FMB964 General description

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FMB964 is a tracking terminal with GNSS and GSM connectivity, which is able to collect device coordinates and transfer them via GSM network to a server. This device is perfectly suitable for applications, which require the location acquirement of remote objects.

Package contents

The FMB964 device is supplied to the customer in a cardboard box containing all the equipment that is necessary for operation. The package contains:

  • Already implemented FMB964 device into case;
  • Top and bottom device cover parts;
  • Input and output power supply cable with a 1x5 connection pins, which is already installed into device.
  • 1800 mAh Li Po rechargeable 3.7 V battery

Basic characteristics

GSM / GPRS / GNSS features:

  • Teltonika TM2500 quad band module (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz);
  • GPRS class 12;
  • SMS (text, data).
  • Integrated GNSS receiver
  • Up to -162 dBm GNSS receiver sensitivity.

Hardware features:

  • Built-in embedded SIM;
  • Built-in movement sensor;
  • Built-in Bluetooth 3.0;
  • Built-in Bluetooth 4.0;
  • Internal High Gain GNSS antenna;
  • Internal High Gain GSM antenna;
  • 128 MB Flash (422 400 Records);
  • 1800 mAh Li Po rechargeable 3.7 V battery.

Interface features:

  • Power supply: 6 ÷ 30V;
  • 1 digital input;
  • 1 analog input;
  • 1 open collector digital output (connecting external relays, LED, buzzers etc.);
  • 2 LEDs indicating device status.

Special features:

  • Fast position fix;
  • High Quality track even in high density urban canyon;
  • Ultra small case;
  • Ready for harsh environment;
  • Color ribbon non-detachable cable;
  • Easy to mount in limited access areas;
  • Firmly fasten;
  • High gain internal GNSS and GSM antennas;
  • 2 LED status indication;
  • Real-Time tracking;
  • Smart data acquisition based on:
    • Time;
    • Angle;
    • Distance;
  • Ignition or any other I/O event;
  • Sending acquired data via GPRS;
  • GPRS and SMS I/O events;
  • Virtual odometer;
  • Jamming detection
  • Configurable using Secured SMS Commands;
  • Overvoltage protection.
Description Voltage Duration
Normal operation

+6 ... +30 V

Unlimited

Protection turns on, device turns off 34 V Unlimited
Maximum voltage <70 V Unlimited
Maximum voltage impulse 90 V 5 ms


Technical features


Part name Physical specification
Navigation indication LED
Modem indication LED
Socket Soldered inner socket
USB Micro USB socket
GNSS Internal GNSS antenna
GSM Internal GSM antenna


Technical details
2 W max.
Current consumption at 12 V
GPRS: average avg mA rms
Nominal: average 22,7 rms
GPS sleep: average avg mA
Deep Sleep: average 4,6 mA
Online Deep Sleep: average 5 mA
Ultra Deep Sleep: average 3,4 mA
Rated current: 250 mA
Battery charge current Average 140 mA
Operating temperature -22..+55
Storage temperature -20..+45
Storage relative humidity 5..85% (no condensation)


Dimension drawing:

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Technical information about internal battery

Internal back-up battery Battery voltage (V) Nominal capacity (mAh) Power (Wh) Charging temperature (°C)
Li-Po rechargeable battery 3.4~4.1 1800 6.21 – 7.38 0 – 45

Batteries are covered by 6 month warranty support.

Bw nb.png CAUTION: RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
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Bring damaged or worn-out batteries to your local recycling center or dispose them into a battery recycle bin commonly found in supermarkets.

Electrical characteristics


Characteristic description Value
Min. Typ. Max. Unit
Supply Voltage:
Supply Voltage
(Recommended Operating Conditions)
6 30 V
Digital Output (Open Drain grade):
Drain current (Digital Output OFF) 120 µA
Drain current
(Digital Output ON, Recommended Operating Conditions)
0.1 0.5 A
Digital Input: 300
Digital Output (Open Drain grade):
Input resistance (DIN1) 47
Input voltage
(Recommended Operating Conditions)
0 Supply voltage V
Input Voltage threshold (DIN1) 2.5 V
Analog Input:
Input voltage
(Recommended Operating Conditions)
0 30 V
Input resistance 150
Measurement error on 12 V 3 %
Additional error on 12 V 360 mV
Measurement error on 30 V 3 %
Additional error on 30 V 900 mV


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Analog Input error margin can increase if temperature varies.

Absolute maximum ratings

Characteristic description Value
Min. Typ. Max. Unit
Supply Voltage
(Absolute Maximum Ratings)
-32 +32 V
Drain-Source clamp threshold voltage
(Absolute Maximum Ratings), (Idrain = 2 mA)
+36 V
Digital Input Voltage
(Absolute Maximum Ratings)
-32 +32 V
Analog Input Voltage
(Absolute Maximum Ratings)
-32 +32 V