Techtest 500-32-2Y (406) ELT/PLB | Voice & Beacon Capability

The 500-32 series is the smallest certified Survival Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) available in the market today. It is suitable for installation on all types of aircraft, flight jackets, and life rafts. Activating the ELT is easy during an emergency by pressing the activation button or pulling the lanyard. This beacon operates with the advanced Cospas-Sarsat 406 MHz satellite system and is equipped with an embedded GPS for enhanced location accuracy. Additionally, it has 121.5 MHz for further location accuracy and an optional 2-way speech feature that allows communication with the rescue team. User maintenance for the ELT is minimal, consisting only of battery replacement every 7 years and a regular Built-In-Test.
  • Weight: 1.17lbs (530g)
  • Dimensions: 6.33 x 2.80 x 2.00” (160.7 x 71 x 50mm)
  • Mounting: Crash Proof mounting bracket (compatible with 500-12Y bracket mounting holes)
  • Waterproof: 33ft (10m)
  • Antenna: Telescopic dual frequency
  • LEDs: Beacon Active
      BIT Pass/Fail
      GPS acquired
  • Battery Pack: 7 year life (or after activation) Cell chemistry Li/FeS2
  • Compliance Cospas-Sarsat T.001/T.007
      RTCA DO-227A & DO-160G
  • Certifications: UKTSO / ETSO 126c UKTSO / ETSO 142b
  • Patent: GB2584604
  • Alternative PN 500-32-2Y-HF: ELT(S) with retrieval Float
      500-32-2Y-HA: ELT(S) without RFID label
      500-32-2Y-GF: ELT(S) with retrieval Float
      500-32-2Y-GA: ELT(S) without RFID label
  • Colour High Vis’ Yellow
  • TX Frequencies 406 MHz (Cospas-Sarsat) 121.5 MHz (Homing)
      Offset training frequencies available
  • Power: VHF >50mW (+17dBm) minimum
  • Speech* Push-To-Talk button
      Two-way on 121.5 MHz
  • GPS Rx: 22 Channels
  • Operation: 24 hrs 406 & 121.5 MHz
      Additional 24 hrs 121.5MHz
      -20 to +55°C (operational at -40°C)
    -  4 to +131°F (operational at -40°F)
  • Activation: ON/OFF Button
      Lanyard (500-32-2Y-H)
  • Model number: 500-32-2Y

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