PinPoint VHF Download
Proximity sensing now available
Accurate, automated GPS locations are taken at times/dates programmed by you, to meet the requirement of your study. The locations can then be remotely downloaded with our VHF PinPoint Command Unit, when you want to with no need to recapture your animal.
Provisional Model Specifications
|Model||PinPoint VHF-50||PinPoint VHF-75||PinPoint VHF-120||PinPoint VHF-240|
|Weight *||From 2.9g||From 3.5g||From 5.0g||From 10.0g|
|Estimated number of locations||90 - 5500 depending on tag model, GPS, beacon and RF communication schedules; contact us to discuss your application|
|Data Download||PinPoint Commander and Yagi Antenna|
|Standard model dimensions
(l x w x h)
|23 x 12 x 6 mm||25 x 14 x 7 mm||25 x 14 x 10 mm||55 x 17 x 11 mm|
|Scheduling||Simple and flexible scheduling for GPS locations and VHF download.|
|Rechargeable||Limited recharges, dependent on deployment|
|Sensing Options||Mortality and
Proximity of other tagged animals
|Operating temperature||-5°C to +50°C|
|Antenna *||5cm GPS antenna
18cm VHF antenna
|Waterproofing||Standard & Heavy duty models: Splash tolerant
Marinised models: Rated to 50m, tested to 80m.
|Warranty**||80% of Estimated Life, to a Maximum Warranty Period of 3 months|
*Weight includes tubes for fitting harnesses. Customised, heavy duty (more robust with stronger antennas) versions of these tags are available for additional weight.
** All PinPoint Tags are Warrantied to be free of defects in materials and workmanship under Normal Use for a period of 80% of Estimated Life for the first deployment schedule, unless otherwise specified, to a specified Maximum Warranty Period. The Tags should function (meaning to charge and take fixes) for the entirety of the Tag’s Warranty Period. For Remote Download PinPoint Tag Models (Argos, Iridium, VHF or GSM) the customer must prove that the Tag is in circumstances where it has had a good opportunity to collect GPS locations and where data reception is possible via the applicable method, in order to make a valid warranty claim.
Please contact one of our Avian Telemetry Specialists to discuss your project.
Specifications correct as of January 2018.