Concox GPS Vehicle tracker User manual

GPS Vehicle tracker
(Anti-theft Tracking & Positioning)
(Version 2.3)
Please read this manual carefully before attempting installation and online activation.
Pictures are for indication and illustration purposes only.
1. Accessories:
2. Features:
Wide voltage input range: 9-36v DC
GPS position upload via GPRS as preset interval
Check location via SMS
Built-in vibration sensor, intelligent theft proof
ACC ignition detection
Tele-cutoff (petrol/ electricity) function
3. Interface Introduction
3.1 Red LED (Power/Working Status)
LED Status
Continuously in dark state
Flash slowly
Power off
Working normally
3.2 Green LED (GSM Status Indicator)
LED Status
Flash slowly
Continuously in dark state
Receive GSM signal normally
Start GPRS
No GSM signal
3.3Blue LED (GPS Status Indicator)
LED Status
Flash quickly
Flash slowly
Continuously in dark state
3.4 Defense Status Indication
Three LEDs (blue/red/green) flash cyclically.
4. Method of Installation
4.1 Installing SIM Card
Searching GPS signal, not located
GPS located
GPS is in sleep mode or not working
 Power off before installing or removing the SIM card.
 The SIM card used should be available for GPRS
4.2 Installation Notes
Concealed installation, be aware of water drops
Stay away from interference of electromagnetic signals
Fixed firmly into position
Make sure the device face towards sky, with no metal object above it to interfere
with GPS signal
The standard voltage is 9V-36VDC. Please use the power line which provided by
the manufacturer. There is a power converter box in the power wire.
Device wiring diagram
The device will power on automatically when connected to power. The power
LED will light up.
5. Cautions
5.1 Power:
The standard power supply voltage is 9V-36VDC. Please use the power line which
provided by the manufacturer. The red line is for the positive and the black line is for
the negative.
5.2 ACC/Tele-cutoff (petrol/electricity) Control Line
5.2.1 ACC line (white) should be connected to the ACC switch of the vehicle. Please
make sure that ACC line is connected, otherwise the vehicle will enter defense status
and it will keep activating vibration alarms while the vehicle is moving.
To disable vibration alarm and theft proof function, please connect the ACC line
directly to the positive power supply and maintain a high level.
5.2.2 Tele-cutoff (petrol/ electricity) control line (yellow) is connected to pin 86 of the
Tele-cutoff (petrol/ electricity) relay (equal to the yellow line of the relay socket).
5.3 Relay
The standard accessory of relay is 12v which is only for vehicles with 12v battery.
24v relay is the optional accessory.
6. Parameter Settings
Both capital letter and small letter are acceptable for the command format of the
following parameters. All the commands sent will be replied. If succeeded, it will
reply “OK”. Otherwise, it has to be set again.
To send the query command, the terminal will reply the corresponding content.
By default, any mobile can send message to set the command to the terminal.
6.1 Settings of APN
Please send SMS command to the number of device so as to set up the APN
parameter. The device will reply “OK” automatically after setting successfully. The
SMS command is as follows:
APN,APN name#
E.g: APN,internet#
Note: The APN of some countries have user name and password, you may need to
send SMS command as following:
APN,APN name,user name,password#
E.g: APN,internet,CLIENTE,AMENA#
6.2 Set SOS Numbers
SOS, A, No.1, No.2, No.3#
“A” means to add new numbers
e.g. SOS,A,13510905991,13510905992,13527852360#
To set single SOS number,
SOS,A,13510905991# means to set the first number
SOS,A,,13510905992# means to set the second number
SOS,A,,,13510905993# means to set the third number
If the setting is successful, the terminal will reply“OK”.
6.3 Delete SOS Numbers
To delete a specific SOS number, you can send query command to check its
corresponding serial number and then send command to delete it.
Any mobile could send the following command to delete a specific SOS number;
SOS,D,serial NO.1,serial NO.2,serial NO.3#
“D” means to delete the number
SOS,D,1# means to delete the first number
SOS,D,3# means to delete the third number
SOS,D,1,3# means to delete the first and third numbers.
If you do not remember the serial number, please use the following command;
SOS, D, mobile number#, which means to delete the mobile number directly.
If the setting is successful, the terminal will reply“OK”.
6.4 Query parameter settings
Query parameter command format: PARAM#
The returned information is as follows;
IMEI: 353419037523839---IMEI number of the device;
Timezone:E,8,0; -----the setting of time zone and the default is E8;
SOS Number: 13510905991,13510905992,13527852360;----SOS numbers, maximum
3 numbers, used for alarm.
SENSOR:10; 180;-----sensor detection time(default as 10s) and vibration alarm delay
(default as 180s, the range is 10-300s);
SENDS:2;-----the time before GPS enters sleep mode, the default is 2 minutes.(When
ACC is off for 2mins, GPS will enter sleep mode for power-saving.)
SVL:M;-----vibration sensitivity, default as M (L for Low, M for Middle, H for High)
ALARM:10;-----When ACC is off for 10mins, device will activate defense status. The
range is 1-60 minutes, and the default is 10 minutes.
