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Spot Connect

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No cell signal? No problem. Turn your Smartphone into a satellite communicator with the SPOT Connect device. Today’s smartphones provide a level of social connection far beyond what we imagined justa few years ago. But when you go beyond the reach of the grid your smartphone needs thehelp of SPOT Connect™ to keep you in touch with friends, family, and emergency personnel.Simply pair your smartphone with SPOT Connect, and get connected to a global satellite network that lets you send messages and GPS coordinates from virtually anywhere on the planet. Update Twitter and Facebook. Send text messages or a short email. Request non-emergency help from contacts or professional service providers. And in the case of a critical emergency, send an SOS message requesting emergency assistance.


  • Send messages from virtually anywhere via satellite
  • Type & Send custom messages (41 character) or Predefined message (120 characters) options (additional service required)
  • Track Progress on Google Maps™ or SPOT Adventures page
  • Integrates with Facebook, Twitter and
  • Smartphone app for operation and detailed status
  • On device SOS button for standalone emergency operation
  • Batteries: 2 AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8X (L91)
  • Compatible with Android platform 2.0 or later
  • Operating Temperature: -13°F to +140°F (-25°C to +60°C)
  • Operating 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 ~30 feet
  • GPS accuracy: 32.8 ft (10 m) location accuracy
  • Commercial satellites (LEO): 1610-1620 MHz L-band frequency
  • Visibility: 1 to 4 at any one time
  • More satellites for SOS detection than anyone for faster signal detection.
  • Battery Specifications: Type: 2 AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8X (L91)
  • International Emergency Response Coordination Center: GEOS is operational 7 days/wk. 365 days a year, operating out of Houston, Texas (2 addl. backup locations).
  • Communication: If no GPS fix is acquired SPOT Connect still sends the distress signal to the IERCC without position while attempting to acquire a GPS fix.
  • Google Maps™: SPOT waypoints are displayed in Google Maps™ in your account and through Shared Pages for easy viewing.
  • All messages are stored in your SPOT Account for up to 30 days for review, mapping, and sharing. Live data viewing available for up to 7 days.
  • Data can be exported for archiving in the following formats: CSV (spreadsheet), KML (Google EarthTM), GPX (GPS data), and at
  • Shared Page: Share messages and locations via a personal shared page (password protection optional) or SPOT Adventures account.

Gender: Unisex
Weight: 4.9 oz (w/ batteries)
Dimensions: 3 in. x 2.6 in. x 1.2 in.
Season: S11
Vendor ProductId: COM-SPH-01
Review ProductId: 25991

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  • Q:

    That is NEW or used spot connect
    Asked on 8/28/2015 by TT from CA

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    • Staff Reviewer


      It's new. We do not sell used or refurbished gear.

      Answered on 8/31/2015 by Jeff from Rock/Creek
  • Q:

    How much does it cost to submit text or email? Does this basically just boost your cell connection?
    Asked on 7/6/2015 by Megan from indiana

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      It actually lets you use satellites to send messages, so it's unrelated to your cellphone's normal voice or data connection. What you're asking specifically sounds like their "Type & Send" program, and you have to buy a preset number of messages (100 for $30 or 500 for $50). Details here:

      Answered on 7/8/2015 by Jeff from Rock/Creek
  • Q:

    i see that the specifications say that this device is compatible with Android 2.0 or later ... does this mean that it will not work with an iPhone?
    Asked on 12/3/2014 by sms

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      It's compatible with both Apple iOS and Android. It'll work with an iPhone 3G or newer, and an iPod touch 2nd generation or newer.

      Answered on 12/3/2014 by Jeff from Rock/Creek
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