VL501 LTE Vehicle Terminal

LTE Vehicle Terminal

The VL501 is a plug-and-play tracker with GNSS, LTE, and Bluetooth connectivity. With a cigar lighter power connector, it is easy to install on virtually any vehicle. It is an ideal choice for individuals as well as fleet managers who would like to track their vehicles in applications such as courier delivery, car rental and leasing, insurance telematics (UBI), and more. The considerate design of the USB-A and Type-C ports make the charge of other devices like cellphone much more convenient; while the OTA makes firmware upgrade easier.
  • VL501
Plug and Play
Plug and Play Easy to install via the cigarette lighter power connector.
Driving Behavior Analysis (Basic)
Driving Behavior Analysis (Basic) Receive alerts when any of 4 kinds of dangerous driving behavior is detected.
Remote Listen-in (NA only)
Remote Listen-in (NA only) Inconspicuous mic allows for remote audio monitoring of the environment around the device.
Fast Charging Design
Fast Charging Design Fast charge other devices via the USB or Type-C port using advanced technologies or protocols.
Panic Button
Panic Button Contact dispatch or emergency support with a discreet, in-cabin SOS button. 
Multiple Alerts
Multiple Alerts Alert drivers on the very first position fix, speeding, driver fatigue, or entering or leaving a geofence via a buzzer.
Positioning system GPS, GLONASS, BDS, AGPS, QZSS
Positioning accuracy <2.5m CEP (open sky)
Tracking sensitivity –165 dBm
Acquisition sensitivity –148 dBm (cold) / –157 dBm (hot)
TTFF (open sky) Avg. hot start ≤1sec
Avg. cold start ≤32sec
Communication network LTE
Frequency VL501-N:
LTE-FDD (Cat 1): B2/B4/B5/B12/B13

LTE-FDD (Cat M1/NB2): B1/B3/B8/B18/B19/B26
Input voltage 9-36VDC
Back-up battery 50 mAh
Power consumption
(Uncharged state)
Sleep: typ. ≤12V/15mA
GPS tracking and cell enabled: typ. ≤12V/120mA
Connector Cigarette lighter socket
USB 1 x USB-A for quick charge
1 x Type-C for quick charge, upgrade, and debugging
LED indication 1 x Power indicator (red)
1 x SOS alert (blue)
Memory 64Mb
Physical specification
Dimensions 70.0 x 52.0 x 82.5 mm
Weight 60g
Operating environment
Operating temperature –20℃ to +70℃
Operating humidity 5%~95%, non-condensing
Sensors Accelerometer and gyroscope
Microphone Built-in
Firmware update OTA
Scenarios Collision alert, low external power alert, vibrating alert, unplug alert, installation alert, speeding alert, fatigue driving alert, geo-fence alert
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