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ACR GlobalFix 406 EPIRB
w/ Internal GPS
Category II Manually Deployable

ACR GlobalFix PRO 406 EPIRB w/ Internal GPS AKA GeoFix, Geo Fix
2842 Cat.1 (RLB-37 CAT I)
(formerly 2742NH RLB-35 (2742))

2844 Cat.2 (RLB-37 CAT II)
(formerly 2744NH RLB-35 (2744))

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 GlobalFix? PRO 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 26,800 lives since 1982.
The GlobalFix? PRO broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that not only tells rescuers where you are, but who you are. The internal GPS will automatically turn on and acquire your position upon activation 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.
ACR GlobalFix PRO 406 EPIRB Specification Sheet (.pdf)
ACR GlobalFix PRO 406 EPIRB Instruction Manual (.pdf)
The GlobalFix? PRO is small and rugged and comes with over 53 years of life saving technology built into every one.  Performing a full functional self test of the GlobalFix? PRO internal circuitry, battery voltage & power, and 406 MHz transmission gives you the peace of mind knowing your EPIRB will work the moment you need it to the most.  ACR Exclusive: Built-in GPS acquisition test mode allows you to test the internal GPS receiver to ensure its working properly.
Tap in to the same field-tested rescue technology used by the U.S. Military, Coast Guard, NATO, Special Forces and Arctic explorers.
  • High Efficiency Electronics  
  • Ergonomic, Compact Design
  • Highly Visible LED Strobe
  • Internal 16 Channel GPS
  • Marine Tough Design for Years of Useful Service
  • Non-Hazmat Battery
  • Electronic Battery Witness Seal
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Lead Free
Product Number:   2842 Category I, Class 2:  2844 Category II, Class 2
Model Number:   RLB-37
Size (no antenna):   6.97 X 4.2 X 3.58? (17.7 X 10.67 X 9.09 cm)
Weight:   20.5 oz (581g)
Battery:   Class 2 (non-hazmat) lithium battery packs.
Replacement:   Battery replacement due no later than 6 years from date of manufacture but 5 years from date of install or after emergency use
Material:   High impact UV resistant polymer
Deployment Category I:   Hydrostatic release (auto)
Deployment Category II:  Manual release
Activation:   Out of bracket and wet, or manually
Waterproof:   33ft (10m) Exceeds RTCM standard
Radiated Power:   5 W  +/-2dB (406.037 MHz) : 50 mW +/-3dB (121.5 MHz)
Operational Life:   48 Hours minimum @ -4?F (-20?C)
Typical Performance:   70+ hrs. @ -4? F (-20? C); Longer in higher ambient temperature
Operating Temp.:    -4?F to +131?F (-20?C to +55?C ) (Class 2)
Storage Temp.:    -30?F to + 158?F (-34?C to +70?C)
Accessories:  Cat I mounting bracket (P/N 2832),
                     Cat II mounting bracket (P/N 2833),
                     Cat I HydroFix? HRU (P/N 9490)
Approvals:  Cospas-Sarsat,  USCG, FCC
   Meets: GMDSS, RTCM,  and IMO standards
   Pending:  MED
Limited Warranty:   5 years

Replacement EPIRB Antennas available.

ACR GlobalFix 406 EPIRB w/ Internal GPS Category II Manually Deployable
#SA2844 List Price $622.00Only $499.95