Out of 2 Ratings

Owner's of the Furuno Radar Detector 1623 gave it a score of 3.9 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.5 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.5 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.5 out of 5
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A Word to the Owner of the
MODEL 1623
Congratulations on your choice of the
FURUNO MODEL 1623 Marine Radar.
For over 50 years FURUNO Electric
Company has enjoyed an enviable reputation
for innovative and dependable marine
electronics equipment. This dedication to
excellence is furthered by our extensive
global network of agents and dealers.
Your radar is designed and constructed to
meet the rigorous demands of the marine
environment. However, no machine can
perform its intended function unless installed,
operated and maintained properly. Please
carefully read and follow the recommended
procedures for installation, operation, and
We would appreciate hearing from you, the
end-user, about whether we are achieving our
Thank you for considering and purchasing
FURUNO equipment.
Your radar has a large variety of functions, all
contained in a rugged plastic case. All
controls respond immediately to the
operator’s command and each time a key is
pressed the corresponding change can be
seen on the screen.
The main features of the MODEL 1623 are
Daylight viewing radar specially designed
for small craft and sailing yachts.
Traditional FURUNO reliability and quality
in a compact, light-weight and low-cost
Compact and light-weight radome
antenna with precision 38 cm center-fed
High definition 6-inch monochrome LCD
Automatic control of sensitivity (gain),
tuning and A/C SEA for simplified
Targets can be displayed in grey tones on
a white background or vice versa, for
optimal viewing under any lighting
On-screen alphanumeric readout of all
operational information.
User programmable nav data displays.
[PROG] key provides menu shortcut.
Standard features include Display Shift,
EBL, Echo Stretch, Echo Trail, Guard
Alarm, Interference Rejector, VRM, Zoom.
Guard zone watches for targets entering
(or exiting) a guard zone.
Operates on 12 or 24 V DC power.