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gjw

Alpha 100 - Point Notification Question

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gjw

Hi all, I understand that this unit will notify you when you dog is on point. Is the notification thru vibrate or is there also a tone? I assume that the notification is thru the transmitter and not the collar. How long will the unit vibrate/beep (for lack of a better term) while you dog is on point?

I'd be running 1 dog only.

 

Was looking at the TEK 1.0, but on looking up some reviews, I don't think so.

Thanks so much!

Greg

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Kansas Bound

You can setup many options but mine vibrates and tones at the transmitter once each.

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gjw

Thanks!

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huntemupruby

It is an expensive option, but you can also link the transmitter with the Garmin Fenix watch and it vibrates on your wrist and shows location and direction.

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E.Young

The handheld vibrates and dings when the dog is on point, not sure if you can set it up to buzz/ring continuously, but standard it comes with one buzz and one tone. There is no option for the TT15 collar to beep on point, you'd need a separate beeper for that. The vibrate is plenty audible. 

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shinbone

There are a few user-configurable options.  I have mine set to tone and vibrate when the dog goes on point.  It tones and vibrates just once for a point.

 

Also, I have the system configured to tone-only for 100yd, 150yd, and 200yd distances.  

 

I have a good idea where and what my dog is doing just by the tone/vibration.  Minimal need to ever look at the screen of the handheld unit, unless I want to know the precise location of the dog.

 

Not unique to GPS collars, but another beneift is that I’ve trained the dogs to recall when I tone the collar.  No more shouting or whistling to get the dog back.  I definitely like the quiet when I am hunting.

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greg jacobs

Tone and vibrate once. I look to see which dog. It switches back to direction and distance. If the dog is moving again it was relieving itself.

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