The next generation in marine safety electronics
The all new GlobalFix™ iPRO EPIRB is the next generation in marine safety electronics. The GlobalFix™ iPRO is a breakthrough product that features a digital display that allows you to see all of the beacon’s operational activities. The screen shows GPS LAT/LON, operating instructions, usage tips, transmission bursts as well as battery power. Self-testing your beacon is simple and easy to understand, with the iPRO digital display visually guiding you through the self test step by step. No more relying on listening to beeps and figuring out LEDs.
The GlobalFix™ iPRO is also the first EPIRB that offers Dual GPS Technology. Interface your iPRO to your onboard GPS to ensure that your LAT/LON is stored inside so your precise coordinates are transmitted in the first data burst. iPRO’s internal GPS is optimized for cold starts so that it will pinpoint your exact location faster than standard GPS enabled EPIRBs. The iPRO is smaller than the original GlobalFix and also includes a non-hazardous battery.
The GlobalFix iPro uses a Class 2 (non-hazmat) lithium battery. Some emergency beacons may or may not require special Hazardous Material shipping instructions due to their lithium batteries and changes in shipping regulations.
NOTE: This product is programmed for US residents. Please call our Call Center or email Customer Service for additional information.
|Battery Life||5 Years|
|Dimensions||7.0 x 4.2 x 3.6?|
|EPIRB Type||EPIRB Category 2|
1 effective candela
Flash rate: 30 ? min
|Transmit Time||48 Hours|
|Waterproof||33 ft @ 10 min.|
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Comments about GlobalFix iPro CAT 2 EPIRB, GPS Enabled:
This product (or similar model) is a Must Have item!!! I was onboard a boat that capsized a few months ago offshore in a storm. This product along with the Coast Guard and Sea Tow helped save our lives. Long story short, we were dead in the water, batteries down, only enough power to run the radio, and radio communication was very poor. Waiting on Sea Tow (who responded as quickly as possible), a storm overtook us and capsized the boat. It happened so fast that we were unable to get out a "Mayday" with coordinates, and I don't believe this call was heard due to poor communications. The EPIRB was the only option left for letting anyone know of our distress and position in the water. We were rescued by the Coast Guard and Sea Tow boat within 2 1/2 hours. If it were not for this EPIRB, our chances of being here today would be Very slim. If you don't have one, you should get one! It's a small price to pay for your life and others. And how comforting it is in a situation like this to know that help is on the way!