• Tracks, locates and recovers stolen machinery in real time
  • Shares HELPtech database with local law enforcement
  • Free HELPtech registration with purchase
  • Easy to install & requires no downloads
  • Works in over 60 countries
  • Holds charge up to 3 months after disconnected with machinery

Don’t Leave Your Machinery Unprotected

As the owner of heavy equipment, you understand how cumbersome it can be to keep safe. Massive in size, it’s difficult to lock in an alarmed space. Without many options for protection, you have little choice but to leave your expensive equipment out in the open—and all too easy to steal.

3G Device – three year program

XT-4760 series is a self contained UMTS/HSPA modem with integrated GPS engine and antenna, cellular and PCS antenna, optional motion detector, optional accelerometer and optional 650, 960 or 6600 mAh internal rechargeable battery. With a powerful 32-bit microprocessor and unique power management algorithm, XT-4760 consumes less than 150 μA in sleep mode and yet capable of periodic reporting of health, status and location of remote assets. With multiple input and output ports along with proven embedded application, XT-4760 is an ideal solution for monitoring and control of high value remote assets where input power availability is of concern.

XT-4760 has been designed with the latest GPS technology allowing GPS tracking under extreme conditions where most other competing products fail. With its ultra compact size and optional weatherproof case (meets IEC 68-2-27 environmental standard), XT-4760 can be used for a myriad of applications such as container, trailer and motorcycle tracking.

XT-4760 is another example of Xirgo Technologies’ dedication to the development of unique and flexible products to address ever growing number of applications and customer requirements.

Specification highlights:

  • 3G UMTS/HSDPA class A multi-slot
  • 2G GPRS class B multi-slot
  • 3G Supports 850/1900 MHz
  • 2G Supports 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • LED status indicators for GPS, Network registration
  • Over-the-air configuration and firmware upgrade
  • Supports TCP, UDP, FTP
  • Integrated GPS receiver and antenna for tracking applications
  • Supports SMS connectivity
  • Internal 650, 960 or 6600* mAh rechargeable battery for applications requiring longer battery life.

*Note: larger batteries increase dimensions of device.

How it Works

How can I use IRONwatch to locate my equipment?

IRONwatch is a no monthly fee device that remains dormant to provide limited data transfer over the cellular network. Once you have activated your device, you’ll receive location reports approximately every 8 hours. You can review your last 50 reports at any time on your NER account.

If you need to locate your asset before your next report, ‘PING’ your machine online to request for an off-interval report.

How do I assign my device to a specific machine?

NER will insert your machine’s unique information into your account. Enter the NER database and assign the appropriate equipment details (make, model, serial number) to its designated IRONwatch device. If you need help, an NER analyst can walk you through these steps.

What cellular networks does IRONwatch work with?

AT&T and Sprint.

What steps does NER take to locate my stolen machinery?

NER is a data resource conduit; we do not physically locate stolen machines. We provide free assistance to law enforcement and their support agents through access to our data, support from our expert equipment analysts, and management of the IRONwatch portal for stolen equipment.


What happens if IRONwatch disconnects from its power source?

You’ll receive a warning email if your power source disconnects. If you aren’t in possession of your machine when this occurs, contact NER immediately.

All IRONwatch devices are equipped with back up batteries that allow them to function while disconnected for a period of time—sometimes several weeks. Notify immediately NER to maximize your back up battery’s usage.

What do I do if my equipment has not been reported in 24-48 hours?

If your equipment has not reported a location in over eight hours, don’t panic. There could be an issue with your power source; your machine could be outside the range of your cellular network; or your tracking device might not have a clear signal.

To determine the issue, make sure that your device lights are on. If not, you probably have a faulty connection to your power source or provider. When your device is connected, you’ll see a steadily flashing green light, and a blue light flickering every two to three seconds.

Does my IRONwatch device allow for custom features?

Yes. Please contact an NER analyst at to learn about battery optimization and other custom options.

Where should I install my IRONwatch device?

Install your device in a covert location with constant access to a power source and a clear signal. Contact us directly for more detailed suggestions. However, we prefer not to get too specific with location suggestions—we don’t want to give potential thieves any ideas.

Can I switch my IRONwatch device to another machine?

Yes. During the life of you contract, you can switch the IRONwatch device from one machine to another as many times as you’d like. If you do so, you must associate the tracking device to the correct piece of equipment inside the NER database. This way, in the event of theft, NER can provide law enforcement with the most up-to-date information.

Is IRONwatch made specifically for construction equipment?

IRONwatch devices are ruggedized for use in harsh construction environments. They can also be applied to other vehicle classes, such as agriculture machines, trailers, cars, trucks, utility or golf carts, lawn mowers, and static powerless assets like job boxes, towers, or storage sheds.

Costs & Insurance

How much does IRONwatch cost?

List price for the XT-4560 and XT-4760 is $398.

Does IRONwatch come with specific insurance incentives?

When you purchase an IRONwatch device, we enter your equipment details on our HELPtech database. This makes you eligible for the same insurance incentives available to all HELPtech users.


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