The pieps dsp not to be confused with the dsp tour, dsp sport, or dsp pro is a small beacon, it has one of the longest ranges of the digitals, it allows you to suppress aka ignore a transceiver during a multiple burial, its third antenna is excellent at dealing. Pieps dsp manual shop for pieps dsp avalanche beason. Pieps has always made great products and i as a regular backcountry skier expect more from my equipment then pieps is offering the public with its dsp. Pieps avalanche transceivers with multiple antennas provide the best signal readings so you find your partners faster and can start digging earlier, thus increasing the chances of saving their. Neoprene pouch with pieps quickpullsystem allows fast access when the clock is ticking. Like jonathan, we think the advanced is a waste of your money and ours, so we dont keep them in stock. Avalanche transceiver for sale in uk view 63 bargains. The pieps app provides uncomplicated device management from your mobile phone using bluetooth. Therefore pieps recommend maintenance and inspection actions. The pieps dsp sport replaced the pieps dsp tour shortly after black diamond acquired pieps in 20.
It shares many of the pulses best features while improving on the previous models slight drawbacks. Founded in 1862, mammut is a swiss company specializing in manufacturing the highestquality alpine equipment. Pieps pieps sport beacon pieps sport beacon pieps sport beacon the pieps dsp sport is a digital 3antenna beacon with a wide range and one single button for ideal support in every situation. Equipped with dsp technology digital signal processing and a tripleantennasearch system, the pieps dsp prodsp sport not only offers a maximum. Pieps dsp pro has been discontinued by pieps and is no longer available. In transmit mode, the unit switches automatically to another antenna if one. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. I would say get whichever of those three you like the interface and carrying system the most. Deciding between the new barryvox s and barryvox transcievers.
In 2018 black diamond pieps released the powderrecon avalanche transceivers. For those not in need of the extra functions, should look closer at the dsp sport. Heres our take on the pieps dsp pro ice avalanche beacon. Mammuts standard beacon the barryvox element can also be used for. The internal software in most digital avalanche transceivers can be updated. The mammut element barryvox is the fewerfeatured little brother to the mammut pulse.
After doing a fair bit of research, i chose the pieps dsp pro ice avalanche beacon. Sep 20, 2017 deciding between the new barryvox s and barryvox transcievers. Mammut will continue to support the element s 5year warranty. Congratulations on having purchased a pieps dsp prodsp sport. Nov 19, 2014 with their pieps dsp pro transceiver, pieps appears to have traded off a bit of range for improved reliability in multiple victim searches. The pro includes the strengths of the original dsp plus numerous notable enhancements. Questions regarding registration which pieps products can be registered. The only thing of note over previous models is the dsp ice appears to be nearly identical save for its clear plastic housing to our top pick award winner, the pieps dsp pro. Pieps dsp pro, pieps dsp sport receive the update at a service center of your choice software 3. A new case with a redesigned onoff switch improves ergonomics too. Simplified and streamlined yet outfitted with all the features needed for fast, accurate searches in the event of a slide, the pieps dsp sport avalanche beacon is as easy to use as it is powerful.
It provides all basic functions, works very well and is relatively low priced. When it was released, the sport really pushed the envelope on the pricetofeatures ratio of avalanche transceivers. Lou suggested i chime in occasionally to let yall know which products we carry, so here you go. The mammut element was released in 112011 and discontinued in 2017. Both of us have used the mammut pulse unit for several years, and it has been our go to transceiver, especially when working with groups. Reviews the activity and transmission parameters of the partner device. A 3antenna beacon thats simple and straightforward, great for beginners or infrequent users. Review of all relevant hardware and software elements as well as showing the current software version. The new mammut barryvox is the updated version of the older mammut barryvox element, and after extensive testing, we must say our entire testing team is. The previous version of the pieps dsp transceiver won our prestigious gear of the year award in 2012 so i was curious to see how pieps could improve upon a truly solid avalanche transceiver. The receiving beacon automatically receives the next strongest signal. The warranty can be extended within 3 months from the date of purchase. The function autosearchtosend switches the dsp sport automatically from search into sendmode when the rescue is buried during the search. The pieps dsp original was released in 2003 and discontinued in 1120.
