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BGAN EXPLORER 710: Satellite Broadband



The Cobham SATCOM EXPLORER 710 is an ultra-portable satellite streaming BGAN suitable for broadcasting and other IP based industry applications.

The terminal provides streaming rates over 650 kbps out of the box, when using the high data rate (HDR) streaming service from Inmarsat.

EXPLORER 710 also introduces Smart Phone Apps to the world of BGAN, enabling users to connect their own devices for voice calling and connectivity.  Other features includes a USB host interface, hot-swappable batteries, an easy-to-use LED display and multiple interfaces to support a wide range of applications.

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.

In the box

  • Quick start guide
  • Antenna cable
  • CD with manuals
  • EXPLORER 710 transceiver & antenna
  • Recharchable Lithium-Ion battery
  • 2m ISDN / LAN cable
  • 115 / 230V AC power supply


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Product: BGAN EXPLORER 710: Satellite Broadband


Dimensions: 33.2cm x 27.9cm x 5.4cm
Transceiver Weight: 1.6kg
Antenna Weight: 1.9kg
Operating Temperature: -25°C to +55°C
IP Rating: Transceiver: IP52 | Antenna: IP66
Input Voltage: 10 - 32V DC
Stand By Time: 36 hours
Max Receiver Time: 3h30m @ 492 kbps
Max Transmitter Time: 2h30m @ 144 kbps
Battery Type: Lithium-ion (rechargeable)
Standard IP: Up to 492 kbps
Streaming IP: 32, 64, 128 kbps
High Data Streaming: Min. 600 kbps
Data: yes
Broadband: no
ISDN Capability: yes
Call features
Voice: yes
Product Interfaces
Ethernet (RJ-45)
Fax (RJ-11)
ISDN (RJ-45)
Phone (RJ-11)

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