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Avalanche Transceivers

Description: This recall involves the PIEPS Pro BT, Powder BT, DSP Sport, DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, Micro BT Button, Micro BT Sensor and Micro BT Race avalanche transceivers and the Black Diamond branded Recon BT and Guide BT avalanche transceivers. All the transceivers are plastic with an LCD screen. They measure about 5 inches long by 3 inches wide and the colors vary by model. The transceivers have PIEPS or the Black Diamond logo printed on the front of the unit and the model name printed either on the front or rear of the unit. To verify that your unit is included in this recall, go to www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/content/beacon-notification/ to verify that the switch can transition from the SEND to SEARCH mode properly. [Source]

Avalanche Transceivers
Black Diamond Equipment Recalls PIEPS and Black Diamond Avalanche Transceivers Due to Risk of Loss of Emergency Communications

Recalled Pieps Pro BT and Powder BT Avalanche Transceivers

About 76,300 (In addition, about 21,300 were sold in Canada) (Pieps DSP Sport, DSP Pro, and DSP Pro Ice avalanche transceivers were previously recalled on April 12, 2021) units were affected by this recall.

Avalanche Transceivers Recall Information

Country of OriginBosnia and Herzegovina
Recall Date07/28/2022
Recall ID9363
Recall Number22194
HazardThe recalled transceivers may not switch from SEND mode into SEARCH mode. If this were to occur, the device would not be able to locate a skier in an avalanche, which could result in severe bodily harm or death if the skier is buried under snow.
InjuriesBlack Diamond has received 26 reports of the search mode on the transceiver not working properly. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled transceivers and perform a safety check to verify if the device can switch into Search Mode by following instructions on this website. If the devices are not working properly, please contact Black Diamond to receive a prepaid shipping label to return the recalled transceivers for a free repair or a replacement device.
Remedy OptionRepair
ContactBlack Diamond at 866-306-0865 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, online at www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/content/beacon-notification or at www.blackdiamondequipment.com and click on "Product Recall" located at the bottom of the webpage for more information.
Last Updated07/28/2022
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