How old does a dog have to be before using the TEK Series 2.0 System? Your dog should be able to learn basic obedience commands such as “Sit” or “Stay.” The GPS Collar or GPS Collar with E-Collar Module may be too large for dogs under 8 pounds. Fits neck sizes 10.75” - 23”.
Are the GPS Collar and E-Collar Module waterproof? Yes. They are waterproof and can be submersed in water to a depth of 25 feet.
Can my GPS Collar or GPS Collar with E-Collar Module be used around salt water? If the collar is used in or around salt water, it should be rinsed with fresh water following each use.
Can I use the TEK Series 2.0 System for multi-dog tracking and/or training? Yes, the TEK Series 2.0 System is expandable to a maximum of 21 dogs.
Can I use the TEK Series 2.0 System on aggressive dogs? We do not recommend any of our products to be used on aggressive dogs. We recommend you contact your local veterinarian or professional trainer to determine if your dog might be aggressive.
Will I get exactly 10 miles of range with the TEK Series 2.0 System? The range you get with your TEK Series 2.0 System will vary according to terrain, weather and vegetation, as well as transmission from other radio devices. To get the maximum amount of range, please refer to the “HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS” on page 5.
Can I attach a leash/lead to the GPS Collar? DO NOT attach a leash/lead to the collar. You may put a separate nonmetallic collar strap on your dog’s neck and attach a leash/lead. If the E-Collar Module is installed, be sure the extra collar does not interfere with the Contact Points.
Can I program my TEK Series 2.0 System to work with my other SportDog Systems, including TEK Series 1.0? No. The TEK Series 2.0 Systems are not compatible with other SportDOG products.
Can I organize the way my dogs are displayed or the Tracking, Training, and Compass Screens? Yes. See “SET ORDER” on page 21 in the My Dogs section. How many dogs/hunters can I share? You can share up to 21 dogs or hunters.
Do I need to recalibrate my Compass when I change locations? For best results it is recommended that the Compass be calibrated after you arrive at a new starting location.
How many Waypoints can I store? You can store up to 1,000 Waypoints. Waypoints can be added by pressing the Mark Waypoint Button while viewing the Tracking, Map, and Compass Screens.
Is the static stimulation safe for my dog? While continuous and/or momentary static stimulation may be unpleasant, it is harmless to your dog. Electronic training devices require interaction and training from the owner to achieve desired results.
Once my dog is trained and has been obeying my commands, will my dog have to continue to wear the E-Collar Module? Your dog may need to wear the E-Collar from time to time for reinforcement. Also, many hunters keep the E-Collar Module on their dog(s) while hunting for maximum control.
If I have a TEK-V2LT System, how long can I continuously deliver static stimulation to my dog? The maximum amount of time you can deliver static stimulation to your dog continuously is 10 seconds. After 10 seconds, the Handheld Device will “time-out for 5 seconds” the User-Defined Stim Button must be released and pressed again.
What do I do if my dog’s neck becomes red and irritated? This condition is due to the Contact Points irritating the skin.Discontinue use of the E-Collar Module for a few days. If the condition persists beyond 48 hours, see your veterinarian. Once the skin returns to normal, resume use, and monitor the skin condition closely.