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ACR GlobalFIX V4 Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

The GlobalFIX™ V4 is a full-featured EPIRB loaded with high-efficiency electronics for performance you can count on, including an internal 66 channel GPS for faster acquisition from a cold start. 

A protective keypad cover helps prevent false activation, and the all-new, user-replaceable battery pack has a 10-year replacement interval reducing the overall ownership cost and making replacement a breeze.

The GlobalFIX™ V4 has two functional self-tests to monitor the beacon’s transmission, power and battery performance and GPS acquisition.

GlobalFIX™ V4 offers the very latest in marine electronic lifesaving technology:

  • Highly visible LED strobe - Energy efficient
  • Internal 66 channel GPS – Faster acquisition from a cold start
  • High efficiency electronics – Performance you can count on
  • User replaceable battery – 10 year battery life
  • Professional grade design - Engineered, tested and built for years of use in harsh environments
  • Simple manual activation – Keypad with protective cover to prevent false alarms


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  • Part Number: 2830 (Category I)
  • Model Number: RLB-41
  • Size: (no antenna) 8.13 (H) x 4.28” (W) (20.7 x 10.9 cm)
  • Weight: (with bracket) Category I -1874 g
  • Weight: (beacon only) 764 g
  • GPS: Internal GPS (66 Channel)
  • Battery Class 2: (non-hazmat) lithium battery 
  • Battery Replacement: 10 year user replaceable battery (replace 10 years after date of manufacture or after activation)
  • Material: High impact UV resistant polymer
  • Strobe: 4 LED Array Strobe Light
  • Deployment: Category I - Hydrostatic release (auto) 
  • Activation: Out of bracket and wet, or manually in or out of bracket
  • Waterproof: 33 ft (10 m) for 5 min.
  • Output Power: 5 W +/- 2dB (406.037 MHz); 50 mW +/-3dB (121.5 MHz)
  • Operational Life: 48 hours minimum @  -20°C
  • Typical Performance: +48 hrs. @ -20°C Longer in higher ambient temperature
  • Operating Temp: -20°C to +55°C 
  • Storage Temp: -30°C to +70°C
  • Approvals: Cospas-Sarsat, FCC, MED (Pending), IC Acceptances: USCG Meets: GMDSS, RTCM, IEC, and IMO standards.


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