The reliable analog technology complements the f1 focus with the visual
location indicator using signal light. If you put on the f1 with the
lightweight one-belt carrying system, the device is switched on
automatically: a significant safety feature!
There is only one turn-switch to switch from transmit to receive, which is absolutely safe.
f1 focus' reception range extends to 80 m! This enables to shorten the
search and to get faster to the buried victims. The number of beeps
additionally indicates whether there is a burial with multiple signals.
The optical LED search display in the style of traffic lights not only
shows the right way, but also tells you when the volume control must be
regulated to adjust the sensitivity of the reception.
there is more than one victim, the volume control is used for signal
isolation and provides an easy and safe positioning. When there is more
than one seeker, an earphone has proved its efficiency. The earphone
jack is located above the speaker on the waterproof, shock-resistant and
ergonomic housing. An express emergency changeover switching from
reception to transmission can be activated in case of a follow-up
The f1 requires only two AA batteries available
everywhere. The f1 surpasses the requirements of the European standard
300 718 and is also available as a set with earphone and bag.
ORTOVOX recommends: regular training with the avalanche transceiver and the constant carrying of shovels and probes.