Next-generation sporting dog devices provide Garmin’s most comprehensive training and tracking solution.
Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) today announced the Alpha® 300 Series and alpha TT 25and T20collar series, the next generation tracking and training system for hunters and canine companions. The Alpha 300 series now offers almost triple the battery life of its predecessor; a bright, crisp 3.5” touch screen; Within reach® satellite technology on certain models1; and new features to optimize the user experience in the field. Customers can pair their Alpha 300 series wearable with existing Alpha ecosystem collars or the new TT 25 or T 20 dog collars for an unparalleled training and tracking experience. The new universally sized collars fit large and small breeds, offer a range of up to nine miles, and can provide optimized battery life through dynamic tracking, as well as user-replaceable battery packs and flexible headbands. GPS.
“Our most robust dog training and tracking system is designed specifically to meet the needs of Garmin hunting customers. Whether you’re on sagebrush mesas, rolling prairies, hardwood hardwoods, or rocky ridges, the Alpha 300 Series and new collars are designed to keep you and your dog on the trail longer than ever, thanks to a battery life of significantly higher battery and improved user. experience.” – Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales
TOlpha 300 series: portable devices
The Alpha 300 series is specifically designed to help with training and hunting. The rechargeable lithium-ion handheld battery provides up to 55 hours of battery life, so customers can hunt longer without having to recharge. If the handheld battery runs out while hunting, users can easily and quickly switch to a standard or longer-life battery. Charging is now provided via an upgraded USB-C charging port, and additional handheld batteries (not included) can be used.
The new 3.5” sensitive touch screen on the Alpha 300 series provides clear visibility in all conditions, day or night, and can be operated even while wearing gloves. Customers can personalize their Alpha 300 experience with a new redesigned main menu, as well as a “favorites” bar, to better tailor their Alpha unit to their training or hunting priorities. The Alpha 300 provides the robust mapping that Garmin users need and expect. In addition to multi-GNSS support and enhanced mapping systems such as preloaded TopoActive maps and direct-to-device satellite imagery, the Alpha 300 series now supports Garmin Outdoor Maps+, which gives users access to select premium map content, as elevation contours. , owner names, boundaries for public/private land types, wildlife management and production wetland areas, and more.
When hunting in large groups or heavily populated areas, the Alpha 300 series can now help reduce collar interference through the new “Channel View” feature. Channel View monitors the concentration of Garmin dog collars in an area so owners can avoid interfering with other Garmin dog collars in use.
The Alpha 300i can provide peace of mind and global communication coverage through inReach satellite technology. With the global network of Iridium satellites, users can send and receive messages, navigate their route, track and share their find, and if necessary, trigger an SOS to Garmin Response.YEthe 24/7 global response coordination center1. To make it easy to communicate with friends and family, users can connect wirelessly to Garmin Messenger.TM application on your compatible mobile devices. The new app can automatically switch between Wi-Fi® connectivity, cellular and satellite network links to provide continuous connectivity on or off the network, as well as support group message threads.
The Alpha 300 series, which requires a compatible dog collar, is compatible with the T 5, T 5 Mini, T 5X, TT 15, TT 15 Mini and TT 15X dog collars, as well as the Alpha 200, Alpha 10, Alpha 100, and Pro 550 Plus portable devices.
Alpha TT 25 and T 20 – Collars for dogs
Regardless of what breed of dog customers run or how they hunt, the new Alpha TT 25 and T 20 Dog Collars offer slim, strong, universally sized collars designed to fit large and small breeds. While thinner and lighter than full-size Garmin TT collars, the new Alpha TT 25 and T 20 collars provide dog tracking capability of up to nine miles when used with a compatible Garmin handheld device. Users can also now easily change the GPS flex band using just a Phillips head screwdriver.
Garmin’s new generation of collars offers features unique to hunting performance, including: • Dynamic tracking automatically detects when a dog is moving, stopped, or penned up, and reduces GPS track point intervals to extend the life of the dog. battery duration. Thanks to the reduced transmission time of dynamic tracking, potential interference with nearby collars in crowded situations can be reduced. • Both collars can receive up to 68 hours of continuous use with a standard battery pack or up to 136 hours of continuous use with a new extended battery pack. Battery packs are sold separately and are user replaceable.
- To maintain eye contact with their dogs, users can choose from seven customizable multicolor LED beacons on the dog’s collar. The collar’s LED lights can be remotely activated or switched from the user’s compatible handheld to help keep track of your dog in low-light conditions and help warn drivers if a dog wanders near a road .
Staying up to date with software has never been easier with automatic software updates when the TT 25 or T 20 is charging and connected to a Wi-Fi enabled network. The Alpha TT 25 and T 20 dog collars can be easily integrated into users’ existing Garmin ecosystems, be it with an Alpha 10, Alpha 100, Alpha 200, Alpha 200i, Alpha 300, Alpha 300i, Astro® 430 and PRO 550 Plus.
Available now, the Alpha 300 series has a suggested retail price of $799.99 for the Alpha 300 and $849.99 for the Alpha 300i with inReach technology. Alpha Collars have a suggested retail price of $299.99 for T 20 and $349.99 for TT 25 with stimulation. For more information, visit garmin.com/outdoor.
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