X98-BT Acoustic Beacon Tester

REF: TST-0006

SKU: TST-0006


The X98-BT is a low cost, handheld Acoustic Beacon Tester which is used to test the operation of the Underwater Locator Beacon installed on all fixed Protective Data Capsules of the VDR and SVDR systems.


  • Lightweight
  • Low cost
  • Auto-sensing functionality eliminating manual tuning to each different manufacturer’s beacon frequencies
  • Single-handed operation

Engineers carrying out VDR and S-VDR annual surveys as well as Superintendents and ElectroTechnical Officers carrying out routine checks need to test the Beacon located on the fixed data
capsule. The X98-BT provides the most cost-effective and reliable solution available.
The AMI X98-BT is designed and priced with the engineer in mind!


All beacons in the 30-45 kHz range


  • Used without removing the beacon from the capsule
  • Compatible with all major manufacturers including L3, Consilium, Kelvin Hughes, Furuno etc.
  • Audible test result “Power On” Indication

By AMI Marine Ltd

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Item Measurements
90 x 44.2 x 15.7mm, 50g
Packed Weights & Dimensions
21 x 21 x19cm, 500g* *All features and specifications are preliminary and may change without notice
Data Sheet

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