The FELCOM 15 is FURUNO's new Inmarsat-C Mobile Earth Station. It provides a high quality two-way telex and data link between ships and other parties at sea or on land. All functions and services of the Inmarsat-C system are provided: EGC (Safety NET/FleetNET), distress message handling, two-way digital store-and-forward messaging including polling, data reporting, E-mail, etc. Distress alert are initiated by the remote distress alert unit. The distress message including own ship's position is easily edited. A PC can be used for editing the message via Ethernet when it is supplied with dedicated software.
The FELCOM 15 consists of an antenna and display unit with keyboard. The display unit embodies a 10.4" color LCD and processor unit. The distress alert button is incorporated in the display for emergency. Data files and utility program on floppy disks are easily loaded into the processor through the front loading disk drive in the display unit. The compact design of display unit and omni-directional antenna unit offer space-saving installation. An optional GPS module is available for position reporting without operator's intervention. GMDSS compliance can be achieved by adding a printer and a AC/DC power supply unit.
Model / Part #
IC115/30M ANT UNIT W/30M CBL FELCOM15
IC215 Terminal / Communication Unit
IC305 Distress Alert / Received Call Unit
IC306 Alarm Unit
IC315 Junction Box
Full coverage of Inmarsat-C services: EGC, Internet E-mail, distress message handling, polling, and data reporting
General data exchange, telex, etc.
GMDSS compliant with optional printer, AC/DC power supply unit
Shipborne LAN connection by Ethernet 10Base-T
10.4" COLOR LCD Display Unit for improved legibility of incoming and outgoing messages
GPS position reporting
Remote distress alert unit
Two component system allows easy installation
Optional software for Windows PC to run E-mail/Telex
Optional internal GPS module
12-24 VDC, 160 Watts in Transmit, 75 Watts in Receive
To repair Floppy Disc Drive, part# 001-077-540 may be used as a repair part for Felcom15 with Serial Number as follows:
3561-8139 to 3561-8159
3561-8161 to 3561-8163
3561-8259 to 3561-8333
3561-8353 and after <
>All other Felcom 15's MUST use F15-REP-FDD as a Floppy Disc Drive repair part. See FQ5-2009-010 for details about this FDD and its compatibility.
Model / Part # MSRP - USD
000-159-523 Cable Assembly, 30 Meters, TNC Connectors fitted at Each End $245.00
000-146-178 Cable Assembly, 16S0344-1 $135.00
000-154-025 NavNet Power Cable Assembly, 3-Pin, 5 Meters. $105.00
000-168-241 Antenna Cable Assembly, 50 Meters, N-Type Connector (Male Plug) On One End $950.00
000-167-921 CONNECTOR N-P-8DFB FELCOM82 $73.00
Note: Standard 30 meter cable required for 10db cable loss. If you require a longer or shorter cable please contact Commercial Technical Support. If the 10db spec is not maintained damage may occur to the equipment.
Model / Part # MSRP - USD
000-138-599 Mini Keyboard with 1.3 Meter Coil Cord $199.00
001-017-110 GPS KIT OP16-47 FELCOM15/2ND* $295.00
004-438-940 GPS Module for Felcom15 - Serial #'s 3533-9370 and before $295.00
004-439-230 Display Mounting Bracket $125.00
004-439-650 Display Mounting Knob (2 each required) $26.00
005-950-570 Distress Switch Cover $40.00
PP510 GMDSS Compliant Dot Matrix Printer, 24 VDC $995.00
SSAS/F15/INT SSAS Modification Kit For the FELCOM15 (International Version) $750.00
SSAS/F15/USA SSAS Modification Kit For the FELCOM15 (USA Version) $750.00
Model / Part # MSRP - USD
IME-563-50Z Installation Manual, FELCOM15 $17.95
OME-563-50Z Operator's Manual, FELCOM15 $17.95
OME-563-51Z Operator's Manual, FELCOM15 SSAS $17.95
PLC-563-50Z Maintenance Parts List, FELCOM15 $17.95
SME-563-50Z Service Manual, FELCOM15 $17.95
Felcom 12, Felcom 15 & Felcom 16 SSAS Brochure (480 KB)
FELCOM 15 Brochure (504 KB)
SSAS Operator's Manual (1,337 KB)
FELCOM 15 Operator's Manual K 7-10-09 (3,027 KB)
FELCOM 15 Installation Manual F 7-10-09 (3,671 KB)
RC1800F2 Installation Manual C 10-5-09 (1,522 KB)
Deep Sea Installation Manual (8,284 KB)
Deep Sea Manual A 1-2007 (14,535 KB)
Felcom15 Service Manual C (13,675 KB)
DNV Approval Felcom 12 Felcom 15 Felcom 16 SSAS (31 KB)
FELCOM 15 Declaration of Conformity DOC-829 (420 KB)
Felcom 15 EC Certificate (329 KB)
FELCOM 15 EC type acceptance certificate (257 KB)
Felcom 15 Felcom 16 SSAS Type Acceptance (3 KB)
FELCOM 15 SSAS DOC955 Wheel Mark Certificate (225 KB)
GL Certificate Felcom 15 SSAS (299 KB)
LRIT Telefication statement (351 KB)
SSAS Lloyd's Register Certificate (110 KB)
FELCOM 15 drawings (1,525 KB)
FELCOM 15 interconnection diagram and dimensions (101 KB)
FS1570 FS2570 Dimensional drawings (629 KB)
Packing List Felcom 15 (18 KB)
Interfacing & Installation
Felcom15 & Felcom16 SSAS Passwords & Set Up (126 KB)
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FELCOM 15 PC Terminal Software ver 1650164-5.05 (For RFCON PCB -33) (1,026 KB)
FELCOM 15 RFCON version 1650159-03.59 (For RFCON PCB -22 IF 1.2 kHz) (269 KB)
FELCOM 15 Canadian type acceptance (34 KB)
Interfacing & Installation
Inmarsat-C antenna mounting location (73 KB)
Felcom 12 Felcom 15 EGC Setup (130 KB)
Felcom 15 Distress Procedure Guide (29 KB)
FELCOM 15 LRIT Checking Procedure (250 KB)
IC115 Exploded view (74 KB)
J59-500-100 Inmarsat Registration Form (538 KB)