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GPS Trackers?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by KAD, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. KAD

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    Trackimo or Marco Polo? Two different systems, what one would you go with? Marco is a lot lighter but has limited range because it uses RF. Trackimo is unlimited using GPS and cell signal. What do you users like.
    Thanks, KAD
     
  2. msinger

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  3. Mike Mauk

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    I like the Marco polo, have not had to actually use it yet thank goodness, but like that it doesn't use gps or cell.
     
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    marco polo
     
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    I use Trackimo got a few of them they work great and not just for our birds ;)
    My concern with the Marco polo is distance and the extra gear . Say you lose control RTH dose not work correctly you hit some winds that carry the bird you would be SOL and the price is steep . This is just the way I look at it :D
     
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  6. MDR

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    Trackimo for me.
    I like the expanded range, with the ease of using my cell phone as the tracking screen.
     
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    Know what ya mean there Eagle Beak :D:):D
     
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  8. LUISMARTINEZ

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    Trackimo. Works great and it's small.
     
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    I got this one in black. Cheap and works great .
     

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    Can you guys using trackimo show how or where you have it setup? Picture please.
     
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    trackimo.jpg
     
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    Just received my Trackimo yesterday. Love how you get the first year free and can have it up and running in no time. Will take a photo and post up when I get home. Cheers!
     
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    Trackimo.jpg
    It's a 3D printed holder using two of the leg screws. If you have access to a printer the file is on www.thingiverse.com. search for Trackimo and/or phantom 3
     
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    Oh that looks good. I wish I had access to a 3d printer.
     
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  15. MPD352

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    There are tons of places on the net that will print the design for you. Thingiverse has several.

    The design is free for anyone to use.
     
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    This is what I am currently running. Will also give the 3D printed attachment a try when it arrives and decide from there.
     
  17. asfodelo42

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    [QUOTE = "KAD, posta: 477.477, membro: 26058"] Trackimo o Marco Polo? Due sistemi diversi, ciò che volete andare? Marco è molto più leggero, ma ha una portata limitata perché utilizza RF. Trackimo è illimitata utilizzando il GPS e il segnale cellulare. Che cosa ti piace agli utenti.
    Grazie, KAD [/ QUOTE]
    Uso da un mese Oltre un gps
    sul mio P3A tutto perfetto nessuna interferenza, Durata del volo con gps
    e rec video di 17 Minuti
    [QUOTE = "KAD, posta: 477.477, membro: 26058"] Trackimo o Marco Polo? Due sistemi diversi, ciò che volete andare? Marco è molto più leggero, ma ha una portata limitata perché utilizza RF. Trackimo è illimitata utilizzando il GPS e il segnale cellulare. Che cosa ti piace agli utenti.
    Grazie, KAD [/ QUOTE]
     

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  18. asfodelo42

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    [QUOTE = "KAD, posta: 477.477, membro: 26058"] Trackimo o Marco Polo? Due sistemi diversi, ciò che volete andare? Marco è molto più leggero, ma ha una portata limitata perché utilizza RF. Trackimo è illimitata utilizzando il GPS e il segnale cellulare. Che cosa ti piace agli utenti.
    Grazie, KAD [/ QUOTE]

    Uso da un mese Oltre sul mio P3A il spsdpggps, Batteria 750 mha, Durata 15 ore con Aggiornamenti OGNI 15 Secondi, app per Android e iOS, nessun problema fino a Bon Voyage this Momento, made in Taiwan, IP 67, abs, antiurto, peso 6 gr, volo 17 Minuti con e rec video
     
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    How easy would it be for the trackismo to fall out of that 3d printed mount?
    Or is there a smaller lighter option available now?
     
  20. MPD352

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    The mount is made to fit the Trackimo very tightly. The gps would not just "fall" out.
     
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