Operating Modes

The table below describes the basic operating modes for the RockFLEET tracker.

Mode

Detail

ON (Powered/Charging)

Externally Powered (8-32v DC)

ON (Un-powered/Discharging)

Powered by an internal battery (when external power lost/disconnected)

OFF

Following the loss of external power and depletion of the internal battery.

Storage/Shipping Mode

You will receive the tracker in Storage Mode. Connect external power to wake it up.

While the tracker is ON it will behave per its current/most recent configuration.

Configuring RockFLEET

You can send configuration changes over-the-air from the CORE .
You can connect to your tracker via Bluetooth using the CONNECT app (available for iOS and Android mobile devices).

LED Behaviour and Mode Indication

The colour and state of the RockFLEET's LED indicate the current power mode setting and status of external power.

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LED Behaviour Change - October 2021

Firmware v03.04.29 changed RockFLEET LED behaviour.

Legacy behaviour is described below, however, we recommend keeping your tracker up to date.

Power Source

Power Mode

LED Colour

LED Flash

External

Unlimted*

GREEN

Flash every 1 second

External

Limited

GREEN

Flash every 5 seconds during TX

External

Auto Select

GREEN

Flash every 1 second

Internal

Unlimited*

RED

Flash every 1 second

Internal

Limited

RED

Flash every 5 seconds during TX

Internal

Auto Select

RED

Flash every 5 seconds

*NOTE: Unlimited includes the 'Unlimited+Activation' power mode option.

Legacy LED Behaviour 1 (PRE v03.04.29)

When the tracker is configured with Power Mode: Unlimited the LED mode indication is maintained continuously.

When the tracker is configured with Power Mode: Limited the LED mode indication is only displayed during the formation of a data packet and its transmission. After this LED indication will be terminated.

LED characteristic

Meaning

Colour: RED

Power Mode: Limited

Colour: GREEN

Power Mode: Unlimited

State: SOLID

8-32v DC external power connected

State: FLASHING

8-32v DC external power not connected

Legacy LED Behaviour 2 (PRE v03.04.13)

For devices running older firmware the LED behaviour characteristics are as follows:

LED characteristic

Meaning

GREEN intermittent flash (every 10 sec)

ON, external power connected

RED intermittent flash (every 10 sec)

ON, external power not connected