ACR Bivy Stick 6016-471

ACR Bivy Stick

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Unreachable should be up to you. Connecting to your phone via Bluetooth™, the Bivy Stick turns your phone into a satellite communicator; send and receive texts and emails, send GPS tracks, check-in with loved ones and even call for help, from anywhere on earth, no cell signal needed (subscription required). For the times you want to leave your phone behind, the Bivy stick can still check-in and call for help all on its own. Each communicator gets its own email address and phone number (for texts), so friends and family can stay in touch just like the normally would.

  • Iridium constellation of 66 satellites covers the earth's entire surface.
  • Worldwide coverage to send texts and emails.
  • Smart notifications (emails, texts, alerts, etc.), weather forecasts and more via Bluetooth connection to phone running the free Bivy app.
  • Check-in button offers 1-press peace of mind, letting 5 pre-determined contacts know where you are through predefined 160 character messages.
  • Bivy app has more than 50,000 adventures, more being added from Bivy users around the world.
  • SOS messaging lets you communicate with rescue teams and send your exact GPS location.
  • SOS messages received by Global Rescue, a worldwide emergency response center with 24/7/365 staffing.
  • SOS messages can be triggered from your phone or the device, hard-plastic cover prevents accidental activation (accident SOS messages can be canceled in the app).
  • Cycles between satellite, cellular and WiFi communication, choosing the most affordable option.
  • 3 monthly subscription plans: basic 20 credits (1 credit = 1 message, 1 location share, 1 hour of tracking, 1 weather report etc.) to unlimited. Unused credits roll over from month-to-month, additional credits are charged. Plans can be cancelled at anytime.
  • Check-ins and SOS messages are unlimited and are unaffected by which plan you have.
  • Free detailed worldwide offline maps are displayed on your phone, complete with your location and track.
  • Track your pace, distance covered altitude and more within the app.
  • IPX7 waterproofing protects your device from nasty weather.
  • LED satellite status light.
  • Easy USB-C charging.
  • 120+ hours of battery life on a single charge (checking messages every 15 minutes).
  • Integrated carry loop.
  • ¼ x 20 tripod mount lets you use camera mounts.
  • In the box: Bivy stick, carabiner, cord, USB-C cable and documentation.

Tech specs

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Weight 100g
Ideal for Emergency preparedness
Satellite network used Iridium
Operating temperature -20 to 60°C
Battery life (operating) 120 h
Storage temperature -10 to 35°C
Dimensions 4.7 x 2.1 x 11.4cm
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.

Replaceable batteries No

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.

Electronic compass

An electronic compass allows the user to view their heading in situations where they are either standing still or moving too slowly for the GPS to detect.

Batteries Rechargeable battery pack (non-removable)
Barometric altimeter

Barometer function helps forecast weather trends. An altimeter can provide one line of position for location on a topo map, useful if the GPS isn't working.

GPS data sent in SOS

GPS coordinates are sent in each SOS message.

Check-in feature

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

Floats No
Delivery confirmation

Lets you know that your message was received.

Lanyard attachment Yes
Product sustainability Rechargeable batteries
Made in Philippines