ME406 Product Comparison

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ME406 ELT

ME406 ACE ELT

ME406 Portable ELT

G406-4 ELT

SLB406 ELT

Activation Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch or Manual Activation Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch or Manual Activation Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch or Manual Activation Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch or Manual Activation One hand gloved operation, left or right; Auto-activation lanyard
Approvals The SLB406 is certified following tests as per RTCA DO-183 and DO-204 aviation standards for a type (S) ELT ensuring that it fully meets the demand of service in a military and commercial air environment and is FAA TSO C126, EASA ETSO-2C126 and Cospas/Sarsat approved. Certification as a Class 1 (Cospas/Sarsat) beacon allows use in commercial, business and general aviation applications where this certification is required.
Accessories Optional Flotation Collar P/N: 452-0036
Model ME406 ME406 ACE (Absolute Cost Efficiency) ME406 P (Portable) G406-4 SLB406
Antenna Options Available Rod: 110-338, Whip: 110-773 Rod: 110-338, Whip: 110-773 Rod: 110-338, Whip: 110-773 Rod 110-320, Whip Antenna Configuration requires use of 2 antennas: Whip 110-324 (121.5/243), Whip 110-329 (406 MHz) Self-enclosed antenna
Operating Frequencies 406 MHz, 121.5 MHz +/- 5 KHz 406 MHz, 121.5 MHz +/- 5 KHz 406 MHz, 121.5 MHz +/- 5 KHz 406 MHz, 121.5 & 243. MHz +/- 0.005% (A3X) 406 MHz / 121.5 MHz Homing
Ouput Power 406 MHz: 5 W (440 ms/ 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20°C to +55°C, 121.5 MHz: 100 mW minimum for 50 hours @ -20°C to +55°C 406 MHz: 5 W (440 ms/ 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20°C to +55°C, 121.5 MHz: 100 mW minimum for 50 hours @ -20°C to +55°C 406 MHz: 5W (440 ms/ 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20°C to +55°C, 121.5 MHz: 100mW min for 50 hours @ -20°C to +55°C 406 MHz: 5 W ± 2 dB (520 ms / 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20º C, 121.5/243.0 MHz: 100 mW minimum (+20 dBm) for 50 hours @ -20º C
Output Connector BNC Female (406 MHz & 121.5) BNC Female (406 MHz & 121.5) BNC Female (406 MHz & 121.5) BNC Female (121.5/243 MHz), TPS Female (406 MHz) N/A
Battery 6-year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode), Replacement Battery Part No. 455-0012 6 year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode), Replacement Battery Part No. 455-0012 6 year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode), Replacement Battery Part No. 455-0012 5 year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode) LiSO2 Lithium Battery, Replacement Battery Part No. 452-0129
Temperature Certified to: Operating: -20°C to +55°C, Storage: -55°C to +85°C Operating: -20°C to +55°C, Storage: -55°C to +85°C Operating: -20º C to +55º C, Storage: -55º C to +85º C -20 C to +55 C
Self Test G-Switch Enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Low Battery G-Switch Enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Low Battery G-Switch Enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Low Battery G-Switch enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Position Data Present, Low Battery Functional test with pass/fail indicators
Remote Control ON/ARM ON/ARM ON/ARM N/A
Weights (with tray) 2.05 lbs (933 g) 2.05 lbs (933 g) Total Weight: 2.20 lbs (1000 g), Auxiliary Antenna: 2.2 oz (65g) ELT Transmitter: 3 LB 5.8 oz Maximum (1.53 Kg), Mounting Tray: 7 oz (200 g), Protective Top Cover: 6.7 oz (190 g), End Cap: 3.8 oz (108 g), Total Weight: 2.02 Kg
Measurements ELT Transmitter with mounting hardware installed: 6.59” (167 mm) L x 2.86” (73 mm) H x 3.69” (94 mm) W ELT Transmitter with mounting hardware installed: 6.59” (167 mm)L x 2.86” (73 mm)H x 3.69” (94 mm)W 6.59” (167 mm)L x 2.86” (73 mm)H x 3.69” (94 mm)W 178 x 90 x 55 mm with Cover
Temperature Certified to Operating: -20°C to +55°C, Storage: -55°C to +85°C
Remote Switch On/ARM
Output Power 5W +/- 2dB
Weight (with tray) 720 grams (including batteries and cover)