ZL electronics Technology 900C User manual

ZL electronics Technology 900C User manual

ZL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY (HK) CO., LIMITED

900C

Vehicle GPS Tracker User Manual

2008-03-21

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Table of Contents

1. Working Directions..................................................................................................................

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2. GPS Tracker Installation...............................................................................................................3

2.1. Product Parts List ................................................................................................................3

2.2. Precaution before Installation ..............................................................................................4

2.3. Installation............................................................................................................................5

2.4. Wiring Description................................................................................................................6

3. Operating Instructions .................................................................................................................7

4. SMS Tracking by Mobile............................................................................................................10

4.1. Position Report Function...................................................................................................10

4.2. Tracking Function..............................................................................................................11

4.3. Stop tracking function………………..……………………………..….……...........................11

5. GPRS Tracking by computer....................................................................................................12

5.1. Set APN..............................................................................................................................12

5.1. Set IP and Port...................................................................................................................12

6. Take Photo function...................................................................................................................13

6.1. Take photos.......................................................................................................................13

6.2. Take photos by press SOS button. ...................................................................................13

6.3. Set the time interval to take photos. ..................................................................................13

7. LCD Screen……….....................................................................................................................13

7.1. Use as navigation...............................................................................................................13

7.2. Make and receive phone calls. ..........................................................................................13

7.3. Receive massages from control center. .............................................................................14

7.4. Receive GPS signal. ..........................................................................................................14

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1. Working Directions

Thank you for your purchase of 900C Vehicle GPS Tracker. In order to realize the full functions of this product, please read this manual carefully before starting to use the product.

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This product can only be maintained and repaired by qualified professional service personnel. If you detach this product for maintenance or repair, your warranty will be invalidated.

2.

When connecting the other devices, read carefully their instruction manuals, so as to carry out correct installation; do not connect incompatible device.

3.

Please use genuine original parts and qualified batteries and peripheral equipments, so as to avoid damage to this product.

4.

As this product is a high-tech product, please read carefully this manual before starting to use the product, so as to avoid inappropriate operation.

5.

Drivers should not operate this product while driving a vehicle, thereby, affecting safe driving.

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This product can work properly only when GSM communication is in good condition.

Please reduce electromagnetic wave interference to the product; and use it properly.

8.

GPS communication is liable to be affected by environmental shielding; may fail to carry out positioning during certain circumstances. It will resume the positioning function as soon as it leaves the shielding environment. This is normal. Please do not worry when encountering such problem.

9.

Each signal sent out from the system will be confirmed for successful transmission in the base station of the mobile operator. However, if system stoppage occurs or if the mobile telephone is preset to a switch off state by the customer, it cannot ensure successful transmission.

10.

For safety reason, do not tell the other people your 900C mobile number, without taking precautions. Otherwise, your privacy may be compromised along with other safety problem.

2.1. Product Parts List

2. Wiring Installation

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GPS Tracker Unit

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GPS Antenna

GSM Antenna

Car Charger

Lighter Socket

2.2. Precaution before Installation

1 Check if all the parts are included.

2 Prepare a SIM card for GSM communication. Use some other mobile phone to confirm that the PIN code has not been set and that it can dial out and receive telephone calls and SMS

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3 without problem.

Before install the SIM card; make sure to cut off power from the GPS Tracker unit. The correct installation method is to push the tray completely into the GPS Tracker unit, until you feel it is hooked by something.

4 Find a suitable place inside the car for installing the unit.

5 Check if all the wiring has been connected correctly; then connect the GPS Tracker unit to the power source.

2.3. INSTALLATION

2.3.1 Step 1: Install SIM Card

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Using a speculate object to poke the small button of the SIM card seat, and then it will popup a small drawer.

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Put the SIM card in the drawer, and put back the drawer, as direction shown in the picture.

Make sure to turn off the power before install the SIM card.

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Make sure to deactivate the PIN code, so that the SIM card can operate without PIN protection.

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Before install the SIM card to the GPS Tracker, please use a mobile phone to make sure the

SIM card can make & receive phone calls without problem.

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Before install the SIM card to the GPS Tracker, please use a mobile phone to empty the

SMS storage of the SIM card.

