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Barryvox VS 2000 Pro Avalanche Transceiver Review

Summary: The Barryvox VS 2000 Pro is an analog, single-antenna transceiver. It is available with a RECCO chip for an additional €15. Its sister beacon, the Barryvox VS 2000 Pro Ext, includes a powerful external antenna.

Searching: As with all single-antenna transceivers, you (and not the transceiver) must interpret the flux lines to locate the victim (versus multiple antenna beacons that display a direction indicator). Likewise, single-antenna transceivers cannot compensate for spikes (which you can compensate for with good probing). Unlike most single-antenna analog transceivers, the 2000 Pro does not include any visual indication of signal strength.

Controls: The 2000 Pro has a single, glove-unfriendly, dial to change between transmit and receive. This dial also controls the reception sensitivity.

Comfort: The harness is made with a narrow strap and positions the transceiver on the front of your chest.

Read the manufacture's brochure.

 

Model:  VS 2000 Pro
Manufacture:  Barryvox
Retail Price:  €235.00
Score: 
Type:  Analog
Antennas:  1
Marking:  No
Updateable:  No
Owner's Manual:  N/A

Pros: Can be used with a powerful external antenna.
Cons: Many.