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GSatMicro vs RockBLOCK Mk2

The GSatMicro is a powerful, small, customizable, self-contained Iridium tracker. It transmits positions, SOS alerts and other specialized information through its industry-leading satellite antenna and electronics technology to be monitored and analyzed in real time. Configuration capabilities enable the support of any asset and type of information, allowing the GSatMicro to be used in many different applications.

Capability GSatMicro RockBLOCK Mk2
AES 256-bit encryption
Alert Button
Battery Fuel Gauge
Magnetic Compass
Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE)
Weather Resistant Case
Iridium Satellite Network
USB Interface CDC
Scripting/User Programming 32-bit Cortex ARM processor with a fully user customizable LUA Scripting Language
GPS Receiver SiRFstarV GPS with an amazing -163dBm sensitivity
Antennas Single integrated high gain helical antenna Yes (& optional 'SMA' version for external antenna)
Apple Compatible
Android Compatible
Windows Compatible
Mac Compatible
Linux Compatible
Garmin FMI Interface Compatible
Power Input / Output Type Dual power path: USB or DC Power (6V to 36V DC) @ 2A max FTDI USB adaptor or Direct-Header connector
Serial: RS232 1 0
Serial: RS485 0 0
Dimensions 1.77"L x 1.77"W x 0.78"D 2.99"L x 2.02" W x 0.74" D
Weight 4.5oz (127.5g) 2.68oz (76g)
Channels 48
GPS Frequency 1,575 MHz 1,575 MHz
Operating Frequency 1.621 Ghz 1.621 Ghz
Position Accuracy <2.5m CEP (autonomous) <2.0m CEP SBAS (horizontal)

About the Author
Tunde Findikoglu
Direct Sales Manager

Tunde Findikoglu has experienced and managed all parts of the sales cycle in the satellite industry for over 19 years. She has extensive knowledge in providing clients with solution-based products and services; ranging from end-users to government entities. Tunde joined GSE in 2015 to assist customers with finding the best possible solution to fit their needs.

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