Iridium Yellowbrick V3 Standard Tracking & Messaging Device
The Standard Yellowbrick3 tracker is a rugged and fully self-contained battery operated tracker which works anywhere on Earth and also allows you to send short preset messages using the on-screen menus.
The Yellowbrick tracker can choose from hundreds of canned messages and send them to friends and family via SMS, E-mail or social media. Receive their replies, wherever you are. Cleverly designed to charge from a standard USB socket. Recharge on the move using car chargers, solar panels, and more. At just over 300 grams, the Yellowbrick 3 is light, but it packs a punch. Over 2000 transmissions on a single battery charge. That’s over 80 days transmitting once an hour. Yellowbrick 3 has been designed to stand the harshest environments .
NOTE: After purchasing a Yellowbrick unit you will need to activate it online and purchase credits before the unit will operate.
The flexibility you need- Use the built in antennae, or attach an external GPS/Iridium antenna. Now you can use it inside as well as outside.
Charging ahead- Cleverly designed to charge from a standard USB socket. Recharge on the move using car chargers, solar panels, and more.
Keeping track- Yellowbrick 3 gets a GPS fix and transmits your position back to a website from anywhere on Earth.
Truly global coverage-Absolutely no dead spots.Now everyone can follow you on your adventures.
Corporate users- can access our premium back-office systems to manage fleets of devices.
Communicate-Update your twitter account, send short emails and text messages. Whether you’re on the top of Everest, at the North Pole, or sitting in your garden.
Bluetooth- You can pair your Bluetooth enabled Smartphone or tablet with the Yellowbrick 3. Use it to send longer emails and messages. Keep in touch from the ends of the Earth.
Alerting-A dedicated alert button. When you press it, emails and SMS messages are sent to nominated contacts with your last known position.
- 5-button keypad plus specific ‘alert’ button
- Bright OLED screen for information display
- Full 2-way communication system
- Over-the-air reconfiguration of key parameters
- USB connection for charging and for data transfer
- Truly Global Operation, using the Iridium satellite network
- Long battery life (over 2500 transmissions on a single charge
Box Contents for the Standard Yellowbrick3 Tracker
- Yellowbrick Tracking Device
- USB cable
GLOBAL COVERAGE - IRIDIUM NETWORK
Iridium network is a system of 66 LEO (Low Earth Orbiting) active satellites covering the entire earth’s surface moving from pole to pole used for worldwide voice and data communication from hand-held satellite phones and other transceiver units. The Iridium network covers the whole Earth, including poles, oceans and airways. There are many coverage maps depicting the iridium satellite network, but ultimately the iridium network is the only completely true global network available.The design of the Iridium network allows voice and data messages to be routed anywhere in the world. Voice and data calls are relayed from one satellite to another until they reach the satellite above the Iridium handset or terminal and the signal is relayed back to Earth. When an Iridium customer places a call from a handset or terminal, it connects to whatever satellite happens to be overhead, and is relayed among satellites around the globe to whatever satellite is above the appropriate Earth gateway, which downlinks the call and transfers it to the global public voice network or Internet so that it reaches the recipient.
SpecificationsSPECIFICATIONS Size and Weight Height 144 mm (plus antenna) Width 76 mm Depth 36 mm Weight 305 grams Environmental Properties Storage Temp -40 to 85 deg C Operating Temp -30 to 60 deg C Humidity < 75% RH Waterproofing IP67 depth of 1m for 30 mins Other Testing MIL810F/G for vibration and environment CE & FCC Iridium Approved Apple Approved Location & GPS GPS Chip Trimble First Fix (hot) <1 sec First Fix (warm) <20 sec First Fix (cold) <60 sec Sensitivity -160dBm Communications Iridium SBD 9602 SBD modem Bluetooth Apple/Android compatible Battery Type 5.3 Ah LiPo Charge Time 8hr from empty Capability 2000+ reports Recharge Mini USB Battery Life / Transmission Times every 5 min 6.5 days every 15 min 19 days every hour 68 days every 4 hours 186 days once per day 389 days Storage / Upgrade SD Card 2 GB internal Compatibility Mac & PC Connection Type USB Messaging / Comms Max Length 1000 characters Two-Way SMS & E-Mail Social Media Twitter & Facebook Other Custom options to send remote data for scientific/research purposes via USB, Serial or Bluetooth
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