The Vigil Cautro is a multi-mode automatic activation device manufactured by Advanced Aerospace Designs. The unit can be set in student, tandem or pro mode.
The Vigil unit has a lifetime of 20 years. The multi-mode unit can be switched from Pro to Student to Tandem by the user. The Vigil Cioatro battery is good for at least 5 years or 2000 jumps. The manufacturer requires the battery to be replaced every 10 years, but recommends replacement of the battery every 5 years. There is no required maintenance on the Vigil II unit unless an error code is displayed during the startup. The control unit, cutter and battery are all field-replaceable. The Vigil Cuatro is waterproof.
Detailed jump information from the unit can be downloaded for the past 16 skydives with the Vigil IR download box (available separately) connected to a computer.