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GlobalFix™406 GPS Category II EPIRB

ACR Globalfix Category II EPIRB



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406 MHz EPIRB with Integral GPS Category II

  • Internal GPS engine allows faster 406 EPIRB location than standard, non-GPS-enabled models; can update position every 20 minutes
  • ew GPS engine provides faster aquisition time
  • EPIRB has Circuitry, Battery Voltage and GPS Acquisition Test features built in, or can be fully tested at a BRC (See Glossary-Full Functional Self-Test)
  • Patented proprietary electronics package for faster, more stable 406 frequency transmission
  • Field Programmable at BRC equipped with FPR-100, FPR-10
  • 48 hours operating life at -40°C (-40°F), allowing for monthly self-test for 5 years
  • Lanyard coil retained with all around cover for non-tangling deployment
  • Universal usage illustrations; English and French languages
  • Mounting Bracket included with EPIRB purchase
  • Transmits on 406 MHz (COSPAS-SARSAT) with your registered, unique, digitally-coded distress signal, and 121.5 MHz (SAR homing frequency)
  • Built-in strobe for enhanced location in poor visibility conditions
  • Single, three-position switch for easy test of battery, EPIRB and GPS operation. Steady green LED indicates unit has passed full functional EPIRB test. Flashing red LED indicates unit is "ON"
  • Can be manually activated; self-buoyant - no external float collar to lose
  • High impact plastic case designed to withstand exposure to UV rays, oil, sea water and raft packing
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • 5-year replacement life lithium battery

Size (including antenna): 17.5 x 6.25 x 5.5 in. (44.5 x 15.4 x 14.0 cm) Weight: 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg)

  • Material: High impact polycarbonate blend case/polyethylene bracket
  • Color: Hi-Viz Yellow/White bracket
  • Deployment: Manual Release
  • Operation: Lift switch up, slide left, push back and down fully, breaking tab; water activated when out of bracket
  • Waterproof: 33 ft (10 m)
  • Certification: COSPAS-SARSAT, FCC, USCG, European MED
  • U.S. Patent Number U.S. Pat. No. 6,501,340
  • Limited Warranty: 5 years
  • Battery Type: Lithium - 5-year replacement life
  • Modulation: AM
  • Radiated Power: 5 watts +2dB (406 MHz) 50 mW +3dB (121.5)
  • Operating Life: 48 hours @ -40°C (-40°F)


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