Device and OS
Spike works with commercial Google Android and Apple iOS Smartphones and Tablets. To view a list of recommended devices that have gone through camera calibration procedure and provide the highest level of accuracy, visit the Spike Support Center.
Operating System (OS) requirements are:
- Apple iOS devices must be running iOS 8.0 or later
- Google Android devices must be running Android 4.4 or later
- Your device must also support Bluetooth Smart 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy).
Size and Weight
The dimensions and size of the Spike device are as follows:
Imperial – 3.30in (h) x 2.35in (w) x .82in (d) / 2.05 ounces
Metric – 83.70mm (h) x 59.8mm (w) x 20.80mm (d) / 58 grams
The Spike device connects with your Smartphone or Tablet via Bluetooth. Your device must support Bluetooth Smart 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy).
The Spike device has an Internal Li-ion battery that is charged via a micro USB charging port (a USB cable is included in the box with Spike). Battery life is 4 hours of continuous use.
Spike’s eye safe laser rangefinder supports ranges between 6-650 feet (2-200 meters). The accuracy of Spike’s laser rangefinder is ± 3%
The accuracy of Spike’s laser rangefinder is ± 3%, and the accuracy of measurements captured from a photo taken with Spike is ± 3% (if positioned perpendicular to the target). For additional information on optimal distances and positions, visit the Spike Support Center.
Spike supports measurements in feet + inches, inches, meters, or centimeters. Unit settings may be changed at any time via the Spike app settings.
Measurements are stored with the photo and can be shared as a PDF, JPG, Spike File (XML), or KMZ. For Android devices only, additional output includes HMTL. The Spike File is a compressed .ZIP file, which contains the Spike photos and XML file with measurement and location data.