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The SportDOG Beacon only slides onto E-collar straps. It will NOT fit a standard dog collar unless you use the included carabiner clip.

Also note that the 3/4" collar strap adapter comes pre-installed. If you want to use it on a 1" collar strap, just remove the adapter by popping it out of the base.


Transcript from Steve's Video:

Today we are looking at the SportDOG locator beacon lights. These are designed to give your dog some light while he's out running. It's not for him to see, it's for vehicles to be able to see him if he's out. Maybe running across a road is a possibility. It's also designed to help you keep up with him so that you can see them when they're running.

What I like about these lights compared to some of the other lights that are on the market is that they're designed to fit on the collar strap. We've got several other lights that are on the market, and we've got some collars that have lights that are part of the collar. And everything that you've got there is going to be underneath the dog's neck. A lot of times it's going to make it hard to see. It also makes it hard to see if the dog is going away from you.

So what's nice about these is that they go up on top of the dog's neck on the collar strap. It makes it easier to see. We've got five different colors. They come in red, blue, orange, green, and white.

Two different things they do. You have the solid light or you've got the little button here on the front. To change it, you hold it down. It goes to a flashing light. To cut it off, you hold it down again. It's going to come back solid. Keep holding it. When the light cuts off, you are turned off.

I've got one here that's on a strap. They are set up where they can go on a one inch strap or a three-quarter inch strap. You can position it depending on what size dog you have.

I like to run two lights on one strap. So, I've got two lights. We're going to position it on the dog's neck. So now it's on your dog's neck and you've got sort of a Y here. So, depending on which way he's moving, we've got lights.

You can almost treat it like a boat. You know, right side, left side. But, really, it's just giving you visual no matter which direction he's pointed in. and I think that helps.

They are reasonably priced compared to the others. You do not have remote control over them. So you turn them on, they're on. You turn them off, they're off. But for guys that are running at night, or if you are running a dog late in the day and you want to put it on as some added security, they work great for that.

The other thing, too, is that they're not just limited to dogs and collars. They come with a clip. You can attach this clip to them and then you can hang it on yourself if you need to. Some folks have used them on their kids for Halloween, that type of thing.

It's a neat little light. It's got a lot of different uses. We've had really good luck with them.




"I have noticed that the green is brighter than the red or orange."

By: Matt Culbreath From SC

Labs. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

I use the beacon on both dogs. It allows me to see them at night when we are out walking or feeding horses. I have noticed that the green is brighter than the red or orange.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3688
Reviewed: 2013-10-18
Featured Review
"Great safety at night in case someone gets out in the road or a dog gets injured, you can find them more rapidly."

By: Sally Ann Earl-Costello From ME

Owns 6 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

These are really nifty! They really are waterproof. We have 6 dogs, and when airing at night we can keep track of everybody. We did find each dog needed 2 lights on opposite sides of their collars so you still see the dog no matter the collar's orientation. Depending on what material your collars are made of, they may slide, hence you might what to rivet them in place. In the blink mode, the batteries last an amazingly long time. Only fault is that we found the red, yellow and orange ones are very difficult to turn and off. You twist clockwise to turn on, and vice versa, but the colored domes are VERY tight in these colors, and we've gone through several lights of each color and this seems to be universal, no matter what the source of the light is. Other than helping to keep track of everybody, they are also great safety at night in case someone gets out in the road or a dog gets injured, you can find them more rapidly.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4770
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
Featured Review
"Best item I ever purchased"

By: Andy Anderson

Family pet.

Best item I ever purchased... Never have to look for them on their night run. They stick out like a fire truck!
Have two dogs...use one blue and one orange.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5094
Reviewed: 2013-11-05
Featured Review
"Was having a hard time seeing my dog when I would let him out at night."

By: Cassie at GDS

Hunts. Family pet.

Was having a hard time seeing my dog when I would let him out at night. Got one of the beacon lights, and it works great. I can see him really good now.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 11119
Reviewed: 2014-05-27
Customer Review #26153

By: David Fitzmaurice From MO

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

This is an excellent product. I can see my dogs at night when I take them for my morning walk. If I had to hunt at night. This would be visible for a long distance. Love the product. I've already suggested it to a friend, and they love theirs too.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26153
Reviewed: 2016-01-04
"Makes it easier to tell where dogs are while hunting"

By: Gary Warner From LA

Bluetick. Hunts.

