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Upload GPS fix schedules and download data and diagnostics with Lotek’s WildCell collars. All you need is a cell phone. Our Small WildCell collars weigh as little as 230 grams.








Lotek WildCell collars let you send schedules and receive data and diagnostics from any location, using only your cell phone. No command unit or computer is necessary, and there's no need to download your data from any third-party web sites. Just call directly, using a cell phone modem, and achieve near to real-time GPS monitoring of all your animals. As a result, you can obtain a very accurate map of the travel paths and behaviour patterns of your animal from almost anywhere in the world! GPS Series collars are capable of tracking the fine-scale movements of a variety of animals through many different habitats. Furthermore, by taking advantage of the collar’s flexible scheduling option, your study can be customized to your particular research needs.
  WildCellSL WildCellSLG WildCellSD
Housing dimensions (cm) W x H x D
Battery dimensions (cm) W x H x D
7.8 x 2.5 x 4.7
8.5 x 4.8 x 3.8
7.8 x 2.5 x 4.7
8.5 x 3.5 x 3.6
7.8 x 2.5 x 4.7
The collar contains GPS receiver
GSM cellular modem
VHF tracking beacon
Features Mortality sensor
Temperature sensor
2 axis activity sensor
Advanced scheduler
Hibernation sensor
Virtual Fence
Options Drop off compatible (call Lotek for availability)
WAAS, Egnos compatible (call Lotek for availability)
GSM ground station Function:
-  To receive SMS messages containing GPS locations from the collars
-  To send a new schedule to the collar by using GPS Total Host
Total collar weight/size Approx. 270g (dependent on belt type and size) Approx. 230g (dependent on belt type and size) Approx. 320g (dependent on belt type and size)
Operational life/battery pack *
3 months**

6 months**

1 year**

GPS locations every 1 hour

GPS locations every 2 hr. + 10 min.

GPS locations every 5 hours

GPS locations every 1 hr. +15 min.

GPS locations every 3 hours

GPS locations every 8 hours
GPS locations every 18 minutes***

GPS locations every 40 minutes

GPS locations every 1 hour and 30 minutes
User replaceable battery pack 3B59 3B60 TBD
User programmable via cable with download link GPS & beacon schedules
Mortality delay
Remote upload by phone GPS & beacon schedules & Virtual Fence parameters
Remote download by phone Data & diagnostics
VHF beacon frequency Customer specified
143-155 MHz
Operating temperature range -30˚C to +50˚C
Software interface (includes host software) Windows XP® or higher recommended


* Battery life estimates are approximate and may vary due to variance in individual battery capacity as per manufacturer, as well as operating
conditions including ambient temperature, landscape, species, etc.
** An SMS message is sent after 7 acquired GPS fixes. The average time to calculate a fix is 90 seconds.
*** An SMS message is sent after 7 acquired GPS fixes. The average time to calculate a fix is 45 seconds.