GME MT610G GPS Personal Locator Beacon

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The MT610G is a super-compact, lightweight PLB, offering an impressive 7-year battery life and a 6-year warranty.

Featuring a ‘Non-Hazmat’ battery pack for ease of transport, the MT610G ensures you remain safe and connected, wherever life takes you.

The MT610G has been designed, engineered, and manufactured in Australia, to provide the outdoor adventurer or lone worker with a GPS PLB solution that is compact, easy-to-use, and affordable.

Featuring an integrated 72 channel GPS receiver, zero warm-up time, high-intensity LEDs, IP68 Ingress Protection, and an inherently buoyant design, the compact size of the MT610G has not compromised the safety features included.

The MT610G is designed to meet and exceed the latest international standards and is Cospas-Sarsat Class 2 certified.

GME is the only Australian manufacturer of emergency beacons and has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing EPIRBs and PLBs for over 30 years.

In that time our beacons have been used to save hundreds of lives around the world.

The MT610G offers enhanced peace of mind for bushwalkers, 4WDers, remote workers, and aviators alike.


  • Compact, Lightweight Design
  • IP68 Ingress Protection
  • Integrated 72Ch GPS Receiver
  • 7 Year Battery Life
  • 121.5MHz Homing Transmitter
  • Cospas-Sarsat Certified (Class 2)
  • Easily Deployed in an Emergency
  • Inherently Buoyant


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  • Activated UHF (406) and VHF (homer) complete with a high-intensity light.
  • Self-Test Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual operator feedback. UHF test message  (inverted synchronization compatible with portable beacon testers)


  • Activation 2-step activation process.
  • Duration In excess of 24 hours at -20°C. Longer at higher ambient temperatures.
  • Transmission 121.5 MHz and 406 MHz
  • Delay 50 seconds (+/- 2.5 sec) to deactivate prior to distress transmission.
  • Warm Up None required
  • VHF 121.5 MHz, 50 mW ±3 dB, swept tone AM (analog)
  • UHF 406.03 MHz, 5 W ± 2 dB, PSK (digital)
  • Light > 20 flashes/minute High intensity white LED


  • Certification Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2) requirements.
  • Operation Protocol Supports Standard Location and National Location operation protocols.
  • Repetition Period 50 seconds mean, digitally generated randomization


  • Useful Battery Life 7 years**
  • Replacement Method By service centre or factory only. Not user-replaceable.
  • Battery Chemistry LiMnO2 (0.6 g Lithium per cell)
  • Battery Configuration 2 electronically isolated batteries, each consisting of 2 cells type CR123A


  • Operating -20 to +55°C
  • Storage -30 to +70°C
  • Weight 160g ± 2g
  • Compass Safe Distance 1 m (3.3 ft)
  • Dimensions (mm) 88 (h) x 66 (w) x 36 (d)
  • Buoyant Will float in fresh/saltwater. (RTCM Cat 1)
  • Waterproof IP68 (10m of salt-water for 1h)
  • Materials High visibility yellow chassis with translucent cap. UV stabilized high-impact plastic chassis with energy absorption over-molded bumpers.


  • Type Ultra-high sensitivity GPS L1C/A, Galileo E1B/C
  • Channels 72-channel, GPS/GALILEO Search Engine.
  • Antenna Ceramic Patch Antenna.
  • Acquisition Cold start 30 seconds typical. Hot start 1 second typical


  • Transport Meets UN requirements for transport as non-hazardous cargo onboard passenger aircrafts.
  • Antenna SUS631 Hardened Stainless Steel.
  • Optional Accessories Protective carry pouch with aluminum carabiner.


  • GPS Personal Locator Beacon (MT610G)
  • Safety Lanyard
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick-start Guide



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