I have one for all my dogs. Makes it easier to tell where dogs are while hunting.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13011
Reviewed: 2014-08-21
"Good product"

By: Annie-Pier Bouchard-Bernard From QC

Competes.

Good product. Easy to use. Thanks!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 12937
Reviewed: 2014-08-18
"Works well and I have a black lab that cannot be seen in the dark. I will order more."

By: James Moore From

Owns 11 dogs. Hunts.

Works well and I have a black lab that cannot be seen in the dark. I will order more.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14604
Reviewed: 2014-10-17
"Great light"

By: Lane Dawson From TX

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Great light. Kids do have a difficult time of turning it on and off. Not sure if that is a pro or con. If it were easier, the Lab would probably be turning it on and off. I don't think I would want it made differently. 5 stars.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14552
Reviewed: 2014-10-16
"Great product and fast shipping from GDS."

By: Shuck From CT

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

Bought the blue and green ones. They are very bright! Perfect at night. I could turn it on and off with my fingernail. Not sure what others are complaining about having to use a sharp instrument. Great product and fast shipping from GDS.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14317
Reviewed: 2014-10-07
"Works very well!"

By: Angela Hicks From GA

Labrador Retriever. Owns 112 dogs. Competes.

Works very well!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14271
Reviewed: 2014-10-05
Customer Review #26175

By: Randy Nokes From AR

Hunts.

Great product. Gives confidence when blood trailing at night.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26175
Reviewed: 2016-01-04
Customer Review #25779

By: Joe From CT

Family pet.

This light is great. It straps onto the collar, so it can't fall off. Had a similar version from another dog catalog that starts with O and ends with vis. It was junk for more money. It just clipped on and was gone in a month.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25779
Reviewed: 2015-12-23
"The beacon works great"

By: Chris

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

The beacon works great. You can see what your dog is doing without turning your light on.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14198
Reviewed: 2014-10-02
"Very happy with my purchase"

By: From CA

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

I have purchased a lot of dog collar lights, and these are by far the highest quality and very visible in the dark! Proven to be waterproof and very affordable price. Very happy with my purchase.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13980
Reviewed: 2014-09-23
"Works as advertised"

By: Ben Stewart From TX

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

Works as advertised.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13867
Reviewed: 2014-09-19
"Great product"

By: SR Mickle From NC

Hunts. Family pet.

Great product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14738
Reviewed: 2014-10-21
Customer Review #16236

By: Mrbill From Southern CA

Family pet.

We definitely like the simplicity - On - Off - Blinking. I don't need 10 different blinking patterns for $10 more like other sites offer. We use it to walk in the evening, so attaching it to the leash is easy, and when she wants to run on her own it is simple to transfer to the collar. If there is one issue it would be that the button is a bit difficult to press. I suspect it is because of the waterproofing rubber seal. Construction quality is excellent.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16236
Reviewed: 2014-12-03
Customer Review #15598

By: Bob Brown From OH

Hunts. Competes.

These beacon lights are awesome. Not only do they allow you to visualize where your hound is at, but the blue and green flashing light also keeps coyotes back from single male dogs hunting by themselves. Steve and everyone at gun dog supply are great. Couldn't ask for better customer service and fast shipping.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15598
Reviewed: 2014-11-15
Customer Review #15313

By: Mike Bailey From AR

Owns 3 dogs. Family pet.

I bought these to allow a visual for locating my dogs while out running. The lights really help locate them in low light and in the dark. They are bright enough to reflect off the trees, so you can even see the area they're in before you can see the dog's collar. Great product, and its a good solid bracket that fits their collars well. Very satisfied.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15313
Reviewed: 2014-11-07
Customer Review #25308

By: Ray Askew (Oregon)

Family pet.

