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How Does My Lightning Detector Work? Your Guide to Getting Started

How to Use Remove the Mounting Base Remove/Insert the detector from the mounting base by placing on a flat service and pressing on the side tabs, then slide the unit out. Install Batteries Install 4 AA batteries (recommend new AA Lithium batteries for longer battery life). Remove the 4 battery door screws and open battery […]

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Making Waves, Receiving Accolades!

Lately TALOS has been making major waves in the boating industry! We’ve been featured in major publications. Read on to learn more! Being featured in BoatTest.com, Captain Steve reviewed the handheld device, (SFD-1000G) declaring “it’s the worth the price of a nice meal” to have a device that can accurately alert users lightning is in striking […]

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Low Battery Warning

The batteries in the TALOS lightning detector last for about a year. When the batteries begin to die, a low battery warning will come on. Look for the low battery LED to flash red to indicate when it is time to change batteries.

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Facts in a Flash! Turning Off Your Detector

Not sure if your lightning detector is turned off? Press and hold the off button for 5 seconds and release. A single red LED will walk across the display and the unit will then turn off. If you do not see the red, hold for an additional 5 seconds and release. You may hear a […]

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Boat Safety Checklist

Need some boat safety tips? TALOS is here to help! Boating can be a fun way to enjoy a summer day, but it’s important to stay safe while enjoying the water. Boat Safety Tips: Any boat can be struck by lightning but certain boats have a higher chance than others. Lightning is more likely to go […]

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New Boat Safety Page

Need some boat safety tips? TALOS is here to help! Boating can be a fun way to enjoy a summer day, but it’s important to stay safe while enjoying the water. Boat Safety Tips:Any boat can be struck by lightning but certain boats have a higher chance than others. Lightning is more likely to go for […]

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What is a “Bolt from the Blue?”

Did you know that lightning can still strike when the sky is blue? This kind of lightning is referred to as a “Bolt from the Blue” because they appear to come out of a clear sky.A “Bolt from the Blue” is a type of cloud to ground lightning, it typically appears from the back side […]

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TALOS Employee Shares Personal Experience with Lightning

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It’s National Water Safety Month!

Here at Talos, we love the great outdoors! And right now, there’s nothing better than the warming temperatures & the longer hours of daylight indicating summer is around the corner. Perfect conditions for ramping up preparations to open the pool! While taking time to make a list of the equipment & accessories you’ll need to […]

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