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MT600G EPIRB - 406MHz with GPS, Man. Activation

GME’s digital Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) have lead to hundreds of successful rescues in Australia and around the world. With over 35 years experience engineering and manufacturing EPIRBs in Australia, GME is at the forefront in development of life saving safety equipment. The MT600G builds on this heritage, delivering next generation performance to commercial and recreational mariners alike.

MT600G features a 66 channel GPS receiver with top mounted Quad helix antenna. Thanks to this technology, locating the beacon is faster and more accurate. In an emergency, being found quickly could save your life.
Compact and lightweight, the GPS equipped MT600G is easy to install in any vessel, utilising the specially designed quick release mounting bracket. The MT600G features zero warm-up digital technology and an automatically deployed antenna.

Testing the MT600G is fast and easy. Simply remove the beacon from its bracket, press the test button and the full functionality of the beacon is tested and confirmed. The MT600G even offers a GPS Satellite Acquisition Test with GPS position fix.

The MT600G boasts a ten year battery life and delivers great value for peace of mind boating. Certified by COSPAS SARSAT for worldwide usage, it’s no wonder that GME’s MT600G is the emergency beacon of choice for serious boat owners worldwide.

Product Details
Compact, lightweight, easy-to-mount design
Integrated 66 channel GPS receiver with top mounted Quad helix antenna for better than 100m accuracy
Meets or exceeds the applicable requirements of: AS/NZ 4280.1:2003 standards C/S T.001/007
121.5MHz VHF homing beacon to assist in guiding rescuers to your precise location
Includes quick release mounting bracket
Zero warm-up digital technology
Antenna deploys automatically when the unit is removed from the bracket
Ultra high performance solid state strobe
10 year battery life
Quick and easy test facility with audio / visual indication

In the Box:

MT600G Manually Activated EPIRB with GPS for faster location
Quick Release Mounting Bracket and screws
Instruction Manual
406 MHz Beacon Owner Registration Information Sheet
Emergency Activation Instructional Placard

Product Specifications


ActivatedUHF (406) and VHF (homer) complete with high intensity strobe and audible activation alert
Self TestComprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronisation compatible with portable beacon testers)
GPS Self TestGPS acquisition test with visual and audible operator feedback UHF test message containing GPS co-ordinates


ActivationManually by operator
Duration4 8 hours minimum
Transmission 406 and 121.5 MHz distress signals commence 50 seconds after activation
VHF 121.5 MHz 25mw. Min PERP@25°C
UHF 406.040 MHz 5W +/- 2 dB PSK (digital)
Light 20 flashes/minute at greater than 0.75 cd effective intensity


COPAS-SARSAT Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2) Requirements
Standards and Approvals AS/NZS 4280.1
Repetition Period50 s mean, digitally generated randomisation


Replacement PeriodPrior to expiry date marked on case - (10 yrs) or after use
Replacement Method Service centre, or factory only (non-user replaceable)
Chemistry LiSO2 (2.4 g lithium per cell)
Configuration 2 ‘D’ type cells


Operating -20°c to +55°c
Storage -30°c to +70°c
Weight 550 g (plus 98 g for bracket)
Compass Safe Distance 0.7 m from magnetic navigational device
Dimensions 260 mm (H) x 102 mm (W) x 83 mm (D) max (stowed in bracket)
Waterproof Submersion to 10m
Materials UV stabilised plastic chassis
AntennaFlexible self straightening stainless steel design

Type Internal 66 channel high performance receiver
Antenna Quadrifilar helix antenna