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Product9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
BrandARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVAARVABarryvoxBarryvoxBarryvoxBarryvoxMammutMammutMammutMammutBCABCABCAOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxOrtovoxPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPiepsPieps/BDPieps/BDSOSSOS
Model9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
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Released date19982003 & 2005200409/200812/201110/200912/201109/201510/201309/201810/201612/2011 (US)1968199811/201112/200612/201711/2017199701/201001/2014198019891998199920022006(?)~20072010Late-2012Late-2010200712/2011??1991&1998200810/20112003200312/201211/201311/201311/201611/201811/2018
Discontinued date20012009200909/201110/201310/201109/2015NA09/2018NANA12/20161994NANA200720172017NANA2018NANA~19922012~20002009200709/201020132013NANA12/2011NA~200x~2007200610/201511/201311/2013200910/2013NA11/2018NANANA~2008~2008
Warranty (years)~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years~5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years2-5 years2-5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years2-5 years2 or 5 years~5 years5 years~5 years5 years2 years2 or 5 years2 or 5 years5 years2 or 5 years2 or 5 years2 or 5 years2 years2 or 5 years2 or 5 years
                                                   
Specifications9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Antennas1223333333331112333323311112 or 33333333111133333333311
Analog/DigitalAnalogDigitalBothBothBothDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalBothBothAnalogAnalogAnalogBothDigitalBothDigitalBothDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogBothDigitalBothDigitalDigitalDigitalBothDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalBothAnalogAnalog
Frequency457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz2.275/457.kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz2.275 kHz2.275 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz457 kHz
                                                   
Size and Weight9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Harness styleIntegratedIntegratedPouchPouchPouchIntegratedIntegratedIntegrated or PouchPouchFrame (pastic)PouchHolsterPouchPouchWrist strapPouchFrame (plastic)Frame (plastic)Frame (plastic)Frame (plastic)PouchPouch w/clipPouch w/clipPouchIntegratedIntegratedIntegratedIntegratedPouchIntegratedIntegratedPouch w/zipPouch w/zipPouch w/clipPouch w/clipPouchPouchPouchPouchPouch w/zipPouch w/zipPouch w/zipPlastic framePouch w/clipPouch w/clipBracket w/clipPouch w/clipPouch w/clipIntegratedIntegrated
Dimensions (mm)138x84x30136x80x30136x80x30136x80x30118x78x26136x80x30136x80x30136x80x30123x74x31123x74x31115x78x29118x78x26132x75x24132x75x24108x68x25113x72x27113x75x27115x67x27115x67x27141x83x30132x83x28115x71x24150x85x25130x80x25145x60x25145x60x25130x80x25130x80x20130x80x20130x80x25117x80x24122x74x26123x79x31123x79x31117x71x22118x77x22123x83x26110x58x24115x74x26115x74x26115x74x26132x75x26116x75x28116x75x28105x72x20118x76x29118x76x29125x75x25120x70x25
Dimensions (cu mm)348 cu cm326 cu cm326 cu cm326 cu cm239 cu cm326 cu cm326 cu cm326 cu cm282 cu cm282 cu cm238 cu cm239 cu cm238 cu cm238 cu cm184 cu cm220 cu cm229 cu cm208 cu cm208 cu cm351 cu cm307 cu cm196 cu cm319 cu cm260 cu cm218 cu cm218 cu cm260 cu cm208 cu cm208 cu cm260 cu cm225 cu cm235 cu cm292 cu cm292 cu cm183 cu cm200 cu cm265 cu cm153 cu cm221 cu cm221 cu cm221 cu cm257 cu cm244 cu cm244 cu cm151 cu cm260 cu cm260 cu cm234 cu cm234 cu cm
Weight275 grams285 grams355 grams380 grams350 grams305 grams305 grams305 grams325 grams385 grams360 grams360 grams340 grams980 grams265 grams315 grams320 grams305 grams305 grams400 grams330 grams315 grams340 grams240 grams315 grams315 grams250 grams330 grams250 grams270 grams285 grams315 grams360 grams245 grams245 grams230 grams265 grams360 grams360 grams360 grams345 grams310 grams310 grams240 grams310 grams310 grams250 grams250 grams
Without harnessNANA260 grams265 grams255 gramsNANANA245 grams250 grams240 grams250 grams290 gramsNA175 grams210 grams215 grams215 Grams210 grams250 grams250 grams200 grams265 gramsNANANANANANANA180 grams215 grams245 grams230 grams225 grams115 grams200 grams205 grams205 grams225 grams210 grams210 grams150 grams225 grams225 gramsNANA
                                                   
