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Spot Gen 3

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    Spot Gen3 Global Satellite GPS Messenger

    SPOT Gen3 gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication when you travel beyond the boundaries of cell service. SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you’re okay, or if the worst should happen, sends emergency responders your GPS location - all with the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you roam

    The Spot Gen3 uses satellite technology which allows you to communicate outside of the boundaries of phone service. In an emergency, the SPOT Gen3 has an S.O.S. function that when activated alerts the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center who will send your GPS coordinates to your local response team.
    The check-in button allows you to send a pre-programmed text message to your friends or family as well as your location when you’re out of range, so they know that you’re okay. These tracking waypoints can also be integrated into a SPOT Shared Page or Adventure account that allows your friends and family to view a protected web link that shows your waypoints in near real time.
    You can also set up a custom message before you leave along with your GPS location, so you can stay in touch with your loved ones when you’re away. If you get yourself into a non-life-threatening situation, the help feature will alert your contacts that you need help, and they can get help sent your way. Be safe on your next trek with a SPOT Gen3 tracking your location as you go.

    Longer Battery Life SPOT Gen3 has approximately twice the battery life of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger!

    Battery Options Now there are more options for how you power your SPOT:

    4 AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x Batteries (L92)
    4 AAA Energizer® NiMH reusable batteries (NH12)
    Line power with a 5v USB connection. (SPOT Gen3 is not waterproof when line powered.)

    What is Included?
    • SPOT Gen3™ Global Satellite GPS. Messenger
    • Strap
    • Carabiner
    • USB Cable
    • Lithium Batteries
    • Quick Start Guide
    • The Features
      • S.O.S. notifies emergency services via GEOS International Emergency Response
      • Offers custom messages for checking in Customize tracking rates at 2.5, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minutes
      • Twice the battery life of SPOT 2
      • Motion-activated and continuous tracking options
      • Help/SPOT Assist lets personal contacts know you need non-emergency help
      • Check-In/OK: sends pre-programmed text with GPS coordinates
      • Near real-time online tracking for via GPS waypoints
      • Subscription-based service (subscription costs not covered in device purchase)
      • 100% satellite technology
    • The Specs
      Specifications Value
      Weight 114g (with lithium batteries)
      Height 8.72 cm
      Width 6.5 cm
      Thickness 2.54 cm
      Operating Temperature -30°C to 60°C
      Operating Altitude -100 m to 6,500m
      Water Resistance IPX7 (Submersible up to 3 ft / 1 m for 30 minutes)
      Vibration Rated Per SAE J1455
      Humidity Rated MIL-STD-810F, Method 5073, 95% to 100%
      Batteries Required 4 AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x Batteries (L92)
      Messaging Capability One-way
      Subscription Required YES