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This is a 2 4 1 post, you are all so lucky! I will explain how to fit your own tracker and you get a remote start for your heating. I had trouble with my S1 unicorn valencia battery going flat, found out it was the tracker battery dragging it down, there is also a small lithium batery that was at the end of its life. Not wanting to subscribe to tracker due to the expense and zero discount on many insurances, i was inclined to remove it. However the Bailey alarm is integral to the tracker system and the PIR in the living space is wireless connected to the same. On removing the batteries, i found the alarm still worked, which I wanted. I bought a TK104 GPS cell tracker. This came with a giff gaff sim card. loaded with £5 I topped it up to £10 giving me £15. So in a nut shell how this works, although i dont want to go into too much detail on this unit, this is about the application. It has magnet so you can just stick it under a steel chassis, it has its own built in anntena for GPS and Cell phone. It has movement sensors, it has a 6AH battery which lasts 4 months. Comes with external antenna for GPS and Cell phone. Relay for mainly use on a car for cutting the fuel pump. OK, so mounted this in the van, its hidden away but because its a unique system doesnt have to be as well hidden as a tracker. .. isnt! as a theif wouldnt inherantly know where it is, conversley all unicorns will have a tracker in the same place! So I connected it to the 12v system but it would power itself If I removed the leisure battery. You assign it a main phone and 5 others, no other phone can then control it. You can set 3 levels for shock sensor. You can set it to alert you if it moves any distance, say 10 metres. You can set it to a coral measurement. ie if it moves out of a imaginary box say 5 metres square, it alerts you. You can set it to constantly alert you if it moves so you can track it, but its response is usually within 3 secs. Finally, and the best bit, if fitted to a car and it alerts you its moving, you can send it a command to stop the engine either immediately or when it drops to 20mph. This is via a relay. I used this relay to connect to the external start on the Alde system. So on my control panel, I enable ext start, set the temp. Then if we go out and we are late or whatever situation and we decide we want the heating on in the vam before we get back, I simply text the unit, 'Stop' it operates the relay and brings on the heating, brilliant, and the proce for all this, I got mins with a sim card for less than £80.