The Direct Drive Auto Belay from Perfect Descent Climbing Systems replaces the 220 Indoor model and features a sealed casing, industry leading price, and is CE Certified.



  • Perfect Descent is the cost leader in auto belays and boasts the lowest average cost of ownership over the life of the unit

  • All auto belays require ongoing and scheduled inspection, maintenance, and factory recertification.

  • Lightweight and compact design equals lower shipping costs when returning units for factory authorized service and recertification

  • Uk Service centre

Craftsmanship, safety, and innovation:

  • Perfect Descent auto belays are hand built in Colorado, USA and feature a high grade steel and aluminum housing, not plastic and never mass produced

  • All devices go through rigorous quality assurance before shipping and meet global safety standards

  • Internal components are made of high quality materials that require little to no maintenance

Versatile and durable device housing:

  • Lightest and most compact modular auto belay on the market for easy hauling and mounting

  • New multi-point mounting handle provides flexible mounting options and independent backup eyes

  • All units are sealed for outstanding performance indoors and outdoors

  • Durable lanyard nozzle ensures consistent performance and reduces lanyard wear

Lanyards to love:

  • Easy to replace lanyards take minutes to change

  • Lanyard length options of 8.5m, 12.2m, or 16.1 m (28ft, 40ft, or 53ft)

  • Nylon/Spectra high quality webbing is more user-friendly than cable based systems and doesn’t damage walls

  • Built-in wear indicator takes the guesswork out of knowing when it’s time to replace your lanyard

  • Choose from two 3-stage, swivel carabiner options; aluminium for outdoor environments or to reduce weight and steel for durability and affordability


Important: Perfect Descent Auto Belays are designed to be a controlled lowering device used in vertical climbing activities and are not suitable for use in jumping-type activities that create shock-loading forces.  Repeated shock-loading of the device can damage internal components and in some cases may result in the failure of the unit.


  • Weight: 13.1 - 14.1 kg - weights vary according to lanyard length and carabiner type

  • Housing Dimensions: 40cm x 24cm x 19cm

  • Lanyard Retraction Speed: 0.6 m/s

  • Maximum Descent Rate: 2 m/s

  • Minimum Descent Rate: 0.5 m/s

  • Housing Material(s): Stainless Steel and Aluminium

  • Nozzle Material(s): Stainless Steel and Plastic

  • Lanyard Material(s): 2.5 cm wide Nylon/Spectra webbing

  • Lanyard Breaking Strength: 19.5 kN

  • Lanyard Length(s): 8.5m, 12.2m, or 16.1 m (28ft , 40ft , or 53ft)

  • User Weight Range: 11.5kg - 140kg


  • ANSI/ASSE Z359.4: Safety requirements for assisted-rescue and self rescue systems, subsystems and components

  • EN 341: 2011 Class C: Personal protection equipment against falls from height - descender devices

  • AS/NZS 1891: Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices - Part 3: Fall arrest devices

  • CSA Z259.2.3-99: Descent control devices


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