Keep Track Barra GPS

  • Battery-Powered Low-Cost Outdoor GPS Tracker

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    The Barra GPS is a high-precision, battery-powered cellular GPS tracker that is weatherproof and has an IP68 rating for outdoor asset tracking. Due to its size and flexibility, the Barra GPS is portable, making it great for moving from one asset to another for your supply chain or logistics project. The Barra-GPS is a low-cost battery-powered outdoor asset tracker for LTE-M/NB-IoT networks.

    Powered by 2 x AA user-replaceable Energizer Ultimate Lithium Batteries, the slim housing features magnetic tamper detection. Receive a tamper alert if the device is removed from your assets. The Barra-GPS is compact and easily concealable, with multiple installation options for covertly securing the device to assets with magnets, screws, bolts, and cable ties.

    GPS Tracking Applications

    • Low- to Mid-value Asset Tracking
    • Deploy assets where existing solutions are cost-prohibitive.
    • Low-profile and form factor
    • Supply Chain
    • Logistics
    • Pallet Tracking
    • Cargo Tracking
    • Beehive Tracking Theft Management
    • Trolley Tracking
    • Equipment Tracking
    • Tool Tracking
    • Rental Cars
    • Pumps, Generators and Hire Equipment
    • Agricultural Equipment,

    Low-Cost Battery-Powered GPS Tracking

    Long Battery life
    Once daily location updates: 8+ years
    Movement-based location updates:  years
    Hourly location updates:  years

     

    Barra Edge Features

    • Indoor/Outdoor – GNSS, Wi-Fi AP MAC Address Scanning, and Cell Tower location for indoor/outdoor asset management
    • Magnetic Switch for Device Activation and Tamper Detection
    • Slim Form Factor and Ultra-Rugged IP68, IK07 housing
    • Housing size: 149 x 51 x 21 mm
    • Deploy-Once battery life provides 8+ years with 2 x AA Li batteries
    • 24-month warranty

    Barra GPS Tracker Battery Life Estimates

    1 X Daily Location Update 1 X Hourly Location Updates Movement-Based Location Updates
    10 + Years 3 +Years 5 + Years

     

    *Several factors influence battery life estimates, including temperature, installation location and orientation of the device, the frequency of location updates, network coverage, sensor integrations, and peripheral accelerometer settings.


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    FAQ - Frequently Asked Question Battery-Powered GPS Trackers

    What are the benefits of using a battery-powered GPS tracker?
    Battery-powered GPS trackers are portable, easy to install, and ideal for tracking assets without a power source, such as trailers, caravans, and toolboxes. They provide flexibility and can be used in various locations without the need for hardwiring.
    How long do the batteries in Keep Track GPS trackers last?
    The battery life of Keep Track GPS trackers varies depending on the model and usage. For example, the Keep Track Barra GPS can last up to 3 years on a single set of batteries with hourly position updates.
    Are Keep Track GPS battery-powered trackers suitable for use in harsh environments?
    Yes, many Keep Track GPS battery-powered trackers are designed to withstand harsh environments. For instance, the Keep Track Remora 3 is IP67 rated, meaning it is dust-tight and can handle immersion in water up to 1 meter deep.
    Can I receive alerts and notifications from my battery-powered GPS tracker?
    Yes, Keep Track GPS battery-powered trackers can send alerts and notifications for events such as movement, geofence breaches, and low battery levels. These alerts can be received via email or SMS.
    What types of assets can be tracked with battery-powered GPS trackers from Keep Track GPS?
    Battery-powered GPS trackers can track a wide range of assets, including trailers, ATVs, caravans, tool boxes, boats, and other non-powered equipment.
    How can I view the location data from my battery-powered GPS tracker?
    Location data from Keep Track GPS battery-powered trackers can be viewed through their mobile app or desktop software. These platforms provide real-time tracking, historical data, and various reporting features to monitor your assets effectively.
  • Keep Track Barra GPS, GPS Tracker Specifications


    CONNECTIVITY

    Cellular Module Nordic nRF9160 Modem operates on all major global LTE-M and NB-IoT bands
    Supported LTE bands:
    LTE-M (Cat-M1): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66
    NB-IoT (Cat-NB1/NB2): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B17, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66
    SIM Size & Access Internal Nano 4FF SIM

    Location

    GNSS Module uBlox Max-M10
    Environment Outdoor
    Constellations Concurrent GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS
    *Location Accuracy Horizontal ~ 1.5m CEP
    Results vary depending on real world conditions
    Cell Tower Location Cell tower fallback for positioning when there is no GNSS
    GNSS Assistance GNSS almanac data for greater sensitivity and position accuracy
    Low Noise Amplifier GPS signals are filtered and boosted by a SAW filter and low-noise amplifier (LNA) allowing operation where other units fail

    *Results vary based on real world conditions. Device configuration, installation, environmental conditions, augmentation services, and many other factors may lead to variations in positioning accuracy.

    Power

    Input Voltage 2.2 - 3.6V
    Sleep Current <10uA*
    *Average current in lowest power configuration

    Batteries

    User-Replaceable Batteries 2 x AA. Batteries are not included.
    Supported Battery Types Alkaline
    Lithium (LiFeS2) – recommended for best performance
    *Please dispose of Lithium batteries in a safe and responsible manner
    *Battery Life Estimates Once Daily location updates – 10 years
    **Movement-Based location updates – 5 years
    Hourly location updates – 3 years

    * Battery life estimates are influenced by several factors including temperature, installation and orientation of the device, the frequency of location updates, network coverage, sensor integrations, peripherals, accelerometer settings.
    ** Movement-based estimates are based on 2 hours of movement, occurring 5 days a week, with default tracking parameters (location updates every 3 minutes and uploads every 30 minutes). Devices can be configured to provide more frequent location updates when the asset is in motion.

    Mechanics/Design>

    Dimensions 149 x 51 x 21 mm
    IP/IK Rating Ultra-rugged and waterproof IP68 and IK07-rated housing ensures the Barra can withstand impact, fine dust, and brief submersion
    Installation Compact and concealable. Multiple installation options for covertly and easily securing the device to assets with screws, bolts, cable ties, rivets, and more.
    Magnetic Switch Magnetic switch enables quick activation and tamper detection
    Operating Temperature -30°C to +60°C
    Cellular Antenna Internal
    GPS Antenna Internal
    3-Axis Accelerometer 3-Axis accelerometer to detect Movement and High-G events
    Diagnostic LED Diagnostic LED indicates operation status
    Flash Memory Store weeks of records if device is out of cellular coverage. Storage capacity for over 2 weeks of 2-minute logging.
    Speed and Heading Current speed and heading is reported with each position update
    Onboard Temperature The device reports internal temperature which provides an indication of ambient temperature

    Smarts

    Adaptive Tracking Configure parameters to send updates based on set time intervals or when movement occurs.
    Adaptive tracking technology detects when the device is on the move and increases the update rate,
    providing detail when you need it while conserving battery when stationary.
    Battery Life Monitoring ‘Battery Low’ and ‘Battery Critical’ alert levels
    Impact Detection Configure impact-detection alerts when G-forces are exceeded by a user-defined threshold
    Magnetic Activation Magnetic switch can be used to activate the unit – meaning SIM cards and batteries can be pre-installed, simplifying deployment
    Onboard Geofencing Geofences can be downloaded directly to the device for enhanced location-based actions and alerts. Maximum of 500 Geofences with up to 100 points per geofence.
    Rotation Counting Keeps a count of the number of rotations of the device about the Z axis
    Run Hour Monitoring Capture run hours based on movement to understand and optimize asset utilisation
    Sleep Mode Stationary devices enter sleep mode until movement occurs to conserve battery life and optimize data usage
    Tamper Detection Magnetic switch provides an alert if the device is removed from your asset
    Theft Recovery Switch to Recovery Mode in the case of theft or loss to activate real-time tracking for asset retrieval
    Tip Detection Define a range of angles that constitutes a ‘tipped’ state and configure alerts

    Security Data

    Data Security Military-level AES-256 Encryption from device to Device Manager to protect the integrity and confidentiality of telematics data. Data forwarded to third-party systems is sent via HTTPS for end-to-end security.

    Manufacturer's Warranty

    Manufacturer’s Warranty Two-year manufacturer’s warranty.