Work positioning, hands-free position
The AUTO-LOCK system on the 2019 I’D automatically locks the load and returns the handle to the stop position. Before letting go of the rope, the user must ensure that the handle has properly returned to the stop position.
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On the pre-2019 I’D S and pre-2019 I’D L, the return of the handle must be done manually. The user must not let go of the brake-side rope if the handle has not been turned to position B (work positioning).
Occasional rope ascent
Two methods allow rapid rope ascent to precisely position yourself at the workstation.
On the 2019 I’D S and the 2019 I’D L, the rope can be taken up without operating the handle.
On the pre-2019 I’D S and pre-2019 I’D L, the handle must be in position E (belaying).
Simple take-up, if the user has support for their feet and can reduce the tension in the rope:
Ascent with redirect point (and ROLLCLIP) when the user is suspended on rope: