Mammut Element Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver

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One-button operation and clean display make the digital Mammut Element Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver simple to use. Plus, it features a marking function to make multiple burial searches easier.

- REI

The Mammut ELEMENT Barryvox package provides you with all the avalanche equipment you need for freeriding, backcountry skiing or ski touring: The ELEMENT digital 3-antenna device is distinguished by its very simple operation and clear instructions. The PROBE 240 lightweight avalanche probe is safe and easy to use, even when wearing gloves, while the small and compact ALUGATOR LIGHT avalanche shovel with a blade made from hardened and anodized aluminum reduces packing volume to a minimum.

- CampSaver.com

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.

- Backcountry.com

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

- Bentgate.com