An investment that endures decades:   The ARC-1 is a proven, long-endurance device built from durable materials.  Hundreds of ARC-1's in the Australian rock lobster fishery have seen ongoing commercial service for seven years now, and are still in excellent shape. 

Individual Release Mode - Works with STM-3

Compatible Model - ARC-1XD

Functions - Range to the ARC and check battery status without triggering for release. Must individually select a unit by serial number and release manually

Broadcast Release Mode - Works with STM-3 and STM-4

Compatible Model - ARC-1XD and ARC-2 

Functions - Automatic release triggering with no ranging or battery status feedback. Simply flip a switch and all in-range ARC's will trigger for release. 

Models


ARC-1XD: Ranging Acoustic Release

Dimensions: 533mm L x 62mm D

Depth Rating: 300 meters  (1000m option). 

Battery Info: Easy to replace. 50 releases or one year, whichever comes first.

Accepted anchor weight: Unlimited 

Accepted flotation force: No more than 36kg

Remote Reporting Function: Yes; ranging and battery status. 

Warranty: One year 

Expected Lifetime: 10+ years 

Quantity discounts for large purchases. See shop. 

Notes: The ARC-1XD offers the most extensive field history and includes a ranging and status reporting capability for precise operations. This model requires no special tools or knowledge to service. 

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ARC-2: Low-Cost Acoustic Release

Dimensions: 394mm L x 70mm D

Depth Rating: 300 meters

Battery Info: Rechargeable lithium. 50 releases cycles or two years. 

Accepted anchor weight: Unlimited 

Accepted flotation force: No more than 36kg

Remote Reporting Function: Not offered. 

Warranty: Three years 

Expected Lifetime: 3-10 years

Quantity discounts for large purchases. See shop.

Notes: Low cost release including our reliable trigger mechanism. This model does not provide remote ranging or status reporting, and battery replacement must be conducted by a trained technician. Quicker release in broadcast mode, gear or buoys pop-up ahead of the approaching boat. 

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