ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O – Water Activated LED PFD Vest Light - Review
The ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O is a personal distress light designed for use on a PFD (Personal Flotation Device) vest. It features an intense LED technology that provides a bright, steady-on distress light when activated in water.
This light is approved by the USCG (United States Coast Guard) and SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) organizations, ensuring its reliability and effectiveness in emergency situations. Its impact resistant case adds to its durability, making it a versatile light that can be used in various situations where efficient distress lighting is required.
- Size: 5.56in x 1.38in x 1.2in (14.1 x 3.5 x 3.0cm)
- Weight: 1.4oz (40g) without batteries
- Operational Life: > 30hrs at 30°C (> 20hrs at -1°C)
- Lamp: 20 Lumen White LED
- Light Type: Steady On
- Activation Methods: Manual On/Off button or Water Activation
- Waterproof: Tested for 24hrs @ 3.3 ft (1m)
- Battery: 2 AA batteries (not included)
- Reverse Battery Protection: Yes
- Certifications: USCG/SOLAS, CE, Transport Canada
- Included Accessories: PFD Clip, Lanyard, Velcro Strap
- Limited Warranty: 1 year
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How does the water activation work?
The water activation feature of the ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O allows the distress light to be activated automatically when it comes in contact with water. This means that even if you are unable to manually turn on the light, it will still activate when submerged in water.
2. Can I use this light without a PFD vest?
While the ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O is designed for use on a PFD vest, it can still be used in other situations where a bright, steady-on distress light is required. However, it is always recommended to use the light as intended for optimal performance and safety.
3. How long does the battery last?
The operational life of the ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O is over 30 hours at 30°C or over 20 hours at -1°C. It is important to note that the battery life may vary depending on usage and environmental conditions.
4. Is the light waterproof?
Yes, the ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O has been tested and certified to be waterproof. It can be submerged in water for up to 24 hours at a depth of 3.3 feet (1 meter) without any damage or malfunction.
5. Does it come with batteries?
No, the ACR 3962.1 C-Light H2O does not come with batteries. It requires 2 AA batteries, which need to be purchased separately.View Buying Options