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Petzl Reverso D17

Petzl Reverso D17

REVERSO 3

Ultra-light multipurpose belay/rappel device

This multi-purpose belay/rappel device is lightweight and easy to use. The asymmetrical V-shaped grooved friction channels adapt the friction for better control using our ARC (Adaptive Rope Control) technology.

  • Ultra-light design:
    - minimalist construction
    - hot-forged aluminum
    - weight: 77 g
  • A single device for all rope types:
    - effective braking on half and twin ropes ≥ 7.5 mm
    - effective braking on single ropes ≥ 8.9 mm
    - can belay the leader, one or two seconding climbers and can be used for rappelling
    - independent and simultaneous belaying of one or two seconding climbers in Reverso mode
    - quick changeovers from Reverso mode to belaying the leader when climbing multi-pitch routes
  • V-shaped friction channels:
    - increased friction on thin ropes
    - friction is adapted for larger diameter ropes
    - increases the locking pressure on the ropes in Reverso Mode
  • Asymmetrically grooved sidewalls:
    - increased braking power during a leader or top rope fall or while rappelling
    - rope smoothly slides through device when taking up slack
  • Carabiner hole to release device when loaded  in Reverso mode: allows the loaded device in Reverso mode to be easily and gradually released with only a carabiner
  • Rope friendly, facilitates belay and rope handling:
    - will not kink the ropes regardless of the mode used
    - separates the two strands of rope when belaying and rappelling
  • Intuitive use:
    - Reverso mode attachment point is easy to identify
    - keeper cable keeps the device from moving up the rope when belaying and reduces chances of losing the device
    - usage diagrams (standard belay and Reverso modes) engraved on device
  • Use with symmetrical shaped locking carabiners (Am'D or OK) to maximize efficiency no matter which end is closest to the device