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BGAN Terminal Specification

High Bandwidth - High Portability Device: The Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500 combines exceptional performance with portability. It meets the needs of the most demanding business traveler for remote, high-speed corporate network access. It is also suitable for small teams that need to set up a temporary office.

  BGAn Terminal for Mobile Satellite - Explorer 500
Weight: <1.5kgs (< 3.3lbs)

217mm (8.5")  x 217mm (8.5")  x 52 mm (2.0")

SIM card: Yes (3G compatible SIM card)
Standard IP:

Up to 464/448kbps (send and receive)

Streaming IP: 32, 64, 128kbps (send and receive)

via USB


Via RJ11 or Bluetooth handset; 3.1kHz audio

Data Interfaces: USB, Bluetooth, Ethernet
Operating System

Windows 2000, XP
MAC: OS 10.1 or later
Linux: Redhat 9

Ingress protection IP 54
Operation Temperature -25°C to +55°C (13°F to 131°F) with external power supply

0°C to +55°C (+32°F to 131°F) powered by battery
Battery Life: 36 hours standby time and 1.5 hour of continuous transmission at 144kbps
Battery type: Lithium-Ion, Rechargeable
External Power: Mains power supply 100-240 V, with 15V DC adapter (input 10-16V)
Maximum radiated power (EIRP) +15.1 dBW
User Interfaces: PC: BGAN Launch Pad and built-in web based GUI
Control buttons and LCD on Terminal

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