What is the battery life of SPOT Connect?
To obtain reliable performance use only AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L91). The Power LED on SPOT Connect will blink red when the batteries have less than 100 transmissions remaining. Colder conditions and extreme heat can impact battery life. Always carry extra batteries with you. Test your SPOT device before each trip
by sending a Check-in/OK message.
When utilizing new AA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L91) you can anticipate the following battery life:
All battery life estimates are based on the assumptions that Connect has a 100% clear view of the sky and is at room temperature.
My Batteries did not last as long as the estimate suggested.
- The battery life estimates are based on ideal conditions and may be influenced by a wide variety of issues ranging from temperature to frequency of use. When the device attempts any action it is using battery life and may expend energy even if a message was not successfully sent.
- Battery life can also be affected by the weather conditions and reduced visibility from an overcast sky can also cause pre-mature battery failure.