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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Derek-Dex-French » 07 Oct 2015, 11:54

Peter, will be interested to hear what you think of this unit.
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby PeterPan » 07 Oct 2015, 12:43

Derek-Dex-French wrote:Peter, will be interested to hear what you think of this unit.



Well so far its an easy set up with brilliant well written instructions
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Uncle Phil » 07 Oct 2015, 16:39

Yes, I do have a Spot unit and I had it with me on the trip over. The units run on lithium Ion batteries and last pretty well and are not too expensive. My annual subscription for 'auto tracking' is around $170 USD which includes 'replacement' coverage. It works fines for tracking but would have no 'use' for tracking a theft since they could just toss the unit. It does have the ability to send two different email messages to the address you want. And it has a SOS button in case of the need to alert rescue efforts. I've attached my 'tracks' from my time over from SpotWalla.
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Pan Rider Jack » 12 Oct 2015, 08:37

Critters wrote:Just for the info of folk and to show you what my sat nav holds after a trip, ....

Even though your satnav has that info, big brother doesn't unless you give it to him to read the data directly off the unit, a normal satnav is only a receiver not a transmitter :)
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Critters » 12 Oct 2015, 09:29

Pan Rider Jack wrote:
Critters wrote:Just for the info of folk and to show you what my sat nav holds after a trip, ....

Even though your satnav has that info, big brother doesn't unless you give it to him to read the data directly off the unit, a normal satnav is only a receiver not a transmitter :)


Or the police take it as evidence, trust me, in the past i have seized satnavs and go pros to prove cock waving and it has been the icing on the cake when proving a case of dangerous driving/riding.


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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Pan Rider Jack » 13 Oct 2015, 07:17

Critters wrote:Or the police take it as evidence, trust me, in the past i have seized satnavs and go pros to prove cock waving and it has been the icing on the cake when proving a case of dangerous driving/riding.

Yeah I sort of said that ;)

Pan Rider Jack wrote:.... big brother doesn't unless you give it to him to read the data directly off the unit...
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Critters » 13 Oct 2015, 08:02

Pan Rider Jack wrote:
Critters wrote:Or the police take it as evidence, trust me, in the past i have seized satnavs and go pros to prove cock waving and it has been the icing on the cake when proving a case of dangerous driving/riding.

Yeah I sort of said that ;)

Pan Rider Jack wrote:.... big brother doesn't unless you give it to him to read the data directly off the unit...


Yes I know, it's a play on words really but do you think people would voluntarily hand over sat nav and/or go pro devices if they know that there is incriminating evidence on them,? the answer is no and time and time again i have seen bikers stopped by police quickly try to remove devices before they are spotted.

And for the guys that post up stupid videos onto you tube after they have crashed or doing stupid stuff are they that thick?
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby Critters » 24 Oct 2015, 18:30

PeterPan wrote:
Derek-Dex-French wrote:Peter, will be interested to hear what you think of this unit.



Well so far its an easy set up with brilliant well written instructions


How is the device working out for you?
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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby PeterPan » 27 Oct 2015, 10:47

Critters wrote:
PeterPan wrote:
Derek-Dex-French wrote:Peter, will be interested to hear what you think of this unit.



Well so far its an easy set up with brilliant well written instructions


How is the device working out for you?


I haven't fitted it to the bike yet.

I have used it by putting it in the topbox and in the car and I have been impressed.

It was easy to set up and works well.

Today I received the unit to permanently connect it to the bike which I might do today. If it stops raining.

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Re: Anybody recommend a vehicle Tracker

Postby mbrST1100 » 27 Oct 2015, 18:57

PeterPan wrote:Today I received the unit to permanently connect it to the bike which I might do today.

... and then you can claim in fearful/conspiratorial tone: ...Skynet has found us!!... ;)
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