Self-Contained Submersible VHF Beacon
Deep asset recovery just got easier

The XMB-11K is an independently powered, self-contained RF 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. From the Grade 9 titanium and glass enclosure, the available remote head, to the solid state surface sensor, the XMB-11K represents a huge step forward for submersible VHF beacons.

Available Accessories

Description SKU
Hard Case for Direction Finder DF-CASE
VHF Direction Finder for RF Beacons Direction Finder
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
  • Detectable from 12 kilometers
Battery SupplyStandard, long tube: 6AA alkaline batteries
Optional, long tube: 9 x CR123A lithium batteries
Optional, short tube: 7 x CR123A lithium batteries
Operational Lifetime>25 days at 1 sec burst, 10 sec cycle (REED Switch ON, Tilt Switch OFF, Water Sense ON)
ON/OFF ControlsSwitch on board (for storage and shipping)
Reed Switch for activating without opening the case
Solid State tilt switch-for upright activation and deactivation
RF Beacon Output100mW
Output Signal1 KHz Pulsed Tone
Frequency Range151 MHz - 161 MHz (switchable)
Duty Cycle13%, 2 sec transmission with a 4 sec pulse
Standard Enclosure, long tube
Dimensions43.66 cm L x 2.87 cm diam (17.13"L x 1.13" diam)
Weight674g - in water, 943g - out of water
Optional Enclosure, short tube
Dimensions38.2 cm L x 2.86 cm diam (15.04"L x 1.13" diam)
Weight431g - in water, 644g - out of water
MaterialGrade 9 titanium with glass separator
Operating Temperature-40 deg C to +60 deg C
Depth RatingSubmersible to 36,089 ft (11,000m)

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