Benelli CADDY, the hyper-technological collar
Il CADDY is the satellite tracking system for hunting, developed and manufactured by Benelli which allows for monitoring the track, train and monitor dogs and hunters at all times, using your mobile phone as a display. And yes, simply by looking at the screen of your mobile phone, you can always have a total view of all the phases of the hunt or of the training session, even in the total absence of telephone signal or internet connection. Another feature of the Benelli CADDY is being able to share the hunting day or the training session with all the participants connected through the CADDY or on their favorite social networks, so as to have the hunting scene under control, and always live your experience to the fullest.
BENELLI CADDY: let's start discovering the main features
First, let's open the transport case. Inside we immediately notice, GPS electronic collar, connector, user manual and a power bank. But let's move on to the CADDY commissioning and start with it download the Benelli CADDY application onto your mobile phone and follow the quick information for registration and initial configuration. After setting up your mobile phone, you can customize the application by entering the name of the hunter and of your dog or dogs to be combined with CADDY. The collars that can be connected are 24, so we can safely, use CADDY for a hunt with pointing dogs, or a hunting trip with a pack of followed dogs.
CADDY is great for that. It allows you to live the hunting experience, always having under control all the dogs and hunters participating in the hunt. This is also excellent for the safety of all participants, in fact displaying dogs and hunters on the display of your mobile phone allows you to have very high safety conditions.
BENELLI CADDY: coupling of collars and connectors
After completing the various settings of your mobile phone, you go tocoupling of collars and connectors. Everything happens very easily and just as quickly. Just press the dedicated button on the collar and do the same on the connector and that's it, in a few moments, a green LED light will give a positive result to the operation and the dog and hunter will appear on the phone display.
BENELLI CADDY: APP functionality
After pairing and connecting the devices, you can start the hunting or training session. The initial mask of the app is very intuitive and easy to use, a red Benelli icon with a + will allow you to quickly add the connector / hunter. Other icons appear clearly in the lower part of the display: the first indicates the connected devices. Next to it we find the map, the compass, the training function and a session diary.
BENELLI CADDY: map display
All hunters and dogs connected and present in the devices section, they will be displayed on the map through an icon that can be customized for colors and tracks. The color customization function is easily accessed from the options menu. "Zoom in" or shrink the map it is just as simple and you just need to act on the display of your mobile phone. But let's find out the keys present in the vertical menu on the right of the display. The first button allows you to bring the hunter back to the center of the map; the second button instead allows you to have the optimal zoom level in one click so as to involve all the devices in a single screen. The third button allows you to switch from the icon function to that photo, while the fourth button enables or disables the tracks.
By clicking on the dog marker icon, opens at the bottom of the screen, an information window, with the name of the dog, the distance from us and if necessary you can also quickly access the quick correction function. Through long touch of the display, you access another important function, you can mark a point of interest such as the position of your car, post office, wild animals or by clicking on the selected point to know the distance. Personalized placeholders, will allow you to share quick information, such as the location of wild animals, with other hunters. This exchange of information takes place quickly and even in conditions of total absence of telephone signal as CADDY uses the radio link of the various connectors..
BENELLI CADDY: always OPERATIONAL even in the total absence of TELEPHONE SIGNAL OR internet network ..
Also it is possible download maps to your mobile. Just click on the three dashes at the top left and you will have access to a very intuitive drop-down menu, then click on the item "folder offline”, Select your area of interest and start the download, you can download all the desired maps.
BENELLI CADDY: Compass display.
In the compass mode you will be able to observe the four cardinal points north, south east and west, two hands indicating the direction of the connected devices and in the lower part the icons of the connected devices and placeholders. The button at the bottom right activates the various voice navigation functions: forward, back, left, right with respect to your position. It is also possible to activate simpler sound or voice alerts. A guide voice will allow, without looking at the mobile phone display, to always know the position or the activities carried out by our dog. But we will talk about this with two articles dedicated to the use of the CADDY with pointing dogs and follow dogs.
BENELLI CADDY: training function
During the dog training activities, it may be necessary to have to give a correction, here is that CADDY also allows this functionality. By clicking on the training icon you access a window where the icons of your dogs appear. You can only give corrections to your own dogs and not to the dogs of other connected hunters. The corrections can be sound or pulse with variable intensity.
BENELLI CADDY: registered hunting and sharing
In this section you will have access to all the various hunted recorded and share them with your friends or on Social. Social sharing is very simple, just select your favorite social network and in a few moments you will be sharing our experience. A nice way to bring CADDY to life even for our hunting friends who did not participate in our hunting day.
BENELLI CADDY is much more ..
Among other features of CADDY, we can also insert that lost dog, anti-theft of the collar and the configuration of the team of hunters. We just have to refer you to the site dedicated to BENELLI CADDY and thus be able to discover all the technical characteristics, even through special ones dedicated video tutorials to the device or to know the points of sale.
More info: www.benellicaddy.com