These lights are awesome! They are bright and easy to see in the dark. I take my dog out in the dark, and these are fantastic and easy to see across a 2+ acre field. I'd happily recommend these to anyone wanting to see their dog in the dark.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25308
Reviewed: 2015-12-06
Customer Review #25043

By: BRIAN Sostkowski From VA

Family pet.

Very nice and bright.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 25043
Reviewed: 2015-11-25
Customer Review #15509

By: Jenny Flowers From

Hunts. Family pet.

Love this light for when we are out blood trailing deer in the evenings. I combine this light and the brass bell, and I have no problem finding my dog in the thick of it all. I also use it when going for a run in the evening, so that my dog and I are visible to traffic.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15509
Reviewed: 2014-11-13
Customer Review #17416

By: Ashley Yocham From KS

Hunts. Family pet.

Works great have not had any problems with it yet. A worry about these lights is that if the dog hits a tree wrong, the light might come unscrewed. It is a very simple twist that makes the battery compartment come apart which would cause the light to fall apart.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17416
Reviewed: 2015-01-05
Customer Review #23468

By: Steven Dickinson From FL

Vizsla. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Great light and so far water proof too.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23468
Reviewed: 2015-09-10
Customer Review #23555

By: Randy Bagwill From MN

Hunts. Family pet.

Works well. Nice for early morning walks.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23555
Reviewed: 2015-09-15
Customer Review #17733

By: Jeremy Doss From WV

Hunts.

Brightest locator beacon I have found!!! Great product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17733
Reviewed: 2015-01-15
Customer Review #17719

By: SDH From TX

Brittany. Owns 111 dogs. Hunts.

Shipping was very fast and products are first rate.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17719
Reviewed: 2015-01-15
Customer Review #23243

By: Kenneth Jordan From NC

Going to order another one in the next few days.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23243
Reviewed: 2015-08-31
Customer Review #22683

By: DANIEL Beville From VA

Hunts. Family pet.

This is a very bright light, and I especially like the strobe feature, which makes it very easy to see my dog in the woods at night.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 22683
Reviewed: 2015-08-08
Customer Review #22875

By: Robert Graydon Pottery From OR

Family pet.

We live on 10 acres of farmland and neighbors with livestock. I can see where my dog is and isn't with just one of these locator Beacons. Great product! I use it with one of Gun Dog Supply's reflective collars every night while checking sprinklers etc...

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 22875
Reviewed: 2015-08-16
Customer Review #21931

By: Benjamin Beaman From WY

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

I bought one last fall for keeping track of my Lab while I set up for ducks in the dark. I hunt mostly public land, and mostly by myself, so I usually have to carry my gear long distances from the truck and make several trips. I let him run around during this time to burn up some energy, and the light really helps me keep tabs on him. I liked the light so much that I just bought two more (one to hang on my truck, and one to put on my gear), so I can go straight from one to the other easily in the dark.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 21931
Reviewed: 2015-07-01
"Definitely bright enough"

By: David

Works well, but only had it a few months. Definitely bright enough. I use 2 on the collar.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3804
Reviewed: 2013-10-18
"This thing is very bright and easy to see."

By: Steve DeVries From WY

Labs. Owns 3 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

This thing is very bright and easy to see.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4081
Reviewed: 2013-10-21
"Excellent for early morning outings and staying out later."

By: Swagger

Hunts. Family pet.

This light is so bright!

Excellent for early morning outings and staying out later.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4005
Reviewed: 2013-10-19
"I would have to see it in orange"

By: Dave Pethick From ON

D. Drathaar. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

I would have to see it in orange

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4333
Reviewed: 2013-10-24
Customer Review #31868

By: Chad Bryan From MS

Hunts.

I can see my dog real easy when hunting at night with these lights on his collar.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31868
Reviewed: 2016-10-16
Customer Review #31089

By: Hal Thompson From VA

Hunts. Family pet.

Great especially for the 0430 walks before work. I used carabiner to attach the light to his lead, and I've had drivers comment that the flashing is even more visible than my reflectorized vest.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31089
Reviewed: 2016-08-10
Customer Review #29983

By: Jen PA

Family pet.

