TWIG Protector Pro - Specifications

Compatibility and Communication

TWIG Protector Pro can communicate with all systems using MPTP (Mobile Phone Telematics Protocol) both SMS and GPRS. Tracking and alert messages include information on GPS / TWIG Beacon location, speed, heading and battery charge.

Provisioning and Security

  • Remote or local configuration
  • Authorization of remote and local access


  • Waterproof (IP67) & shock resistant
  • Elastomer grip

Ease of Use

  • Dedicated ergonomic SOS key
  • LCD display with guiding symbols
  • Pre-programmable Quick dial / status keys
  • Amber alert key
  • ManDown control key
  • Answer / End call
  • Power On/Off

Key Telematics Functionality

  • Alert through SOS key
  • Automatic ManDown alarm (tilt angle or non-movement)
  • ManDown+ (two independent alert triggers, device orientation and non-movement)
  • Amber alert (timer alert, local + server-based)
  • Two-way 3G/GSM voice with speaker option
  • Device and user status messages
  • Interactive on-screen messages
  • GPS / TWIG Beacon SRD tracking*
  • Geofence

Brief Technical Specification

  • Dimensions: 28mm x 47mm x 99mm
  • Weight: 94g including battery
  • Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
  • 5-band 3G (800/850/900/1900/2100MHz)
  • Built-in GSM and GPS antennas
  • Operating temperature -20°C to +50°C
  • Powerful alert tones
  • Powerful vibrating alert

Operating Time

  • Rechargeable 1350 mAh Li-ion battery
  • Typical operating times, GPS/GPRS reporting**
  • 9 days (1 GPS report / hr)
  • 5 days (1 GPS report / 10 min)
  • 33 hours (1 GPS report / min)
  • 10 hours (1 GPS report / 5 sec)
  • Up to 25 days (GSM standby only)
  • Recharging time*** < 4 hrs for 95 %


  • High performance 48-channel receiver
  • Time to first fix: Hot start 1 s; cold start < 35 s
  • AGPS feed: Extended ephemeris over GPRS
      Configurable opt-out and roaming block
  • Extended ephemeris on-board generation
  • Motion based GPS control

Sales Package Consists of:

  • TWIG Protector Pro unit with integral battery
  • Charger of choice (mains / car)
  • Quick user guide


  • 3G cellular
  • TWIG short range devices (SRD) transceiver


  • Charging station
  • TWIG Beacon SRD indoor/outdoor locating device*
  • TWIG Remote Button of SRD category 2*
  • TWIG Tag SRD RF identifier*
  • Leather carrying case
  • Car charger + car holder
  • Cable USB to mini-USB

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℃ and below 40℃.

****Requires appropriate central station implementation.

*****Some product functions differ in ATEX version, see separate data sheet.