2.3.2 Step 2: Connect GSM Antenna

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Connect the GSM Antenna to the unit.

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Fasten the connection by turning the screw in the bottom.

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Please do not swing round the antenna itself.

2.3.3

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Step 3: Connect GPS Antenna

GPS antenna is used to receive satellite signals in the sky. It should be positioned at a place where it will have an unobstructed view of the sky. The ideal location is top of the dashboard or close to the rear window of the car.

GPS antenna can pick up signals through glass and plastic, but will not "see the sky" through metal or other conductive surfaces. To avoid distractions of GPS signal, make sure

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3 the antenna is not covered or shielded by any object containing metal, such as the metallic windshield.

If your car is with metallic windshield please cut a hole on the windshield above the place where you put the GPS antenna, so that the antenna can receive the GPS signals.

2.3.4 Step 4: Connect power charging

900C connects to the 6pin wires.

2.4. Wiring Description

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4 pins connector

Pin

1

Color

Red

function

power switch

2 Red power switch

Yellow

Green

Connect to door sensor

Undefined input.

for example you can use it to detect the signal of car alarm

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5

2

3

6 pins connector

Pin

1

Color

Red

6

Black

Brown

White

Green

Blue

function

DC in

Input voltage: 8-40V

Suggestion: 12V

GND

Output , starter kill relay you can use it to cut the electricity or oil of the car

SOS button

Output , starter kill relay you can use it to cut the electricity or oil of the car

ACC signal detecting

According to the relay parameter to make sure to following requirement:

The input voltage of relay must be suited to the car battery

3. Operating Instructions

SMS protocol of 900C, the default password of 900C is 000000

SMS Instruction Format Remark

1 Request one position A******, 000

2 Modify user password A******, 001 ,######

000: command code

******: password, default 000000

001: command code

******: old password , default 000000

3 Set a preset phone number for SOS button or monitoring number.

A******, 002 ,1, Tel

Number

######: new password

002: command code

******: password, default 000000

1 : Set SOS number

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5

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When this button is pressed,

900C will send the SOS and position message to the preset number.

A******, 002 ,2, Tel

Number

Set the time interval of position refresh to

SOS number,this command is effective just in SMS work mode.

Set low power alarm

When the voltage is lower than the preset value, tracker will send one lower power alarm

SMS to the control number.

Otherwise,there is not this function in vehicle tracker

Set over speed alarm

When the 900C speed higher than the preset value, 900C will send one over speed alarm

SMS to the control number.

A******, 005 ,XX

GPRS Status, To check GPRS Status

A******, 502

Get IMEI

Set GPRS internal of position refresh

A******,

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Tel Number: Preset Tel. number

(Tel Number must <20 digits )

003

A******, 505

,XXX

A******, 004 ,X

A******, 506 ,00030

002: command code

******: password, default 000000

2 : Set monitoring number

Tel Number: Preset Tel. number

(Tel Number must <20 digits )

003: command code

******: password, default 000000

XXX: (3 digital)

XXX =000,stop

XXX = 001 – 999 time internal (unit: min)

004: command code

******: password, default 000000

X : voltage preset value

X=0, close (default )

X =1, <3.5V send SMS alarm

X =2, <3.6V send SMS alarm

X =3, <3.7V send SMS alarm

X =4, <3.8V send SMS alarm

X =5, <3.9V send SMS alarm

005: command code

******: password, default 000000

XX : the speed preset value

XX = 00 , close

01 ≤ XX ≤ 99 (unit: XX Km/h)

502: command code

******: password, default 000000

505: command code

******: password, default 000000

506: command code

******: password, default 000000

00030: Such as 30 seconds interval is 00030

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10 Check GPRS interval of position refresh

A******, 507

A******, 006 11 Inquire GPRS parameter

Return Including IP,

Port, APN

12 Control the output A******, 007 ,P,F

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507: command code

******: password, default 000000

006: command code

******: password, default 000000

13 Time zone setting A******, 008 ,+08

14 Inquire the system parameter.

Including the software version, password, interval, speed limit, area limit, I/O state,

GPS state, SOS number, control number, etc

A******, 009

15 GPRS switch A******, 010 ,X

007: command code

******: password, default 000000

P: the position of the output

P =1 output 1

P =2 output 2

F: the control signal

F =1 give the relay the current to drive it (cut off the car power).

