Black Diamond Recon X Beacon
Black Diamond Recon X Beacon
Black Diamond Recon X Beacon
Black Diamond Recon X Beacon


Black Diamond Recon X Beacon

Boardworks Breakdown: 

An avalanche beacon with a solid search range, battery life, and all of the features most backcountry travelers would want with a simple-to-use interface. If you want this beacon with updateable software, check out the BD Guide BT. 

Manufacturer Description: 

The Recon X avalanche beacon is outfitted with all the features needed for fast, accurate searches in the event of a slide, including Bluetooth connection, which allows you to manage settings and software updates from your smartphone. With a 60-meter circular range, and three antennas for pinpoint search accuracy, the Recon X is streamlined, making it perfect for everyday backcountry travelers. The included harness-style carrying pouch is lightweight, comfortable and provides streamlined storage and fast removal for beacon practice and emergency response.


  • 60-meter circular range for extended symmetrical search area
  • Housing with soft touch contact points for improved ergonomics and handling
  • Three antennas
  • Mark function for multiple burial scenarios
  • Interference protection in both search and send modes
  • Compatible with iProbe for added search capabilities
  • Lightweight harness-style carrying pouch included
  • Connect to the PIEPS App with Bluetooth® wireless technology to manage settings, update firmware, perform device diagnostics and access training mode






457 kHz (EN300718)

Power Supply
3 AAA Batteries

115 x 75 x 28 mm (4.5 x 3 x 1.1 in)

Battery Life
400 h send mode

Maximum Range
60 m (197 ft)

Search Strip Width
60 m (197 ft)

Display Weight
217g (7.68 oz) *no batteries


Product Instructions - Recon X Instruction