Spot Gen4 - Satellite GPS Messenger

SPOT Gen4 gives you a critical, life-saving line of communication when you travel beyond the boundaries of reliable cellular service. SPOT Gen4 lets family, friends, and colleagues know you are OK, or if the unexpected should happen, sends your GPS location to emergency responders all with the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you play or work.
Please note that this unit requires a service plan, available through
With the push of a button, FocusPoint International Inc. provides emergency rescue coordination and monitoring through their dedicated search and rescue coordination centres  The S.O.S. button is for emergencies only.

Customised tracking features take your adventure to the next level. Choose motion-activated tracking regardless of the level of service you choose and set up a vibration sensor to tell your SPOT to send track updates when you are moving and to stop when you do.
Send a pre-programmed text message or an email with GPS coordinates to up to 10 contacts with your location. Your waypoint is stored in your SPOT account for later reference. Your stored waypoints can be easily integrated into a shared view. 
Set up custom messages before your next adventure to send to your list of pre-determined contacts. Use this feature as a secondary OK message. 
Alert your personal contacts that you need help in non-life-threatening situations.
Power options include 4 AAA Energizer® Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92) (included) or 4 AAA Energizer® NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12). Send 1,250 Check In and Custom Messages on a single set of Lithium batteries. 

*NOTE: The Gen4 cannot charge rechargeable batteries. The USB is only for firmware and setting updates.

Box includes:



  • Height: 8.83cm
  • Width: 6.76cm
  • Thickness: 2.36cm
  • Weight: 142g
  • IP68 water resistant: Up to a depth of 2 m for up to 30 minutes
  • Operating temperatures: -30 C to +60C
  • Operating altitude: -100 m to 6,500 m
  • Humidity and Salt Fog rated
Spot Gen4 - Satellite GPS Messenger
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