TIMESET:20;----- When ACC is off and alarm happened, GPS will start to send GPS
data for 20mins. The range is 1-999minutes, and the default is 20
6.5 Set the interval of GPRS data-transmission
The default interval is 20s which means device will send GPS positioning data to
server every 20s. The command to set the interval is as follows;
The range is from 10-18000s.
e.g. TIMER,10#
6.6 Defense-activation timer setting
ACC line keeps low for 10 minutes; the terminal will enter defense state. Several vibrations
happen after that, the vibration alarm system will be activated. 3 minutes after that, if the ACC
remains low, a vibration alarm will be triggered.
The defense-activation time can be set by SMS command.
Defense command format: DEFENSE, time(minute)#
Time range: 1-60 minutes
Example: DEFENSE,15#
It means that when ACC OFF for 15 minutes, the terminal will enter defense status.
6.7 Reset Setting
While the terminal can not work normally because of some incorrect parameter
setting, you can try to reset the settings and see whether it works.
The command: FACTORY #
6.8 Reboot setting
If the terminal can not work normally while the parameter settings are right, you can
send command to reboot the terminal.
The command: RESET#
After receiving this command, the terminal will reboot in 1 minute.
6.9 vibration sensitivity setting (please use this function with caution)
The user can set the vibration sensitivity by SMS command;
SVL,L# --- low
SVL,M# --- medium
SVL,H# --- high
Note: please do not change the vibration sensitivity in case of causing false alarm.
7. Operations
7.1 Check Location
7.1.1 Query Coordinates by SMS
To query coordinates of the terminal, you can send the query command to it. The
terminal will reply the coordinates of last location. If it fails to get location
information, it will reply the message as follows: “No data!”
Command format: WHERE#
7.1.2 Query Google Link by SMS
To query Google link of the terminal’s location, you can send the query command to it.
The terminal will reply the Google link of last location. If it fails to get location
information, it will reply the message as follows: “No data!”
Command format: URL#
<Date Time: 10-11-23 23:42:51>,E113.877103
7.1.3 Check the location via platform
The user can login the platform offered by the dealer to check the location of the
7.2 Vibration Alarm
When the vehicle power is off and ACC is in low-level for more than 10mins, the
device will enter defense status automatically. In this case, if the vehicle vibrates for
several times, it will activate the vibration alarm system. If the vehicle power is still
off (ACC is in low level) after 3mins, the device will send a vibration alarm right
away. Then device will send alarm information and exact longitude and latitude to
platform, while platform will decode the longitude and latitude into Chinese address
and send it back to the terminal. And the terminal will send the address to all the
predefined SOS numbers.
In case the terminal can not acquire the Chinese address for some reason, it will send
a Google link to the predefined SOS numbers.
1. The SOS numbers must be predefined for vibration alarm function!
2. Send SENSOR,0# to the terminal, you can turn off the vibration alarm.
3. Send ALM,OFF# to disable SMS alarm function.
Send ALM,ON# to activate SMS alarm function.
7.3 Cut-off Petrol/Electricity
In case the vehicle is stolen, the users can send command from the platform to cut off
the Petrol/Electricity to stop the vehicle from moving.
Platform account and password must be entered for Petrol/Electricity cut-off, the
messages replied by terminal can be checked in the log.
Note: to ensure the safety of the driver and the vehicle, this command can only be
used when GPS is located and driving speed is less than 20km/h or the vehicle is not
7.4 Restore Petrol/Electricity
The users can send command from the platform to restore the Petrol/Electricity so that
the vehicle can keep moving.
Platform account and password must be entered for restoring Petrol/Electricity, the
messages replied by terminal can be checked in the log.
8. Log in GPS Platform
Please contact your dealer for details.
9. Trouble Shooting
9.1 After installing for the first time, the device can’t get connected with platform
server. it keeps showing “Log Off” status in platform.
① Check the connection of power-line, please do not connect it with the vehicle
control line.
② Check SIM card installation.
③ Check ACC ignition cable connection, please turn on the ACC.
④ Check LEDs’ status. Please refer to Chapter 3.
⑤ Check whether GPS is located, if not, please test it in the open area.
9.2 If it shows “Offline” status in platform,
First, check the status of LEDs, or check the state of SIM card. The steps are as
① Check whether there is GSM signal.
② Check whether all devices are Offline or just single ones, to make sure
whether it is the problem of operator network.
③ Check whether SIM card balance is enough
④ Check SIM card GPRS service;
⑤ Check the parameter settings, to ensure whether IMEI number and GPRS
transmission interval are right.
9.3 If the device can not get GPS signal for a long time, please check its location of
① Please make sure the GPS antenna face up;
② Please make sure there is no metal above the device, and the windshield
above it is without thermal-protective coating, which will affect the GPS
9.4 If the environment for GPS reception is not good enough (there is high building
around and GPS reception is interfered), please drive to the open areas for positioning.
Generally, it needs 1-2 minutes for the first time positioning.
9.5 If GSM can’t receive the signals normally, please check whether SIM card is
installed correctly or there is no GSM signal at the location you are (such as basement
parking lot), please drive to a place covered by GSM signal reception.
9.6 If the terminal can not work normally, please check the fuse on the power cord. In
case it is burn out, please contact the dealer for a new one.
ShenZhen Concox Information Technology CO.,Ltd
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