F =0 cut off the current of the relay (comeback the normal).

008: command code

******: password, default 000000

+08: Set the local time zone, the default value is +08

009: command code

******: password, default 000000

010: command code

******: password, default 000000

X: GPRS function

=0 GPRS OFF

=1 TCP ON and updata in time interval

strictly

=2 TCP ON and updata in

factory mode.

=3

TCP ON and updata in

save mode.

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SET APN

Set the center IP and

Port

Set server parameter

LED Light Switch

Reset to factory settings

A******, 011 ,APN, username,password

A******, 012 ,IP:Port

A******,

A******,

666

888

, X

011: command code

******: password, default 000000

APN: GPRS use this gateway to connect internet.

Username: APN Username

Password: APN Password

The default APN is CMNET

012: command code

******: password, default 000000

IP: Platform server ip

Port: Platform server port

666: command code

******: password, default 000000

X: LED Light Switch

X =0 LED Light OFF

X =1 LED Light ON

888: command code

******: password, default 000000

20 Restart Tracker A******, 999 999: command code

******: password, default 000000

4. SMS Tracking by Mobile

4.1. Position Report Function

4.1.1. Get position from vehicle - way 1:

No matter where you are, when you want to know the position of your vehicle

Step1

Send a SMS message or make a telephone call to the 900C.

Step2

vehicle will report its location back to you by SMS, which including the position information

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Edit a message as following format, and then send it to 900C:

Command Remark

Send Format:

A+Password+,+000

For Example

Send message:

A000000, 000

Get position command code is:

000

000: command code

000000: password, default

000000

Back information:

Lat:2232.6022N, Lon:11402.2969E

This mean your position is on

North Latitude 22 degree 32.2232

cent and East Longitude 114 degree 2.2969 cent

4.1.2. Get position from vehicle - way 2:

Apply for one position service by another way: you need pre-storage the phone number in SIM card:

Step1

Make a cell phone call to 900C

Step2

After listening the ring of 900C, it will hold off after two rings.

Step3

Then, after 10 second, the cell phone will receive the Position SMS. (Its means is

900C will send Position Data every 5 minute.)

4.2. Tracking Function

Tracking report function can be turned on or off according to the requirements of the user.

Tracking function will continually report vehicle position until it get stop command .In this tracking mode, 900C will send one position message at a preset time interval.

Step1.

Edit a message as following format, then send it to 900C

Command Remark

Send Format:

A+Password+,+003,+XXX Note: XXX , if XXX=000 it is

STOP tracking

Unit: preset minute interval

Command code : 003

For example:

A000000, 003 ,003 003: command code

000000: password, default

000000

003: 3 minute interval

It means is 900C will send

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Position Data every 3 minute.

Step2.

900C will send back one SMS-----Set Time OK.

This SMS means that 900C is in tracking mode now and preset time interval is 3 minutes.

Step3.

900C will send back position SMS at preset time interval.

In this example, the SMS will send back at preset time interval: 3 minute

4.3. Stop tracking function.

This function is used to turn off tracking report function. Edit a message as following format, and then send it to 900C

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Command format:

Command

A+passwaord+,+003+,+000

Remark

For example:

A000000, 003 ,000 003: command code

000000: password, default

000: 0 minute interval, mean stop back

5. GPRS Tracking by Computer

The default mode is GPRS when powering on the unit. The default setting is ours; you need to send the following SMS to Set APN and IP, Port. (If you use our server, you only need to set APN).

5.1.Set APN

Send the SMS to the tracker as following format

Command

Command format:

For example:

A+Password+,+011,+APN

A000000,011,CMNET

Remark

011 : Command code

000000: password, default

000000

CMNET: APN, is gateway to connect internet, Each country is different,

5.2.Set IP and Port

Send the SMS to the tracker as following format:

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Command format:

For example:

Command

A+Password+,+012,+IP:Port

A000000, 012,119.147.24.211:8886

Remark

012 : Command code

000000: password, default

000000

119.147.24.211

Platform server IP

8886: Platform server software

Port

When the 900C connect to the monitor system, the power LED flash by 1 S. Then you can login in the tracking server to manage your car.

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