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Skier Wearing Avalung

Skier hits the powder on a bluebird day wearing a Black Diamond Avalung with its potential for increased survival in avalanche burial.

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Ortovox S1 Transceiver Glitch

S1 transceiverAccording to the manufacturer: "Random S1 units of the latest production run may show an automatic flagging within the fine search boundaries due to undefined impulses. That is, the S1 unit is flagging a signal even if the user did not press the marking button. The user can readily delete this unexpected flagging so the search can be continued; however, this break within the search process is an unwelcome interruption. ORTOVOX was able to eliminate this unwelcome interruption with a slight software adaptation. Therefore, you can check to see if your unit is potentially able to show this interruption by entering your serial number."



Notice is attached. Please read the notice to determine if your transceiver is one of the units potentially effected. Not all S1 transceivers are involved. We cannot locate the recall information on the Ortovox website at this time.

Via UIAA.

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Posted by

Alex Kosseff

on 11/5/10
Categories: 
Recalls

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I am curious what OSI recommends for an avalanche transceiver
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By Caruso on 12/02/2010 at 01:14 PM

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