Emergency II

Breitling presents the world's first wristwatch with a dual frequency locator beacon: The Emergency II

 
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BREITLING - EMERGENCY II

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A WATCH MADE TO SAVE LIVES

The Emergency II watch with a dual frequency locator beacon could save your life

COSPAS-SARSAT SYSTEM

WHAT IS THE COSPAS-SARSAT SYSTEM ?

The Cospas-Sarsat is a satellite network that revolves low-Earth orbit (LEOSAR) and geostationary orbit (GEOSAR), which also comprises on the ground receiving stations and control centers and coordination. Its mission is to provide a distress alert data with precise homing. This information helps authorities search and rescue (SAR) to provide rapid assistance to people in danger. Since its launch in 1985, the Cospas-Sarsat system has helped save more than 26,000 lives.

Emergency 2

A SURVIVAL INSTRUMENT

The Breitling Emergency II is also a COSC certified multifunction chronograph with 12/24-hour analog and digital display, 1/100th second chronograph, alarm, timer, second timezone, multilingual calendar, luminescent hands, sapphire crystal and battery end-of-life indication. The watch is powered by a thermo-compensated SuperQuartz movement and comes in a very complex case made from titanium. The Emergency II is available in three color dials: Black, yellow or orange and comes with a rubber strap or titanium bracelet.

Emergency II

THE INNOVATIVE DUAL FREQUENCY TRANSMITTER

The Emergency II have a microtransmitter alternately operating on two separate frequencies over a 24-hour period. The Emergency II transmits a first digital signal on the 406 MHz frequency intended for satellites and lasting 0.44 seconds every 50 seconds and a second analog signal on the 121.5 MHz homing and rescue frequency, lasting 0.75 seconds every 2.25 seconds.

Emergency II

A WATCH FOR PROFESSIONALS

The Emergency II have uses an antenna that automatically activates the transmitter, while the inscriptions on the watch remind the wearer of the process of releasing the antenna and triggering the transmission. The Emergency II is powered by a rechargeable battery, while a special charger-tester periodically recharges the battery and then automatically checks the smooth operation of the transmitter.

Emergency II Operation

THERE ARE THREE DIALS OF EMERGENCY II

PRODUCTION WITH BLACK DIAL

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PRODUCTION WITH YELLOW DIAL

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PRODUCTION WITH ORANGE DIAL

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PRICE:
On Demand Only

TECHNICAL DETAILS - EMERGENCY II

MOVEMENT:
Breitling Caliber 76
Officially chronometer-certified by the COSC
Thermocompensated SuperQuartzTM
12/24-hour analog and LCD digital display
Battery end-of-life indicator
1/100th second chronograph
Timer
2nd timezone
Multilingual calendar

FUNCTIONS:
Hours, minutes and seconds
Thermocompensated SuperQuartz
12/24-hour analog and LCD digital display
Battery end-of-life indicator
1/100th second chronograph
Timer
2nd timezone
Multilingual calendar

CASE:
Titanium
Bidirectional rotating bezel
Compass scale

SIZE:
Measuring 51,00mm in diameter

DIAL:
Volcano black, Cobra yellow and Intrepid orange

GLASS:
Cambered sapphire crystal, glareproofed on both sides

WATER RESISTANCE:
5 Bar = 50 meters

STRAP:
Rubber Diver Pro III or titanium Professional

BEACON:

STANDARD APPLIED:
COSPAS-SARSAT

BEACON CLASSIFICATION:
PLB Category 2

TRANSMISSION FREQUENCIES:
121.5 MHz / 406.040 MHz

TRANSMISSION POWER:
≥ 30 mW @ 121.5 MHz / ≥ 3.2 W @ 406.040 MHz

TRANSMITTER AUTONOMY:
≥ 18 hours at –20°C / ≥ 24 hours at +20°C

OPERATION TEMPERATURE:
–20°C to +55°C

POWER SUPLY:
BEACON - 1 x Li-ion 4.2 V, 1.1 Ah /
WATCH - 1 x silver oxide 1.5 V

WEIGHT OF TRANSMITTER WATCH:
140 g (without the strap)

FOR MORE INFORMATIONS
SITE:

www.breitling.com

 
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