Controls9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Power on/offHarnessHarnessLeash plugLeash plugPress buttonHarnessHarnessHarnessLeash plugTurn dialPress power, then joystickPress buttonSlide-and-turnSlide-and-turnPress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slideTurn dialTurn dialTurn dial (w/latch)HarnessHarnessHarnessHarnessHarnessHarnessHarnessHarnessTurn dialSlide-and-twistPress & twist dialPress & twist dialTwist DialTwistTwistTwist LeverPress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress buttonPress-and-slidePress-and-slideTwist LeverSlide-and-slideSlide-and-slideHarnessHarness
Send to SearchPull endPull endPull endPull endPress-and-slidePull endPull endPull endSlide switchSlide switchFlip leverPress-and-slideSlide-and-turnNAPress 3 timesPress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slidePush & hold buttonPull endTurn dial (w/latch)Earphone plugSlide-and-turnHarnessHarnessSlide-and-turnSlide-and-turnSlide-and-turnSlide-and-turnSlide 2 switchesSlide 2 switchesButton & FlipButton & FlipPush ButtonTwistPull dialPress 3 timesPress-and-slidePress-and-slidePress-and-slideOpen antennaPress-and-slidePress-and-slideAutomaticSlide-and-slideSlide-and-slideSlide-and-pullSlide-and-pull
Audible alert on change to searchNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo3 Beeps3 Beeps1 SoundNoNoNoNoNoNoNoOne beepOne beepNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo
Inadvertently enter Search modeNoNoNoNoNoMaybeYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
Unholster, Search, Send with gloves?YesYesFairNoDifficultDifficultDifficultDifficultMaybeYesMaybeEasilyYesYesYesYesYes
Search to SendBump endBump endBump endBump endPress buttonBump endBump endBump endSlide switchSlide switchFlip leverPress buttonSlide-and-turnNAPress-and-holdSlideSlideSlideSlidePress buttonBump endTurn dialEarphone plugTwist dialHarnessHarnessTwist dialTwist dialTwist dialTwist dialBump endBump endFlip closedFlip closedPush ButtonTwistBump dialPress for 2 secondsSlide switchSlide switchSlide switchClose antennaSlide switchSlide switchProximitySlide-and-slideSlide-and-slideTwist dialTwist dial
Audible indication on change to sendNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo3 Beeps3 Beeps3 Beeps3 BeepsBeepsBeeps5 SoundsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoBeeps x4. Vibrates x9.NoVibrates x10
Can inadvertantly enter send modeNoYesYesYesYesLikelyYesNoUnlikelyUnlikelyUnlikelyUnlikelyPossibleYesNoYesYesMaybeYesYesNoNoPossibleYesYesYesNoPossiblePossibleNoNoNo
Analog/Digital toggleNANAPress "-" & "+Press "-" & "+Press 2 buttonsNANANANANAPress powerPress 2 buttonsNANANAPress-and-releaseNAPress 2 buttonsNAUse MenusNANANANANANANAAutomaticNAAutomaticNANANAMenuMenuNANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
Sending indicatorBlinking LEDBlinking LCD ArrowBlinking LCD ArrowBlinking LCD ArrowBlinking LCD ArrowBlinking LCD ArrowBlinking Power ButtonBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDon screen only?Blinking LEDBlinking LEDYesBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LEDBlinking LED
Visible when in harnessNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYes (obvious)Yes (obvious)Yes (obvious)Yes (obvious)YesYesNoNoNoYes (subtle)YesYesYesYes
Haptic (vibration) feedbackNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNo
Error reporting?Displays "Er??ErrorErErErErErYesError????Error numberText messageIcon and TextIcon and TextNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone????Two lettersError numberWarning symbolWarning symbol???Error numberError numberError numberError numberText & NumberError numberError numberError numberError numberError numberNoneNone
                                                   
