ACR GlobalFix V4 - Cat 2 EPIRB

ACR high-efficiency electronics

Internal 66 channel GPS = faster position fixing

Protective keypad cover

10 year battery life

User replaceable battery

Manual Activation from bracket (included)

£ 400.00 inc VAT

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Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

The GlobalFIX™ V4 is a fully-featured EPIRB backed up by ACR world renowned high-efficiency electronic relaibility and capability

ACR EPIRB technology development includes:
An internal 66 channel GPS for quicker cold start positional fixing and subsequent casualty recovery
A user-replaceable battery pack with a 10-year replacement interval.


  • Protective keypad cover - helps prevent false activation
  • Highly visible LED strobe - Energy efficient
  • Internal 66 channel GPS – Faster acquisition from a cold start
  • High efficiency electronics – Performance you can count on
  • User replaceable battery – 10 year battery life
  • Professional grade design - Engineered, tested and built for years of use in harsh environments
  • Simple manual activation – Keypad with protective cover to prevent false alarms

N.B. A Category 2 EPIRB requires manual activation achieved by separating the EPIRB from the mounting bracket (supplied with the EPIRB)

ACR GlobalFIX™ V4 Self-Test Capability: two functional self-tests to check and monitor transmission, power, battery performance and GPS acquisition.

ACR Part Number 2831.62 Specification

ACR Part Number
2831 Category 2
ACR Model NumberRLB-41
Size (no antenna) H x W20.7cm X 10.9cm
Weight (with bracket)990 g
Weight (beacon only)764 g
GPSInternal GPS (66 Channel)
Batterynon-hazmat lithium battery - LiMnO2 - part number ACR 1104
Battery Replacement10 year battery life - user replaceable
Replace 10 years after date of manufacture or after activation
MaterialHigh impact UV resistant polymer
Strobe4 LED Array Strobe Light
DeploymentManual release
ActivationManual removal from bracket
Waterproofto 10 metres for 5 minutes
Output Power5 W +/- 2dB (406.040 MHz); 50 mW +/-3dB (121.5 MHz)
Operational Life48 hours minimum @ -20°C
Typical PerformanceMinimum 48 hours @ -20°C, longer in higher ambient temperature
Operating Temp.Minus 20°C to + 55°C
Storage Temp.Minus 30°C to + 70°C
ApprovalsCospas-Sarsat, FCC, MED (Pending)
IC Acceptances: USCG Meets: GMDSS, RTCM, IEC, and IMO standards

ACR Survivor Club - You use it, we replace it
If you use your ACR EPIRB or PLB in a lifesaving emergency, ACR will replace your beacon free of charge.
Please check the ACR terms and conditions which apply to this offer
Visit and read rescue stories from survivors 

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