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Form Factor

Enclosure: 12.4” x 3.2” x 1.15” (31.50 x 8.1 x 2.9 cm)

Mass: 18.9 oz (535 g)

Weather Sealing

Operating Temperature: -20° C (-4° F) to +60° C (+140° F)

Extended Temperature: -40° C (-40° F) to +70° C (+158° F) *

*recharging is automatically disabled

Humidity: 100% at 50° C, salt, fog per MIL STD 810

Vibration/Shock: MIL STD 810 and SAE J1455

Water and Dust: IP67/NEMA6, waterproof, full immersion at 1m depth


Battery: Solar Rechargeable Battery: 5300 mAh, 7.2VDC

Cycles: 100% DOD >1000 cycles

Shelf life, charged: >3 years (inventory mode)

Solar Panel: Mono-crystalline silicon 6V, 1W

External Power: 10-18V, up to 500 mA

GPS Tracking/Management Capabilities

Internal GPS and motion sensor with variable motion schedules

Over-The-Air programming and real-time location request command

O n-board custom geofencing, deep data logging

Additional Sensor Capabilities

All GPS tracking capabilities plus choice of up to two powered or unpowered

analog or digital inputs, two 4-20 mA inputs, or two temperature sensors

RS-485, MODBUS, CANBUS/J1939 or serial interface

Accessories: Engine run time harness, temp sensor, panic button, door security

wire, multi-functional interface cable, magnetic and door mount brackets

Internal motion and temp sensors: Standard onboard encryption (AES optional)


Iridium Short Burst

Data 1616-1626.5 MHz

Time Domain Duplex



Acquisition & tracking sensitivity: -161.5 dBM

Cold start (open sky): 33s

Hot start (open sky): < 2s (typical)

Position Accuracy (50% CEP): < 5m


Configuration changes Over-The-Air via data

portal API


VHB tape; magnet, door and screw brackets;

heavy equipment cage


FCC CFR parts 15 and 25

Industry Canada CAN ICES-3 (A) / NMB-3 (A)

CE Mark

ETSI EN 301 489-1 V1.9.2 & EN 300 440-2

UL/CSA/EN/IEC 61010-1

ANSI/ISA 12.12.01-2000 Class I, Division 2

CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 213 Class I, Division 2


The RDDAP3 global satellite tracker is one of the most versatile, two-way asset tracking, GPS and sensor monitoring solutions ever built, especially designed for unpowered assets.

The RDDAP3 is a low profile, battery-powered, solar recharging, rapidly reporting, fully self-contained, ruggedized, Over-The-Air (OTA) command capable, intrinsically safe, encrypted, geofence-enabled, memory-rich, GPS tracking and (optionally) cabled sensor interface solution, that enables the reliable tracking and monitoring of any fixed or mobile asset anywhere in the world - ground, sea or air.

The RDDAP3’s solar plus battery power configuration lasts the lifetime of most industrial equipment (10+ years) and is designed to survive long low sun conditions. The RDDAP3 leverages the 100% global coverage of the Iridium satellite constellation's reliable duplex connectivity.

The RDDAP3 is controlled OTA to change reporting schedules and behavior, control sensor endpoints, geofences, alarm thresholds, and deliver firmware upgrades. Red Dog Logistics offers zero-to-low-cost, rapid HW integration support to partners adding sensors.

Data is delivered in many methods, most often directly into partners’ display portals, along with integrated APIs for OTA device configuration. All customers get access to Red Dog Logistics web-based asset and device management portal with simple display/mapping solution. Payload parsing and API documentation is available to integrators. The RDDAP3 is a ready-to-deploy, global tracking solution that can be active and installed in < 30 seconds; no wires or cables, just an on/off magnet. The RDDAP3 is available to Reseller and Integrator partners globally. Contact us to start using the RDDAP3 today.