer at METS 2013

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UNCASVILLE, CONNECTICUT (USA) – Leading marine instruments manufacturer Faria® will introduce the European market to the company’s new GPS Speedometer at the 2013 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), November 19-21 at Amsterdam RAI, stand 11.411.

The Faria GPS Speedometer is a drop in replacement for a current speedometer and can be made to match an existing instrument dash in a standard 4 inch (85 mm) dashboard hole.

GPS information is gathered from an internal GPS antenna - no external antenna is required.

The GPS Speedometer uses a 48 channel GPS receiver to produce the most accurate GPS information available on the market today. Course Over Ground (COG) and actual heading (compass heading over ground) are displayed on an optional digital LCD. Speed data is shown by an analog pointer. This pointer is driven by a digital stepper motor for increased accuracy and minimized pointer bounce during vessel operation.

New Faria GPS Speedometer – Standard Features • Available in multiple Speed ranges up to 80 MPH, 130 KPH and 50 and 70 KNOTS • Premium LED back-lit or edge-lit dials • No external GPS antenna required • Available LCD displays Compass Rose heading and Actual heading (COG) • Ultra fast Satellite acquisition time (TTFF) - 1 second from hot start • Speed Accuracy of +/- 1 MPH • Heading Accuracy of +/- 1 Degree • Digital stepper motor driven pointers • Ideal replacement for speed sensing devices (pitot tube and paddle wheel) that typically fail over time • Perfect for slow moving vessels where pitot tubes typically don’t work • Deutsch connector cases • Custom OEM styles and ranges available

For more information about the new Faria GPS Speedometer and other Faria products, visit stand 11.411 at METS 2013 or www.faria-instruments.com.

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