SPOT Spot Connect


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SPOT Spot Connect

When you dont have cell phone coverage, the SPOT Connect turns your smartphone into a satellite communicator so you can stay connected with friends, family and fans on Facebook and Twitter. This SPOT GPS connector can be used virtually anywhere in the world where you have a mostly clear view of the sky. If youre in a life-threatening situation, use the SOS function to alert emergency responders. If you run out of gas on a back road, use the Help function to let your spouse know you need a little assistance. With the ability to type and send short messages, the possibilities are endless.

  • SOS function: in the event of a life threatening or other critical emergency to notify emergency services of your GPS location and that you need assistance; the GEOS International Emergency Response Center alerts the appropriate agencies worldwide – for example contacting 9-1-1 responders in North America and 1-1-2 responders in Europe; add a custom message to update responders of your condition
  • Help function: in the event of a non-life threatening emergency, you can use this function to notify your personal contacts that you need assistance; send either custom Type & Send or Predefined messages to recipients in your contact list
  • Check-in/OK function: send your messages and your location to friends and family; messages can also be simultaneously sent to your Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Track Progress function: send and save your location and allow contacts to track your progress in near real time using Google Maps; with your SPOT account you have the ability to set up a SPOT Shared Page which allows you to show your SPOT GPS locations to others on a Google Map; automatically every 10 minutes for 24 hours or until canceled
  • Type & Send: send custom email and text messages via satellites to your contacts; create up to 41 character SOS, Help and Check-in/OK messages to send directly to the contact groups you select via email or SMS; you can even post custom messages on Twitter and Facebook
  • Coverage: provides virtually full coverage in North America, Europe and Australia and also covers portions of South America, northern Africa and northeastern Asia, along with thousands of miles of offshore areas
  • GPS Lat. Lon. datum format: WGS-84
  • Operating temperatures: -13F to +140F, -25C to +60C
  • Altitude: -328 ft to 21,325 ft, -100 m to +6500 m
  • IPX7 Waterproof: Up to a depth of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
  • Bluetooth range: about 30 ft
  • Certifications: FCC, IC, WEEE, SAR, RoHS, CE
  • Satellite Technology: GPS accuracy: 32.8 ft (10 m) location accuracy
  • Commercial satellites (LEO): 1610-1620 MHz L-band frequency
  • Satellite Visibility: 1 to 4 at any one time
  • More satellites for SOS detection than anyone for faster signal detection
  • Compatibility: Apple iOS; Made for iPod touch® (2nd, 3rd and 4th generation), iPhone® 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G*; Android™ Platform 2.0 or later
  • Battery Type: 2 AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8X (L91)
  • Battery Life: depends on what function you’re using and what type of batteries, but can last anywhere from 4 days in the SOS mode and send up to 260 predefined messages using the Check-in mode
  • Size: 3 x 2.6 x 1.2 in, 7.6 cm x 6.6 cm x 3.2 cm
  • Weight: 4.9 oz (w/ batteries)
  • Note: you will need to purchase a SPOT service plan to use some functions on this device

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