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Item # MBS-430-RSY, 12 Million CandlePower Wired Remote Searchlight - RS-232

The MBS-430-RSY Maxa Beam Searchlight is a lightweight, high-intensity illumination system with an output of 12,000,000 Peak Beam CandlePower. The Maxa Beam has three light intensity settings and a powerful strobe that makes it a disorienting non-lethal weapon. The searchlight also features a motorized beam width adjustment that allows the user to vary the beam from a 1° spot to a 40° flood. All searchlight functions including beam width, strobe and beam intensity can be controlled via computer or via wired remote switches.

For additional information including 3D models, specifications, pin-outs and ASCII computer commands, please contact us at

Please note that MBS-430-Y Series Searchlights do not include batteries, cables, or mounting interfaces. Visit the Powering Options and Mounts sections of our product catalog for more information.

 Specifications   Included with this Product   Strobe Lights as Non-Lethal Devices   


12,000,000 CandlePower

Visible Range


Infrared Range

1400m w/ 850nm IR Filter (sold separately)

Strobe Function

Rate: 1-31Hz
Duty Cycle: 3-63%

(Controlled by Operator)

Beam Width Adjustment

1-40° Remote Motorized Control

Lamp Rating

1500 hr. MTBF
Maintenance Recommended at 1000 hrs.

(Field Replaceable)

Lens Type

Reinforced Spyder Front Lens
(Field Replaceable)

Control Type

RS-232 Computer Control
Wired Remote Control (sold separately)

Connector Type

9-Pin Plastic Remote Connector
Standard Plastic Power Connector

Environmental Rating



3.25 lbs.


GUI Computer Control Data Sheet
(JPG, 346KB)

Operation Manual
(PDF, 2604KB)

Range of Illumination Presentation
(PDF, 1477KB)

Technical Specification: MBS-430-RSY
(PDF, 896KB)

Spectral Output of Xenon Lamp
(PDF, 358KB)

Maxa Beam Remote-Controlled Searchlights
(PDF, 1479KB)

 MBS-430-Y Series Related Parts 

MBA-3600: Flat Mounting Plate

MBA-8406-MP: 6 Ft. Wired Remote Controller with Plastic 8-Pin Connector

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