Display9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Digital displayYesYes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (Graphic)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (Graphic)NoNoYes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (Graphic)Yes (LCD)Yes (Graphic)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)NoNoYes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LED)Yes (LCD)Yes (Graphic)Yes (Graphic)NoNoNoYes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (Graphic)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)Yes (LCD)NoNo
Lighted displayYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYes (LED)YesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesBarelyBarelyYesYes
Display size (sq mm)693693693840693693693103610361170840No displayNo display7261050105010561462176300735No displayNo display67519819819819840096214701470No displayNo displayNo display48373673673610809289281176928928No displayNo display
Screen contrast controlNoNoNoNoYes (menu)NoNoNoNoNoNoYes (menu)NANANANoNoYesNoYesNANANANANANoNoNANANANANANoYesYesNANANANoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNANA
                                                   
Searching9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Recommended search strip40 meters40 meters40 meters50 meters40 meters40 meters40 meters60 meters70 meters60 meters50 meters75 meters~110 meters40 meters50 meters50 meters70 meters70, 100 meters40 meters50 meters50 meters40 meters60 meters35 meters30 meters40 meters30 meters40 metersUp to 40 meters50 metersUp to 50 meters30 meters50 meters50 meters50 meters50 meters50 meters60 meters40-50 meters60 meters60 meters20 meters20 meters
Points to victimNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYes (15 m)YesYesYesYes (grid map)Yes (grid map)NoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Direction indicatorNAArrow (LCD)5 LEDs5 LEDsArrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (floating)NANANAArrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (floating)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (bends)5 LEDs5 LEDs5 Arrows (LED)NANANANA3 LEDs3 LEDs3 LEDs3 LEDs5 LEDsArrow (LCD)Victims on mapVictims on mapNANANANAArrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)ArrowArrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)Arrow (LCD)NANA
Directions possibleNA555555513InfiniteNANANA9Infinite77577NANANANA333357InfiniteInfiniteNANANANA999599999NANA
Can point behind searcherNoNoNoNoDisplays "U" turnNoNoNoBack ArrowBack ArrowDisplays "U" turnDisplays "U" turnNoNoNoNoDisplays "U" turnYesDisplays "U" turnDisplays "U" turnNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Displays distanceYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Distance indicator typeMeters (LED)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Audio onlyAudio onlyAudio onlyMeters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LED)Meters (LED)Meters (LED)Audio onlyAudio & 3 LightsAudio and StrengthAudio and StrengthMeters (LED)Meters (LED)Meters (LED)Meters (LED)Meters (LED)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Audio onlyAudio onlyAudio & 2 lightsMeters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Meters (LCD)Audio & 7 LightsAudio & 7 Lights
Can show if victim is movingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Direction indicator disappearsNA2 meters2 meters3 or 5 meters2 meters2 meters3 meters3 or 5 meters3 or 5 meters3 or 5 meters3 or 5 metersNANANA0.3 or 3m3 meters0 or 3 meters3 meters3 metersNever2 meters2 metersNANANANA2 meters2 meters2.1 meters2.1 meters2-3 meters2 meters3 meters3 metersNANANANA2 meters2 meters2 meters2 meters1.9 meters1.9 meters1.9 meters1.9 meters1.9 metersNANA
Handles spikesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesFairYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Auto revert to transmit (send)NoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNAYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoRequires CableRequires CableYesYesYesNoNo
Minutes before revertingNANANANAOff, 4, or 8 minsNANANAOff, 2, 4, or 8 minsOff, 2, 4, or 8 minsOff, 2, 4, or 8 minsOff, 4, or 8 minsNANANAOff, 4 or 8 minutesOff or 8 minutesOff, 4, or 8 mins4 minutesOff, 2, 4 minsOff or 5 minutesOff or 5 minutesOff or 1 minuteNANANANANANANANA2 minutes2 minutesOff or 1, 1.5, or 2 minsOff, 1, or 2 minutesNANANAOff, 3, 5, or 8 minsNANANANA4 minutes1 minute1, 1.5, or 21, 1.5, or 21, 1.5, or 2NANA
Can disable auto-revertingNANANANAYesNANANAYesYesYesYesNANANAYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNANANANANANANANANoNoYesYesNANANAYesNANANANAYesYesNoYesYesNANA
Senses motion before revertingNANANANAYesNANANANoYesYesYesNANANANoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNANANANANANANANAYesYesYesYesNANANANoNANANANANoYesYesYesYesNANA
Warns before revertingNANANANABeepsNANANABeeps 4xBeeps 4xBeeps 4xBeepsNANANABeepsBeeps15 Loud Beeps15 Loud BeepsBeepsBeepsBeeps (continual)NANANANANANANANABeepsBeeps (v1.1)BeepsBeepsNANANABeepsNANANANAYesYesYesYesYesNANA
Supports Rescue Send modeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes (Standby)YesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Searches for Pieps dog transmitterNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes (v8.2)NoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
Tests other beaconsNoNoNoNoGroup CheckNoNoGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckYesNoNoNoNoGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckDetailed ReportNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoPartner CheckYesYesNoNoNoNoNoDisplays kHzDisplays kHzYesGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckGroup CheckNoNo
                                                   
