SafeSea E100 EPIRB

The E100 features excellent battery life and user-friendly maintenance.

SafeSea E100 EPIRB

The new SafeSea E100 EPIRB (price ranges from $519 to $649) from Ocean Signal was designed with an emphasis on battery life and user-friendly battery maintenance. According to the company, the E100 has the longest operational battery life in the industry, with the ability to operate continuously for four days. Also, the batteries used on the SafeSea E100 are classified as nonhazardous, so they can be replaced by the user, eliminating the need to return the unit to the manufacturer. The E100 features a 121.5 MHz homing beacon and an LED strobe light and is a Cospas-Sarsat device operating on a 406 MHz satellite band. Ocean Signal America, 978- 277-1234; www.oceansignal.com