BGAN IN-MOTION TERMINAL COMPARISON CHART
  Explorer 325
Explorer 325
Explorer 727
Explorer 727
Hughes 9450
Hughes 9450
MCD-4800
MCD-4800 "The Football"
MCD-PILOT link
MCD-PILOT
Iridium Pilot
Iridium Pilot
Price $6,395 $15,725 $6,995 $12,995 $12,995 $5,293
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Speeds down/up Up to 384 Kbps Up to 432 Kbps Up to 464 Kbps Up to 464 Kbps Up to 128 Kbps Up to 128 Kbps
802.11 Wireless No No Wireless B Wireless B Wireless B/G/N No
Handset Phone Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Yes No
Analog Phone Yes - Capable Yes - Capable Yes - Capable Yes - Capable Yes 2 desk phones included
SMS Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Data Interface Ethernet - 2 RJ45 ports Ethernet - 4 RJ45 ports Ethernet 4 ports w/POE Ethernet 1 port w/POE Ethernet 1 port w/POE Ethernet
Phone Port Yes - 1 RJ11 port Yes - 1 RJ11 port Yes - 1 RJ11 port Yes - 1 RJ11 port Yes - 3 RJ11 ports Yes - 3 RJ11 ports
ISDN Port Not available Yes - 1 RJ45 port Yes - 1 RJ45 port Available Not available Not available
Fax Port (group 3) Not available Yes - 1 RJ11 port Yes - 1 RJ11 port Available No No
GPS Output Port Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available No
Input DC Power
(i.e., Vehicle)
12 Volt Vehicle
(10.5 to 32 Volt DC)
12 Volt Vehicle
(10.5 to 32 Volt DC)
12 Volt Vehicle
(10.5 to 24 Volt DC)
Self powered &
12 Volt Vehicle
Self powered - 20 hours
or AC or DC powered
10-32 Volts DC
Dome Size (IDU) 4.72" x 13.8" 18.7" x 6.3" 9.92" x 4.68"
252mm x 119mm
17"L x 13.75"W x 6.75 "H (432 x 349 x 171 mm) 9.06" x 22.44"
(230 x 570 mm)
9.06" x 22.44"
(230 x 570 mm)
Controller Size (ODU) 10.9" x 9.1" x 1.6" 9.72" x 10.63" x 1.67" 1.81" x 11.06" x 9.2"
46 x 281 x 234 mm
case dimensions above
27.2" x 27.5" x 15.3"
(69.1 x 69.8 x 41.4 cm)
7.78" x 9.84" x 2.17"
(200 x 250 x 55 mm)
Weight 4.9 lbs IDU
7.9 lbs ODU
5.5 lb IDU
13.2 lbs ODU
5.07lbs (2.3 kg) IDU
4.4lbs (2.0 kg) ODU
25lbs (11.46 kg) 2.98 lb (1.35 kg) IDU
24.25 Ib (11 kg) ODU
2.98 lb (1.35 kg) IDU
24.25 Ib (11 kg) ODU
Operating Temp -13° to 131°F
-25° to +55°C
-13° to 131°F
-25° to +55°C
-13°F to +131°F
-25° C to +55°
-15°F to +131°F
-26° C to +55°
-22°F to +131°F
-30°C to +55°C
+23°F to +131°F
-5°C to +60°C
Environmental IP 56 ODU
IP 31 IDU
IP 56 ODU
IP 31 IDU
IP 56 ODU
IP 54 IDU
IP 66 when closed IP 66 when closed IP66 Antenna
IP33 IDU
Humidity 95% non-condencing 95% NC at +40°C/104°F 95% RH at 40° C 95% RH at 40° C TBD 0 to 93% R
Streaming CIR
(in Kbps)
32, 64, 128 Kbps 32, 64, 128, 256
450 Kbps X-Stream
32, 64, 128 Kbps 32, 64, 128 Kbps not available not available
Voice Mail Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brochure/Specs pdf Exp 325 pdf Exp 727 pdf Hug 9450 pdf MCD-4800 pdf MCD-PILOT pdf Pilot