I added this light to my new Garmin 70. With both lights on his collar he is very visible at night. I love it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 29983
Reviewed: 2016-06-10
Customer Review #28161

By: David Corbett From PA

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

The light fits perfectly on the shock collar that we bought before here. The light shines really bright and can be seen at least a half mile away. The two modes work both extremely well, but preferred the constantly on.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28161
Reviewed: 2016-03-18
"This is very bright"

By: Richard Stayman From WV

Family pet.

We live the country with low ambient light. This is very bright. I bought three of them to go around his collar. We walk at night leash free, and I can see him 50 yards in any direction. If you buy this light, get different colors, that way you can tell which way the dog is moving.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7080
Reviewed: 2014-01-05
Customer Review #27939

By: Zach From NY

Family pet.

So far these lights have been great. I recently purchased the Garmin Delta XC e-collar and these have been a great addition. When I am out running/training my dog at dusk or in the dark these make her extremely visible. I purchased two and position them on each side of the e-collar so I can see here from either side. I read the reviews complaining that they are hard to turn on and off but I like the buttons and their difficulty. They are not going to turn on/off by themselves.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 27939
Reviewed: 2016-03-10
Customer Review #27410

By: Kent Rinfret From NH

Competes.

I wish I had a couple of these things years ago. They really do make your dog visible and safer at night.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 27410
Reviewed: 2016-02-21
"this helps me keep her in sight when it's dark"

By: Anne Larsen From NV

Family pet.

I run trail with my pup, and this helps me keep her in sight when it's dark.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13558
Reviewed: 2014-09-08
"Awesome stuff"

By: Justin Sampere From NC

Hunts.

Awesome stuff.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 12644
Reviewed: 2014-08-06
Customer Review #26330

By: Cynthia Pugh From NY

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

These are great for keeping track of my girls when they are in the woods at night. They respond when I call them, but sometimes I just like to let them run, and these lights let me keep track of where they are.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26330
Reviewed: 2016-01-09
"It's great!"

By: Margaret Schuh From WI

Family pet.

Our Teddy Bear doesn't know he's not a hunter. We live on an acre that has a field behind it, and he loves "hunting" squirrels, rabbits, etc. So at night this makes it very easy for us to see exactly where he's "wondered" off to. It's great!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 10475
Reviewed: 2014-05-05
"Light works great"

By: Ryan Leclair From PE

Owns 3 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Light works great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 10603
Reviewed: 2014-05-07
"Great product"

By: Robin Curtisfrom TN

Cur/Feist. Hunts.

Great product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 9629
Reviewed: 2014-04-02
"Good design, strong, and easy to use"

By: Roberta Campbell From NY

Family pet.

I love this light. It's great outside at night. Good design, strong, and easy to use. I'm happy I bought this. The service was great. Thank you, R. Campbell

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 9047
Reviewed: 2014-03-13
Customer Review #26813

By: Paul Barlow

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

Bright white light. Seems to work better hanging from the fob that comes with the light otherwise the fur seems to block it out. Works great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26813
Reviewed: 2016-01-29
"These lights are awesome"

By: LoveTheSouth

2 blk labs and 1 American Rottie. Owns 3 dogs. Family pet. Competes.

When I get more money, I will purchase three more. These lights are awesome. It gets so dark here under trees and especially on moonless nights. I will take the advice from the video and purchase two for each dog. Sometimes when the light is on top, the lights will be hidden in their fur or something. These lights are awesome and I can tell my dogs apart in the dark and cars can see them in the street. I prefer to have a light on each side so the light can never be hidden. Well worth the money.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8788
Reviewed: 2014-03-04
Customer Review #26777

By: Philip Grantham From ON

Family pet.

I've been using a blue locator beacon for about a year now and my black lab has tested it thoroughly. Crashing through the the bush, swimming, and wrestling with other dogs. It's still running on the original batteries. I bought the green one for a few reasons. When the light was on the side away from me I wasn't sure where my dog was and at times (ears cover the light sometimes) wasn't sure if he was coming at me or away from me. My dog and I have almost been hit a few times by cars at a four way stop so two light makes us more visible. With two different color lights I know what direction he is going. I recommend this beacon to all my friends who own dogs.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26777
Reviewed: 2016-01-27
Customer Review #27258

By: Kathy Malicoat From OH

Family pet.

