Ortovox M2

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Professionals world-wide - rescue teams and mountain guides - trust in the Ortovox m2, a waterproof, shock-resistant and ergonomically designed Avalanche beacon. Like all Ortovox beacons its body belt system prevents wearing without being switched on. In

- CampSaver.com

The Ortovox M2 avalanche beacon has an 80 meter search range. What does this mean? The M2 emits signals at a fast pulse rate, the transceiver receiving this data can guide you more quickly and without hesitation-and in an avalanche scenario, it's all about time. The Ortovox M2 is an advanced beacon which utilizes easy-to-follow LED icons to direct you to the buried avalanche victim FAST! The signal arrow gives you signal strength while a digital readout gives you the distance in meters. The M2 transmits for 300 hours on 2 AA batteries and is ergonomically shaped (fits comfortably against your abdomen). This beacon guides you along a direct search path to the buried avalanche victim. Ortovox has an excellent track record in avalanche rescue and this new beacon lives up to that reputation.

- Backcountry.com

Ortovox m2 BeaconProfessionals world-wide - rescue teams and mountain guides - trust in the m2, a waterproof, shock-resistant and ergonomically designed beacon. Like all ORTOVOX beacons its body belt system prevents wearing without being switched on. In case of emergency the m2 body belt is loosened but remains attached to the body and automatically switches to receive mode. This unambiguous switch-over saves precious time, because you do not need to press complicated buttons or to check the mode. Thanks to the analogue signal processing the m2 offers a range of about 80 m under ideal conditions. So the search path can be shortened and you get faster to the buried person. The number of beeps indicate at the same time if you have to face a multiple burial situation. The microprocessor converts the analog signals into a reading of distance (from about 40 m to the buried person) and into a direction arrow. The display shows when the volume control switch must be turned. A red l

- US Outdoor Store

Ortovox M2

Discontinued

The M2 has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$191.37 - $298.95

The Ortovox M2 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen December 14, 2010 at CampSaver.com.

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