FMB965 General description

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FMB965 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 FMB965 device is supplied to the customer in a cardboard box containing all the equipment that is necessary for operation. The package contains:

  • Already implemented FMB965 device into case;
  • Top and bottom device cover parts;
  • 3.7 V 1200 mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery;
  • and output power supply cable with a 1x5 connection pins, which can disconnected from the device device.

Basic characteristics

GSM / GPRS / GNSS features:

  • Teltonika TM2500 quad band module (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz);
  • GPRS class 12 (Up to 85,6 kbps);
  • SMS (text, data);
  • Integrated GNSS receiver;
  • Up to -165 dBm GNSS receiver sensitivity.


Hardware features:

  • Built-in movement sensor;
  • Built-in Bluetooth 4.0;
  • Internal High Gain GNSS antenna;
  • Internal High Gain GSM antenna;
  • 128 MB Flash memory (422 400 Records);
  • 1200 mAh Li-ion rechargeable 3.7 V battery.
  • Micro-SIM card


Interface features:

  • Power supply: +10... +30 V;
  • 1 digital input;
  • 2 digital outputs;
  • 2 LEDs indicating device status.


Special features:

  • Fast position fix (Outdoor areas);
  • High Quality track even in high density urban canyon;
  • Ultra small case;
  • Ready for harsh environment;
  • Easy to mount in limited access areas;
  • Firmly fasten;
  • 2 LED status indication;
  • Real time tracking;
  • Smart data acquisition based on:
    • Time;
    • Speed;
    • 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;
  • Color ribbon non-detachable cable;
  • Overvoltage protection;


Description Voltage Duration
Normal operation

+10 ... +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


Technical details
2 W max.
Current consumption at 12 V (Power supply 10...30 V DC)
Collection and sending every 1s. 2G: average 54.46 mA
Collection and sending every 30s. 2G: average 24.96 mA
Nominal: average 22.82 mA
GNSS sleep: average 6.10 mA
Deep Sleep: average 2.40 mA
Online Deep Sleep: average 2.64 mA
Power Off sleep: average 1.00 mA
Battery charge current Average: 200 mA
Operating temperature (without battery) -40 ... +85 °C
Storage temperature (without battery) -40 ... +85 °C
Storage relative humidity 5 ... 95% (no condensation)
Ingress Protection Rating IPX7
Battery charge temperature 0 °C to +45 °C
Battery discharge temperature -20 °C to +60 °C
Device + case weight + battery weight 74 g


Dimension drawing:

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Technical information about internal battery


Internal back-up battery Battery voltage (V) Nominal capacity (mAh) Power (Wh) Charge temperature (°C) Discharge temperature (°C) Storage temperature (°C)
Li-ion rechargeable battery 3.75~3.90 1200 4.68 0 to +45 -20 to +60 -20 to +45 for 1 month
-20 to +35 for 6 months

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.
Bw disposal.png Battery should not be disposed of into general household waste.
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)
10 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) 4 V
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


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