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Hydrostatic Release Unit for Category I EPIRBs

Model Number: HRU-100 / Part Number 9490.1

Patented rod system allows release of the beacon from a Category I bracket when submerged in water between 1.5 - 4 meters (4.9 - 13.1 feet).  Designed to work with Sea Shelter™, Sea Shelter™2 and Sea Shelter™3 brackets

More Information

A patented rod system does not rely on a battery, blade or pyrotechnic device to release the beacon. This advantage allows for a quick, seamless and reliable release in an emergency.

Note that this is a date-stamped product and must be replaced every 2 years from the date of installation or 4 years from the date of manufacture.

  • Easily replaceable
  • 100% factory tested
  • Patent Number: 7,435,148

 

Specifications

Product Number 9490.1
Fits ACR Sea Shelter,™ Sea Shelter™2 and Sea Shelter™3 brackets
Size 2.5 x 3.4 x 2.0” (6.3 x 8.6 x 5.0 cm)
Weight 3.3 oz (93.6 g)

Warranty

Warranty Length: 1 year

This product is warranted against factory defect in material and workmanship for a period of 1 (one)* year from date of purchase or receipt as a gift. During the warranty period ACR Electronics, Inc. will repair or at its option, replace at no cost to you for labor, materials or return transportation.

For further assistance, please contact our Technical Service Department at :

ACR Electronics, Inc.
5757 Ravenswood Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-6645.

Email: service@acrelectronics.com, Fax: +1 (954) 983-5087, Telephone: +1 (954) 981- 3333.

This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident or misuse, or as a result of service or modification by other than the manufacturer.  The COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER MATTER WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT, except as otherwise expressly stated in the previous paragraph. The Company shall not be liable for consequential or special damages. In order to place the warranty in effect, choose a form above and complete it entirely. Or you may fill out the registration card accompanying your product (if applicable) which must be returned to ACR Electronics, Inc. within ten days of purchase.

*Five Years for the following products:  EPIRB, PLB ,  S-VDR,  SSAS. 

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FAQs

Q: The date on my HydroFix™ Release Unit is not marked. What do I do?

The HydroFix™ should be marked by the owner at the time of installation with an indelible ink pen. The HydroFix™ Release Unit is good three years from the date of manufacture (which is imprinted on the bottom of the HydroFix?) or 2 years from the date of installation.

See the example below:  MFG.0611 means the HRU was made June (06) of 2011.  Thus this unit will need to be replaced 2 years from the date installed or in June of 2014.

HRU MFG Date

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