- Product Sheet
Retrieve your GPS tags more easily with our PinPoint Beacon tags. From 3.5g, you can now have accurate, automated locations and a built-in VHF beacon.
With the fully programmable schedule, you choose the days and times that GPS locations are recorded and separately when the VHF beacon transmits, to meet the specific requirements of your study. For example, you may want to have the beacon after the GPS locations have been collected. The battery can then be recharged (both GPS and VHF beacon) and the tag used again and again.
- Relocating tagged animals after migration
- Keeping track during the GPS schedule
- Retrieving tags after short-term home range studies
Please see the features, specifications for more information, and contact us to discuss your requirements.
- User friendly and flexible GPS scheduler
- Schedule the beacon transmissions separately
- Frequency of VHF Beacon chosen by you
- Mortality detection
- User rechargeable
- Tubes for harness attachment
- Other customizations (e.g. extra protection, thicker antenna) available on request
Customized to suit your project and species, the PinPoint Beacon tags are made to order.
Please contact us for more information on other options.
|Model||PinPoint Beacon-75||PinPoint Beacon-120||PinPoint Beacon-240|
|Standard weight (g) †||3.5||n/a||n/a|
|Heavy duty weight (g)||4.1||4.8||10|
|Marinised weight (g)||5.8||7.2||15|
|Standard model dimensions (mm)||25 x 14 x 7||25 x 14 x 10||n/a|
|Flexible scheduling||Simple and flexible scheduling for GPS locations and VHF Beacon.
Spread GPS fixes and VHF beacon signal over days, months or even a whole migration
|Estimated number of locations||Depends on GPS and VHF scheduling; contact us to discuss your application|
|Mortality||Start of inactivity recorded in tag log
Programmable mortality period
|Operating temperature||-5°C to +35°C|
|Antenna †||5cm GPS antenna
18cm VHF antenna
|Waterproofing||Standard & Heavy duty models: Splash tolerant
Marinised models: Rated to 50m, tested to 80m
|Warranty||1 month or 80% of the scheduled life, whichever is shorter|
†Weight includes tubes for fitting harnesses. Tags can be customised to be more robust with stronger antennas. These options will add weight.
Please ask about our other models if remote data download is needed.
Full PinPoint Beacon product sheet (PDF)