The worlds smallest personal locating AIS Man OverBoard device with integrated DSC.
We can supply your TeamO Lifejacket pre-fitted with the MOB1 if both items are purchased at the same time on teamomarine.com - please note, you must request at checkout in the 'Notes' box that you wish us to fit the MOB1 unit for you, otherwise it will be supplied separately alongside the lifejacket.
Simple lifejacket integration
High intensity strobe
Fast accurate positioning
AIS (Automatic Identiﬁcation System)Automatic activation
24+ hours operational life
5 year warranty
7 year battery life
Integrated DSC transmitter (digital selective calling)*
Introducing the world’s smallest AIS MOB device with integrated DSC – the rescueME MOB1 from Ocean Signal. The MOB1 is compatible with TeamO 170N and 275N BackTow life jackets.
The MOB1 is intended to be installed within the life-jacket and will activate automatically on inflation, sending the first alert within 15 seconds. The MOB1 is waterpoof to 10 metres. We can supply your TeamO Lifejacket pre-fitted with the MOB1 if purchased at the same time on teamomarine.com
The integrated strobe light ensures maximum visibility in low light conditions.
The MOB1 communicates with the vessel you have been separated from and other vessels in the vicinity (up to 5 miles range dependent on conditions). To alert rescue authorities, an alternative product the rescueME PLB1 communicates directly via a dedicated search and rescue satellite network.
In an emergency rescueME MOB1 provides 2 methods of rapidly communicating your position, accurate to a few metres, back to the vessel, plus providing visual indication via its built in strobe light.
The best chance of rapid rescue if you fall overboard comes from your own vessel. Your crew needs to be immediately aware of the incident and keep track of your position whilst recovery is carried out. Even in the most moderate of seas it is alarming how quickly a visual sighting of a man overboard can be lost.
Once activated your MOB1 will transmit an alert to all AIS receivers and AIS enabled plotters in the vicinity. The integrated GPS ensures precise location is sent to your vessel and any others that may be assisting.
An additional feature of the MOB1, is its ability to activate the DSC alarm on your vessels VHF, alerting your crew to the situation.
I usually just dive in to new products as they’re usually intuitive. While this item fits perfectly within a life jacket and gives me no reason to doubt it will provide a critical function on activation, the fitting is far from intuitive. Therefore, it’s essential to read the manual and take the time to fit it properly, if you’re not to be greeted with a springing aerial and flashing light - as I was.