TWIG Protector Pro Ex - Specifications

Compatibility and communication

Communicates with all systems using MPTP (Mobile Phone Telematics Protocol) both SMS and GPRS. Tracking and alert messages include information on GPS / TWIG Beacon locating devices, speed, heading and battery charge.

Provisioning and security

  • Remote or local configuration
  • Authorisation of remote and local access
  • NOTE! Programming allowed only with TWIG Ex USB cable of device type FME92EU.


  • Dimensions: 28 mm x 47 mm x 99 mm
  • Weight: 119 g including battery
  • Waterproof (IP67) and shock resistant
  • Tactile silicone keypad for firm grip

Key telematics functionality

  • Manual alert through SOS key
  • ManDown++ alarm with four automatic alert triggers: device orientation and non-movement, free fall and impact
  • Two-way 3G/GSM voice with speaker
  • Device and user status messages
  • Interactive on-screen messages
  • GPS / TWIG Beacon SRD tracking*
  • Geofence

ATEX/IECEx approved

  • II 2 G Ex ib IIC T4 Gb
  • II 2 D Ex ib IIIC T130°C Db
  • VTT 16 ATEX 040X / IECEx VTT 16.0009X

Key technical features

  • Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • 5-band 3G (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
  • Built-in GSM, SRD and GNSS antennas
  • Operating temperature -20°C +40°C
  • High-power speaker-phone
  • Powerful vibrator and alarm tones

Operating time

    • Rechargeable 1300 mAh Li-ion battery
    • Typical operating times, GNSS/GPRS reporting**
    • 7 days (1 GPS report / hr)
    • 4 days (1 GPS report / 10 min)
    • 24 hours (1 GPS report / min)
    • 8 hours (1 GPS report / 5 sec)
    • Up to 25 days (GSM standby only)
    • Recharging time*** < 4 hrs for 95 %
    • NOTE! Charging allowed only with TWIG Ex charger of device type CME92EU (or with USB cable FME92EU).


  • High performance 48-channel receiver
  • Multi constellation GNSS receiver (GPS, Glonass, Galileo and BeiDou)
  • Time to first fix: Hot start 1 s; cold start < 35 s
  • Configurable opt-out and roaming block
  • Extended ephemeris on-board generation
  • Motion based GPS control

Display and keys

  • Dedicated ergonomic SOS key
  • LCD display with guiding symbols
  • Preprogrammable quick dial / status keys
  • Answer / Assistance call
  • Power On / Off / End call

Sales package content

  • TWIG Protector Pro Ex personal alarm device with integral battery
  • TWIG Ex USB cable and TWIG Ex charger with adapter of choice (EU/UK/AU)
  • User and safety documents
  • Optional device features
  • SRD (short range device) compatibility*


    • TWIG ATEX SRD devices:
    • TWIG Beacon Ex SRD locating device*
    • Non-ATEX SRD devices:
    • TWIG Button SRD wireless alarm*
    • TWIG Tag SRD RF identifier*
    • TWIG Button SRD wireless alarm*

Software and resources

  • TWIG Configurator PC app
  • TWIG FirmwareLoader PC app
  • TWIG WebFinder monitoring SaaS
  • TWIG Integrator Kit for ARC integration

TWIG Point Services

  • Remote Configurator: turn-key service to manage all device settings over the air
  • Netloc: turn-key cellular location service
  • AGPS: turn-key service to speed up GPS

Product images are indicative only. Twig Com reserves right to change all information without prior notice. Communication is only
possible within GSM network coverage. GPS location requires sufficient signal, typically only available outdoors.

*Some product versions only.

**Operating times may vary substantially depending on environment.

***Charging only above 0°C and below 40°C.

****Requires appropriate central station implementation.

*****Not for use inside ATEX areas.