EPIRB1 PRO - FLOAT FREE Cat 1 EPIRB with GPS
For New EPIRB Laws Jan 2021
Rescue Me EPIRB1 PRO - FLOAT FREE Cat 1 406 MHz EPIRB with GPS
Meets or exceeds all International standards including IMO and GMDSS.
The EPIRB1 Pro also comes complete with a Category 1 Automatic Release Housing (commonly referred to as ‘float free’).
This ensures that the EPIRB is automatically deployed from the bracket by the internal Hydrostatic Release Unit.
Cat 1 Float Free EPIRBs are required by most domestic commercial vessels by 1/1/2021 (See PDF above)
What is a Float Free EPIRB? - See Advice and Tips Tab
- A float-free EPIRB is a water-activated distress beacon fitted in a float-free bracket.
- It is designed to activate when a vessel sinks to a depth of 1–4 metres.
- It uses a hydrostatic release device and a water-activated switch.
- With a clear path, it floats to the surface and transmits a distress signal.
- A float-free EPIRB can also be manually activated in the event of an emergency.
- Most compact Float Free EPIRB / 30% Smaller Footprint (typically) -see dimensions in picture above
- State of the art 66 channel GPS receiver for fast and accurate position acquisition
- Float Free bracket, automatic release housing with Hydrostatic Release Unit
- High intensity strobe lights
- 10 Year Battery Life
- Intuitive operating controls protected from accidental activation
- Meets or exceeds all International standards including IMO and GMDSS
- Class 2 EPIRB (-20°C – +55°C) for general use
- Non hazardous battery
- Can also be manually activated
The SafeSea EPIRB1 Pro operates in the 406MHz satellite band.
This band comprises the international distress frequencies that are constantly monitored by Cospas-Sarsat, the international search and rescue satellite operator.
Replacement Hydrostatic Release Units Available.
Regardless of brand the Hydrostatic Release Unit in all Float Free EPIRBs needs to be replaced every 2 years.
The EPIRB1 PRO Hydrostatic Release is competitively priced, user changeable and stocked in Australia.
It is mandatory to register your EPIRB.
Yes - we can promptly ship this item to you - we ship to almost anywhere in Australia!
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5 Year warranty.