Castel - IDD-213GL

The Castel IDD-213GL is an intelligent on-board diagnostic device designed for both passenger and commercial vehicles. With its plug-and-play technology, this GPS tracker can easily read diagnostic information from the vehicle's ECU and capture location data, which is then sent to a backend server for real-time remote diagnostic and tracking purposes. This device is compatible with OBD II/EOBD, J1939, and J1708 protocols, making it suitable for a wide range of vehicles.

One of the standout features of the IDD-213GL is its comprehensive data collection and analysis capabilities. It can not only read diagnostic data such as vehicle speed, RPM, and ECT, but also retrieve diagnostic trouble codes and freeze frame data. Additionally, it offers mileage and fuel consumption statistics, allowing for efficient fleet management and monitoring of vehicle performance. The device also tracks driving behavior, including speeding, hard acceleration/deceleration, and idle engine, providing valuable insights for improving driver safety and efficiency.

With its industrial-class components and high-quality construction, the IDD-213GL is built to withstand the demands of everyday use. It has a compact design, measuring 63mm x 48mm x 28mm and weighing just 50g, making it easy to install and conceal. The device operates on a wide voltage range of 9-36VDC and has a low power consumption, ensuring reliable performance without draining the vehicle's battery. It also features an internal backup battery for unplug notification, ensuring continuous operation even when the device is disconnected from the vehicle's power source.

Overall, the Castel IDD-213GL is an advanced GPS tracker that combines diagnostic capabilities with real-time tracking functionality. It is an ideal solution for fleet management, service shops, car dealers, and insurance companies, providing valuable data for optimizing vehicle performance, improving driver safety, and enhancing operational efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Industrial class components with high quality
  • OBD II/EOBD, J1939 and J1708 compliant
  • Plug&Play technology
  • Comprehensive data collection and analysis, including diagnostic data, location data, and driving behavior data
  • Real-time tracking
  • Read diagnostic data, including vehicle speed, RPM, ECT, etc.
  • Read diagnostic trouble codes and freeze frame data
  • Mileage statistic
  • Fuel consumption statistic
  • Driving behavior monitoring, including speeding, hard acceleration/deceleration, idle engine, etc.
  • Support passenger car / heavy duty / tracker mode
  • Up to 24,000 GPS data storage
  • Data reporting according to time interval, distance, and heading change
  • Ignition on/off detection
  • Vehicle battery monitor
  • Base station ID report (when no GPS signal)
  • Internal battery for unplug notification


The Castel IDD-213GL is suitable for various applications, including:

  • Fleet management
  • Service shop / Car dealer
  • Insurance company

Technical Specifications:

  • Dimension: 63mm x 48mm x 28mm
  • Weight: 50g
  • Working Voltage: 9-36VDC
  • Max.: <200mA@13.8/27.6VDC
  • Average: <150mA@13.8/27.6VDC
  • Sleep mode: <10mA@12/24VDC
  • Backup battery: 3.7V/160mAH
  • Working Temperature: -30℃ to 70℃
  • Storage Temperature: -40℃ to 85℃
  • Humidity: 5%~95%(no frog)
  • Frequency: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • Network protocol: Embedded TCP/IP stack
  • GPS channels: 50 parallel channels
  • Positioning method: GPS/A-GPS
  • Cold start: <32s (typ.)
  • Warm start: <32s (typ.)
  • Hot start: <1s (typ.)
  • Data transmission: GPRS/SMS
  • GPS Accuracy: 5m CEP
This information only is for informational purposes only, Plaspy does not have relationship with the device's manufacturer, for more information check the manufacturer's website or user manual.

Set Up IDD-213GL


To set the tracker send the following commands by SMS messages, The default secret key for SMS instructions is the last 6 ASCII characters of device ID

Type the tracker password
  1. Set the APN settings and server IP
    *{{SecretKey}}#set gprs#{{apn}},{{apnu}},{{apnp}},,8888*

To check the settings
*{{SecretKey}}#get gprs#*