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1. How does Trace tracking work?

With SPOT Trace, you can track your asset in near real-time, providing a virtual breadcrumb trail of your asset's location. GPS locations will be sent on predetermined tracking intervals based on your selection in your SPOT Trace account. Get the most out ...

2. What is Suspended Track mode?

SPOT Trace is designed to only send track messages when it detects movement. When it is stationary for more than five minutes, Trace will enter Suspended Track mode. It will automatically send one more track message from the resting location as part of th ...

3. When should I use dock mode on the SPOT Trace?

For assets stored on the water, where vibration would cause false tracking, enable Dock Mode to help eliminate tracks caused by waves while the boat is safely docked. When Dock Mode is enabled, Trace uses the vibration sensor and location to determine if ...

4. What are SPOT Trace movement alerts?

Receive a notification when new movement is detected on the asset. During the account setup, you will be able to select if you want Movement Alerts enabled/disabled and how long your SPOT Trace must remain at rest before a Movement Alert will be sent. You ...

5. What is a SPOT Trace status message?

Receive a daily alert so you know your asset is secure. The daily alert with GPS coordinates will be sent every 24 hours (based on time of day when the unit is first powered on). The Status feature is DISABLED by default unless otherwise changed during ac ...

6. What are the default settings on my SPOT Trace?

The following features are ENABLED by default unless otherwise changed during account setup:LOW BATTERY - Receive a notification when the device’s batteries are low. POWER OFF - Receive a notification if your device is powered off. FACTORY SETTINGS FOR ...

7. How do I use the SPOT Device Updater for the SPOT Trace?

SPOT Trace must be plugged into your computer with the included USB cable to successfully complete a reconfiguration. Have your SPOT Trace and USB cable with you Click on the pop-up on the page when you have selected a reconfiguration applicable feature ...

8. What do the message indicators (blinking lights) mean on my SPOT Trace?

When SPOT Trace is first powered on or with a quick press of the power button the GPS light notifies you whether or not SPOT Trace is able to see the GPS satellites and obtain a GPS location. Green –The GPS light blinks green for 20 minutes if the unit ...

9. How do I ensure GPS Performance?

SPOT Trace uses an advanced GPS chipset with extremely high sensitivity to give you maximum performance. While the SPOT Trace message transmitter is also very high quality, there may be times when the device will have a GPS signal, but the message won’t ...

10. What kind of battery life and performance can I expect from the SPOT Trace?

For reliable performance, use AAA EnergizerTM Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92), NiMH rechargeable batteries, or line power. Using USB line power will NOT charge rechargeable batteries and is NOT waterproof unless using the custom USB cable (sold separa ...