The new SPOT X offers two way messaging via SMS or email, tracking and SOS response. The first SPOT to offer two-way messaging is also the first SPOT to feature a backlit screen allowing you to view message status, add contacts and type custom messages using the illuminated QWERTY keyboard.
With up to 10 days battery life (based on continuous tracking every 10 minutes), you can rely on SPOT X to keep you connected when travelling in remote areas.
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SPOT X Package Includes:
- SPOT X Satellite Tracker
- Strap and Carabiner
- 18” Micro USB Data/Power Cable
- Quick Start Guide
- S.O.S. Mirrored Sticker
- Warranty Card
- GEOS Reference Guide
- AC Power Adapter
SPOT X Key Features:
Exchange messages with any cell phone number or email address from virtually anywhere in the world. SPOT My Account comes loaded with 14 predefined messages that you have the ability to customize and sync to your SPOT X device. Additionally, the illuminated qwerty keyboard display enhances the ease of sending custom messages. Your SPOT X will be issued with a unique US phone number allowing your contacts to easily contact you via their usual SMS method.
The SPOT X has a 2.7" screen with a backlit display which allows you to view message status' and add contacts. Also, the satellite tracker is fully dust and water protected with an IP67 standard that is also impact resistant.
Select from 2½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minute tracking intervals, and let family, friends and other adventurers follow your progress with SPOT’s easy-to-use Google Maps™ interface. The Check-in button is an important feature. It enables users to Quickly and easily let everyone know they're OK.
FACT: In continuous 10 minute tracking mode, the SPOT X battery life will last up to 240 hours - that is 10 days!
Activation of the SOS button sends GPS coordinates to GEOS every 2.5 minutes until the SOS message is acknowledged by the emergency response centre. Once the request is acknowledged, GPS co-ordinates will be sent every 5 minutes and the 2-way messaging enables clear communicaton of the situation. In SOS mode the battery will last up to 7 days.
The SPOT X has a built-in compass and programmable waypoints to help you navigate whilst on your trip. Additionally, there is an SOS button on the device for emergency situations. Send an S.O.S. to the 24/7 Search & Rescue center, message back and forth about the nature of your emergency, and receive confirmation when help is on the way.
With the SPOT X tracker, you can link your social accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, to keep your friends and family in the know wherever you go and provide updates on your trip.
SPOT X offers a wide range of service plans on a monthly or annual basis making the tracker cost-effective for a variety of users.
Plus, unlike other satellite trackers, all incoming messages are free of charge to the SPOT user.
- The SPOT X is a lightweight satellite tracker - weighing under 200g
- The SPOT X interface is a 18" Micro USB port
- This tracker can operate in temperatures from -20°c to +60°C!
|Weight||198g (7 oz)|
|Dimensions||16.6 x 7.4 x 4.4 cm (6.54" x 2.9" x 1.75")|
|Battery Life||240 hours (10 days) of battery life in continuous 10 minute tracking mode|
|Battery||Internal rechargeable lithium|
|Operating Temperature||-4F to +140F (-20°C to +60°C)|
|IP Rating||IP67 (waterproof and impact and dust resistant)|