Mammut Element Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver
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The technology does not yet exist to simply particle-beam you out of harm's way on the mountain. Mammut offers the next best thing with the ELEMENT Barryvox Avalanche Beacon. Ride assured knowing that even if your day takes an unexpected turn, Mammut's top-notch and lightweight (just 7.4 ounces) technology has your back. A digital 3-antenna device, the ELEMENT offers a one-button operation and clearly laid out display that make the device very user friendly. Guaranteeing fast and precise location, the ELEMENT features signal analysis, listing of victims and a marking function to quickly and reliably tackle even complex situations involving multiple buried riders.
- Mountain Gear
Sadly, the technology to simply particle-beam you out of harm's way on the mountain doesn't exist yet, but Mammut offers the next best thing: the Element Barryvox Avalanche Beacon. The Element is the little brother of Mammut's famed Pulse beacon, and while it can't break down your cellular structure and reassemble you in safety, it does have a 50m search range and three digital antennas designed to make locating avalanche victims as easy as possible. It's also super intuitive and easy to use, with a one-button interface that eliminates confusion, audio cues, and a symbolic LCD display that shows and marks multiple burials (Another cool feature: there's an unmistakeable "U-Turn" signal that pops up if you're following a flux line in the wrong direction.) If a signal hasn't been received for eight minutes, the Element will revert to send, eliminating the chance that you forget to switch your beacon back to the appropriate mode. Every time you switch it on, it performs an automatic self-check, and also gives you option to perform a group check to make sure your companion's beacons are working properly. It's light, too, weighing just over seven ounces with batteries, so you won't feel like you have a computer strapped to your chest, a benefit that everyone from beginners to crusty vets can appreciate.
The Mammut Element Barryvox focuses on the essentials while maintaining the powerful capabilities of a three-antenna avalanche beacon. Easy to use with clear instructions so you don't have to think about how to use it in an already stressful situation. One-button operation and a clear display make this avalanche transceiver very user friendly. Signal analysis, listing of victims and a marking function make a crucial difference in a multiple-burial scenerio. Durable construction means this avalanche beacon won't let you down in a tough situation. Get the best technology in an affordable package with this Mammut Avalanche Beacon. Dimensions: 113 mm x 75 mm x 27 mm. Weight: 210g (incl. batteries). Batteries: 3 AAA. Warranty: 5 years. 3 antenna. Range: 60 meters. Developed and produced in Switzerland
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Digital 3antenna device focusing on the essentials The ELEMENT Barryvox stands out thanks to its easeofuse and clear instructions Its onebutton operation and clearly laid out display make the device very user friendly Guaranteeing fast and precise location Signal analysis listing of victims and a marking function are additional details to quickly and reliably tackle even complex situations involving multiple buried victims The extremely robust housing offers good resistance to impact or breakageFeatures 3 digital antennas for simple pinpointing in close range and for deeply buried victims Digital signal processing in the event of several buried victims Acoustic search guidance Intuitive and easy operation Overview of distance and direction of victims as well as the number of victims Reverse direction function Marking located victims mark Intelligent group test Automatic selftest on start up Automatic switching without user intervention from search to send mode after 8 minutes Onebutton operation suitable for use with gloves Search strip width 50 m WLink Additional communication channel for improved search performance 100 Swiss made developed and produced in Switzerland