Bofan PT521

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Bofan PT521 is a cost-effective vehicle tracking device.

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Package contents

Package contents include:

  • Device
  • GPS Antenna
  • GSM Antenna
  • Plug-in power wires

Location and tracking

Bofan PT521 model is embedded with GPS and doesn’t have support of GLONASS and alternative systems. It either doesn’t support Assisted GPS (A-GPS) technology or LBS services.

The tracker supports turnings. It will update the positions automatically to web server once the vehicle changing driving direction over pre set angle to form a smooth trajectory consistent with the actual road.

Mobile networks

With Quad-band GSM 3G module BofanPT521 can be operated all over the world.

Power supply

External power supply might be 9-36V, which makes possible to install PT521 both on cars and vans.

PT521 also features a built-in rechargeable backup battery. When fully charged it ensures about 3-4 hours of device operation (in normal conditions).

Local and remote management

Bofan PT521 can be fully controlled over GPRS, including configuration of tracking modes and controlling outputs. There is also a wide list of SMS commands in a human-friendly format, on which device always replies back. It supports remote APN settings configuration by SMS.


Bofan PT521 has following features:
  • Take Photos & Voice Monitoring
  • Real-time online tracking via GPRS
  • Update position online via time interval, distance, angle, move ratio and ACC ratio
  • SOS alarm (available to preset 3 SOS number)
  • External power cut alarm and low battery alarm
  • Speed alarm, Geo-fence alarm, Shake alarm, Drowsy Driving alarm
  • Stop Vehicle remotely via relay (Stop Engine)
  • Engine On/Off alarm, engine on hours report
  • Position logging capacity up to 16,000+ waypoints if no GPRS signal
  • Update door open/close status, available to control open/close vehicle door by SMS or platform
  • Available to set different alarm notification ways, such as via SMS, call or email
  • Synchronous record vehicle mileage
  • Available to send mileage alarm to remind vehicle maintenance
  • Automatically stop vehicle or activate buzzer/siren when Geo-fence, speed alarm or any other alarm trigger
  • I/O: 2 digital inputs, 1 negative and 1 positive triggering; 1 output
  • Analog Input: 1*12bits resolution analog inputs
  • OTA(upgrade firmware remotely)
  • Impact Alarm
  • 3G communication


The manufacturer offers original accessories, such as:

  • Cut engine relay
  • Microphone
  • Fuel Sensor
  • Temperature sensor
  • USB cable

Server connection

EU (
US (
Server port47704
Auto registrationYes

General information

Weight150 g (5.29 oz.)

Location information

GNSS signal levelYes


Remote outputs controlYes
Hardware keyYes


Discrete inputs2
Number of outputs1
Analog sensorYes
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