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Bolt compatibility for 1st/2nd/3rd generation and shorter/longer range units

Overview

  • Bolt transmitter and receiver units cannot be mixed between shorter and longer distance ranges. The Bolt Sidekick receiver is the only series which can be paired together across different distance ratings.
  • Bolt transmitter and receiver units cannot be mixed between generations. The Bolt 2000 series is the only exception; 1st and 2nd generation Bolt 2000 units are compatible when updated with current firmware.

Refer to the tables below for compatibility.

Not sure which Bolt model you have? Refer to this article.

Not sure which Sidekick model you have? Refer to this article.

1st generation Bolt

  TRANSMITTER
RECEIVER Bolt Standard Bolt Pro 1st gen Bolt 2000
Bolt Standard YES NO NO
Bolt Pro NO YES NO
1st gen Bolt 2000 NO NO YES
2nd gen Bolt 2000 NO NO YES
1st gen Sidekick NO NO YES 
2nd gen Sidekick NO NO NO

 

2nd generation Bolt

  TRANSMITTER
RECEIVER Bolt 300 Bolt 600 2nd gen Bolt 2000
Bolt 300 YES NO  
Bolt 600 NO YES  
1st gen Bolt 2000 NO NO YES
2nd gen Bolt 2000  NO NO  YES
1st gen Sidekick YES YES YES
2nd gen Sidekick NO NO NO

 

3rd generation Bolt

  TRANSMITTER
RECEIVER Bolt 500 Bolt 1000 Bolt 3000
Bolt 500 YES NO NO
Bolt 1000 NO YES NO
Bolt 3000 NO NO YES
1st gen Sidekick NO NO NO
2nd gen Sidekick YES YES YES

 

 

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