L&B has listened to skydivers across the globe and has answered the call with OPTIMA II™! The OPTIMA II™ is a more advanced audible altimeter with extremely accurate altitude detection.
OPTIMA II™ is so accurate that it has an added set of warning beeps that can be set for a specific altitude during normal and high speed landing approaches. This feature has been added to aid both swoopers and conservative pilots alike find the “sweet spot” for initiating landing sequences. It is recommended that your eyesight and your experience be the primary source of determining at what altitude to start your landing sequence or pattern approaches.
Hail the return of the visual warning light for audible altimeters! L&B has made the ability to increase your altitude awareness by adding a visual LED port to warn you at the altitudes you set. Thin, ergonomic, comfortable curved design
Durable rubberized coating
LCD for easy- and intuitive operation
3 selectable warning altitudes
1st and 2nd warnings: Different pulsating tones
3rd warning: High pitched siren
Choice of 1, 2 or 3 warnings
Change warning alarm volume
Individual freefall & canopy flight volume control settings
Four memory banks for custom warning settings
SWOOP warning bank featuring unique sequence of beeps to assist entering optimum swoop corridor
Seven step warning pitch
Easy and quick to set on the ground or in the aircraft and if the DZ elevation differs from that of the airport
Altitude selection interval: 10 Ft.
VISUAL connection for flashing LED (Special order only)
Displays present altitude during climb
Built-in mounting holes; fits any helmet, inside or outside
Actual Dimensions: 2 3/16” x 1 5/8” x 3/8” [56 x 41 x 11 mm] Long lasting, easy to find batteries
Larsen & Brusgaard recommends: 2- RENATA CR-2325, 3 Volt batteries