Audible Search9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Earphone jackNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNo3.5mm (32+ ohms)3.5mm (32+ ohms)3.5mm (32+ ohms)No3.5mm3.5mmNoNoNoNoNo
Audible techniqueCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchVolumeVolumeVolumeCadence or VolumeCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadence, Pitch, SoundVolumeVolumeVolumeVolumeCadenceCadenceCadenceCadenceCadence & PitchCadence & PitchCadenceCadence & PitchVolumeVolumeVolumeCadenceCadenceCadenceCadenceCadence & PitchCadenceCadenceCadenceCadenceCadenceVolumeVolume
Tone: signal searchSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceAnalogAnalogAnalogCustomizableSilenceAnalogSilenceSilence/AnalogSilenceSilenceSilenceAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceAnalogAnalogAnalogSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilenceSilence/VibrateSilence/VibrateSilence/VibrateAnalogAnalog
Tone: coarse searchDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogCustomizableDigitalAnalog or DigitalDigitalAnalog or DigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalog
Tone: fine searchDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogCustomizableDigitalAnalog or DigitalDigitalAnalog or DigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogAnalogDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalogAnalogDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalDigitalAnalogAnalog
Tone: changes based on directionNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Volume controlNo-/+ when analog-/+ when analogYes when analogNoNoNoNoNoYes when analogYes when analogSensitivity dialSensitivity dialSensitivity dialButtons when analogNoYes when analogNoYes in AlternateNoNo (can mute)No (can mute)Sensitivity dialSensitivity dialSensitivity dialSensitivity dialNoNoNoNoNoNoOff, medium or loudOn or OffSensitivity dialSensitivity dialSensitivity dialNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoSensitivity dialSensitivity dial
                                                   
Multiple Burials9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Multiple burial indicatorNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYes (menu)YesYes (menu)NoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYes (1 light)NoYes (1 light)Yes (1 light)YesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYes (detailed)YesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Shows number of transmittersNo1 or >11 or >11 or >11..51 or >11, 2, >21, 2, 3, +1,2,3, or >31,2,3, or >31..5+1..5 (menu)NoNoNo1 or >11,2,3 or >3Yes (many)1,2,3 or >3Yes (many)No1 or >11, 2, or 2+NoNoNoNoNo1 or >1No1 or >1NoUp to 3Up to 3Up to 3NoNoNo1 or >1Up to 3Up to 3Up to 3Up to 41,2,3 or >31,2,3 or >3Up to 31,2,3 or >31,2,3 or >3NoNo
Has multiple burial modeNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYes"Special Mode"Special ModeYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Can "mark" during a multiple burialNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes (menu)NoNoNoNoYesYes (via menu)YesYes (menu)NoNoYes (1 for 1 minute)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Can "unmark" a transmitterNANAYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes (menu)NANANANANoYes (menu)NoYes (menu)NANAYesNANANANANANANANANANoYesYesNANANANANoVia RescanVia RescanVia ResetUnmark LastUnmark All or LastNoUnmark LastUnmark All or LastNANA
                                                   
