How to setup a hermetically sealed zTrackPro LoRa GPS tracker produced by zane.hu?

Gerhard Peter

Initiator of TTN Berlin

Posted on 26-08-2018

Because the zTrackPro GPS tracker is hermetically sealed and absolute waterproof, a special way of setting up all configuration parameters, using wifi, has been developed by Zane.hu. Charging is done by inductive Qi-loading-

Here is the solution (beta):

And here are more details:

zTrackPro configuration and firmware upgrade

1. zTrackPro configuration
1.1. Put the device on Qi charger and wait for reaching battery level higher than 50%
(If battery level lower than 50% WiFi can not be activated)
1.2. After reaching the required battery level, remove the device from the charger
then put it back after 10 seconds.
The device should broadcast its SSID in format: zTrack_Pro_ [DevEUI].
1.3. Connect to the device
1.4. Run zUtility PC software
1.5. Click Open device
1.6. Select the device then click Read Device Parameters
1.7. Configure the required values then click Save new parameters
1.8. Remove the device from the charger then click Restart Device ​so modified
values can take effect.

2. zTrackPro firmware upgrade
2.1. Put the device on Qi charger and wait for reaching battery level higher than 50%
(If battery level lower than 50% WiFi can not be activated).
2.2. After reaching the required battery level, remove the device from the charger
then put it back after 10 seconds.
The device should broadcast its SSID in format: zTrack_Pro_​[DevEUI].
2.3. Connect to the device
2.4. Click Application/Bootloader ​to place the device into bootloader mode.
2.5. Find zTrack_BOOT_​[DevEUI] at list of available APs then connect to it.
2.6. Click Open Device
2.7. Select the device then click Firmware Upgrade
2.8. Browse the proper .dfu file.
2.9. After successful firmware upgrade the device disconnects automatically and
broadcasts its application mode SSID (zTrack_Pro_​[DevEUI])