Cobham Explorer 540. Dual mode bgan m2m & cellular terminal.

BGAN M2M Explorer 540 terminal is designed to operate on both Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) and cellular 2G/3G/LTE networks, EXPLORER 540 delivers always available connectivity for critical monitoring and control applications.

The BGAN M2M service uses Inmarsat BGAN to provide a reliable, near global, two-way IP data service. It is designed to connect monitoring and control applications in remote, unmanned locations, providing visibility and management of those assets. By combining BGAN M2M with cellular connectivity in the same terminal, EXPLORER 540 gives users the opportunity to choose the best carrier for any location.



  •   Smallest and lightest BGAN M2M terminal in the market today.
  •   Rugged IP66 design ensures durability for outside mounting -
       no enclosure needed.
  •   The optional cellular 2G/3G/LTE Modem is an integrated part
       of the design.
  •   Simple to set up and operate
  •   Versatile power options with both Power over Ethernet (PoE)
       and 10-32VDC input.
  •   Two cable glands for easy installation of standard power and
       Ethernet cables into the back housing.
  •   Remote management of the terminal via SMS including
       configuration, debugging, and access to the web interface.
  •   Pole mount included in the package.
  Technical Specifications
  •   Dimensions: 202 x 202 x 52 mm
  •   Weight: 1.6kg
  •   Operating Temperature: -40°C to +55°C full operation; -40°C
       to +75°C reduced operation. When the internal temperature
       reaches 84°C the terminal closes down. An event message is
       recorded in the event log.
  •   Relative humidity: 95% non-condensing at +40°C
  •   Ingress Protection: IP66
  •   Data capabilities: Standard data up to 464/448 kbps
  Power Consumption
  •   Standby : 1.9W (@ 12VDC) 3.5W (PoE)
  •   Transmitting : 19W (typical) 24W (max)
  •   Power save : 0.1W @ 12VDC (Wake up function with GPIO
       or timer)
  •   1 x Micro USB interface (Proprietary for external
       EXPLORER cellular Modem)
  •   1 x BGAN M2M SIM-Card slot
  •   1 x RJ45 Ethernet interface with Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  •   1 x 8 pin Ethernet interface
  •   1 x 3 pin for I/O
  •   1 x 2 pin for DC power input
  What's in the box?
  •   EXPLORER 540 terminal
  •   Pole mount kit
  •   Installation Guide
  •   2 Cable Glands and 1 Blanking Plug
  •   Torx bit size TX10 for mounting/dismounting back cover
  •   Allen key for pole mount
  Optional Accessories at additional cost
  •   EXPLORER 540 LTE Modem
  •   LTE Modem Extension Kit (to mount modem separately)

Cobham Explorer 540.

Inmarsat BGAN M2M

Inmarsat Coverage

Explorer 540 product sheet

Explorer 540 user manual

Explorer 540 installation guide

Explorer 540 installation guide


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