Acoustic Beacon Tester

REF: TST-0005

SKU: TST-0005

X97-BT – Acoustic Beacon Tester

The AMI X97-BT is a low cost, hand-held Sonar Beacon Tester which is used to test the health and operation of an underwater locator beacon installed on all fixed protective data capsules of VDR and S-VDR systems.

Engineers carrying out VDR and S-VDR annual surveys as well as Superintendents and Technical officers carrying out routine checks need to test the beacon located on all fixed data capsules.

  • Lightweight
  • Low cost
  • Ease of use with single button function
  • Auto-sensing functionality eliminating manual tuning to each different manufacturer’s beacon frequencies
  • No calibration is necessary for this equipment as it is pre-set at our factory to function at 37.5 kHz

The AMI X97-BT provides the most cost effective and reliable solution tool available within the marine and aviation sectors.

Light and easy to transport, this tool will benefit engineers anywhere in the world from alongside local ports to testing offshore Rig VDR’s in the remotest and harshest of operating conditions.

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By AMI Marine Limited

Weight and Dimensions - Packed
Item packed for shipping 21 x 16 x 16cm I 300g
Item Measurements
140mm x 60mm x 27mm I 100g
Product Guide

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We are able to ship to all parts of the world. Transit times vary and are usually between 2 and 5 days depending on the destination.

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