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The Pieps Checker is a nifty tool you can use to make sure all of your beacons are functioning properly for when you are backcountry skiing.
PIEPS Avalanche Beacons Checker PP1096220000ALL1. Use the Checker to find out fast without removing your own beacon. Check the avalanche transceivers transmitting function before and during backcountry activities.
The standard safety measure of any backcountry tour, a beacon check is the first thing you should do before you hit the trail. With the PIEPS Checker, you can quickly and easily check all the beacons in your group, including your own, without unzipping your jacket. Small, easy to use. Simple, one-button check of any beacon's transmitting function. Frequency: 457 kHz. Dimensions: 88 x 23 x 22 mm. Battery Life: > 5 years. Power Supply: Internal lithium-ion battery. Weight: 19 g (including battery)
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Before you take your chances outside the gates, check the status of your buddies' beacons and your own with the Pieps Checker Beacon. This tiny and simple device ensures you don't forget one of the most important steps when heading out into avalanche-prone conditions: making sure your tools work. Simply hold down the button and move closer to a beacon until you hear or see the Checker pick up the standard 457kHz signal. The internal battery power has no on/off switch, but only uses power when in use. At two inches long, it's not only too smart but also too easy not to use every time.
With the PIEPS Checker it is possible to check the transmitting function of any beacon quickly and efficiently. A beacon check is a standard safety measure on any tour outside of controlled areas.