I gave it 5 stars even with the power button not being the easiest thing to maneuver. Once we figured it out we were better but it would be nice if they come up with an easier way to turn it on and off. I have to use a thumb nail to hold that tiny little button in. That is the only issue I have with it. You won't find a brighter light! We have 1 1/3 acres and he cannot hide at night when this thing is lit! It's great! If it is snowing hard we switch it to strobe light and he is easily visible. It does tend to slide down his shock collar but it hasn't slid off so we are careful. I love it and will probably end up getting a second color.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 27258
Reviewed: 2016-02-15
Customer Review #24774

By: Kathleen White From NY

Family pet.

I am very happy with the brightness of the light, but I find it very difficult to turn on and off.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24774
Reviewed: 2015-11-13
Customer Review #29936

By: Kent Jahnke From WI

Excellent visibility. On/off switch is a bit difficult to work. Other than that it's great!

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 29936
Reviewed: 2016-06-07
Customer Review #30630

By: Lyle Meyers From IL

Hunts. Family pet.

Light is very bright, and the strobe feature is nice. The on/off switch seems difficult to find and push for the off/on and strobe modes.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 30630
Reviewed: 2016-07-15
Customer Review #30769

By: Shannon Hoehner From IL

Hunts. Competes.

We are running at night during the summer to beat the heat. We run around some public roads. Not only do I feel my dogs are safer now, but I can easily tell now when my dogs cross first lol. One time dogs crossed a bean field at just over a mile according to the Garmin. Could still see these lights pretty well!

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 30769
Reviewed: 2016-07-22
Customer Review #26615

By: Barbara Moyer From PA

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is because the light goes out after a few minutes when it is cold outside.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26615
Reviewed: 2016-01-19
Customer Review #31037

By: Cindy McCrossen From

Hunts.

works as advertised
Only problem is too hard turning it off and on


Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31037
Reviewed: 2016-08-07
Customer Review #28284

By: George Waldrup From MI

Family pet.

I bought three of these and they work well. The only negative is that two of the three are sometimes hard to turn off.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28284
Reviewed: 2016-03-22
Customer Review #31862

By: Patrick Cote From QC

Hunts. Family pet.

Very bright! I would have liked it better if it could fit on every collar, and if it could be rechargeable with USB connection.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31862
Reviewed: 2016-10-15
"Overall a great product!"

By: Brennon Wilson From VA

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

The locator beacon is a great product for helping to track your dog at night or low light conditions. I would highly recommend this product to anyone training dogs at night, or if you want to keep track of your pet when it goes out at night. My only complaint with the product is that it is a little hard to turn off. The small on/off button is not easy to use, especially in wet conditions. Overall a great product! I would recommend the green, red, blue or white lights to anyone that is buying one of these products. The amber/yellow light is not as bright as the other models.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6435
Reviewed: 2013-12-12
"Light is great, very bright, waterproof, durable."

By: Scott Jurk From WI

Hunts. Family pet.

Light is great, very bright, waterproof, durable. Does not fit on large (thick) dog collar, so need to use the included strap. Still okay, but would be better if it fit on the collar. Switch is a bit difficult to use (push button very small). Need to use an object to push it and hold it in. However, this keeps it from being turned off accidentally. Would buy again. Good value for the price, and the best I've seen.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6422
Reviewed: 2013-12-12
"This light is extremely bright, and I can keep my eye on him at all times"

By: Paul Agli From NY

My dog likes to roam in the woods at night smelling tracks. This light is extremely bright, and I can keep my eye on him at all times. The only downside is the clip that attaches to the bottom. It's not very secure, and he lost it on day one. I had it turned off "too bad". If it was on, I'm sure I would have found it. If the clip was better, I would have given it five stars.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 10672
Reviewed: 2014-05-08
"Awesome"

By: Matthew Soltani From PA

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

I ordered 4 lights. The 3 that work are awesome, but the 4th light never worked from the time I took it out of the package. I tried new batteries, and still had no luck with it. A new one is supposed to be on its way to me now, so hopefully it works!

