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ACR 2886 Advanced Automatic Identification System (AIS) MOB Beacon

  • Activation: Manual or Automatic, Transmit Duration: 24+ hrs
  • Internal GPS with AIS and DSC Integrated
  • Includes an Ultra Bright LED Strobe Light, Waterproof: 10 Meters
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    Package Includes:

    • Oral Inflator Mounting Bracket
    • Installation Bracket
    • Activation Tape
    • Antenna Rewind Tool
    • Programming Adapter
    • Tether
    • Lifejacket Fixing Buckle
    • Fixing Buckle Patch
    • (2) Reflective Strips


    • The ACR 2886 Advanced Automatic Identification System (AIS) comes to the rescue with this compact and affordable man overboard beacon with integrated Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and GPS
    • Dual alert via AIS and DSC
      • Unlike a personal locator beacon, which signals orbiting search and rescue satellites, AISLink sends an alert message within seconds to all local vessels with an AIS receiver and/or AIS-enabled plotter
        • The DSC alarm on your vessel's VHF can also be signaled
    • Alerts AIS equipped vessels up to 5 miles (4.3 NM) away
      • Seconds count in a man overboard situation
      • The AISLink MOB automatically activates upon inflation of the lifejacket, sending an initial alert within 15 seconds to all AIS receivers and plotters in the vicinity
      • Both positioning and MOB emergency messages are transmitted alerting vessels up to 5 miles away of your emergency situation
      • Even in moderate seas, it is alarming how quickly a visual sighting of a man overboard can be lost
    • Onboard GPS for exceptional location accuracy
      • The AISLink MOB's integrated GPS quickly pinpoints a precise location and transmits this as part of the AIS alert message to all local AIS equipped vessels
    • The AISLink MOB also has the ability to alert your crew to the emergency by activating the DSC alarm on your vessel's VHF
    • All AIS receivers and AIS-enabled plotters within a 5-mile radius (dependent on conditions) are alerted, and an integrated high-intensity strobe light assists with accurate positioning even in low light conditions
    • Powerful lithium metal batteries provide 24+ hours of operational life, and the high-impact housing can withstand a drop to water of 20m
    • Compatibility:
      • Note that most modern AIS plotters and DSC VHF units comply with the standards for receiving MOB transmissions
      • However, it is recommended that you check with your equipment manufacturer to ensure compatibility
      • DSC functionality may vary or be disabled entirely according to the regulations of individual countries
    • Simple life jacket integration
    • Manual or Automatic Activation
    • 24+ hours operational life and 7 Year battery life
    • Ultra bright LED strobe light
    • Rugged and Waterproof up to 10 meters


    • Activation Method: Manual or Automatic
    • Activation Application: Coastal Cruising, Sailing, Offshore Recreational, Commercial Marine
    • Battery Life: 7 Years from date of manufacture or after emergency use (24+ hours operational battery life)
    • Waterproof: 10 Meters
    • Weight: 0.2 lbs. (92 g)
    • Warranty: 5 years
    • GPS Enabled: Yes
    • Dimensions: 4.52 x 1.81 x 1.06 in. (115 x 46 x 27 mm)
    • Strobe: LED Strobe
    • Temperature Range (Operational & Storage) Operational: -4°F to +131°F (-20°C to +55°C), Storage: -22°F to +158°F (-30°C to +70°C)
    • Frequency: AIS channel 1- 161.975 MHz, AIS channel 2 - 162.025 MHz, DSC 156.525 MHz
    • Transmit Power:(EIRP)
      • AIS: 1 Watt, DSC: 0.5 Watt Baud Rate
      • AIS: 9600 Baud, DSC: 1200 Baud
    • AIS Messages Message: (1) (Position), Message 14 (MOB Status)
    • AIS Repetition Interval:(8) messages/minute (message (14) sent twice every 4 minutes)
    • DSC Messages: Individual Distress Relay (single call made on press of the activation button, in regions where it is allowed)
    • DSC Repetition Interval: Once every 5 minutes (Relay only)

    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to



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