Self-Contained Submersible Argos Beacon
Totally Deep, Totally Global

The XMA -11K is an independently powered, self-contained Argos beacon that is fully submersible to 11,000 m (36,089 ft). The depth rating on this beacon will take you wherever you need to go under any ocean. This beacon has been designed to protect your valuable assets and make their recovery even easier. The use of Argos makes your assets trackable from anywhere in the world and is packaged with a glass and titanium enclosure, and solid state surface sensor, designed to withstand extreme pressure. Optional remote head available.

Key Features: 
  • Miniaturized design in a Grade 9 titanium and glass enclosure
  • User settable transmit frequencies
  • Available remote head on 6’ tether
  • Solid state surface sensor
  • Low power consumption for extended deployments
  • Global coverage through the Argos system
Base FunctionFully compliant Argos PTT
Serial Programmable FunctionsUserID, Repetition Period, Transmit Frequency, Data Message
Battery Supply
Standard, long tube:6 AA alkaline batteries
Optional, short tube:7 x CR123A lithium batteries
Operational lifetime>96 days when transmitting at 90 sec intervals (default setting)
RF Output Power1 Watt
Antenna Output Impedance50 Ohms nominal
ChannelsUser selectable, 401.63 to 401.656 MHz
Serial InterfaceTTL level 9600 baud
Standard Enclosure, long tube
Dimensions43.66 cm L x 2.87 cm diam (17.13" L x 1.13" diam) without antenna
Weight652 g - in water, 921 g - out of water
Optional Enclosure, short tube
Dimensions38.2 cm L x 2.86 cm diam (15.04" L x 1.13" diam) without antenna
Weight431 g - in water, 644 g - out of water
MaterialGrade 9 titanium and glass
Operating Temperature-40 deg C to +60 deg C
Depth RatingSubmersible to 36,089 ft (11,000m)

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