Overview

Maximize your asset tracking ROI with the TAM-412 Satellite Terminal. It provides fully secure global coverage and features a primary (non-rechargeable) battery that lasts up to 7 years with 24 hour reporting. This affordable asset tracker equips you with a reliable, cost-effective global tracking and monitoring solution for your fixed and mobile assets. For shorter missions and more frequent reporting the TAM-442 Satellite Terminal has a rechargeable battery. It’s an affordable, reliable and cost-effective global tracking and monitoring solution for your fixed and mobile assets such as trailers, containers, trucks, oil and gas equipment, and railcars.

Data Sheet (PDF)

Product Details

Specifications

Physical

Dimensions
247 mm x 178 mm x 48 mm (9.7˝ x 7.0˝ x 1.9˝)

Weight
1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)

Mounting
Screws, magnetic feet

Environmental

Operating Temperature
-35°C to +70°C (-31°F to +158°F) Charging temp: 0°C to +45°C (32°F to +113°F)

Humidity
≤95% @ +40°C (+104°F) non-condensing

IP Rating
IP66

Interfaces

Serial Interface
Asynchronous serial RS232

Baud Rate
9600 bps

Parity/Data Bits/Stop Bits
N, 8, 1

Battery Life (Litium-Ion, Rechargeable)

Typical Battery Life in Weeks at 20° C
(Battery lifetime will be reduced when operating in low temperatures.)

Reporting Rate: 15 min (default)
5 weeks typical

Reporting Rate: 1 hr
16 weeks typical

Reporting Rate: 6 hrs
Up to 36 weeks

Time To Charge
7 hrs, from fully discharged

Battery Charging

Charging Input Voltage Range
9.6V to 30V (Front panel connector)
11V to 30V (Using vehicle charging cable)

Charging Input Current
Maximum 2A

Satellite Connectivity

Transmitter
EIRP: 0-9dBW
Modulation 2 level FSK: 20 Hz tone spacing
Tx burst duration: 2s or 8s

Receiver
G/T: ≥-25dB/K at EL = 30°
Modulation: 32-ary FSK, 20Hz tone spacing

Elevation Angle
0° - 90°

Frequency Range
Transmit: 1626.5-1660.5 MHz
Receive: 1525.0-1559.0 MHz
GPS: 1575.42 ± 1.0 MHz

GPS
Channels: 50
Typical time to first fix:
Cold Start: <29 seconds
Hot Start <1s (GPS was off for less than 2 hours)
Typical position accuracy (with clear sky view) (SA Off): 2.5m (8ft) (CEP, 2D)
Dynamic capability:
Velocity 515 m/s maximum
Acceleration ≤4g
Maximum update rate 1s

Accessories

Via General Purpose Input port (Analog/Digital configurable)
Dual Connector & Charger Cable
Programming Cable
Panic Button
Door Sensor

Power Supply
Standard single-unit charger
Vehicle auxiliary power outlet cable (should not be used in C1D2 environments)

Certifications

Class 1, Div 2
Pending. (NOTE: The TAM-442 should not be used in C1D2 environments while connected to the vehicle’s auxiliary power socket.)

Inmarsat Type Approval
Yes

FCC Compliant
Yes

CE
Yes

RoHS
Yes

Anatel Compliant
Yes

Visuals

Form Factor

Resources

Software downloads can be accessed through the Workflow Solutions Technical Support Portal at http://vocollect.custhelp.com/. Note that you will need to create an account.

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