Cobham EXPLORER 710 BGAN Terminal
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Cobham EXPLORER 710 BGAN Terminal

  • Satellite Network: Inmarsat

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The EXPLORER 710 provides on-demand streaming rates at 650 kbps out of the box. As the world’s smallest Class 1 BGAN terminal and the first to take advantage of Inmarsat’s new streaming service (High Data Rate), the EXPLORER 710 will deliver high-speed, ultra-portable satellite streaming for broadcasting and other IP-based industry applications.

The EXPLORER 710 includes several advanced new features, including plug and play bonding - simply connect two EXPLORER 710’s and double the throughput. A low-end VSAT capability in a portable BGAN form factor.

EXPLORER 710 Features

  • High-Speed, Ultra-Portable BGAN Terminal

Raising the BGAN Bar

  • EXPLORER 710 is an ultra-portable satellite terminal set to usher in a new era in the world of BGAN by setting new standards for size, speed and features.

Smallest and Lightest

  • The smallest Class 1 BGAN terminal positioned to support broadcasters in enhancing the quality of mobile outside broadcasting.

Fastest ever BGAN

  • The first and only BGAN terminal to support the new High Data Rate on-demand streaming service from Inmarsat. With speeds higher than 600 kbps the EXPLORER 710 sets a new standard for mobile video newsgathering.
  • Double the speed with plug and play bonding* - simply connect two EXPLORER 710 terminals with an ethernet cable and achieve streaming rates over 1 Mbps.


  • 1 x Analogue RJ-11 phone/fax interfaces

Smart and Easy

  • The new flagship in the EXPLORER series introduces Smart Phones to the world of BGAN, enabling users to connect their own devices for controlling the terminal and for voice calling and connectivity.
  • Other features includes a USB host interface, hot-swappable batteries, a large easy-to-use LED display and multiple interfaces to support a wide range of applications.

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions (H x W X D): 13″ x 11″ x 2.13″ (27.9 x 33.2 x 5.4 cm)
  • Weight:7 lbs (3.2 kg)
  • Satellite Service: Inmarsat BGAN – Provided by Ground Control
  • Voice/Premium Voice: 4kbps / 3.1 kHz audo, 64 kbps
  • Standard IP Data: Up to 492 kbps (Rx) 492 kbps (Rx). Class-1 BGAN terminal
  • Streaming IP: 32Kbps, 64Kbps, 128Kbps, 176Kbps , 256Kbps and BGAN X-Stream
  • HDR Streaming: 600 kbps (300 kbps half-channel)
  • ISDN: UDI 64 kbps / RDI 56 kbps
  • WLAN Interface: 802.11 b/g up to 100 meter (328 feet) radius.
  • Interfaces: 2 x RJ45 LAN / PoE, 1 x RJ11 phone, 1 x USB 2.0 host, 1 x RJ45 ISDN
  • Power: – 10-32 VDC / 100-240VAC
  • Terminal Colors – White (default)
  • Battery: Hot-Swappable Lithium Ion (Rechargeable) Up to 3.5hrs usage, Recharge: less than 3hrs
  • Operating Temperature: -25°C to 55°C / -13°F to 131°F
  • Storage Temperatures (excl. battery): -40°C to 80°C / -40°F to 176°F
  • Humidity: 95% RH at +40°C (+104F)
  • Environmental (Antenna): IP 66 for dust and rain
  • Environmental (Transceiver): IP52 for dust and rain
  • Supported Languages – UK, FR, DE, ES, RU, CN
  • Standard Warranty – 2 year parts and labor – Extended warranties available

What's in the Box

  • EXPLORER 710 Satellite Terminal with removable antenna
  • 403732B-005: EXPLORER 710 Transceiver
  • 403703B-005: EXPLORER 710 Antenna
  • EXPLORER 710 Softshell Case (403720B-050)
  • Short Antenna Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery
  • 100-240V AC/DC Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide

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