ACR Resqlink PLB-400 - Personal Locator Beacon 6009-412

ACR Resqlink PLB-400 - Personal Locator Beacon

6009-412
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Description

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If things go abruptly sideways, this is the ace you want in your pocket. Activation is simple: deploy the antenna and press the ON button. The ResQLink 400 uses a 66-channel GPS to calculate your position within 100 metres. Transmitting on 406Mhz to the MEOSAR satellite constellation. The beacon also broadcasts a local signal on 121.5 MHz that searchers can pinpoint once they're in your vicinity.

No paid subscription is required. The only additional expense is replacing the battery every 5 years. If you need to use the ResQLink 400, ACR will replace it with a PLB of equal or greater value in return for the old beacon and your rescue story.

  • Broadcasts SOS to government funded satellite networks, so there is no monthly fee.
  • Transmits a unique beacon identifier that you register with the Rescue Coordination Centre. This registration speeds up response time and lets SAR teams know what to look for.
  • MEOSAR compatibility means faster response time, an average of 46 minutes faster than previous LEOSAR beacons.
  • Simple 1-button operation is easy to in the worst conditions, just release the antenna and push the on/off button.
  • 66-channel GPS signal guides rescuers within 100m of your location (GPS and Galileo networks), the homing frequency and strobe bring them the rest of the way.
  • UV resistant, durable polycarbonate composite housing.
  • A built-in LED strobe and IR strobe help rescuers on final approach at night or in low visibility.
  • Batteries are tested for a ~24 hour runtime at -20°C, are good for a total of 60 self-tests/20 GPS tests, and last for 5 years on standby. Batteries should be replaced after emergency use.
  • Waterproof to 5m for 1 hour and 10 metres for 10 minutes. Exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements.
  • Approvals: COSPAS-SARSAT, FCC Canada, AMSA and RED
  • Included multi position clip system lets you put the beacon right where you want it.
  • 5 year manufacturer warranty.
  • Free registration is required with the Canadian Beacon Registry to ensure pertinent information about you, your group, travel plans, and medical history is available. Information can be updated at any time through canadianbeaconregistry.forces.gc.ca.

Tech specs

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Weight 151g
Ideal for Emergency preparedness
Transmission duration 24 hours @ -20ºC
Satellite network used COSPAS-SARSAT
Operating temperature -20 to 55°C
Battery life (operating) 24 h
Frequency (alert) 406MHz
Dimensions 5.2 x 3.8 x 11.5cm
Frequency (homing) 121.5MHz
Battery life (standby) 43800 h
IPX rating

Indicates the degree of protection against liquid. IP X1: Dripping water while in normal operating orientation; IP X4: Splashing water; IP X5: Water jets; IP X6: Powerful water jets; IP X7: Immersion up to 1m ≤ 30 minutes; IP X8: Suitable for submersion as specified by manufacturer.

IP X8
Replaceable batteries Yes
Rechargeability

Rechargeable lights give you hassle-free recharging with almost any power source. Replaceable batteries provide instant power, but you’ll need to bring extra batteries, recycle used ones and buy new ones.

Non-rechargeable
Batteries Lithium-manganese (non-removable, replaceable by manufacturer)
Ability to test

Allows you to test the unit.

Yes
GPS data sent in SOS

GPS coordinates are sent in each SOS message.

Yes
Check-in feature

Allows you to send a 'check-in' message to let people know you are safe.

No
Floats Yes
Delivery confirmation

Lets you know that your message was received.

No
Lanyard attachment Yes
Standards
  • COSPAS-SARSAT T.001/T.007 class2
  • RTCM SC110 STD
Made in USA