SportDOG Global

Locator Beacon


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$14.95 and up
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Locator Beacon

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The Locator Beacon is the easy, affordable way to keep track of dogs at night or in low light. This compact and versatile safety and locator light can be used for everything from finding hounds during night hunts to providing added visibility - and peace of mind - during evening strolls with canine companions. The Locator Beacon provides up to 250 hours of on-time and can be set to either constant ON or FLASHING. The light includes a handy carabiner clip for attaching to a collar D-Ring, backpack strap, belt loop, or any collar strap up to 1 inch wide.


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Key Features
  • Changes from solid to blinking with the press of a button
  • Fits both 1 inch and 3/4 inch collar straps
  • Carabiner included for easy attachment anywhere
  • Available in blue, red, white, green, or yellow
  • Locator Beacon
  • Collar Strap Adjuster
  • Carabiner
  • (2) CR2032 Batteries
Range Bright, long-range light
Waterproof Waterproof and submersible
Battery Type Uses 2 replaceable CR2032 batteries
Battery Life 250 hours

Customer Reviews

Review by James

(Posted on 9/25/14)


"Farm Tested"
When I take the three dogs out in the evening or into the night, it is so, so nice to be able to track them and see when they are coming around the tractor or going out into the cattle. I have red, blue, and yellow, lights and can easily see from a quarter mile off "who" is where. (I'm sure I could see from further away but the rolling land won't quite allow that.) There are a number of ponds where the dogs swim (I have the lights hanging down off their collars) and the lights are quite water proof - so far. I like the common size battery (2032) and can see the need to not make them too easy to turn on and off. Just remember "six seconds" and you're fine. There are dirt roads near the farm and while I want the dogs to generally stay away from he road I feel much better at night knowing that they can be seen from much further out. Overall I am very satisfied with these.

Review by Diane Desimone

(Posted on 2/15/14)


great while it lasted
The lights worked fine at first, but went out after about 10 hours of use. I can't find any information on how to change the battery.

SPORTDOG RESPONSE: We're sorry that the light has gone out. It's possible that the battery was stored for a long period and lost a charge. Generally these last 100-200 hours depending on frequency or mode of use. To change the battery, you turn the colored lens counter-clockwise and then lift up. It can be a little difficult to remove the lens. This is a safety feature to ensure the lens will not pop off in the field.

Review by Andrew Gross

(Posted on 1/27/14)


Very bright but very directional and difficult to turn off
It takes dozens of cycles to get this darned thing to turn off, sometimes I get so aggravated I leave it and come back in 15 minutes or so to try again. The light is the brightest around bug it is very directional so you see it reflecting off tree bushes or snow sometimes faster than you see the light or the dog. It is very durable and when fitted direct to the collar has the lowest profile, least chance of getting hung up on something, than any other light.

SPORTDOG RESPONSE: Thank you for your review. We appreciate the detail. They can be difficult to turn off and on. The reason for this is that many of the dogs that use our products are hunting and sporting dogs. This often requires working in dense terrain. We want to ensure that it is impossible for any vegetation to turn off the Locator Beacon because if you are using a light to track your dog and that light turns off, that could mean big problems. For most people the small shield above the button is what makes it hard to turn off and on with your finger. If you use a pen or other slender object you will find it much easier to turn off. You will need to hold the button for 3 seconds to change modes and 6 seconds to turn off the collar. This is another safety feature to ensure the light cannot be turned off in thick cover.

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