(was 911): Use this 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, 1-1-2 responders in Europe and AMSA in Australia.
In the event of a non-life threatening emergency, you can use this function to
notify your personal contacts that you need assistance.
Check-in/OK: This feature allows you to let your friends and family know
that all is OK with a pre-programmed message along with your GPS location. With
a push of a button a message is sent via email or SMS to up to 10 pre-determined
contacts and your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference.
Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a SPOT Shared Page.
This feature allows you to let your friends and family now receive a custom
message along with your GPS location with a push of a button. Use this feature
as a secondary OK message or specialized Help message.
Track Progress: This feature allows you to 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.
SPOT works around the world, including virtually all
of North America, Europe and Australia, portions of South America, Northern Africa and Northeastern Asia, and hundreds or thousands
of miles offshore of these areas. See coverage on
findmespot.com for maps and current coverage.
Height: 95 mm
Width: 66 mm
Thickness: 25 mm
Operating Temp: -30C to 60C
Operating Altitude: -100m to +6,500m (-328ft to +21,320ft)
Humidity Rated: MIL-STD-810F,
95% to 100% cond.
Vibration Rated: Per SAE J1455
Type: 3 x AAA Lithium
Standby mode: 94.7 days
SOS/HELP: 2.8 days
Track Progress: 4.3 days
Check OK/Custom Messages: 350 messages
Mandatory service - US$115 per year basic satellite service subscription includes:
SOS (was 911):
Dispatch emergency responders to your exact location
CHECK IN (OK):
Let contacts know where you are and that you're okay
Sends a custom message along with your GPS location with a push of a button.
ASK FOR HELP:
Request help from friends and family at your exact location
Annual subscription includes unlimited emails and 200 SMS (additional SMS charged at US$0.10/SMS)
US$49.99/yr Tracking Upgrade Option
Send and save your location and allow contacts
to track your progress using Google Maps.
In the box:
|SPOT 2 device|
|3 * AAA lithium batteries|
|Armband case |
SPOT 2 v SPOT 1 - what are the differences ?
|more sensitive GPS receiver|
|separate tracking button|
|extra custom message button|
|easier to understand indicator lights|
|3 AAA's vs 2 AA batteries|