Black Diamond PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter


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Black Diamond PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter

Item # 109879

The PIEPS Backup Avalanche Rescue Transmitter is lightweight, durable, and worn directly on your body. The PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter transits only in an emergency and automatically goes into transmit mode when separated from your main beacon by more than one meter!

  • Compatible with any standard (457 kHz) beacon on the market
  • Accelerometer keeps Backup from transmitting when still in motion
  • Active search & rescue operations are never influenced
  • BACKUP detects an emergency (no motion and no transmitting beacon nearby): Only then the PIEPS BACKUP starts to transmit!
  • May be used only in combination with a beacon

Technical Specifications

Frequency457 kHz
Power Supply1 Alkaline AAA battery
Battery Life150 Hours Check-Mode +1 Hour in Emergency-Mode
Weight70 g (2.5 oz)
Dimensions62 x 47 x 19 mm (2.4" x 1.8" x .7")

PIEPS Backup Avalanche Transmitter Manual


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