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Performance and portability combined

EXPLORER 500 is the perfect choice, when working off the beaten track, but still dependant on a reliable connection. Whether travelling alone or in smaller teams this terminal meets the need for mobile access to office resources, providing access to phone networks and internet simultaneously.

Though smaller than a standard laptop, this satellite terminal supports your need for performance and is easy to set-up and to operate.

  • The most used terminal in the world of BGAN. Unmatched in deployed quantities, the EXPLORER 500 is the preferred choice to support various applications
  • Powerful: The ideal combination of performance and portability. Provides simultaneous high quality voice and broadband access at speeds up to 464 kbps. It supports LAN, USB, Bluetooth and phone/fax interfaces
  • Lightweight: Weighing only 1.4 kg and smaller than a standard laptop. Making it easy to carry along when travelling the world

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Dimensions (H/W/D)




Network Management

Weight (incl. battery)

1.4 kg/3.1 lbs


Message Indicator


Standard IP

up to 464 kbps


Restricted Dialing

PDP Context (up to 11)

Streaming IP

up tp 128 kbps


Traffic Logging


Standard/Premium voice

4 kbps/3.1 kHz audio, 64 kbps


Admin Control

SIP server (end of 2010)

Operating temperature    

-25ºC to + 55ºC/-13ºF to + 131ºF




Ingress Protection

IP-54 (dust and spray proof in all directions)


Router or direct mode