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6275
Reviewed: 2013-12-06
"The lights are highly visible and very helpful in showing us (and others) where the dogs are when working"

By: Kim In CNY

Owns 114 dogs. Family pet.

We have working border collies (and a flock of about 200 sheep). The lights are highly visible and very helpful in showing us (and others) where the dogs are when working at night/dusk/dawn. However, the on/off button is very difficult to use, and we find ourselves needing to remove the collar to adjust the light. This is exactly the type of product we need, but it would be even better if the button is revised in a future model.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13550
Reviewed: 2014-09-08
"I have an older one I like better"

By: Robert Tozier From MA

Hunts.

I have an older one I like better. The new one needs something pointed to operate. The old one you just turn to operate.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4898
Reviewed: 2013-11-01
Customer Review #14246

By: From

Family pet.

I purchased two lights, one white and one blue. The white light is very bright, and when it's placed on the back of the collar can be blinding to the person walking the pet. I flipped it under so its under the chin of the my dog. It doesn't seem to bother my dog, and it does light up what is in front of him since I do let him off leash at night. I use the blue one with the anywhere clip and clip it to my belt loop or jacket so that I am more visible as well.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14246
Reviewed: 2014-10-04
Customer Review #16664

By: Ed Hickey From ON

Owns 2 dogs. Competes.

Biggest issue is the on/off button. Very difficult to get to, and to have the light blink, I need to first press the button for 2 seconds, release and then press again. Given how hard it is for fat fingers to get to the tiny button, it is very frustrating. As far as light goes, the green is the highest visibility. It is very good.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16664
Reviewed: 2014-12-15
Customer Review #16602

By: Leland Spencer From UT

These are not as good as the rubber ones I bought 6 years ago, however the button for turning on is superior than turning the lense (which was hard to turn on the previous ones.)

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16602
Reviewed: 2014-12-12
"No losing site of your dog in the dark when this light is on."

By: KEITH WARNERfrom ON

Hunts.

Only problem I have with this product is the way it has to be turned off and on, or changed from flashing to solid. Not to easy. Other than that it does it's job as intended. No losing site of your dog in the dark when this light is on. Great for my GSP as I let him out of his kennel to run the yard (which is very large) before work, and one look out the window and there is no wondering where he went.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4695
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
Customer Review #17005

By: James Bacher From OH

Family pet.

The opening to slide the collar through could be opened up a little more. Had to modify with a file to get it to slide through.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 17005
Reviewed: 2014-12-26
Customer Review #16949

By: James Matz From MN

Bright and light.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16949
Reviewed: 2014-12-24
Customer Review #18432

By: Michael Reilly From NY

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

Good product, but frustrating ON/Off button.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 18432
Reviewed: 2015-02-07
Customer Review #20904

By: Karen Barnard From OH

Family pet.

Product is good, but I can't use it because it interferes with his boundary collar.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20904
Reviewed: 2015-05-15
Customer Review #31889

By: Pamela Davidson From MI

Owns 3 dogs. Family pet.

Difficult to activate.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31889
Reviewed: 2016-10-17
"I much prefer the Tracker flash-light, as it's a more simplistic design."

By: Brian Morganfrom TX

Owns 4 dogs. It works, but the button to operate its various functions is small & a pain to use. Especially when on the dog. I much prefer the Tracker flash-light, as it's a more simplistic design, quick and easy to use (even with gloves on).

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4618
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
Customer Review #32006

By: James Evankovich From

Irish setter. Hunts. Family pet.

To hard to turn on and off

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 32006
Reviewed: 2016-10-23
"Very difficult to turn on/off"

By: Richard Harringtonfrom NC

Very difficult to turn on/off.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5955
Reviewed: 2013-12-01
"it is good light."

By: Kirk Thomson

Family pet.

The switch to turn it on/off is way too small.... Otherwise it is good light.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5809
Reviewed: 2013-11-26
Customer Review #7133

By: Edward Glover From ME

Hunts. Family pet.

