The Mammut Pulse Barryvox Avalanche Beacon: Fast. Effective. Versatile. This 3 antenna beacon leads the industry in ease of use in its intuitive "Basic" mode with a super clear distance readout and single arrow directional display that novices can use easily with pinpoint accuracy. "Advanced" mode users have more search options than you can shake a probe at, including the ability to utilize analog audio signals as well as the digital readout (or even turn the digital display off and rely solely on the analog signal). The Pulse Barryvox is the only beacon currently on the market that can use Lithium batteries, which have an advantage in very cold temperatures. It's also unique in its ability to detect a heartbeat and movement in a victim wearing another Pulse unit. This beacon will appeal to avalanche pros and tech geeks who are willing to take the time to master its use as well as those who want the option of an analog mode for superior search range or as an aid in fine search.
Direction Single large 360˚ rotating arrow
Distance Large numeric readout when distance is over 3 meters; choice of 3 different graphical schemes for fine search in "Advanced" mode
Advanced Mode Search Options User has multiple options for search in advanced mode, including analog audio backup with digital distance/directional readout and full analog mode with no visual display for maximum signal sensitivity. 3 fine search display options are available.
Multiple Burials Sophisticated multiple burial detection, with masking function, heartbeat and movement indicator (only with other Pulse wearers) when in Advanced mode.
Range More than 60 meters
Search Strip 50 meters
Analog-only Mode Pure analog mode with no visual display available in "advanced" search for exceptional range
Basic Mode Relies on digitally processed signal for distance/direction/audio; fine search graphic defaults to "cross," multiple burial graphic, marking function for buried victims
Advanced Mode Offers user a number of choices with regard to use/non use of a separate analog signal, along with the ability to receive "vitals" information about victims such as presence of a heatbeat and time of burial (only if victims are also wearing a Pulse beacon)
3 "AAA" Batteries The Mammut Pulse Barryvox is the first transceiver that is fully compatible with Lithium batteries.
Battery Life At least 200 hours in transmit mode
Firmware Version v 3.2
Transmitting Frequency 457 KHz
360° Display Permanent 360˚ display for accurate orientation
LDC contrast adjustment
Frequency verification during group test
3-D Motion Detectors Analyzes time of burial based on movement of victims; transmits vitals information of buried victims
Auto Revert to "Send" Mode Searchers' units will automatically revert to transmit mode if no movement is detected
W-Link Additional W-Link Frequency: Europe - 869.8 MHz, North America - 916-926 MHz
Automatic Self-Test on Startup
Dimensions 113 x 75 x 27 mm
Transceiver Weight 210 grams with batteries
100% Swiss Made
Beacons Require Training Wearing an avalanche beacon is no guarantee of safety in avalanche terrain. We recommend that backcountry travelers take an AIARE Level One class or the equivalent, and practice the skills they learn there regularly with their partners.