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AquaLink® View Personal Locator Beacon

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Model # 11212313 | Mfg # 2884


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Purchase an ACR PLB AquaLink 406 View GPS (#: 11212313) and receive a $100 Mail-in-Rebate!

Valid September 01, 2016 — December 31, 2016
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Capable of transmitting up to 35 hours, the AquaLink™ View Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is one of the longest transmitting PLBs available—and it can fix your position to within 100 meters. The only PLB with a digital display, it enables you to see all of the beacon’s operational activities, including self-test results, operating instructions, usage tips, transmission bursts, remaining battery power, and LAT/LON. In addition, optional messaging subscriptions (406Link Basic and 406Link PLUS, available at 406link.com) enable enhanced self-testing with confirmation messages sent to the cell phone or email of up to five contacts. The AquaLink™ View PLB is waterproof, and it floats. Lanyard and belt clip included. Made in USA.

  • Activation Method: Manual
  • GPS: 66-channel
  • Frequency: 406.037 MHz with a 121.5 MHz homing beacon
  • Battery Life: Exceeds 24 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C)
  • Typical Performance: 30hr. @ -4°F (-20°C)
  • Dimensions: 5 13/16"H x 2 5/16"W x 1 1/2"D
  • Strobe: Automatic bright LED strobe light
  • Weight: 9.2 oz.
  • Waterproof: 10m (33') @ 70°F
  • Warranty: Five years

406Link Basic: An optional subscription service, available at 406link.com, allows you to test your beacon multiple times through the Cospas-Sarsat satellite system. You’ll get peace of mind knowing your beacon is working properly with self-test confirmation messages sent to your cell phone and email. With the basic package, messages are sent to one contact.

406Link PLUS: Also available at 406link.com, this service enables you to send your test confirmation message to five contacts (Email/SMS) along with a customized message. The AquaLink view includes additional testing capabilities including the ability to send up to 60 GPS tests which 406Link.com will include a hyperlink to your location.

AquaLink® View Personal Locator Beacon

Activation Method Manual
Battery Life 24 Hours
Battery Storage Life 5 Years
Best Use Locator
Dimensions 5 13/16" Height x 2 5/16" Width x 1 1/2" Depth
Features GPS Enabled
Waterproof
Strobe
Weight 9.2 Ounces

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon
 
4.8

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (25)
  • Durable (23)
  • Reliable (22)
  • Easy to install (11)
  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (15)
  • Small boats (15)
  • Large boats (12)
  • Hunting (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (15), Casual/ recreational (11), Professional (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Purchased ACR AquaLink PLB

the product worked very well when I tested its operation. Documentation was good.

I was less satisfied with the 406Link.com service which sent text to my specifed mobile phone but failed to...Read complete review

the product worked very well when I tested its operation. Documentation was good.

I was less satisfied with the 406Link.com service which sent text to my specifed mobile phone but failed to send email notice asit was supposed to do

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't Understand the Product

I use the product in my inflatable boat that I take out in the ocean. I had no idea when I bought the product that due to requiring a hit on two satellites and...Read complete review

I use the product in my inflatable boat that I take out in the ocean. I had no idea when I bought the product that due to requiring a hit on two satellites and the high incidence of false alarms, rescue times could take a lot longer than I would be able to survive in the water. (6+ hours) It was my fault for not researching it better. For me, it would just be a corpse locator. If I had a bigger boat with a life boat, this would be just what I would need. There is nothing wrong with the product at all, just understand how it works and what kind of response time you can expect.

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5.0

It's a MUST HAVE item

By Paco

from Oahu,HI

About Me Beginner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

    I hope I never have to use it but I have friends who had to use it when their boat was capsized 5 miles out from Oahu. They were rescued and told me it was a must have item. I also know of someone else that had one but forgot in truck and they were found dead and beacon was found in their truck. May they RIP. So I think if you are going to be out in the ocean it is a must have safety item. Small enough to attatch on your life jacket or can be attached to your vessel.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Excacly as advertised

    By Smitty

    from West palm beach Florida

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hunting
      • Offshore fishing

      Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

      Very easy to register.
      Gives you a piece of mind when traveling offshore or in woods hunting or hiking

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By MTD

      from Stamford, CT

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Personal Watercraft

        Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

        Have been debating between PLB and EPIRB and after researching decided thisi advanced PLB would be more than adequate for our needs. We are planning to charter a power-cat in the BVI in February and having this with us will be a critical, added level of safety for us and our guests.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A Great Aviation Personal Locator Beacon

        By Flynham

        from Glen Allen, VA

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

            Most modern aircraft carry an emergency locator transmitter, but I like the idea of carrying one for myself, just in case the aircraft-installed unit doesn't perform to expectations. This unit is waterproof (for those over-the-water flights), compact, and easy to use. Additionally, there are multiple self-check features to use before an aviation adventure.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Product looks and seems to work great

            By Georgia Saltwater

            from Georgia Coast

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Ergonomic
            • Intuitive

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Outdoor
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

            I hope I never need this device but I feel much better having it with me when boating, especially offshore.

            Service and delivery comments:

            West Marine is the best marine dealer I have purchased from.

            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Confident in my "best last chance"

            By SpoolDumper

            from Venice, FL

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Boats
              • Outdoor
              • Small Boats

              Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

              I chose ACR due to their renowned reputation. This plb seems very easy to use and has met my initial expectations - hopefully I never have to deploy the beacon! The promotion was a plus - it never hurts to have another strobe and first aid/ survival kit on the boat...

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Purchased ACR AquaLink PLB

              By Bruno

              from Chicago, Illinois

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats
                • Outdoor

                Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

                the product worked very well when I tested its operation. Documentation was good.

                I was less satisfied with the 406Link.com service which sent text to my specifed mobile phone but failed to send email notice asit was supposed to do

                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great device

                By Mike

                from Sandusky, OH

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Boats

                  Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

                  Gives peace of mind. Hope to not use.

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product for a great price

                  By Mark S

                  from San Francisco Bay

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Easy To Register Product
                  • Reliable
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoor

                    Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

                    Great back-up plan if everything else goes wrong.

                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    west is best

                    By Doc

                    from new orleans, la

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Reliable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Boats
                      • Outdoor
                      • Small Boats

                      Comments about Acr Electronics AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacon:

                      hopefully never have to use it!

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