Tech Edge: Kill Switch Freedom

Tech Edge: Kill Switch Freedom
One component mounts to your boat's console and you carry or wear a fob: wristband (above) or necklace. Fall overboard and MOB+ kills the engine for 6 seconds.

Don't you hate those metal clips that attach you to your kill switch?

Best Winter Crappie Fishing

Check out this new idea called MOB+.

It lets you carry a small fob that links you to the kill switch without any curly plastic wires.


If you fall overboard, the low-energy wireless signal link between the fob and the helm will break and MOB+ will kill the engine so you can get aboard.


Also, if you happen to get farther than 50 feet from the console, it will kill the engine as well.

You can turn off the kill by tapping it, if you need to head to the tackle shop or pay for gas.

One component mounts to your boat's console and you carry or wear a fob: wristband (above) or necklace. Fall overboard and MOB+ kills the engine for 6 seconds.

If you fish tournaments, check the rules before using MOB+ because many contests want to see a visible link between driver and boat.


That may change in the future: tournament directors will see that there is a light on the hub that shows the system is activated.

And popularity most likely will increase as more boaters see how cool it is to be independent from your dash.

The fob fits into a wristband that comes with it, can be clipped to your PFD, or worn from a lanyard, like your iPilot. $199 at fellmarine.com.


You might also be interested in:

Get Your Fish On.

Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

MLF Pros: What

MLF Pros: What's Your Go-To Lure?

When all else fails, here's what these pros tie on.

Mustad

Mustad's New Tungsten Weights

Long known as one of the world's premiere hook makers, Mustad's Reid McKinstry shows OSG's Lynn Burkhead that the company is now one of the leaders in making tungsten terminal tackle products for anglers.

MLF Pro Tips: Go-To Baits for the Spawn

MLF Pro Tips: Go-To Baits for the Spawn

Major League Fishing pros talk about the first lure they choose when targeting spawning bass.

MLF Pro Tips: How to Fish a New Lake

MLF Pro Tips: How to Fish a New Lake

Major League Fishing pros Alton Jones, Jeff Sprague, Anthony Gagliardi and James Watson share their thoughts on how to approach fishing a new lake for bass.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Unless you live in Antarctica, the only continent they aren't known to inhabit, there is a species Catfish

10 Biggest Catfish World Records of All Time

Jack Vitek - December 08, 2014

Unless you live in Antarctica, the only continent they aren't known to inhabit, there is a...

Celebrate with great food for your backyard BBQ or picnic with these outdoor recipes. Wild Game

10 Recipes for Your Backyard Get Together

Game & Fish Online Staff

Celebrate with great food for your backyard BBQ or picnic with these outdoor recipes.

Here are the 10 most common spinning and baitcaster reel performance problems and how to fix them. Fishing How-To

10 Most Common Reel Performance Problems

Anietra Hamper

Here are the 10 most common spinning and baitcaster reel performance problems and how to fix...

Unlike many game fish, catfish can be harder to catch during the spawn. Here are some strategies. Catfish

Understanding Catfish Spawning

Keith Sutton - June 06, 2006

Unlike many game fish, catfish can be harder to catch during the spawn. Here are some...

See More Trending Articles

More Other Fishing

Here are some of the hottest new fishing electronics announced this year. ICAST

The Best Electronics from ICAST 2019

Drew Warden - July 26, 2019

Here are some of the hottest new fishing electronics announced this year.

DataSport has you covered to prepare for 2020 trips. Other Hunting

Tools to Find Best Times to Hunt, Fish

May 01, 2020

DataSport has you covered to prepare for 2020 trips.

Before changing components on your hunting & fishing truck, consider the consequences. Other Hunting

To Mod or Not to Mod Your Four-Wheel-Drive Truck

Jonathan Hanson - December 11, 2019

Before changing components on your hunting & fishing truck, consider the consequences.

New apparel maker hits the market with a full range of garments in four proprietary camo patterns. Other Hunting

Brand Launch: Forloh Hunting & Fishing Apparel

John Taranto - July 01, 2020

New apparel maker hits the market with a full range of garments in four proprietary camo...

See More Other Fishing

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now