IMPORTANT: Spot 3 can only be shipped within the USA and Canada.
SPOT Gen3 - The latest in the line of SPOT rugged satellite GPS messengers, the SPOT Gen3 keeps you connected even when you’re off-the-grid. Using the power of satellite technology SPOT works virtually anywhere in the world. Check in with your personal and professional networks, send custom messages and let others track your location in real-time via Google Maps™. In an emergency, transmit an SOS with your location to GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center.
Key Differences: SPOT 3 vs SPOT 2
- Longer battery life - more reliable
- Smaller size - easier to travel with
- Internal vibration sensor to only send tracking messages while moving - more efficient
- Vibration sensor also enables us to provide the new Unlimited Tracking service - ability to transmit indefinitely
- New Movement Messaging - theft alerting capability
- Variable rates in Track Mode (30 min, 15, 10, 5, 2) - more customizable
- Inserting OK or Custom messages into a Track session no longer blocks Track Messages from being sent for ~30 minutes - more reliable
- USB connection for FW upgrades as well as feature manipulation (enabling Unlimited Track, varying the rate, etc.)
- USB connection for line power - indefinite life span
- Device will run off of Energizer NiMH rechargeable batteries (USB power will NOT charge the batteries, they must be removed and charged separately)
- LEDs visible while pressing the buttons - more confidence in the functions
- Easier to press buttons with tactile feedback - more user-friendly
- Loops on top and bottom provide mounting options instead of requiring a carrying case - easier to travel with/carry