SPOT X provides 2-way satellite messaging when you’re off the grid or beyond reliable cellular coverage.
Connect SPOT X to your smart phone via Bluetooth wireless technology, through the SPOT X app, to access your contacts and communicate easily with family, friends, or directly with Search & Rescue services in a life-threatening situation. If preferred or when necessary, SPOT X can be used as a standalone communication device. SPOT X has its own dedicated U.S. mobile number, so others can message you directly at any time.
What is Included?
SPOT X Satellite Messenger
Strap and Carabiner
18” Micro USB Data/Power Cable
Quick Start Guide
S.O.S. Mirrored Sticker
SPOT X Key Features:
Exchange messages with any cell phone number or email address from virtually anywhere in the world. SPOT My Account comes loaded with 14 predefined messages that you have the ability to customize and sync to your SPOT X device. Additionally, the illuminated qwerty keyboard display enhances the ease of sending custom messages. Your SPOT X will be issued with a unique US phone number allowing your contacts to easily contact you via their usual SMS method.
The SPOT X has a 2.7" screen with a backlit display which allows you to view message status' and add contacts. Also, the satellite tracker is fully dust and water protected with an IP67 standard that is also impact resistant.
SPOT X app
Connect your SPOT X to the SPOT X app via Bluetooth, to access satellite connectivity at your fingertips.
Select from 2½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minute tracking intervals, and let family, friends and other adventurers follow your progress with SPOT’s easy-to-use Google Maps™ interface. The Check-in button is an important feature. It enables users to Quickly and easily let everyone know they're OK.
FACT: In continuous 10 minute tracking mode, the SPOT X battery life will last up to 240 hours - that is 10 days!
Activation of the SOS button sends GPS coordinates to FocusPoint International every 2.5 minutes until the SOS message is acknowledged by the emergency response centre. Once the request is acknowledged, GPS co-ordinates will be sent every 5 minutes and the 2-way messaging enables clear communicaton of the situation. In SOS mode the battery will last up to 7 days.
The SPOT X has a built-in compass and programmable waypoints to help you navigate whilst on your trip. Additionally, there is an SOS button on the device for emergency situations. Send an S.O.S. to the 24/7 Search & Rescue center, message back and forth about the nature of your emergency, and receive confirmation when help is on the way.
With the SPOT X messenger, you can link your social accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, to keep your friends and family in the know wherever you go and provide updates on your trip.
SPOT X offers a wide range of service plans on a monthly or annual basis making the messenger cost-effective for a variety of users.
Plus, unlike other satellite messengers, all incoming messages are free of charge to the SPOT user.
Automated tracking is available on this device meaning contacts back home can follow your journey or you can monitor the movement of your assets.
Once the emergency button is pressed on your beacon, your location will be sent to a rescue coordination centre via satellite. This SOS is then diverted to emergency services near to your location to aid rescue. The location will be continuously sent for a minimum of 24 hours.
This unit will allow you the ability to type, and send a custom message to friends, family or colleagues. This is ideal to keep in contact when on the move.
Setup frequently used messages before your trip which can be sent at the touch of a button with no need for typing e.g. running late, arrived safely.