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Ortovox S1+

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Ortovox S1+
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Ortovox S1+

Best For

Those wanting masking ability who will do some practise.

The Ortovox S1+ is a three antenna digital transceiver. It is an update on the popular S1 transceiver and retains its simple interface and flip out design. The "+" part of the S1+ refers to the Smart Antenna software which automatically switches to the best antenna for transmitting if you are buried. Using the best antenna increases the distance at which your transceiver will be detected.

The S1+ is a fully featured 3 antenna digital transceiver. It will display up to 5 detected transceivers when in search mode but will guide you into the strongest signal. The S1+ also has a special 4+ burial mode to cope with multiple close proximity burials, where it will work as standard until the first victim is marked and then will decrease it's sensitivity to only 5m so the searcher can use the micro strips method, found to be the most effective in these situations (which are very rare).

Ease of Use

The S1+ has a 2 button operation plus separate switch to power it on and off. The 'flip phone' design makes it easy to switch from transmit to search as it does this automatically when opened. The 2 buttons are marked as OK and menu, and their use is pretty obvious. The menu system works by scrolling up and down through using the buttons, with each buttons operation indicated on the bottom of the screen.

About You

The S1+ does give a very clear display in multi-burial situations so if you want a transceiver which gives clear information about complex situations it is a good choice. However, if you're not into your gadgets or learning about different ways to react to complex burial situations then the S1+ is probably not for you.

The S1+ also has a Recco reflector to assist in resort based professional searches. More marketing than anything else.

Ortovox S1+ Features List

  • Masking and Demasking of signals
  • Victim is behind you graphic
  • Auto revert to transmit if no movement
  • 4+ Search Mode
  • 50m search strip width
  • Inclinometer
  • Partner check with frequency test
  • Updatable software

Ortovox S1 Specifications

Software Version -
2.0 Software Upgrade Information.
Harness -
included
Batteries -
2 alkaline AAA 1.5 V (included)
Weight -
235g inc batteries
Battery Life -
approx 250hrs transmitting, 15hrs receiving
Dimensions -
12 x 8 x 3cm

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