ACR AISLink Personal Man Overboard Beacon

ACR AISLink Personal Man Overboard Beacon

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Global Coverage

Keep in contact anywhere on the planet with this device.  Simply get a clear line of sight to the sky and you'll be able to take advantage of its features.

SOS Function

Have added peace of mind by settting up the designated SOS button on this device.  You can either set this up to send to friends, family or colleagues or alternatively why not be super safe and sign up to GEOS emergency response (GEOS service not available on PLBs or EPIRBs)

GPS Compatible

Taking advantage of the GPS constellation this device with give you pin point accuracy when sending out a position report.

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There is no additional subscription or registration fees after the purchase of this device.
£198.00 (Inc. VAT) £165.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Product Number: 2886

Use the AISLink from ACR to alert AIS equipped vessels in your area that you require emergency assistance. At the push of a button your location will be transmitted to AIS equipped vessels within 5 miles.

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View FileACR AISLink User Manual    Size: (1.33 MB)
View FileACR AISLink Fact Sheet    Size: (1.82 MB)

Man Overboard Alarm AISLink sends your GPS co-ordinates to other AIS equipped vessels in the vicinity to alert them that you require assistance. At the push of a button SOS distress signals will be sent to vessels up to 5 miles away from your location.  The DSC alarm on your vessel’s VHF can also be signaled.

AISLink automatically activates upon inflation of your lifejacket sending an alert within 15 seconds to all AIS receivers and plotters in the vicinity.  Once SOS is initiated the device will continue to transmit your location for a minimum of 24 hours.

Man Overboard Alarm Key Features:

Dual alert via AIS and DSC

The dual alert through AIS and DSC offers dual mode transmission of messages and repetition intervals. Find out more information in the ACR AISLink Fact Sheet.

Activation Options

The ACR AISlink can be activated manually, as well as automatically upon inflation of your life jacket. This integration is essential for peace of mind, that the device will activate and transmit your GPS co-ordinates when someone falls overboard. 

AIS Alerts

Upon activation, the ACR AISLink MOB will alert AIS equipped vessels within a 5 mile radius of your location and send your GPS co-ordinates. 

Operational and Battery Life

From the date of manufacture, the ACR AISLink has up to a 7 year battery life and will expire when activated. The operational battery life of the AISlink is over 24hours after activation. 

Strobe Light

This ACR MOB has an LED Strobe light, to enhance use at night. 

Rugged and Waterproof

The AISLink is waterproof in up to 10 meters of water. 


The ACR AISLink is ideal for a range of users including Coastal Cruising, Sailing, Offshore Recreational and Commercial Marine. 


Note that most modern AIS plotters and DSC VHF units comply with the standards for receiving MOB transmissions. However, it is recommended that you check with your equipment manufacturer to ensure compatibility. DSC functionality may vary - or be disabled entirely - according to the regulations of individual countries.

General Specifications
Dimensions 11.5 x 4.6 x 2.7cm
Weight 92g
Waterproof Depth 10 Meters
Warranty 5 Years
Battery Life 7 Years from date of manufacture or after emergency use
Operational Battery Life Over 24 Hours
Operational Temperature  -20°C to +55°C (-4°F to +131°F)
Storage Temperature -30°C to +70°C (-22°F to +158°F)
Strobe LED Strobe
GPS Enabled Yes
Activation Method Manual or Automatic
AIS Channel 1 Frequency 161.975 MHz
AIS Channel 2 Frequency 162.025 MHz
DSC Frequency 156.525 MHz
Transmit Power (EIRP)

AIS: 1 Watt,

DSC: 0.5 Watt

AIS Messages

Message 1 (Position)

Message 14 (MOB Status)

AIS Repetition

Interval 8 messages/minute (message 14 sent twice every 4 minutes)

DSC Messages

Individual Distress Relay (single call made on press of the activation button, in regions where it is allowed)

DSC Repetition Interval

Once every 5 minutes (Relay only)

Baud Rate

AIS: 9600

DSC: 1200

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