McMurdo SmartFind E8 EPIRB, Auto-Housing

McMurdo SmartFind E8 EPIRB, Auto-Housing

SmartFind E8 EPIRB with and without Auto Float Free Bracket

Rugged 406MHz EPIRB optimised for new MEOSAR system

This EPIRB can be purchased with and without the Float-Free housing.

Mcmurdo SmartFind EPIRBS include a ruggedised base, easy service battery and MEOSAR compatibility. The additional false activation protection and multiple self-tests contribute to total user confidence.

Click here for the Version with GPS capability

Click here for the Version with GPS and AIS capability

Operating Frequencies

  • 406MHz
  • 121.5MHz


  • Optimised for Meosar
  • Accidental activation protection
  • Rugged construction optimised for commercial environments
  • Hands free carry strap
  • 360-degree strobe
  • Comes with safety bracket
  • 10-year battery life
  • Sealed Electronic Unit
  • Sealed Battery Unit
  • Auto release 


The unit is in cased in an Auto-house containing a Hydrostatic Release Unit which activates when the vessel is submerged, releasing the water activated EPIRB. Typically the Auto EPIRB is thought of as the vessel’s emergency beacon.

  • Float Free Bracket
  • Can fit into existing mounting holes from previous Auto Housing bracket
  • Magnet deactivates sea contacts when in bracket

With Housing SKU 498-23001504A

Without Housing SKU 

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