The OSB14 is a part of the new generation of swimming starting blocks. It replaces the OSB9 and includes an inclined footrest, which allows a significant improvement of thrust when the swimmer starts. This proven technology has been adapted to this new starting block.
The OSB14 is designed in fiberglass to ensure the platform‘s robustness while optimizing its weight (31kg).
The platform is covered with an anti-slip top providing comfort and safety to the swimmer.
With a smaller base (200x320mm) than the OSB11, this starting block can be installed in pools with minimal floor space. The mounting system is similar to that of the OSB9 – no longer produced to this day – allowing an easier replacement of these units by the new starting block OSB14.
A door at the back of the block allows easy access to the interior to connect the cabling.
- Adjustable footrest
- FINA & USA Swimming compliance
- Small footprint
- Anti-slip surface
- Extended platform surface
- Easy handgrip
- Available versions: standard or with RBD (RelayBreak Detection)
- Available in several RAL colors Blue (Default) (RAL5017) | Black (RAL9005) | Grey (RAL7010) | Ivory (RAL1014) | Red (RAL3002)
Two versions are available:
- With Relay Break Detection System (RBD)
- Standard version
Both versions have the same base and top, providing an affordable and evolutive solution: a basic system can be upgraded later to an RBD system. The footrest can be freely adjusted in length or disassembled with standard tools.
In a fixed cable installation, the various items of the timing system connect into a lane Deck plate which is installed under the center of each block. This offers physical protection for cables, connections, and speakers. An additional Start deck plate can be located next to the position of the acoustic start device.