Catfish+ Battery Powered 4G Asset Tracker

Catfish+ Battery Powered 4G Asset Tracker

$249.00 inc GST

Available on backorder

Next-generation of our best-selling Catfish series – Ultra-rugged battery-powered GPS asset tracking device featuring 10+ years battery life

  • Deploy-once battery life with up to 10+ years on only 3 x AA user-replaceable batteries
  • Powered by off-the-shelf Lithium or Lithium Thionyl Chloride (LTC) batteries for extreme temperature operation
  • Tracks assets when they’re on the move and enters sleep mode when stationary to conserve power
  • ‘Battery Low’ and ‘Battery Critical’ alerts
  • Weatherproof and ultra-rugged IP68, IK07 housing
  • Cellular 4G LTE-M/NB-IoT versions
  • Ideal for Live GPS Tracking Applications

Available on backorder


The Catfish+ operates on either LTE-M or NB-IoT depending on the SIM used

  • Cellular Module: Nordic nRF9160 Modem operates on all major global LTE-M and NB-IoT bands (supports roaming across networks – roaming SIM required)
    Supported LTE bands:
    LTE-M (Cat-M1): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66
    NB-IoT (Cat-NB1/NB2): B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B12, B13, B17, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B66
  • GNSS Module: Sony CXD5605
  • Constellation: Concurrent GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS
  • Tracking Sensitivity: -147 dBm cold start / -161 dBm hot start
  • *Location Accuracy: ~1m 2D RMS, GPS, -130dBm
  • SIM Size & Access: Internal Nano 4FF SIM
  • GNSS Assistance: GNSS almanac and ephemeris data for greater sensitivity and position accuracy
  • Low Noise Amplifier: GPS signals are filtered and boosted by a SAW filter and low-noise amplifier (LNA) allowing operation where other units fail
  • Cell Tower Location: Cell tower location fallback for positioning when GPS can’t get a fix
  • User-Replaceable Batteries: 3 x AA. Batteries not included.
  • Supported Battery Types: 
    *Lithium (LiFeS2)
    *Lithium Thionyl Chloride (LTC)
    *Lithium or LTC recommended for best performance. Please dispose of Lithium batteries in a safe and responsible manner.
  • **Battery Life Estimates: LTE-M/NB-IoT
  • Once Daily location updates – 10+ years
  • Movement-Based location updates – 6 years
  • Hourly location updates – 3.5 years.
  • 2 Min location updates – 1.5 years
  • Input Voltage: 
    3.8 V – 16 V DC
  • Sleep Current: <10uA*
    *Average current in lowest power configuration.
  • Safety: Reverse Polarity Protection (LTE-M/NB-IoT Only)
  • Dimensions: 108 x 86 x 30 mm (4.25 x 3.39 x 1.18″)
  • Weight: 173g
  • Housing: Non-branded housing for optional white-labeling
  • IP/IK Rating: Ultra-rugged and waterproof IP68 and IK07-rated housing ensures the Oyster3 can withstand impact, fine dust, and brief submersion
  • Installation: Compact and concealable. Multiple installation options for covertly and easily securing the device to assets with screws, bolts, cable ties, rivets, and more. Stainless steel screws provided.
  • Operating Temperature: -30°C to +60°C
    For operation in extreme temperatures use *LTC Batteries (*LTE-M/NB-IoT Only)
  • Cellular Antenna: Internal
  • GPS Antenna: Internal
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer: 3-Axis Accelerometer to detect movement, high G-force events, and more
  • Diagnostic LED: Diagnostic LED indicates operation status
  • Flash Memory: Store weeks of records if device is out of cellular coverage. Storage capacity for over 4 weeks of continuous 2-minute logging.
  • On-Board Speed & Heading: Current speed and heading is reported with each position update
  • On-Board Temperature: The device reports internal temperature which provides an indication of ambient temperature but may not always be precise
  • Analog Input: 1 x Analog Input. 0-40V
  • Digital Inputs: 3* x Digital Inputs with configurable pull-up/down
    0-48V DC input range
    On/Off thresholds:
    Pull-up enabled: low at 0.4V, high at 1.9V
    Pull-down enabled: low at 0.8V, high at 2.2VCan be used for pulse counting
    *Digital Input 3 pin shared with Driver ID. Cannot be used in conjunction with Wiegand or TTL readers.
  • Digital Outputs: 1 x Switched Ground Digital Output – 2A max
    Easily wired up to switch external lights, relays, buzzers, etc. Can be used to immobilize a vehicle.
  • Ignition: 1 x dedicated ignition Digital Input 0-48V DC – 2.2V on/off threshold
    Can be used as a digital input if not required
  • TTL Interface: Serial interface used to connect a Digital Matter RFID reader for Driver ID (requires external 5V power source)
  • Wiegand: Enables easy integration with a variety of Driver ID card types and readers or keypads
  • 1-Wire® or iButton®: 1-Wire® or iButton® can be used to read Driver ID tags. Readers available to suit multiple card formats.
  • Auto-APN: Auto-APN allows the device to analyze the SIM card and select the correct APN details from a list that is pre-loaded in the device’s firmware
  • Battery Life Monitoring: ‘Battery Low’ and ‘Battery Critical’ alert levels
  • Geofence Alerts: The server can use device location to create geofences and alerts if an asset enters or leaves designated locations
  • Geofence Download to Device: Geofences can be downloaded directly to the device for enhanced location-based actions and alerts. Maximum of 500 Geofences with up to 100 points per geofence.
  • Impact Detection: Configure impact-detection alerts when G-forces are exceeded by a user-defined threshold
  • Intelligent Power Management: Early registration abort saves power when out of cellular coverage
  • Periodic or Movement-Based Tracking: Configure parameters to send updates based on set time intervals or when movement occurs. Adaptive tracking technology detects when the device is on the move and increases the update rate, providing detail when you need it while conserving battery when stationary.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Set reminders based on distance traveled and run hours to reduce maintenance and repair costs
  • Run Hour Monitoring: Capture run hours based on movement to understand and optimize asset utilization
  • Sleep Mode: Stationary devices enter sleep mode until movement occurs to conserve battery life and optimize data usage
  • Theft Recovery: Switch to Recovery Mode in the case of theft or loss to activate real-time tracking for asset retrieval
  • Tip Detection & Rotation Counting: Axis angle reporting, tip detection and rotation counting
  • Flexible Configuration: Configure device parameters such as position update rate, movement and accelerometer settings, and more to fit any tracking application
  • Device Management Platform: Manage, monitor, configure, debug, update, and restart devices remotely from our cloud-based device management system
  • Configuration App: Configurable with DM-Link provisioning tool
  • Third-Party Integration: TCP Direct or HTTPS Webhook
  • Data Security: Military-level AES-256 Encryption from device to Device Management Platform to protect the integrity and confidentiality of telematics data. Data forwarded to third-party systems is sent via HTTPS for end-to-end security.
  • Manufacturer’s Warranty: Two-year manufacturer’s warranty. Exclusions apply.
  • LTE-M / NB-IOT – FCC, ISED, CE, UKCA, ACMA RCM, PTCRB, AT&T (in progress), Telstra, EMC, RoHS

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*Positioning accuracy specifications are provided by the GNSS supplier and reflect ideal conditions. Device configuration, installation, environmental conditions, augmentation services, and many other factors may lead to variations in positioning accuracy.

**Battery life estimates are influenced by several factors including temperature, installation and orientation of the device, the frequency of location updates, network coverage, sensor integrations, peripherals, accelerometer settings, and more. Battery life calculators are available at

Additional information

SD Storage

128GB High Endurance, 256GB High Endurance


0.3 kg

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