AquaLink™ View PLB
Personal Locator BeaconModel Number: PLB-350C / Part Number 2884
The AquaLink™ View Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) sports a digital display that allows you to see all of the beacon's operational activities. The screen displays GPS LAT/LON, operating instructions, usage tips, transmission bursts as well as battery power. The digital display also makes self-testing your beacon simple and easy to understand by visually walking you through the self-test step by step. No more relying on listening to beeps and looking for LEDs.
Head offshore with confidence. With three levels of integrated signal technology - GPS positioning, a powerful 406 MHz signal and 121.5 MHz homing capability - the AquaLink™ View quickly and accurately relays your position to a worldwide network of Search and Rescue satellites, reducing search time and increasing your chances of survival. It's reliable signaling technology that has saved more than 28,000 lives since 1982.
The AquaLink™ View broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that not only tells rescuers where you are, but who you are. The onboard GPS can fix your position to within 100 meters and then utilizes a powerful 406 MHz signal to relay your distress call to orbiting satellites. As local Search and Rescue is deployed, a separate homing signal and integrated LED strobe light guide rescuers to your exact location.
The AquaLink™ View sports a digital display that allows you to see all of the beacon's operational activities. The screen displays GPS LAT/LON, operating instructions, usage tips, transmission bursts as well as battery power. The digital display also makes self-testing your beacon simple and easy to understand by visually walking you through the self-test step by step. No more relying on listening to beeps and looking for LEDs.
The AquaLink™ View is small enough to be easily carried in a pack or pocket or can be worn on deck, at the helm, in quarters or on a life vest and will float if accidentally dropped overboard.
ACR Exclusive: Built-in GPS acquisition test mode allows you to test GPS functionality up
to 60 times over the life of the battery. Tap into the same field-tested rescue technology used by the U.S. Military, U.S. Coast Guard, NATO Special Forces and Arctic explorers.
- No Subscription Fees
- Super Bright LED Strobe
- Onboard 66-Channel GPS
- Self-Test and GPS Test Features
- Typical Performance 30 Hours
- Non-Hazmat Battery
- Made in the U.S.A
- If you use it...we'll replace it, Free of Charge. Simply submit your story, send us back your used beacon so we can have it mounted on our Wall of Fame and we'll send you a brand new beacon of equal or greater value.
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|Size||2.3 x 5.8 x 1.45” (5.9 x 14.8 x 3.7 cm)|
|Weight||9.2 oz (261 g) with lanyard|
|Battery, Class||Class 2 (non-hazmat) lithium batteries|
|Battery, Replacement Interval||Replacement due six (6) years from date of manufacture or after emergency use|
|Battery, Operational Life||Exceeds 24 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C)|
|Battery, Typical Performance||30 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C)|
|Battery, Storage||-40°F to + 158°F (-40°C to +70°C)|
|Material||Engineered polycarbonate blend|
|Color||ACR-treuse™ (high visibility yellow)|
|Operation||2 steps: deploy antenna, press ON button. Give clear view of sky|
|Waterproof||16.40 ft (5 m) @ 1 hr., 33 ft (10 m) @ 10 min. Factory tested @ 70°F, exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements|
|Radiated Power||6.3W (406 MHz), 50 mW +/-3dB (121.5 MHz)|
|Accessories||Attachment clip included|
|Approvals||Cospas-Sarsat, FCC, Canada, R&TTE, New Zealand|
|Limited Warranty||5 years|
Warranty Length: 5 years
This product is warranted against factory defect in material and workmanship for a period of 5 (five)* years 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: email@example.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.
Ratings & Reviews
PEACE OF MIND
Hope I never need to use it
Peace of Mind
I found that Confidence with my AQualink View by ACR
Provides Great Piece of Mind
Seems pretty durable
I hope that I nevwer have to actually use this product
Easy to operate
Great PLB you can use on land or water via Westmarine.com
Manuals / Approvals / Downloads
The quick answer is flotation.
The AquaLink and AquaLink View Personal Locator Beacons are buoyant so you can retrieve them should you ever accidentally drop them in the ocean, lake or in a river.
The SARLink and SARLink View Personal Locator Beacons have a slimmed down back case to make them slightly smaller but these models will not float.
Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) are distress radio beacons which transmit location information about individuals directly to Search and Rescue forces letting them know that the owner is in grave and imminent danger.
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Yes, 406 MHz beacons can be used anywhere in the world, including the Poles.
Most Search-and-Rescue (SAR) organizations instruct that beacons are satellite signaling devices of last resort, for use when all other means of self-rescue have been exhausted, where the situation is grave with imminent danger and the loss of life, limb, eyesight or valuable property will occur without assistance.
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