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Worn directly on your body along with your main beacon, the PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter automatically goes into transmit mode when separated from your main beacon by more than one meter, providing the only complete solution against secondary avalanches. Remember, when the unthinkable happens, the PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter is there to save your skin.
Features of the Black Diamond PIEPS Backup Transmitter Compatible with any standard (457 kHz) beacon on the market Accelerometer keeps Backup from transmitting when still in motion 1 Alkaline AAA battery IEC-LR03, 1.5V
The Pieps Backup is a mini-transmitter which is an addition to the transceiver worn on your body and active only in emergency broadcasts. Pieps provides the solution for locating a rescuer in the event of a secondary avalanche. The device detects an emergency (no movement and no beacon transmitters active at close range), only then does it send.
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