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MT600 EPIRB - 406MHz Manual 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 MT600 builds on this heritage, delivering next generation performance to commercial and recreational mariners alike.

Compact and lightweight, the MT600 is easy to install on any vessel utilising the specially designed quick release mounting bracket. The MT600 features zero warm-up digital technology and an automatically deployed antenna.

Testing the MT600 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.

Certified by COSPAS SARSAT for worldwide usage, and boasting a 10 year battery life, the MT600 represents great value for peace of mind boating.

Product Details
Compact, lightweight, easy-to-mount design
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:

MT600 Manually Activated EPIRB
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 Test Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronisation compatible with portable beacon testers).


Activation Manually by operator
Duration 48 hours minimum.
Transmission 406 and 121.5 MHz distress signals commence 50 seconds after activation
Delay 50 seconds after activation
VHF 121.5 MHz 25mw. Min PERP@25°C
UHF406.040 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.
Repetition Period AS/NZS 4280.1


Replacement Period Prior to expiry date marked on case - (10 yrs) or after use
Replacement Method Service centre, or factory only (non-user replaceable).
Chemistry LiSO2 (2.4g Lithium per cell)
Configuration 2 'D' type cells


Operating -20°C to +55°C
Storage -30°C to +70°C
Weight 550g (plus 98g for bracket)
Compass Safe Distance0.7 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 Stabilized plastic chassis
Antenna Flexible self straightening stainless steel design