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ACR ELECTRONICS
AquaLink® 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon

$331.99

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Model # 11046612 | Mfg # 2882
In stock online.


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Purchase an ACR PLB AquaLink 406 GPS (#: 11046612) and receive a $50 Mail-in-Rebate!

Valid September 01, 2016 — December 31, 2016
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This PLB features the same reliable signaling technology that has saved more than 28,000 lives since 1982!

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 that 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—especially 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

Performing a full functional self-test of the PLB's internal circuitry, battery voltage and power and 406 MHz transmission gives you the peace of mind knowing your PLB will work the moment you need it the most. Built-in GPS acquisition test mode allows you to test GPS functionality up to 12 times over the life of the battery.

  • 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.

AquaLink® 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon

Activation Method Manual
Battery Life 24 Hours
Battery Storage Life 5 Years
Best Use Locator
Dimensions 5 7/8" Height x 2 1/4" Width x 1 1/2" Depth
Features GPS Enabled
Waterproof
Strobe
Weight 9 Ounces

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon
 
4.8

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (30)
  • Reliable (27)
  • Durable (24)
  • Easy to install (18)
  • Compact (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small boats (22)
  • Outdoors (20)
  • Large boats (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (17), Casual/ recreational (12), Professional (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This Beacon put our minds to ease

I bought this for my husband on his Feb/2011 birthday. I picked this one because it had the best features and the price was good too. I researched every product out there and...Read complete review

I bought this for my husband on his Feb/2011 birthday. I picked this one because it had the best features and the price was good too. I researched every product out there and chose this one instead of the digital Aqualink one because it also has a strobe light and a GPS that will bring the coast guard directly to you. The digital one did not have these important features. Watch the video on u-tube; there is a guy who demonstrates taking it from his belt clip and opening it with one hand; He made it look so easy and you get a good view of it's size. We look forward to putting this to use over the next several years. Now we don't have to worry so much. Fishing trips offshore are 40 minutes out; we end up watching the sunset on the way back quite often; once you clean the boat, clean the fish and get on the road back home it's late. How often does your husband remember to call home as soon as he and his buddies dock, especially with so much to do on their minds.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Appears to be a decent product for the $

Will use for long distance cruising

Will use for long distance cruising

Reviewed by 37 customers

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5.0

Perfect solution for my needs

By eastsideboys

from Kailua, HI

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • fishing

    Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

    A little bigger than the RescueLink, but I appreciate the longer battery life and increased transmitter power. I only fish offshore at around 15 miles in Hawaii. A great addition to my safety gear.
    It is also great if one of my boys go paddling in the ocean on a gnarly day. Even though they are still "invincible" it is small enough to convince them to take it along. Even though they are adults, they are always your kids.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Works well and easy to register

    By Jb in water

    from Mi

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

        Kept in my ditch bag

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Yes I would by this product again

        By Judy fox

        from Vero beach florida

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

            Will be useful when boating have children

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great Safety Device

            By Steve L

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Personal Watercraft

              Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

              I have not used it yet. Will use it for fishing off the west coast of Mexico. It will have to be registered in Mexico to use it there. We go about 75 miles off shore fishing for tuna in a small panga with a single outboard engine. This will make me more comfortable doing that. Hope I never have to use it. It was easy to register in the US.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Must Have for offshore enthusiasts

              By J-Bird

              from Miami, FL

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Easy To Use
              • Reliable
              • Waterproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Canoeing
                • Personal Watercraft
                • Sailing
                • Waterskiing
                • Youth

                Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

                I do not leave the shore without it. I attach the lanyard to my belt and place the unit in the cargo pocket on my pants prior to leaving home to go fishing. If anything happens, it is tethered to me and ready to use. I fish offshore alone often and a fall overboard would be disastrous, therefore I have in on my person at all times while offshore.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 2 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 Acr Electronics 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.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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 Acr Electronics 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 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy again

                    By Stevie

                    from Charleston, SC

                    About Me Beginner

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Small Boats

                      Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon:

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

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      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 Acr Electronics 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 Acr Electronics 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.

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