Some of the improvements over the dsp sport include an extended range, improved flagging function, a noticeably faster possessor, and better battery life by almost 100 hrs. Pieps dsp pro pieps dsp sport pieps dsp standard pieps dsp tour what is the deadline for registration. The pieps dsp sport and pieps dsp pro were designed to be userupdatable, but. A sidebyside domparison of all avalanche transceivers beacons. The new mammut barryvox s is the latest iteration of the tried and true mammut barryvox pulse. Congratulations on having purchased a pieps dsp pro dsp sport. If you have questions about the pieps dsp pro or other emergency beacons we sell, contact us to speak with a product expert who can recommend the best emergency beacons for you. The pieps dsp sport is a digital 3antenna beacon with a wide range and one single button for ideal support in every situation. Modern transceivers use three antennas, software updates and offers function for.
As its name suggests, the dsp sport is a trimmeddown version of the dsp pro, with a simple onebutton interface that gives you only three options. This is the first time a single product has won our gear of the year award twice and the second time it has been awarded to pieps for their dsp transceiverwhat a coincidence. Pieps has upgraded their dsp beacon with a new case, improved harness, better marking for multiple victims, and a few new special functions in the pro model. I havent tried the bd txer yet but the mammut transceivers are top notch and the most common brand used by professionals.
Avalanche beacons avalanche transceivers are the most important avalanche safety gear tools. Pieps dsp sport, pieps dsp with software version 5. With a 50meter circular range, three antennas for pinpoint search accuracy, and a smart transmitter to aid in fast recovery, the dsp sport is the goto beacon for anyone venturing into the backcountry. Find out if this is the best avalanche beacon for you.
Jonathan penfield january 27, 2016 the simpler and more economical version of the dsp pro, the dsp sport is an excellently designed and easy to use beacon. Mar 30, 2018 the pieps dsp pro is a significant overhaul from its older version the classic neon yellow pieps dsp. Page 1 manual pieps dsp pro p r e m i u m dsp sport a l p i n e p e r f o r m a n c e. Pieps dsp pro, pieps dsp sport receive the update at a service center of your choice. Download the app connect to pieps micro bt, pro bt or powder bt and use all the functions. The sport includes the strengths of the popular tour plus a slew of notable enhancements. The pieps dsp prodsp sport is a digital 3antenna transceiver designed to be the easiest to use in a companion rescue. Why standard equipment is the norm for most skitourers or snowshoe hikers. Barryvox s is the new version of the pulse, barryvox is the new version of the element. These simple models apply to the less frequent user or younger people and. Since mammut has two brand new transceivers available this october, this post will try to help people decide which is best for them, and at the end ill provide some guidance specifically for professional organizations who operate a fleet of transceivers. Warranty extension from 2 to 5 years pieps dsp information about latest software updates. Here are our initial thoughts and impressions of using the new beacon this winter so far. Very easy to use hard to fault really apart from the colour.
The above summary mentions many of the features the element shares with his big brother. Optimization of software for improved performance software 2. Overall, the most technical device on our list is probably the black diamond pieps dsp pro for sheer specifications but i really like the 60m distance and 50m search width of the mammut element. The pieps dsp pro dsp sport is a digital 3antenna transceiver designed to be the easiest to use in a companion rescue. The pieps dsp pro is a significant overhaul from its older version the classic neon yellow pieps dsp. In addition, the signal from a pieps tx600 a pieps device that transmits on a different frequency and is designed for dogs can be received. At all times, your beacon should be always accompanied by an avalanche probe and a snow shovel. The marking function is clearly improved, especially in the presence of older, noisy analog beacons. When skiing, riding, or snowmobiling in the backcountry there are no ski patrollers. We carry this beacon and you can call and ask for a 10 percent wildsnow discount on the pieps dsp. After 5 winters with the mammut pulse barryvox beacon, it was time to upgrade to a new beacon. Avalanche transceivers 20192020 equipment for backcountry.