Transmitting9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Transmit cadence based on nearby transmitterNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Transmit antenna based on orientationNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Transmit antenna based on interferenceNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Stops transmitting if senses iProbeNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYes (v5.0)Yes (v5.0)YesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Transmits victim movementNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Contains RECCO reflectorNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
                                                   
Other9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
AltimeterNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
CompassNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Customizable startup screenNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
InclinometerNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
ThermometerNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Updateable (firmware)NoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYes (pending)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYes (online)YesYesYesYesYesNoNo
User updateableNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYes (USB)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes (USB)NoNoVia AppVia AppVia AppNoNo
                                                   
Batteries9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Battery size and countAAA x 3AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 4AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 4AA x 2AA x 2AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 2AA x 1AA x 1AAA x 3AAA x 2AA x 4AA x 2AA x 2AA x 1AAA x 3AAA x 3AAA x 3Lithium Ion w/alkaline adaptorAAA x 3AAA x 3AA x 1AAA x 3AAA x 3AA x 2AA x 2
Battery life (send/search)250 hours250 hours250 hours250+ hours250 hours250 hours250+ hours250 hours250+ hours250 hours250+ hours~500 hours~500 hours200-300+200/200+/200+/1+200+/1+200+/200+/1+200+/1+350/40300/40300/40300/40300/40300/40~250/15250/15250/15250/15200/unknown200+ hrs200+ hrs200+ hrs200+ hrs200+ hrs400 hrs200+ hrs200-300 hrs400-600 hrs300+ hrs300+ hrs
Battery indicatorPercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentageNoneNonePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentageBlinking lightBlinking lightLCD 3 BarsLCD 3 BarsPercentagePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentageBars/PercentagePercentagePercentageNoneNoneNonePercentagePercentagePercentagePercentageHours RemainingLCD 3 BarsLCD 3 BarsLCD 3 BarsLCD 3 BarsLCD 3 BarsGreen/Red lightsGreen/Red lights
Battery doorScrew (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)ScrewdriverScrew (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Thumb catchScrewdriverScrew capScrew capThumb catchThumb catchThumb catchThumb catchThumb catchScrew (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (driver)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Twist (knob)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Flip doorScrew (coin)Push-and-turnTwist (knob)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)NAScrew (coin)Screw (coin)Twist (knob)Screw (coin)Screw (coin)
Battery type(s)AlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkaline or LithiumAlkalineAlkaline or LithiumAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineLithium IonAlkalineAlkalineAlkalineAlkaline/LithiumAlkaline/LithiumAlkalineAlkaline
                                                   
Summary9000Evolution+Advanced3AxesAxisEvo3Evo3+Evo4NeoNeo+AxioPro W (fka Link)VS 68VS 2000 ProVS 2000 ExtOpto 3000ElementPulseBarryvoxBarryvox STracker DTSTracker2Tracker3F2F1M1M2X1D3PatrollerPatroller DigitalZoom+3+S1S1+Pieps 1Pieps 2Pieps 457FreerideDSP TourDSP (original)DSP AdvancedVectorDSP SportDSP ProMicroPowder/ReconPro/GuideF1-NDF1-SB
Steve's Score1.53.03.04.04.54.04.54.55.05.04.04.01.01.03.03.05.05.05.05.03.04.04.50.01.02.02.00.02.52.02.03.53.54.54.50.00.01.01.05.04.54.5Conflicted5.05.04.05.05.01.01.0
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