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Explorer 700 BGAN Terminal
 Explorer 700 BGAN Terminal - Complete Package
Explorer 700 BGAN Terminal - New

SKU-BGANT700 - MPN-MCU:403720A
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The Explorer 700 offers broadband speeds of 492 Kbps Internet connectivity with integrated long-range WiFi (100 meters), making it an excellent multi-purpose high-end BGAN terminal.

Explorer 700 Top Features
Fast - 492 Kbps speeds in both directions - Class 1 BGAN
Powerful Wi-Fi hotspot (up to 328' ft or 100 meters)
Streaming speeds of up to 450 Kbps with BGAN X-Stream
Works with any standard corded or cordless phone
Antenna can be separated by transceiver, so antenna can be mounted outside, and transceiver inside. Ships with 10 meter antenna cable.


The Explorer 700 Control Panel
Explorer 700 Control Panel Interface

Pointing the Explorer 700 is just like the Explorer 300 and 500:
1. Turn power on by pressing the power button.
2. An audible signal strength tone will sound, the display showing strength bar (dBHz reading).
3. Sweep the sky with the terminal until the signal tone increase in frequency.
4. Get the highest signal strength reading possible (using the dBHz scale), and then press OK button.
5. Go to 192.168.0.1 from any browser and connect to the Internet with the 700's Web Interface.


Explorer 700 Connection Ports
Explorer 700 in field
 
Explorer 700 team use
 
Explorer 700 on bridge
 
BGAN military use

A Portable Mobile Office
On the Explorer 700 controller are (from left to right) the Power input (10-32 volts DC, or from an AD/DC power adapter), a USB connection, IO Port for external control or signaling, DC output for charging bluetooth phone (6.2VDC 350mA), an RJ-11 phone port for any corded (or cordless phone), an RJ-11 Fax port, LAN 1 (RJ-45 Ethernet) and LAN#2, for connecting 2 devices (may connect up to 11 using a hub). Finally, there are two ISDN ports for ISDN devices. The Explorer 700 is a 2-part BGAN terminal (controller / antenna) that includes a short and long (10 meter) cable that connects the controller to the antenna. The long cable is helpful to place antenna outside in the elements, while the controller is inside. Watch the video above to see how the parts separate.

Explorer 700 Features
Delivers fasted BGAN Internet speeds possible up to 492 Kbps.
Wireless hotspot can connect any for any in-range device, laptop, smartphone, iPad...
Wi-Fi range is an amazing 100 meters from the terminal (802.11 A/B/G)
2 Ethernet ports (10/100Mbps RJ-45), 2 ISDN Ports (RJ-45), Phone (RJ-11), Fax (RJ-11), USB
2 part terminal (Transceiver splits off from antenna) May place transceiver inside with antenna outside
10-Meter Antenna cable included with purchase.
Support high-speed BGAN streaming service. Broadcast Live Video using BGAN X-Stream
Internet service can be usage based, or pre-paid using standard BGAN Service Plans
Directly connect any standard corded or cordless phone into the RJ-11 phone jack
Calls are $0.99 cents per minute to any standard phone worldwide. Free incoming calls
SMS messages are $0.50 cents w/free incoming messages (iPhone texts are not charged)
Supports approved Group 3 fax machines, and ISDN (64 Kbps) capable devices
Night friendly LCD backlit display with 4 button controls and advanced menu options
Intuitive browser interface screens for advanced controls
One button no-laptop auto-connect auto-activate configurations. Please enquire with Ground Control
Built-in bluetooth for cordless phone operation
Li-Ion battery will last 36 hours in idle mode


Explorer 700 Complete Package Contents
Explorer 700 BGAN Wi-Fi Terminal (transceiver and antenna).
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
AC/DC Recharger
Ethernet/ISDN (RJ45) 2 meter cables
2 Split Cables (connect transceiver to antenna) 0.4 meter and 10 meter lengths
USB Cable 1.8 Meter
Manuals, BGAN Launchpad on Thumbdrive or available online here.



