Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

GPS Tracker

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by rbhamilton, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. rbhamilton

    Aug 30, 2014
    Likes Received:
    So I picked up a cool GPS Tracker.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hot-Mini-Smart- ... 1213236370


    Only 27g. It's actually a real cell phone, although it can only call 3 or 4 numbers. I bought a T-Mobile SIM card and loaded it up with $10. It's got a speaker and a mic. But it's main claim to fame is it updates it's position every few minutes by text message to the web. You can text it and it sends you a map of it's location.

    You program it by sending it texts. I probably should have sent it the text to switch to English first...


    The web site you register on is all in Chinese. You can log in and see your drone's position. I believe it's set to Google Maps by default and I screwed something up. Have to do some research.


    Or you can send it a text and the thing texts you back a map.


    Kinda great to have a bit of a backup just incase this thing zooms off to China some day.
Similar Threads - GPS Tracker Forum Date
Problem with Dronemods GPS Tracker Off Topic Jan 13, 2018
Can you use a key GPS tracker on a drone? General Discussion Nov 14, 2017
GPS trackers Phantom 4 Discussion Oct 25, 2017
gps black box tracker for P3 Standard Apr 8, 2017
Anyone use the Trackimo GPS tracker? General Discussion Mar 19, 2017