Digital Tachograph Tracking Unit FMS500 Tacho


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Description: Digital Tachograph Tracking Unit FMS500 Tacho for Vehicles that require a Digital Tachograph Tracking Unit. This is an European made 3G unit and suits Trucks. It is a High performance unit that is connected to our Fully Managed Platform which has advanced features, 24/7 monitoring and 24/7 support . The Unit comes with a SIM Card, before installing contact us on 0800 771 770 for us to activate the SIM Card and to discuss your Platform Options, we recommend Plan 6, see it’s details and pricing below but there are two other platform options listed as well.


  •  Digital Tachometer Reading with Remote tachograph data download
  • Thermo data logger
  • High gain internal antennas
  • Large internal battery
  • Automatic startup directly out of the box
  • Time saving mass updates via WEB based device management system
  • Template based remote configuration and update options
  • Robust electrical circuit – protection from impulses up to 150V
  • GSM jamming detection, power cut-off registration to the event log
  • TCP and UDP operating simultaneously
  • Geofencing. Track & Trace, Eco driving. Over speeding
  • Compatible with Fuel level Sensors, Driver Identification , Temperature / Humidity Sensors
  • Immobilization Function
  • Device Includes 1 x 700mAh Backup Battery
  • Power 8 – 31 VDC from Vehicle’s Battery
  • Two Year Warranty

Applications: Commercial Vehicles, Motorised Equipment

Recommended Platform Option: Plan 6, This Plan is on our Fully Managed Platform and includes 60 Second Polling, Web Access, Cell Phone APP, 12 Month Data Storage            Price $ 22.95 GST Incl per Month

Other Platform Options: Plan 3: This Plan is on our Fully Managed Platform and includes 30 Second Polling, Web Access, Cell Phone APP, 12 Month Data Storage                            Price $ 26.95 GST Incl per Month

FMS500 Tacho Specifications:

  • Interfaces 2 CAN lines operating simultaneously
  • Remote tachograph data download & real time tachograph data
  • FMS CAN (protocol J1939) & additional sensors via J1939 protocol
  • Volvo/Renault CAN (protocol J1708, without adapters)
  • Main LCV CAN data – fuel, RPM, mileage, speed, engine temperature
  • Thermo data logger support (Thermo King TouchPrint, DataCold, Transcan, Euroscan)
  • Inputs 4x digital (frequency, impulse counter, ON/OFF modes, 2x analogue, 11 bit, 0-36V
  • Outputs 2x digital
  • Consumption at 12V: active: <50mA, sleep: <8 mA
  • Registration of power cut-off to device event log
  • Internal memory 8 ?B, up to 150.000 entries
  • Accelerometer 3 axis digital accelerometer
  • Internal odometer
  • Operational temperature from -40 to +85 C°
  • Dimensions 68x91x19 mm
  • GSM Internal antenna, GSM/GPRS class 10 (up to 85,6 kbit), class B
  • Detection of GSM jamming, GNSS Internal antenna
  • Sensitivity -164 dBm
  • Acquisition Cold <30 s, hot 1 s. A-GPS support