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The GME MT403FF (EPIRB) has a fully enclosed float-free housing with a Hammar HRU and worldwide coverage.
NZ $749.00
The GME MT403FF EPIRB has position location accuracy to within 5 kms and a stable transmitted signal which results in fast response times. This EPIRB is a Class 2, Category 1 in a fully enclosed float free housing with a Hammar HRU that releases the beacon at a certain depth automatically.

It also has a unique energy conserving microprocessor technology which allows the battery replacement period to be extended to 6 years.

GME MT403FF EPIRB Features

  • COSPAS-SARSAT worldwide operation.
  • Microprocessor based design, delivers unparalleled performance and value.
  • Meets AS/NZ 4280.1:2003 standards. C/S T.001/007. IMO A810 (19).
  • Zero warm-up digital technology.
  • High intensity solid state strobe.
  • Enclosed in a UV resistant float free housing that automatically deploys and activates the EPPIRB when submersed to a depth of 2-4 metres.
  • Rugged easy-to-mount design.
  • 6 year battery life.
  • Easy, in-built self-test with audio / visual alert.
  • 6 year warranty

GME MT403FF EPIRB Specifications

Activated UHF (406) and VHF (home) complete with high intensity strobe and audible activation alert
Self test Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronisation compatible with portable beacon testers)
Activation Manually activated by user and automatic when deployed in water
Duration 48 hours minimum
Transmission 121.5 and 406 MHz distress signals commence 60 seconds after activation
Delay None required (due to digital frequency generation)
VHF 121.5 MHz; 50 mW ± 3 dB; swept tone AM
UHF 406.037 MHz; 5 W ± 2 dB PSK (digital)
Light 20 flashes/minute at > 0.75 cd effective intensity
COPAS-SARSAT Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2) requirements
Standards and approvals GMDSS; IMO A810 (19); IEC 61097; IEC 60945; AS/NZS 4280.1; ETSI EN 300 066
Repetition period 50 s mean
Transport Class 9 dangerous goods
Replacement period Prior to expiry date marked on case
Replacement method Service centre, or factory only (non-user replaceable).
Chemistry LiMnO2 (0.49 g Lithium per cell)
Configuration 5 parallel packs each of 2 series cells
Operating 20˚C to +55˚C
Storage -30˚C to +70˚C
Weight 555 g (plus 1100 g for bracket)
Compass safe distance 0.7 m (EPIRB in auto release housing)
Dimensions 102 (W) x 260 (H) x 83 (D) mm max. when stowed in bracket
Materials UV stabilised plastic chassis
Antenna Flexible self straightening stainless steel design

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