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SPOT 3 SATELLITE GPS MESSENGER

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Overview

IMPORTANT: Spot 3 can only be shipped within the USA and Canada.

SPOT Gen3 - The latest in the line of SPOT rugged satellite GPS messengers, the SPOT Gen3 keeps you connected even when you’re off-the-grid. Using the power of satellite technology SPOT works virtually anywhere in the world. Check in with your personal and professional networks, send custom messages and let others track your location in real-time via Google Maps™. In an emergency, transmit an SOS with your location to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center.

Key Differences: SPOT 3 vs SPOT 2

  • Longer battery life - more reliable
  • Smaller size - easier to travel with
  • Internal vibration sensor to only send tracking messages while moving - more efficient
  • Vibration sensor also enables us to provide the new Unlimited Tracking service - ability to transmit indefinitely
  • New Movement Messaging - theft alerting capability
  • Variable rates in Track Mode (30 min, 15, 10, 5, 2) - more customizable
  • Inserting OK or Custom messages into a Track session no longer blocks Track Messages from being sent for ~30 minutes - more reliable
  • USB connection for FW upgrades as well as feature manipulation (enabling Unlimited Track, varying the rate, etc.)
  • USB connection for line power - indefinite life span
  • Device will run off of Energizer NiMH rechargeable batteries (USB power will NOT charge the batteries, they must be removed and charged separately)
  • LEDs visible while pressing the buttons - more confidence in the functions
  • Easier to press buttons with tactile feedback - more user-friendly
  • Loops on top and bottom provide mounting options instead of requiring a carrying case - easier to travel with/carry

Features

  • Compact and light weight; Weighing only 3.2 oz. (with batteries), it packs easily for traveling.
  • Long Battery Life: choose from Lithium or rechargeable batteries; or line-power the unit through its USB port.
  • New Tracking Options: now you can choose the rate of tracking that suits your adventure (2 ½, 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes).
  • Motion Activated Tracking: now your SPOT knows when you’re moving and when you stop to make camp. When SPOT Gen3 senses you’ve stopped for an extended period of time it will stop sending track messages until you start moving again.
  • New Contoured Shape: the new design allows you to easily attach your SPOT to your bag, boat or vehicle allowing SPOT to go wherever you d

Specifications

  • Height: 3.43”
  • Width: 2.56”
  • Thickness: 1”
  • Weight: ~160g / 5.64 oz
  • Battery Life [Power On]: 14 Days in Track Mode (net net is that it’ll last longer since it only transmits while moving
  • Requires 4 AAA Lithium Batteries
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Q&A

Q: What are the rates and different subscriptions for use of this device?

You can purchase the Spot 3 from us but you will need to go to findmespot.com for current subscriptions as it is a subscription based GPS tracker.

Q: In the Spurce You Tube video review, you display the unit in a RAM mount. Was that mount the Spot 2 mount or did you get an early release of a Spot 3 RAM mount?

Yes the Spot 3 uses the same Ram cradle as the Spot 2.

Q: In the Spurce You Tube video review, you display the unit in a RAM mount. Was that mount the Spot 2 mount or did you get an early release of a Spot 3 RAM mount?

Yes the Spot 3 uses the same Ram cradle as the Spot 2.

Q: Can the Spot 3 Satellite GPS Messenger be used with with FlyQ or Foreflight as GPS for Ipad?

No, this is a stand alone GPS and does not work with iPad apps.

Q: Is this the Spot 3 satellite messenger waterproof?

Yes, it is IPX7 waterproof: Up to a depth of 1 m for up to 30 minutes. (SPOT is not waterproof when being line powered)

Q: Besides the 4x AAA Lithium Batteries, can one power the Spot 3 unit from an external supply?

The Spot 3 has 3 charging options Lithium or rechargeable batteries;or line-power the unit through the USB port.

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