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MT410/MT410G Specifications

Modes of Operation
Activated
UHF (406) and VHF (homer) complete with high intensity strobe and audible alert.
Self Test
Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronisation compatible with portable beacon testers).

GPS satellite acquisition test (MT410G only)

Operation
Activation
Automatically when antenna deployed  
Duration
In excess of 24 hours at -20°C, longer at higher ambient temperatures
Transmission
121.5 and 406 MHz
Delay
60 seconds to de-activate proior to transmissio n
Warm-Up
None required (due to digital signal frequency generation)
VHF
121.5 MHz, 50 mW ±3 dB, swept tone AM (analogue)
UHF
406.028 MHz, 5 W ± 2 dB, PSK (digital)
Strobe
> 20 flashes/minute 2 x high intensity white LED
COSPAS-SARSAT
Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2) requirements
Approvals
- AS/NZS 4280.2
- ETSI EN 302 152-1
UHF Protocol/Data
Supports all short (MT410) and long (MT410G) operation protocols (reprogrammable by distributor)
Repetition Period
50 s mean digitally generated randomization
VHF
Satellite compatible phase coherent
Battery
Replacement Period
Prior to replacement date marked on case (7 years)
Replacement Method
Authorised service centre or factory only (non user replaceable)
Battery Chemistry
LiMnS02 (0.49 g Lithium per cell)
Battery Configuration
2 electronically isolated batteries, each consisting of 2 cell types CR17345
Physical
Operating
-20°C to +55 °C
Storage
-30°C to +70°C
Weight
MT410: 235g
MT410G: 250g
Compass Safe Distance
0.1 m (for minimum deflection)
Dimensions
135 mm (H) x 71 mm (W) x 38 mm (D)
Buoyant
Will float in fresh/salt water (RTMCM Cat1)
Waterproof
Submersion to 1m
Materials
High visibility yellow chassis with translucent cap. UV stabilised high impact plastic chassis with energy absorbtion overmouled bumpers
GPS Receiver (MT410G ONLY)
Type
Ultra-high sensitivity L1 frequency C/A
Channels
16 channel, 8192 time/frequency search windows
Antenna
Dielectrically loaded quadrifilar helix
Acquisition
Cold start 34 seconds typical
Warm start < 3.5 seconds typical
Position
Located to within 100m typical
Other Features
Transport
Meets UN requirements for transport as non-hazardous cargo on board passenger aircraft
Antenna
Flexible and robust wire rope design. Marine grade 316 stainless steel
Included Accessories
Wrist/Neck strap. Protective carry pouch with multidirectional belt loops
Antenna
Flexible self straightening stainless steel design
*Standard factory setting. Programmable via external interface to operate over 406.000 MHz to 406.100 MHz. Other protocols available.

Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.