Pointing and using the Explorer 700 BGAN terminal


Explorer 700 Documentation

BGAN Explorer 700 Brochure Explorer 700 Getting Started Explorer 700 Users Manual Explorer 700 Detailed Specifications Explorer 2-wire Phone
Explorer 700 BGAN
Brochure & Specs
Getting Started Users Manual Detailed Specs 2-wire Handset

Thrane Explorer 700 BGAN Video Stream  
The Explorer 700 BGAN terminal from Thrane & Thrane is ideal for live video streaming with BGAN X-Stream service.
 
The back of the Explorer 700. The transceiver has been removed from the antenna in this picture.
 
The 700 transceiver is attached to the 700 antenna with one of two included cables. One short 0.4 Meter cable is for keeping the transceiver with the antenna, and the other allows the transceiver to be placed up to 10 meters away, such as inside of a building.
 
The transceiver interface includes (from right to left) DC input, an I/O interface, DC out, phone port (RJ-11), FAX port (RJ-11) LAN port 1 (RJ-45), LAN port 2, ISDN port 1, ISDN port 2.
Explorer 700 Signal Strength  
The display screen on the Explorer transceiver shows the signal strength for pointing on power-up. It will emit an audible beeping that increases as the system is pointed toward the satellite.
 
The transceiver itself (which has a rubber carry handle) is placed inside of the antenna Explorer 700 for easy storage and carrying.
 
There is a built-in compass on top.  
The Explorer 700 is capable of fitting inside of a large laptop case.
Explorer 700 Package Components   BGAN Explorer 700 Backside
Each Explorer 700 ships with the terminal antenna, the transceiver, software & manuals, a power supply with European and U.S. power adapter, USB cable, Ethernet cable, and two antenna cables for long (10m) or short span (0.4m) between the transceiver and the antenna.
 
The back-side of the Explorer 700 with the transceiver (transceiver) in place.
Explorer 700 Sim Card Slot   BGAN Explorer 700 Battery Pack Li Ion
The Sim Card slot for the Explorer 700 is located inside of the battery slot.
 
The high-capacity lithium ion battery supplies power to the wireless access point (if activated) as well as transmitter.
 
The system is self-contained for a run time up to 36 hours on standby.

 
Integrated 802.11 wireless "A" "B" and "G" connectivity with up to a 100' radius for wireless capable computers.
  BGAN Explorer 700 Pole Mouting Kit
   
The Explorer 700's antenna can be separated from the controller/transceiver, and mounted outside with a wall or pole mounting bracket. The Explorer 700 ships with a 20 meter antenna cable.
BGAN Ready Case  
Ground Control offers BGAN Ready-Cases that include everything needed to connect to the Internet in a hardened plastic case. more
 
BGAN coverage is world-wide except for the extreme polar regions. BGAN Coverage Map


Explorer 700 Accessories
BGAN Sim Card
   BGAN Service Sim Card
BGAN Service
All BGAN Terminals require an active account, or "Sim Card" in order to operate. Ground Control offers usage only or Pre-Paid plans with your purchased BGAN equipment.


BGAN Service
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2-Wire Phone
2-Wire Corded Phone Handset
While you may use any standard 2-wire phone with this terminal, this handset phone from Cobham Satcom doesn't require a cradle, and has been designed for use with any BGAN terminal. Brochure
MPN-403625B BGANAE004
Price $154 USD


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DC Vehicle Adapter for Explorer 300/500/700
This adapter fits in any vehicle 12volt or 24 volt power port. Run or recharge any Explorer terminal.
MPN-403650A-009 SKU-BGANAE002
Price $67 USD


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Explorer 700 BGAN Ready Case
Complete Explorer 700 In A Hardened Ready Case
A large sized all-weather sealed case. This is a complete mobile office package that includes, the Explorer 700, cabling, analog phone, and documentation on a thumbdrive. Great for traveling into extreme environments, or long term storage.
Price $5,179 USD


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Long Range Cordless Phone for BGAN
Long-Range Cordless Phone(s)
These rugged cordless phones stay connected up to 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the BGAN terminal. Simply plug the phone cord from the base-station/case into the BGAN phone jack and turn it on... no other configuration is required. Perfect for working indoors or anything that requires phone connectivity at distance from the BGAN terminal.

