Jetforce Airbag Technology is state-of-the-art technology that inflates your Airbag Electronically. This means you can store more than a single-use off one charge and use it repeatedly by simply re-inserting the deflated airbag into your pack.
The patented Pieps Jetforce Airbag technology can now be found in the following packs:
Snowsafe breakdown everything you need to know about the jetforce airbag technology:
When you press the activation button, a powerful battery powered fan starts pulling in air from the atmosphere to fill the bag.
Once inflated, the fan goes through a regular reinflation cycle for 3 minutes ensuring that the bag stays inflated even if it has any tears.
The Fan speed runs at 60,000 rpm.
The JetForce airbag is powered by a travel-friendly rechargeable lithium battery.
Like a laptop, when its running low on battery it needs to be charged, the jetforce airbag is the same.
It takes around 1 hour for the jetforce battery to be fully charged, this will allow you to run test activations and be ready for a day in the backcountry.
Fan timing is controlled by the electronics, here is how it cycles:
Like no other electronic airbag on the market, The Jetforce Electronics performs “good-to-go” system check on every startup; LED lighting in the handle indicates system status.
It’s recommended to run this self diognosis in your morning avalanche bulletin.
The Jetforce Airbag automatically deflates after 3 minutes to create a potential air pocket to help you breathe if you have been caught in an avalanche, it also aids in extraction and facilitate repacking.
How to repack your jetforce airbag?
Secondary inflation pulses allow the puncture-resistant Cordura® airbag to maintain inflation despite small punctures or tears.
JetForce Pro can redeploy multiple times on a single charge, costing minimal time or money – to practice as often as needed.
Whether deployed for practice, in a false alarm or during a slide, it’s easy to re-arm the system for up to four deployments on a single charge.
Unlike the Alpride E1 System, the Jetforce Airbag technology is NOT removable.
This allows you to pack for whatever trip you have in mind, from freeriding, to Multi-Day Ski Tours.
Bluetooth connectivity allows you to connect wirelessly to the Pieps App for system analysis and firmware updates.
How to register and update your firmware?
Like the Alpride E1 System, the Jetforce are also not subjected to any restrictions for transport, shipment or storage.
To find out more about both systems, please visit our blog Alpride E1 Airbags vs Jetforce Airbag technology.
so there you have it, you now know what Jetforce airbag technology has to offer, if your looking for a pack with hassle-free flying, intuitive self diagnostic technology and easy software updates then the jetforce is the right pack for you:
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