I was able to get by a few of the booths of the â€œplayersâ€ in the avalanche safety game while at the Outdoor Retailer trade show yesterday. Iâ€™m keen to Ortovox products, but itâ€™s always fun to see what other products are out there as well. The Ortovox S1+. My first stop was at Ortovox, [...]
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So, for the first time this year, my Ortovox S1 avalanche transceiver went from a battery indicator of 3 beeps…to 2 beeps. The S1 has three settings to indicate battery life. 3 beeps means the batteries are at 100-75%, 2 beeps mean 75-50% and only 1 beep means a battery power of below 50%. The [...]
A lot of transceivers come tethered to their harnesses with some bungee cord. Sometime I want more flexibility with it, so I cut the bungee and girth hitch it to the harness…so it can be removed. I think one of the biggest advantages of owning an Ortovox S1 Avalanche Transceiver is the ability to walk [...]
Ortovox S1…Ready to Calibrate! As many of you who own altimeter watches know, digital compasses often need calibrating, and the same goes for the new-school, signal separating digital avalanche transceivers on the market today. The internal compasses in these units help navigate you smoothly to transmitting beacons and should be calibrated every time you change [...]