Components

Paramount Panels manufactures a comprehensive range of lighting and airborne components. Many of which have been used by the defense and aerospace industries for many years and are associated with reliability and dependability.

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Components

Paramount Panels manufactures a comprehensive range of lighting and airborne components. Many of which have been used by the defense and aerospace industries for many years and are associated with reliability and dependability. 

With the advancements in lighting techniques Paramount Panels have strived to implement new technology across the range, and we can offer night vision compatibility across most lighting components. 

 

Our product portfolio for this group includes:

  • Dimming Resistors and Switches
  • Instrument Lamp Holders
  • Indicator Lights
  • Cockpit Utility Lights
  • Flood Lights Pillar Lamps
  • Bridges and Illuminated Switches

LED Cockpit Utility Lights

New from Paramount Panels is a NVG compatible, LED cockpit utility light that combines the functions of a fixed spot or floodlight and a portable hand torch. NVG Compatible, LED Cockpit Utility Light primarily for map reading and general floodlighting without compromising NVG operational flight safety, the self-coiling flexible supply lead is attached securely to the body of the light and the mounting is constructed so that the light may be snapped out of the socket and used as a torch over the length of the lead. This new light operates from 28V DC supply, weighs only 230g and illumination is achieved by a LED’s that produces a white, NVIS compatible light output meeting the requirements of Mil-Std-3009. A rear-mounted control knob provides dimming control, from dim to full brightness and an instant push to full brightness function. Spot or floodlight operational function is achieved by a front twist bezel. Other options include standard white or colored illumination and NVIS Green A or B. Mounting is compatible to MS17245 / MS17246 and PAN6742.

Lighting Components

Paramount Panels manufacture a comprehensive range of lighting components and associated devices and hardware. Many of these products that full under this category were marketed and manufactured by our former ownerships, including; TEC, Thorn Electrical Components or FKI Electrical Components. Dimming Resistors and Switches Paramount Panels Dimming Resistors and switches have been designed to comprise a versatile range of linear controls. Up to 50 midget lamps are controlled from the Off position to maximum brightness by one composite unit. Each Dimming resistor is built from separate variable resistance elements assembled to a common spindle, with elements connected in parallel by external links for sub-multiple resistance values in order that twin dimming may be effected. Clockwise spindle rotation through 100° decreases resistance in the circuit, causing an increase in lamp brightness. A switch may be added to isolate resistance elements, or for independent switching of a separate circuit. Capable of switching 3 Amps at 12 volts, 2 Amps at 50 volts or 1.5 Amps at 110 volts, these are normally located at the rear of dimmer. Concentric Spindle Dimming Resistors The Concentric Spindle assembly provides two separate dimming circuits, individually controlled from a common axis. Two control knobs operate the unit, with the front knob operating the rear section from the inner spindle, and the rear knob operating the front section from the outer spindle. Finger Knobs A wide range of finger knobs for the above units, styled for aircraft and defence use, are available. Indicator Lights and Caps Paramount Panels Indicator Lights and accompanying accessories are available in T1 and T1¾ variants. The bodies feature threaded attachments for assembly with our Lamp holder bases, and are available in Dimming cap and sealed versions. They are available in a range of material finishes and colours. Type III panel lighting cap assemblies Illuminated Switches These are available with a variety of circuit arrangements and in a variety of finishes and colours. These switches, all momentary action and front or rear mountable, are suitable for press-to-test, push-to-make or push-to-break applications. The range is available sealed or standard, with solder or screw terminals. NVG compatible lighting versions available. Exterior Aircraft Lights Including, wing navigation lamp assemblies, undercarriage lights and tail lights. Cockpit Utility Lamp Please refer to our separate data sheets for this product range; These include incandescent and LED versions, and NVIS lighting in Green A and White. Post/Pillar Lamps and Bridge Pieces Individual instrument lighting system, which may be used to Illuminate an individual instrument or an area. Light is projected downwards and through a horizontal arc of 90º, it produces a sharply defined illuminated segment. NVIS lighting in various chromaticity available within the ranges.