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Cobham Explorer 500 - Small & lightweight with simultaneous voice & data

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Product Description

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Voice and broadband data communications for you and your colleagues 

EXPLORER500 is the perfect choice if you are looking for a small and lightweight voice and broadband data communications device for you and your colleagues. In spite of the size of the terminal, EXPLORER 500 allows you to check your e-mails while your colleague is calling your boss back in the office - from anywhere in the world.  


EXPLORER® 500 gives you access to: 

  1. Internet
  2. E-mail
  3. Fax
  4. Voice calls
  5. Video conferencing and streaming
  6. Corporate servers
  7. ...and much more

For beginners and specialists alike 

Setting up your EXPLORER 500 is quick and easy. Just plug in a laptop or PDA, or use the Bluetooth interface, point the antenna towards the BGAN satellite - and you are online. 


EXPLORER 500 is based on the same core technology as EXPLORER 300 and 700. Making it easy for you to switch between these three models as they have identical interfaces.


All EXPLORER terminals take into account ease of use. They are highly customizable, they boast a plug and play capability, and give you simplicity, functionality and versatility – even if you are new to satellite communication.


a)       Simultaneous voice and data communications over BGAN

b)       High-speed data transfer up to 464 kbps

c)       Seamless global coverage

d)       Support for streaming IP at 32, 64, 128 kbps

e)       Standard LAN, USB, Bluetooth and phone/fax interfaces

f)        Easy system setup and operation

g)       Lightweight, splash and dust proof design

h)       Robust, reliable and durable design


  • BGAN terminal
  • Ethernet cable – length 2m standard
  • AC/DC Adaptor
  • Battery
  • USB cable
  • Manual & Drivers on CD-ROM

The basics

The basic system consists of one unit only - a transceiver with integral antenna.  

The EXPLORER 500 can be supplied by one or more of the EXPLORER handsets:




Click here to download the EXPLORER 500 fact sheet (PDF)

Click here to download the EXPLORER 500 user manual (PDF)




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