Price $1,995 USD




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BGAN Sim Card
Extra BGAN Sim Card
Carry a spare BGAN SIM Card as a backup to your primary account. Card may be be swapped with primary card in any BGAN terminal. Separate accounts, or just have in case you need to recharge your suspended primary account. More on BGAN Sim Cards
Price $50 USD


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Split Cable
Explorer 700 Split Cable
The Split Cable allows the 700 transceiver to be located at distance from the antenna.
700 antenna Split Cable QN/TNC 41.5cm #403720A-937 - $125
700 antenna Split Cable QN/TNC 10meter #403720A-942 - $130
700 antenna Split Cable QN/TNC 30meter #403720A-945 - $283
700 antenna Split Cable QN/TNC 60meter #403720A-948 - $421
700 antenna Split Cable QN/TNC 100meter #403720A-955 - $753

(Explorer 700 Ships standard with 41 cm short and 10M long split cable)
Explorer 700 Soft Case
A soft case manufactured by Thrane & Thrane for the Explorer 700.


Price $272 USD


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Explorer 700 AC/DC Power Adapter
Power Adapters may be used in 110 or 220 AC wall current with appropriate plug adapters for country.
MPN-403682P SKU-BGANAE014
Price $105 USD


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Explorer 700 Li-Ion Battery (Extra or Replacement)
Keep an extra battery for your Explorer 700. Good to have when your primary battery runs low in a no-power location. The 700 battery is rated at 11.1 volts 4400 mAh, 48 watt hours.
MPN-403686G SKU-BGANAE013
Price $274 USD


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BGAN External Battery
External Battery for All BGAN Terminals
Power any BGAN terminal with this external battery pack for added hours of operation. This battery is rated at an impressive 153 watt hours giving any BGAN tremendous operational life. The watt hour rating of the Explorer 700 is 48 Wh, so this battery is like having over 3+ Explorer 700 batteries!... and no need to power off to use.
SKU-BGANAEXTBAT
Price $277 USD


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BGAN Explorer 700 Pole Mount
Pole/Wall Mounting Bracket for the Explorer 700
This bracket braces the antenna section of the Explorer 700 to a 1" or 1.5" pipe with existing hardware, or any size pole using a hose clamp purchased from any hardware store. It also may be affixed to a wall. The 700 transceiver is located indoors with a 20 meter "split cable" which is included with the 700.
Larger Photo MPN-403650A-921 SKU-BGANAE007
Price $323 USD



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BGAN Optimized Laptop
BGAN Optimized Laptop
Cut online usage to a trickle with a BGAN optimized laptop. This Windows 7 computer monitors usage, reduces email and web data, as well as provide other options such as video conferencing. All the tools needed to make the BGAN experience exceptional.
Information on the BGAN Optimized Laptop
Price $699 USD


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Foldable Solar Panel
26 Watt Foldable Solar Panel - Universal
This 26 watt foldable solar panels is a great way to charge your BGAN terminal in a no-power location. It has a standard 12V vehicle power port for recharging other electronics.


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62 Watt Foldable Solar Panel
62 Watt Foldable Solar Panel - Universal
This larger 62 watt foldable solar panel charges equipment more than twice as fast as the 26 watt panel. It includes a standard 12V vehicle power port for recharging other electronics.


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Explorer 700 Terminal
Other Explorer 700 Accessories
CPN heated enclosure for Cobham and Cobham BGAN 700/710 - $1,450
GCS custom case - for explorer 700 - TT-3720A/HC - $282
Please call if you do not see an accessory listed.
BGAN Explorer 300 Extended Warranty
Extended Warranties - Explorer 700
3 year (12 month extension), and 5 year (36 month extension) extended warranties on equipment are available for the Explorer 700 BGAN terminal. MPN-SMN-87300, SMN-87500

3 Year $550 USD
5 Year $1,650 USD

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 The Explorer 700 BGAN Terminal Specifications
 
Internet, Email, Phone, VoIP, FTP, FoIP (Fax), SMS Text, Video Streaming
 
 


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