The pieps sport had a slightly longer maximum range than the backcountry access tracker2 and was similar to the bca tracker 3, but it wasnt nearly as good of a range as the mammut barryvox or barryvox s, or arva neo. Remember that even the best avalanche gear cant help you if youre not. Manual pieps dsp pro dsp sport premium alpine performance. With the pieps warranty extension you have the possibility to extend the standard warranty of your device free of charge. Register online at the pieps service portal and get your warranty certificate for 5 years valid from the date of purchase. The pieps dsp pro replaced the original pieps dsp shortly after black diamond acquired pieps in 20. Pieps dsp sport really good value for money and one of the best reception ranges. The pieps dsp sport is a solid beacon for the vast majority of users out there from novice to expert.
Mammut s new range of beacons are the direct replacements for both the very successful element and pulse models. Pieps vector, pieps dsp pro, pieps dsp sport, pieps dsp with software version 5. Buy the pieps dsp pro on sale for a great price at our online store. The pieps dsp sport, a toprated but very favorably priced option.
This is a solid newage transceiver that comes from a company focused on great backcountry gear. A beacon is a safety product which is exposed to extreme conditions as freezing temperatures and humidity. Diamond transceivers can be updating using a bluetooth enabled android or ios. Avalanche beacons ortovox, backcountry access, pieps, mammut. The pieps pro and dsp pro ice are technically identical, the only. Login using your pieps or black diamond service portal account. Pieps dsp sport transmitting with included wriststrap photo jonathan penfield mountain weekly news posted by. The first thing pieps did was to offer up two versions of the dsp which stands for digital signal processing by the way. Msd proudly distributes mammut avalanche safety products and especially advocates the element for its unique attribute a distinct marking feature, which allows for users to concentrate on one. The pieps dsp ice is the latest evolution of dsp beacons from pieps and proved to be one of our favorite overall models. Mammut is targeting the element at the occasional user. Pieps is always at the forefront of avalanche safety technology and the dsp pro is the companys signature beacon. The mammut website has a good comparison of the element vs. Mammut element again a really good transceiver which is easy to use with good marking and intuitive audio.
Depending on your needs, the additional features in the pro are enhancements or unnecessary. Its also possible to keep the device software updated via a usb link. Display of autosearchtosendfunction if device automatically switches in sendmode. The most notably improved function is the speed while moving closer than 10 meters and specifically in the fine search while bracketing. The activation of this function is carried out by all pieps competence partners online at the service portal.
Black diamond pieps dsp sport backcountry access tracker 3 backcountry access tracker 2. Wide range of operating temperatures, from 4f to 105f. Black diamond has one of the best reps in the industry and ive yet to see a bad product from them this company is used to making gear people depend on for their lives. The pieps dsp pro ice can be temporarily deactivated using the smart iprobe. The mammut barryvox transceivers can do devicetodevice updates e.
Standard 60m search radius and lateral search strip. From everything we can tell, the dsp pro ice is the dsp pro except it has a clear casing and a higher price tag. Mar 30, 2018 the pieps sport had a slightly longer maximum range than the backcountry access tracker2 and was similar to the bca tracker 3, but it wasnt nearly as good of a range as the mammut barryvox or barryvox s, or arva neo. Equipped with dsp technology digital signal processing and a tripleantennasearch system, the pieps dsp prodsp sport not only offers a maximum circular range, but also simplifies the rescue, especially in a case with. The pieps dsp sport avalanche beacon cant prevent accidents, but it will increase your chance of being rescued, or of rescuing someone else, when things go from fun to scary in the blink of an eye. These include an upgrade to the latest software if available. Shop the best selection of avalanche beacons at, where youll find premium outdoor gear and clothing and experts to guide you through selection.1500 191 53 194 1490 1506 669 328 1317 1444 152 174 576 1168 219 730 1259 1091 605 1440 1221 30 1054 417 648 554 752 537 347 1571 1207 70 1080 558 593 489 118 1419 826 1108 827 1430 809 435 777 93