ZA483 Runway Edge High Intensity Bidirectional Inset Fixture

Compliance and Applications

• ICAO Annex 14
• FAA Compliant: L-850C; Class I & IIB (AC 150/5345-46D)
• CAA CAP168 Figs 6A/9, 6A/10

High intensity, inset runway edge fixture suitable for use in category I, II and III all weather operation airfield lighting systems.


• Lightweight and robust due to its aluminum alloy construction
• Components that are common with ZA181 and ZA280 series
• Long life halogen lamps with a life of 1,500 hours at full intensity or over 3,500 hours in normal usage
• Standard adaptor rings to suit 15″, 15.5″ bases
• Prism removal and replacement achieved without the need for adhesive or sealants
• Color beam variations achieved by dichroic coating
• Lamp bypass options available when required
• Pre-focused optics to simplify maintenance procedures
• Light channel within .2″ (5mm) of grade
• Plug for pressure testing
• Low temperature – temperature at center of top cover remains below 160°C ICAO and FAA limit
• All fasteners are stainless steel
• IMM available on request

Ordering Codes

Fixture Code Prism Color Left Prism Color Right No. of Leads Con. Block
ZA 483 W: White
Y: Yellow
N: Blank
W: White
Y: Yellow
N: Blank
1: 1 Lead
2: 2 Leads
BP: Bypass


• ZM480 base (wet)
• ZM480 base (dry)
• PSA & FAA adaptors
• ZS023 sighting device
• ZM500/4 lifting handle
• ZM480 installation jig

Electrical Supply

Suitable for use in 6.6A airfield lighting circuits normally supplied from 100W, 200W or 300W isolating transformers.

Packaging Data

• Net weight 20.5 lb. (9.3kg)
• Gross weight 22 lb. (10kg)
• Carton size 2″ (50mm)(w) x 13″ (330mm)(d) x 13″ (330mm)(h)

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