Spot Connect Recommendations

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Spot Connect Recommendations

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Post by CactusJK » Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:09 am

I have had a Spot Connect I bought at REI and have never activated it due to all the bad reviews. Expo just posted another. Seriously considering returning it. Can anyone weigh in?
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Post by CactusJK » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:23 pm

Actually the Delorme inReach is probably a much better solution since it uses Iridium, once an iOS version is available.
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Post by OLLIE » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:16 pm

I have the 2nd generation SPOT and love it.
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Post by cruiserlarry » Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:54 am

CactusJK wrote:Actually the Delorme inReach is probably a much better solution since it uses Iridium, once an iOS version is available.
InReach would be nice, if DeLorme came up with a reasonable price structure...but it seems very expensive for a device that will be only occasionally used...

I, too, have a Gen 2 Spot, and it has worked fine for me - but I've never had a critical emergency to really test it (that's not a complaint :lol: )
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