ACR ELECTRONICS
AISLink™ Personal Man Overboard Beacon

$269.99

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Model # 16289613 | Mfg # 2886 | UPC # 791659028865

Seconds count in a Man OverBoard (MOB) situation. 

The AISLink MOB is a personal man overboard beacon designed to alert local vessels of your distress emergency. The AISLink MOB automatically activates upon inflation of your lifejacket, sending an initial alert within 15 seconds to all AIS receivers and plotters in the vicinity. Both positioning and MOB emergency messages are transmitted, alerting vessels up to five miles away of your emergency situation.

Clip AISLink MOB to your clothes or life jacket: Small and compact, AISLink can be clipped to your clothing, or you can store it inside your life jacket using the oral inflation tube attachment.

Sends an AIS message to local receivers: Unlike a Personal Locator Beacon that sends an alert to satellites, the AISLink sends an AIS message—including a structured alert message—with your precise location, distance and bearing to all AIS receivers and AIS-enabled chart plotters within a four nautical mile radius.

Begins transmitting within seconds: Equipped with an LED strobe light for low visibility rescues, AISLink will begin transmitting your distress signal within 10 seconds of activation and will transmit for 48 hours continuously. Rated IP68 waterproof.

Program in your MMSI Number: The AISLink MOB may be configured by the user to enter your boat’s DSC MMSI number by downloading the programming software to your Windows computer or by accessing the web based programming software. Additional configuration instructions can be found in the product manual below.

Key Features

  • Classification: Personal AIS Beacon 
  • Activation Method: Manual or water activated
  • Application: Coastal Cruising, Sailing, Offshore Recreational, Commercial Marine  
  • Antenna: Sprung 
  • Range: Four nautical miles (typical) 
  • Transmit Power (EIRP): AIS: 1 Watt, DSC: 0.5 Watt 
  • AIS Messages: Message 1 (Position), Message 14 (MOB Status)
  • AIS Repetition Interval: 8 messages/minute (message 14 sent twice every 4 minutes) 
  • DSC Messages: Individual Distress Relay (single call made on press of the activation button)
  • DSC Repetition Interval: Once every 5 minutes (Relay only)
  • Frequency: AIS channel 1 - 161.975MHz; AIS channel 2 - 162.025MHz 
  • Battery: Lithium-ion (included) 
  • Battery Life: Over 24hrs. continuous use/7-year battery storage life 
  • GPS: 50-channel 
  • Strobe: Flashing white LED 
  • Dimensions: 5 1/8" x 2" x 1 5/8" 
  • Weight: 5.8oz.
  • Waterproof Rating: IP68 (waterproof to 10 meters) 
  • Warranty: Five years

What’s in the Box

  • Oral Mounting Bracket 
  • Installation Bracket
  • Activation Tape
  • Antenna Rewind Tool 
  • Programming Adapter 
  • Tether
  • Life jacket Fixing Buckle
  • Fixing Buckle Patch 
  • Reflective Strips (x2)

Spec Sheet

Product Manual

Information Letter

Specs

AISLink™ Personal Man Overboard Beacon

Name Value
Activation Method Automatic
Battery Life 24+ Hours
Battery Storage Life 7 Years
Best Use Man Overboard
Dimensions 1.81" Width x 4.52" Height x 1.06" Depth
Weight 3.2 Ounces

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