FURUNO Navigational Echo Sounder FE-800 displays the clearance below the ship in the dual frequency operation*


Dual frequency display (50/200 kHz)*

The depth at the FORE and AFT positions can be displayed simultaneously.

A variety of display modes available: NAV, OS DATA and HISTORY
High contrast 8.4" LCD
When interfaced with FURUNO remote display RD-20/50, depth information can be observed at a remote location
Optional printer interface available for printing out echogram
Connecting a PC with the optional data recording software allows you to store, compile and print out the past data of the echogram via PC
BAM (Bridge Alert Management) ready**

Meets the specific requirements for alerts and interconnection with Bridge Alert Management in IMO MSC.302 (87)
** BAM capability is to be implemented as software update after the product release in early 2015.

Depth data for the past 24 hours is storable in the internal memory

For the amount of data for storage and playback on the FE-800, please refer to “HISTORY” on the right page. With the optional PC software, the sounding information can be stored and played back for 24 hours, when the recording interval is set at 5 sec.

Visual and audible alerts screenshot
Visual and audible alerts

The FE-800 generates alerts when the water depth below transducer is shallower than a preset depth. When the seabed is lost due to the lowered power supply or out of range scale, an alert is generated.

* When interfaced with two transducers


NAV Mode    Displays the depth numerically and graphically.



  • (A) Current range setting, reference point for the depth reading (Transducer/Surface/Keel) as well as currently selected mode are displayed.
  • (B) This area shows the information specifi-c to the display mode currently selected. Please refer to each of the display modes for details.
  • (C) Guide to currently available actions is displayed. Under an alert situation, the information about the most imminent alert is displayed.
    screenshots: alerts


Single frequency display (FORE or AFT) »


screenshots: OS DATA

Displays Own Ship Data (OS DATA)*

* only available if the FE-800 is connected to an external EPFS (Electronic Position-Fixing System), such as a GPS navigator.

screenshots: HISTORY

Displays a combination of Contour and Strata echo readings taken.

Recording interval settingAmount of data for storage and playback
5 sec1 h
1 min12 h
2 min24 h


screenshots: LOGBOOK

Displays the stored time, depth and own ship position. The logbook is capable of storing data for up to 720 log entries.

Alert Log List
screenshots: Alert Log List

Displays the alert history (containing up to 100 alerts).

Color Presentation

Background: Black  Echo: Amber
Background: Black  Echo: Amber
Background: Black    Echo: Red
Background: Black  Echo: Red
Background: Blue Echo: Red
Background: Blue  Echo: Red
Background: White Text: Black
Background: White  Text: Black

Optional printer and PC software to utilize the stored data

Printer PP-505-FE
Printer PP-505-FE

The past data can be stored on a PC with the optional software.
Also, printout function of the echogram is available via the optional printer PP-505-FE.


PC software

Echo mode
Echo mode
Graph mode
Graph mode
Log mode
Log mode

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