MSA & A.J. STONE
MSA and A.J. Stone strive to provide more emergency response products and solutions to exceed your expectations and requirements. We support firefighters and recognize your role as the front line of protecting others. We are constantly improving products that you have come to rely upon as the best in the industry, to make your job safer and easier. For your protection, you can count on MSA and A.J. Stone for the most technologically advanced products, and for the best support and training assistance.
Read below for a breakdown of the latest technology included in the MSA G1 SCBA.
Open port design with cross-contamination protection makes the G1 SCBA facepiece very comfortable and easy to use.
Zero electronics within the facepiece helps to reduce weight as well as reduce snag hazards and cost. This design means that you no longer have to buy HUDs for each facepiece, reducing costs and maintenance.
G1 Integrated Thermal Imaging Camera (iTic)
The integrated thermal imaging camera (iTic) allows firefighters to see within dark smoke-filled environments. With 5 user-selectable palettes and 10+ additional programmable colour palettes, the iTic is compatible with all G1 SCBA’s with a simple field upgrade.
G1 Voice Amp
Every MSA G1 SCBA is equipped with electronic voice amplification. Dual microphones integrated into the regulator eliminate background and inhalation noise, helping your commands to be heard. This unique feature automatically activates and shuts down with the unit.
Shoulder strap-mounted speaker module provides loud and clear communications from the regulator microphone while maintaining low profile to aid in reducing snag points.
MSA has introduced an industry first, SCBA to two-way radio voice communication system via Bluetooth technology.
By pairing your MSA G1 SCBA with your department radios* via Bluetooth, all keyed on-air communication is transmitted wirelessly from your SCBA through your radio to incident command.
The MSA G1 SCBA is the only SCBA on the market that offers harness customization to ensure improved comfort, balance and fit.
By providing an adjustable lumbar pad, you can have a tailored unit with up/down and pivot capabilities that can actually move with you. Widened, adjustable shoulder straps enhance weight distribution and comfort.
G1 Central Power
With only one centralized power source, you can use either alkaline or an industry-first MSA rechargeable battery.
MSA has taken SCBA protection to a whole new level — With an SCBA that doesn’t require multiple battery sizes, There is no need to manage battery types, compartments and change-outs, resulting in lower cost of ownership.
G1 SCBA Cleaning Guide
The entire fire service industry recognizes that soiled or contaminated protective gear can expose firefighters to toxic substances, spread communicable disease, absorb heat, conduct electricity, and can be flammable. In short, clean PPE can help keep you safe.
NFPA 1851 recommends the user to evaluate PPE after each use to determine the appropriate cleaning level. This includes instructions for cleaning at the scene and an advanced cleaning at least once a year or whenever on-scene cleaning is not sufficient. Here are seven steps to assist in cleaning your SCBA.