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Furuno VHF Radio - Approved by ICASA

Taylor Marine South Africa is very pleased to introduce the Furuno FM-4800 and FM-4850 to the South African market.

The Ultimate 5-in-1 VHF

A VHF Radio with built in GPS (FM-4800 only), AIS, Loud Hailer, NMEA2000 and DSC Calling with stylish design, simple user features and traditional Furuno quality.

Furuno FM-4800 VHF Radio with built-in GPS and AIS Receiver

Furuno VHF Radio with built-in DSC and AIS Receiver

Everything you need for hailing and calling in one unit:

Built-in GPS *FM-4800 only

Built-in High-sensitivity 72 channels GPS with internal antenna which eliminates external GPS antenna and its wiring requirements.

Built-in AIS receiver

When connected to an MFD or Chart Plotter that can read and display AIS data, the built-in AIS receiver will guarantee your safety at sea by providing all the data you need for situational awareness and collision avoidance.

Loud Hailer

15 W PA/Loud Hailer having 8 automatic fog/warning signals and a listen-back capability allowing for two-way communication.

Class D DSC

With Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling), the FM-4800 allows you to transmit both routine calls and distress calls in case of an emergency.

NMEA2000 Interface

Plug and play NMEA2000 interface allows you to easily connect the FM-4800 to your navigation devices. When connected to the NavNet TZtouch2, DSC calls can be initiated directly from your MFD.

Dual Station

​The optional handset HS-4800 supports al the functionality of the FM-4800 and works as a second station. Intercom function is also supported.


Built-in 72 Channel GPS (FM-4800 only)

Built-in AIS Receiver

25 W/1 W output power

Class D DSC

Loud Hailer/ Fog Horn

Dual Station with optional handset

NMEA2000 and NMEA0183 networking

Up to 3 Handsets HS-8400/Speakers SP-4800 (FM-4850 only)

Fully waterproof (IP67)

For further information on the FM-4800 / 4850 please contact our sales department.


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