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What is a personal watercraft learning key?

The Learning Key is a unique device to Sea-Doo and other select BRP vehicles. Based on the the RF D.E.S.S. (Digitally Encoded Security System) Key that comes with every craft, it offers that device’s two primary functions. One, by using a radio frequency chip with a unique code paired to each individual craft, it acts as a means to prevent theft or unauthorized use when the craft is unattended. Two, it functions as a safety lanyard. Should the lanyard connection be pulled from its mount, as when a rider falls off the craft or leaves the controls, the engine is stopped immediately.

The Learning Key, however, adds another dimension to the D.E.S.S. Key’s functionality. Thanks to its ability to be uniquely programmed at your Sea-Doo dealer, the Learning Key can not only be used as a spare for your watercraft, but also perform additional functions. Example? The Learning Key can be programmed to work with several craft, giving you a unique, versatile spare for any Sea-Doo personal watercraft you own. That same Learning Key can also be used as a spare for other BRP vehicles that use the Learning Key system.

The Learning Key can also be programmed to reflect the user’s choice of performance limitations, governing top speed to a limit of your choosing. Use the Learning Key to tame the craft’s performance while getting used to a new craft’s handling or response, when allowing a novice friend to try the craft, when hauling specific passengers, or dial in the perfect speed when pulling a friend on their favorite watersports toy. The Learning Key can also be programmed to limit fuel consumption on extended rides or when trying to get back to the dock on minimal fuel reserves.

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