Australia is a harsh country, Heat, humidity, dust, and rough corrugated dirt road.
• What is the operating Temperature?
The heat inside a locked vehicle can increase dramatically in the summer months. It is important to have a tracker that can work in extreme temperatures.
• What is the IP rating? (International protection Marking)
Dust alongside humidity will shorten the life of the components. Is it dust and waterproof
• GPS Chipset
SIRF and Ublox are awesome quality GPS chipsets. They’re not cheap. Just because it says SIRF IV chip on the box, doesn’t mean it is. A LOT are Chinese copies. They don’t like our conditions, and often fail.
Tracking mate uses U-blox GPS chipsets