DC 30 is GPS dog tracking collar that has been redesigned to be lighter, better reception, more rugged and with low-profile antenna. It is designed for use with Garmin’s Astro Doc Tracking System.

Garmin DC30 and Astro 220 Receiver

Used with Astro 220 receiver, the master would be able to pinpoints where the dog is and what he is doing. The collar retails for $199 and is expected to be shopped by this end of summer 2008.

Both Astro 220 and DC 30 collar are completely waterproof. At anytime, Astro is able to track up to 10 dogs per receiver. User is able to select to get location update every 5, 10 or 30 seconds. Depending on the update rate, the battery on the rechargeable DC 30 collar is able to last for 17-36hours, while 24 hours on Astro 220 receiver (AA batteries).

Dog is wearing DC30

Follow is the specs:

  • High sensitivity GPS receiver
  • 7 mile range (depending on terrain)
  • Position updates every 5, 10 or 30 seconds
  • IPX7 waterproof design
  • SiRF high performance GPS Receiver
  • 17 to 36 hour battery life, rechargeable lithium ion
  • Maintains position on top of dog’s back
  • Convenient, easy-to-use
  • Made of durable material