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How long does goTenna Mesh take to charge?

by Shopify goTenna Group

It takes about 1-2 hours to fully charge depending on the amount of power supplied by the power source. The red charging light next to the USB port will turn off when the unit is fully charged.

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What is goTenna Mesh’s battery life?

by Shopify goTenna Group

The battery will last about 24 hours with typical use. If you use it to send lots of messages (and message retries), your goTenna Mesh’s battery life can be much shorter. If you turn it off between uses, and only use it for a few hours at a time, your battery life can last for weeks or even months! When fully charged and unused, the battery can hold its power for about a year.

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What are goTenna Mesh’s key hardware specs?

by Shopify goTenna Group

1-watt UHF radio (tunes to frequencies & power permissible in your region) Flash memory good for 100's of messages Rechargeable Lithium-polymer battery (24+ hour battery life on standby)  Micro-USB connector  Bluetooth-LE data interface (BT 4.2) LED indicator light  Thermoplastic elastomer attachment strap  Weather-proof (fine in all kinds of rain & grime!) 4.2" x .9" x 1.3" (106.5 x 18 x 33 mm) Weight: 1.7 oz (48 g)

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Why is goTenna Mesh better than a walkie-talkie?

by Shopify goTenna Group

goTenna Mesh enables you to intelligently relay your messages through other users to get to your recipient(s) when they are out of point-to-point range. This makes it more likely your messages will get through in difficult situations, and creates a network that gets stronger the more people join it. And not to worry: this all happens automatically and privately.In addition, goTenna Mesh offers many features walkie-talkies cannot, including message delivery confirmation, the ability to create private groups and 1-to-1 chats, and the ability to share GPS locations on free, detailed offline maps. Plus: You never have to worry about channels...

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Is goTenna Mesh waterproof?

by Shopify goTenna Group

No, but it's definitely weatherproof and water-resistant. We've designed it to survive rainy excursions, and to stand a good chance of survival if briefly dropped in water, but it's definitely not designed to be submerged. Leave it with your smartphone when you go swimming!

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