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Fischer Panda: Fischer Panda to Demonstrate Quiet-Running Generators at Southampton Boat Show

Press Release   •   Jul 13, 2017 14:16 BST

Fischer Panda will demonstrate its new Panda 5000i Neo marine generator at Southampton Boat Show

Southampton Boat Show, September 15th to 24th, Stand E020

Fischer Panda will demonstrate the quiet operation of its leading range of marine generators by displaying a selection of working models on its outside stand at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.

Allowing customers to experience the renowned Fischer Panda low sound levels for themselves, the marine generator specialist will install its new variable speed Panda 5000i Neo unit to start up and run as requested during the show.

Fischer Panda’s line of diesel gensets, which are suitable for vessels ranging from RIBs to superyachts, are the quietest marine generators available. The units run at a noise level of between just 52db(A) and 55db(A) at a distance of 7m, depending on the capacity and type of the model.

Units up to 25 kW feature a GRP sound insulation capsule with a 3-layer, 25mm thick ‘3D’ sound insulation material as standard, with a thicker 5-layer version also available. Generators from 25 kW and above are supplied with a stainless steel sound-insulation Metal Professional Line (MPL) capsule. The MPL capsules are offered at an extra cost for generators from 6 kW to 25 kW.

The new Neo generators use Fischer Panda’s in-house designed water-cooled FPE320 single cylinder diesel engine which features integrated oil filter and synchronous alternator for even lower running noise levels and reduced vibration.

Chris Fower, Marine Sales and Marketing Manager for Fischer Panda, said: “We are really pleased to be able to offer our customers the unique opportunity to listen to one of our latest generators up close and running at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. We will start up and demonstrate the Panda 5000i Neo to prove to boat owners that they can run a generator for a reliable, clean power supply without the operation negatively affecting life on-board. During 40 years of manufacturing experience, we have listened to our customers who say they want a generator with low operating sound levels and vibration, especially for night time, so it is a key factor in the design of our units.”

The fixed speed 3.4 kW Panda 4000s Neo and the 4.0 kW Panda 5000i Neo, part of Fischer Panda’s variable speed iSeries ‘Perfect Power’ range, are the latest additions to Fischer Panda’s range and will be available for the first time together at this year’s Southampton Boat Show on Stand E020.

Visit www.fischerpanda.co.uk for more information about Fischer Panda’s range of marine generators and other products.

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For further information, please contact:

Chris Fower

Fischer Panda

+44 (0)1202 820840

chris.fower@fischerpanda.co.uk

www.fischerpanda.co.uk

Jules Riegal or Clive Bartlett

Saltwater Stone

+44 (0) 1202 669244

j.riegal@saltwater-stone.com

www.saltwater-stone.com

About Fischer Panda UK

Fischer Panda UK Ltd offers full-system design capability, servicing and aftercare as a leading distributor of diesel generators and a major supplier of the latest technology in air-conditioning systems, hybrid electric propulsion systems, integrated mobile power solutions and watermakers for a variety of commercial and leisure vessels.

Renowned worldwide as innovative, reliable and extremely quiet, the extensive Fischer Panda range of compact diesel generators includes its next generation highly efficient and powerful variable speed iSeries-Generators. Other world-class products from Fischer Panda UK include desalination systems from Sea Recovery, HRO, and Village Marine, with models suitable for day-boats to warships and offshore platforms, plus air-conditioning systems from leading marine HVAC supplier Dometic.

Fischer Panda UK is ISO UKAS 9000/1 accredited and operates from a purpose built 9,000 sq. ft facility in Verwood, Dorset. Its experienced engineers, sales and operational staff work with OEMs to develop integrated systems for custom vessels and offer specialist technical support and on-going aftercare to its customers.

Also active in the military and automotive sectors, the company works with UK MOD and other armies around the world providing solutions for specialist vehicle and land-based applications. Two thirds of Formula 1 mobile truck units install Fischer Panda generators, as do the BBC, Sky and many other mobile broadcasting vehicles.

Operating since 1977, Fischer Panda GmbH is headquartered in Paderborn, Germany. The Fischer Panda team covers more than 500 technicians and partners in over 90 countries worldwide and this year is celebrating its 40th anniversary.