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ACR ELECTRONICSAquaLink® 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon

ACR ELECTRONICS

AquaLink® 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon

Model # 11046612Mfg # 2882

$359.99

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Product Description

Smaller and lighter than previous ACR models, the buoyant AquaLink™ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that not only tells rescuers where you are, but who you are, and then lets them “home in” on your location with its built-in, super bright LED strobe light to increases visibility.

Get found fast with outstanding accuracy

The AquaLink™ broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that sends your identification and location to rescue units. And, with its built-in GPS, the AquaLink PLB fixes your position to within 100 meters. A powerful 406 MHz signal relays your distress call to orbiting satelites to help rescuers receive and pinpoint your location even faster!

Shine a spotlight on your location

Though it’s incredibly accurate, and 100 meters is a pretty impressive zeroing in of your location, rescuers still need to spot you—espcially if it’s dark or your location is socked in with dense fog. That’s where the AquaLink PLB helps guide rescue crews straight to you. Its homing signal and integrated continuous flash LED strobe light mark your exact location.

Self-test feature confirms PLB ready status

Unique to the AquaLink is its full function self-testing ability, so you’ll have peace of mind knowing your PLB will work the moment you need it most.

  • Activation Method: Manual
  • GPS: Built-in 66 Channel
  • Frequency: 406.028 MHz/121.5MHz
  • Battery Life: Exceeds required 24hrs @ –4°F (–20°C)
  • Ship: FHAZ (FedEx Hazardous) only
  • Typical Performance: 35hrs @ –4°F (–20°C)
  • Dimensions: 2.25" x 5.88" x 1.49"
  • Strobe: LED Strobe
  • Weight: 9oz. with lanyard
  • Waterproof: 16.4' (5m) @ 1 hr., 33' (10 m) @ 10 min.
  • Warranty: Five-year limited

NOTE: Currently only for sale in the U.S.

Specs

AquaLink® 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon

Activation Method Manual
Application Hiking
Inland Boating
Coastal Cruising
Abandon Ship Bags
Life Rafts
Battery Life 6 Years
Dimensions 2.25 x 5.88 x 1.49?
Floating Floating
GPS Enabled Yes
Strobe Yes
Transmit Time 35 Hours
Waterproof 16.40ft @ 10 min.
Weight 9.1 oz with lanyard

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.8

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (25)
  • Durable (24)
  • Reliable (24)
  • Easy to install (18)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small boats (22)
    • Outdoors (20)
    • Large boats (14)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (14), Casual/ recreational (11), Professional (6)

    Reviewed by 32 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good value

    By Mariner's Mate

    from Weems VA

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Reliable
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor
      • Small Boats

      Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

      Using the product for personal safety on small boat (under 40') trip that includes off shore leg. This is part of ditch kit.

       
      5.0

      Good product

      By Ron

      from Victoria, BC, Canada

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Clear Instructions
      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Reliable
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Boats
        • Outdoor
        • Small Boats

        Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

        I think satellite locators should be a standard piece of equipment for all boaters and mandatory for all commercial operators.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I would buy again

        By Stevie

        from Charleston, SC

        About Me Beginner

        Pros

        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Boats

          Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

          I use it for security
          Easy to transport
          worry about inadvertanty sending signal

           
          4.0

          Don't leave shore without one.

          By Tiffany

          from Milwaukee WI

          About Me Professional

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

          • No Where To Put Id Tag

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Outdoor
          • Small Boats

          Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

          The service staff is very helpful and knowledgeable about their products.

           
          5.0

          I highly Recommend this product

          By Bluewater Fisher

          from Beaufort, NC

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Ease Of Use
          • Reliable
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boat
            • Offshore

            Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

            So far this product has been great. Luckily we have not needed to use it yet. The test function works great to let you know your product is still functioning.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Product is packaged well and the customer service received thus far has been top notch.

             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By SI Whaler

            from New York, New York

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Reliable
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fishing
              • Offshore
              • Outdoor
              • Small Boats

              Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

              Great piece of mind at a reasonable price. Small enough to wear on you when fishing offshore or out solo and more reliable than other devices. Ability to test the transmission of the unit is very reassuring. Also received a first aid kit and strobe by mail in rebate. Great company.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Tim

              from South Carolina

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Reliable

              Cons

              • None Found

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor
              • Small Boats

              Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

              Great for use on boat and small enough to carry hiking !

               
              5.0

              I would use ACR products again

              By Tony D

              from Bradenton, FL

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor

                Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

                I use this when offshore fishing. Best part I can take it on friends boats as my own locator.

                 
                5.0

                Peace of Mind

                By RT

                from Ft. Lauderdale

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

                    Great for going offshore or any remote adventure; simple to register

                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Appears to be a decent product for the $

                    By John B.

                    from Kaneohe, Hawaii

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                    • Poorly Designed

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Boats

                    Comments about AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

                    Will use for long distance cruising

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