Product Number: 25991
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 SPOTadventures.com
- 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 www.spotadventures.com.
- Shared Page: Share messages and locations via a personal shared page (password protection optional) or SPOT Adventures account.
Weight: 4.9 oz (w/ batteries)
Dimensions: 3 in. x 2.6 in. x 1.2 in.
Vendor ProductId: COM-SPH-01
Review ProductId: 25991