XTracker BR: Satellite Broadband GPS Vessel Tracking
XTracker BR (Broadband) is a robust, dependable and extremely compact tracking device that sends out GPS position reports at pre-programmed intervals. It is particularly well-suited for use with VSAT satellite broadband terminals.
Position reports contain date, time, latitude, longitude, and average course and speed over the ground. GPS position reports are recorded, transmitted, and posted on the web in 20 seconds, on average. XTracker’s modest power requirements make it ideal for remote locations where solar panels or batteries are the only source of electricity.
Because the XTracker BR routes the position reports through your satellite broadband device, the frequency of the position reports can be set to whichever frequency you want. There is no additional charge for XTracker services for increased frequency, although you may incur additional charges on your satellite airtime bill for the airtime required to send the GPS pings.
Easy Installation for Secure Vessel GPS Position Tracking
The XTracker BR is installed quickly and easily on a standard 1″ threaded antenna mount. Everything is controlled from ship or shore, including position reporting and polling intervals. There are no buttons or switches on the XTracker IR unit.
Up To 10 Year Battery Life
The XTracker BR can be powered in one of two ways: either by connecting the unit directly to a powering bank on board, or by wiring the unit to a standalone long-life battery (purchased separately).
Depending on the type of battery being used, the XTracker BR can last as long as 10 years without changing the battery or needing any kind of upkeep.
RedPort Tracking: Everything You Need for Web-Based Tracking
Tracking for the XTracker IR is provided through RedPort Tracking and consists of a detailed, robust online tracking interface that provides:
- Real-time Position and Tracking
- Longitude and latitude info
- Emergency alarm/ SOS/Movement alarm/ Overspeed alarm/ Border crossing alert.
- Geo-fence alarm
- Course and Speed (on web-based tracking site)
- Web-based tracking or mobile-phone-based tracking
- Central Monitoring system (web-base)
- History of tracking movements
- Ability to track hundreds of vessels or assets on one web-based monitoring system
Additionally, a fee for the airtime required to send the satellite GPS pings may be required by your satellite dealer. Contact your dealer to learn about airtime fees and pricing.
Power: Power Over Ethernet
Waterproof: Waterproof up to a depth of 1m or for up to 30 min
Operating Temp: -22 F to 158 F (-30 C to 70 C)
Operating Alt: -328 ft to 21,320 ft (-100 m to 6,500 m)
Height: 7.28 in Dia (185mm)
Width: 7.08 in High (180mm)
Weight: 4 Lbs (1.81 kg)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g
Certifications: FCC, CE, RoHS
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Other Vessel Tracking Options
RedPort offers two other vessel tracking units:
This XTracker is for standalone tracking anywhere on the planet. Learn more here.
This XTracker is based on the Globalstar Simplex coverage map and offers regional, and very affordable, tracking up to every 2.5 minutes. Learn more here.