SPOT Gen3 One-way Satellite Messenger

Critical, life-saving communication using 100% satellite technology. Always plan for the unexpected.

  • The SPOT Gen3 gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication when you travel beyond the boundaries of mobile coverage. Let family and friends know you’re OK or, if the worst should happen, send emergency responders your GPS location, all with the push of a button.
  • Wherever you go, track and share your adventure. SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger works where mobile phones don’t.
Spot Gen 3

• Compact and easy to carry
• Battery powered; no external power supply required
• Supports “I’m OK” sked reports as well as SOS duress, help and custom messages
• Increased frequency of reporting while in SOS or help mode
• Motion Activated Tracking
• A vibration sensor tells your SPOT to send tracks only when you’re moving, this is a battery saving feature.
• Enhanced Tracking
• Upgrades available to Unlimited or Extreme Tracking. Choose your rate of tracking of 60, 30, 10, or 5 minutes with Unlimited Tracking, or down to 2.5 minutes with Extreme Tracking.
• More Battery Options
• 4 AAA ‘off the shelf’ Lithium Batteries
• 4 AAA ‘off the shelf’ NiMH rechargeable Batteries
• Line power with a 5v USB connection. (SPOT Gen 3 is not waterproof when line powered)

Already have an active SPOT Gen3 and thinking about upgrading to the new SPOT X?
Great news, you can upgrade your SPOT Gen3 service to a SPOT X service free of charge. SPOT will transfer your existing connected SPOT Gen3 service to a SPOT X Unlimited Plan for the remainder of your SPOT Gen3 service term, and waive the activation fee.

Simply purchase a SPOT X device online, or from an approved retailer. Then log into your SPOT account in MyAccount, click on ‘My Devices,’ select your SPOT Gen3 device and then click on ‘Upgrade Your SPOT Device.’ You will need the ESN & Auth Code of both your SPOT Gen3 and SPOT X device to complete the upgrade.

Please note: use of satellite telecommunications services and devices may be prohibited or restricted in some countries.
More Information
Brand Iridium
Specifications • Size: 87.2 x 65 x 25.4 (mm)
• Weight: 114g with lithium batteries
• Operating Temp: -30°C to 60°C
• Operating Altitude: -100m to +6,500m
• Humidity Rating: MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.3, 95% to 100% cond.
• Vibration Rating: Per SAE J1455
• Waterproof Rating: IP67 (1m for up to 30 minutes) (Not waterproof when Line Powered)

Battery Type
• 4 AAA Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries
• 4 AAA Energizer NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12)
• Line Power with a 5v USB connection

Long Battery Life
• Up to 3 months standby or;
• Send 1250 messages on a single set of lithium batteries

Contoured Shape
• Loops provide an easy way to carry
• Rugged and lightweight
• Large, easy to press buttons
What's in the Box • SPOT Gen3 Satellite GPS Messenger
• Strap
• USB cable
• Quick reference guide
• Carabiner