Beacon does not fit on a thick leather collar, so you have to use a thin nylon or rubber collar. The on button guarded from being accidentally shut off which is good, but almost too good. You have to use a pointy implement to activate, then go through cycles to turn the device off, cumbersome. Lights up well though, we'll see how well it lasts.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7133
Reviewed: 2014-01-06
Customer Review #8915

By: Keith Strausbaugh From WV

The old versions, as far as mounting, were better. Could not slide onto collar as the width of the opening is too small. Would only work with very thin collars. Have to hang on collar, so most likely will be lost at some point. Older versions could easily fit your collars we buy. Disappointed in that the light is nice and bright, but the on-off button is very hard to use.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8915
Reviewed: 2014-03-09
Customer Review #14269

By: Norman Davenport From TX

Hard to put on collar... Will use zip ties.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14269
Reviewed: 2014-10-05
Customer Review #19042

By: Ann Hansen From OH

Light itself is wonderful. But on/off button is a nightmare to operate, and I don't have arthritic hands!

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 19042
Reviewed: 2015-03-01
Customer Review #18607

By: James Moore From TX

Owns 2 dogs. Family pet.

Light is large and bright. A much smaller LED would have been sufficient for locating the dogs. A smaller light would take less collar space while extending battery life.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 18607
Reviewed: 2015-02-12
Customer Review #7759

By: Mick

Labrador. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

I think GunDogSupply.com should have told customers that this light is not compatible with the K-9 Komfort TufFlex Collar. The slots in this light are too narrow for the thickness of the K-9 Komfort TufFlex Collar. The reason I gave this light a bad review is because 1. the light didn't work out of the box (-1) and 2. when I called customer support at SportDOG, they really couldn't care less (-2). That is why it got a bad rating.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7759
Reviewed: 2014-01-28
Customer Review #22740

By: Frank Young From NY

Family pet.

Came with dead batteries.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 22740
Reviewed: 2015-08-10
Customer Review #6546

By: Robin From LA

Owns 2 dogs. On/off switch is impossible to use. Fortunately, the Ruffwear beacon Steve sells on the site is a great product, and was replaced by him after I wrote concerning my disappointment with this product.

Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6546
Reviewed: 2013-12-19
Customer Review #16039

By: Matthew McHugh From WI

The light fell off of the base on both of the beacons within the first hour of running! Not a fan...

Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16039
Reviewed: 2014-11-28
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SportDOG Locator Beacon Dog Safety and Location Light

SportDOG Locator Beacon Dog Safety and Location Light
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Slides onto E-collar straps only. The included carabiner clip is required to attach to standard dog collars.

The SportDOG Locator Beacon Dog Tracking Light comes with the 3/4" collar strap adapter pre-installed. If you want to use it on a 1" collar strap, just remove the adapter by popping it out of the base.


Features:

  • Bright, long range light
  • Changes from solid to blinking with the press of a button
  • 250 hours of battery life
  • Uses two replaceable CR2032 batteries (included)
  • Fits both 3/4" and 1" collar straps
  • Waterproof and submersible
  • Includes carabiner clip for attachment almost anywhere

    Instructions:

  • To power on, press and hold the on/off button for 2 seconds
  • Press and hold the on/off button again for 2 seconds to change between solid and blinking mode
  • To power off, press and hold the on/off button for 6 seconds (if the button is released prior to 6 seconds it will cycle to either blinking or solid mode)

    Battery Replacement:

  • Open the Locator Beacon by rotating the lens 45 degrees according to the "OPEN" arrow
  • Install two CR2032 lithium batteries so that the positive indicator on each battery matches the positive indicator on the Locator Beacon base
  • To close, insert the lens so it is flush in the base then push down and twist 45 degrees according to the "CLOSE" arrow on the base

    Attaching the Carabiner Clip:

  • With the collar strap adapter removed from the base, feed the lanyard through the base
  • Insert the collar strap adapter through the lanyard
  • Firmly press the collar strap adapter into the base of the Locator Beacon

  • Country of Origin: Made in China.



    SportDOG Locator Beacon Dog Safety and Location Light
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