Let's face the truth, there's been no magic in simple GPS tracking for a long time.
There is a device - a tracker, there is an application or web service for tracking, somewhere between them there is also a SIM card and configuration of all this.
We have already discussed SIM cards and the capabilities of our application. Today, however, we will talk about setting up the tracker. A specialist with vast experience in this matter will help us — HW-specialist of Gurtam company, Vladimir Tihonchuk.
For demonstration, we will use the FMP 100 tracker, kindly provided by Teltonika. The model was chosen for its ease of installation: most cars have a cigarette lighter socket, which allows the tracker to be installed in less than a minute.
Connecting the device to the PC for configuration:
Configuring the device in the Teltonika Configurator application.
Of course, we cannot cover all the capabilities of the Configurator in one post, so this time we will describe only the most basic device settings for proper operation.
(further there will be comments from Vladimir with screenshots, for convenience, it is better to open screenshots in a separate browser window or save them)
Save the configuration using the "Save to device" button and wait for the "Parameters saved" message.
Configuring with SMS commands.
The Teltonika Configurator application is available for Windows OS, and some trackers have a web version of the configurator application. This might not suit everyone, so we translated the configuration above into the format of SMS commands.
Thus, you can use the following SMS command:
| setparam 2001:[SIM APN];2002:[SIM APN login];
2003:[SIM APN password];2004:[Server IP/DNS];
Important to note:
Let's create a unit in the Ruhavik application.
The application Ruhavik is an intuitive and functional application for your tracker with the possibility of completely free use for one device. Learn more about the application and its features on the application's page or by writing to email@example.com
Installation in the car.
Probably the simplest step that doesn't require comments, we'll just reflect it in the photo.
We hope that you, our users and readers, now better understand the process of configuring the Teltonika FMP100 device. This is a "plug-and-play" device that easily connects to the car's cigarette lighter socket, simplifying the installation process. The device is suitable for various purposes, including courier delivery services, car rental and leasing, as well as insurance telematics.
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