How the Boat or Outboard Marine GPS Tracker works
There is a GPS antenna which receives signals from sky satellites to determine an accurate geo position. This position is sent via SMS (text message) along with Date, Time and Speed.
When you click on the GPS Co-ordinates link it takes you to a position on your Smart Phone map where your Tracker is located. The phone used in the example below is an Iphone. It also works with any Android phone.
Boat or Outboard Marine GPS Tracker Features
- Auto Track: Can continue tracking at given intervals.
- Voice Surveillance : You dial up and listen in to the sounds around the tracker. eg. voices, car sound, etc.
- Geofence: A predefined virtual fence is setup around a site. If the Tracker goes outside this perimeter it will send an alarm to your phone.
- Movement Alert: The unit can be set up to act as a movement alarm. Once the Tracker moves more than 200 metres from it’s original position an alarm is sent to your phone. This works as a basic car alarm.
- Over-Speed Alert: You can set the maximum speed to any number. If it is set to 100kph and the Tracker travels >100kph and alarm is sent to your phone with the current speed, the position, time & date.
- SOS Button: There is an SOS button situated on the side of the Tracker. Once pressed for >6 seconds an alarm is sent to your phone again with the current speed, the position, time & date.
What is Included with your Boat GPS Tracker
- GPS Tracker
- DC-DC Converter
- Lithium-Ion Battery
What is not Included
- Sim Card
Boat or Outboard Marine GPS Tracker Installation
For the DIY enthusiast the tracker is very easy to install in your vehicle. You have 2 wires to connect 12/24v and earth. Make sure a fuse is placed between the DC DC converter and the battery to protect the battery in case of short circuit.