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  Explorer 727 BGAN
  SKU-BGANT727W (White)
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  External Antenna also available in Tan color
  MPN: 403722A-20000 (White)
  MPN: 403722A-00700 (Tan)
  Optional Rackmount 727 available for $17,620
  MPN: 403722A-20010 (Rackmount White)
  MPN: 403722A-00710 (Rackmount Tan)
Price: $15,725 USD

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Fastest For Streaming
This is the ideal BGAN terminal for professionals who require very stable connection, often to transmit video. This is the only In-Motion BGAN terminal that is capable of using the BGAN X-Stream 450 Kbps service (when parked). This is an unshared CIR 1:1 service, ideal live event video broadcasting.

Rackmount Tranciever Versions Available - Please Call
Explorer 727 Brochure & Specs


Explorer 727 Features
Easy to use and operate by anyone - No certification required
Can be used globally with the same service plan
Auto-pointing while in motion, or parked (it does require line-of-sight to the BGAN satellite)
Up to 432 Kbps Internet speeds using standard BGAN service plans from Ground Control.
Up to 450 Kbps unshared CIR 1:1 speeds with BGAN X-Stream service
Other streaming speeds of 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps are available More
There are four - RJ-45 Ethernet ports for multiple device connections
All Ethernet ports are POE (Power Over Ethernet) for specialized devices (IP camera)
Includes IP phone - Plugs into IP Port on controller
Two phone ports (RJ-11). Works with any standard corded phone
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)
Simple 3 piece design - mag-mount antenna, controller, IP handset
Easy to transport. Place system in a medium sized suitcase for use anywhere
Dome available in 2 colors (White or Tan). Please specify preferred color on ordering
Rackmount version of controller is available for an additional cost
Phone voicemail, phonebook, web portal for customization
Fax (Group 3) capable
ISDN Port - 64Kbps
Integrated web console for system status, wireless security and other parameters
727 Antenna colors available are tan and white


Many more features - Please review the Explorer 727 Terminal Brochure

Powerful, Yet Easy To Operate
Using the Explorer 727 is as easy as turning on the power switch. A standard Internet connection is available in about 1 minute from startup. For video broadcasters, Ground Control can configure the system to automatically establish a streaming unshared channel for superior data performance (useful for live event/news video broadcasters).

Explorer 727 Controller

The Explorer 727 antenna is about 19" across- and 6" height

Explorer 727 Antenna


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With Ground Control service, BGAN terminals may connect anywhere on the globe except for the poles. If you are within one of the three colored regions, you may connect at broadband speeds, as well as make and receive phone calls from anywhere. more


 Explorer 727 Technical Specifications
Device Capabilities Internet, Email, Phone, FTP, FoIP (Fax), ISDN, SMS Text, Video Streaming
Internet Speeds Up to 432 Kbps Standard (while in motion)
Global Voice 4 Kbps 3.1K audio (Uses any standard phone)
ISDN 64Kbps
FAX ISDN 3.1 kHz Audio
Moving Streaming CIR 1:1 Speeds 32, 64, 128, 256, (450 Kbps BGAN X-Stream while parked)
Stationary Streaming Speeds BGAN X-Stream (450 Kbps) as well as all speeds listed above
SMS Texting Up to 160 characters
Operational Satellite Look Angle BGAN satellite must be at least 5° from the horizon
Cable to Controller Length 300 Ft max
Water and Dust Rating IP 56 (antenna)
Operational Temperature -13° to 131° F (-25°C to 55°C)
Storage Temperature -40° to 185° F (-40° to 85° C )
Max Power Consumption - Operating 65 Watts (20 Watts on idle)
DC Input Power 10 to 32 Volt Vehicle Power
Humidity 95% non-condensing at 40°C
Antenna Dimensions 18.76" Diameter by 5.9" Height (476.5 x 150 mm)
Controller (Transceiver) Dimensions 42.5 x 246 x 270mm
Country of origin The Explorer 727 is manufactured in Denmark
Static / Public IP's Optional... Up to 11


Explorer 727 Complete Package Includes:
► A 13.7" Inch antenna with built-in magnetic mounts.
► Transceiver with 2 Ethernet Ports and 1 Phone port.
► 2.7 Meter and 8 meter antenna cable.
► Thrane IP Handset phone for making and receiving calls.
► 5m (16') Ethernet cable.
► DC power cable.
► Antenna mounting kit (fixed/rail)
► Cable support.
► Quickstart guide, users manual, installation manual on Thumbdrive

Explorer 727 Documentation
Explorer 727 Brochure Explorer 727 Users Guide Explorer 727 Installation Manual Thrane IP BGAN Handset Explorer 2-wire Phone
727 Brochure 727 User Guide 727 Installation IP Handset 2-wire Handset


 BGAN Service Plans (global usage)
BGAN Sim Card The Explorer 727 uses service from Ground Control
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Add cordless phones to your BGAN terminal that can stay connect up to 2 miles away (3.2 km). These phone can make or receive calls, and talk to each other independent of the base-station. $1,995 for portable case solution.
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Why Choose Ground Control?
While there are other resellers you could choose to purchase your BGAN equipment and service from... with Ground Control, you are working with a BGAN Internet Service Provider. We also provide a no-cost BGAN Firewall option for high-security, and Auto-Registration pre-configuration for one-button activations... and many many other benefits. Please speak with a Ground Control sales representative to help you find the most cost effective satellite communications solution for any situation.


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Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
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SIM card includes 200 Megabytes that may be used at any time during a 90 day period.
Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
SMS texting billed $0.50 per outgoing text, free incoming texts.
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Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
SMS texting billed $0.50 per outgoing text, free incoming texts.
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SIM card includes 600 Megabytes that may be used at any time during a 1 year period.
Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
SMS texting billed $0.50 per outgoing text, free incoming texts.
SIM can be renewed with any plan at any time. SKU: BGANBW600ANN
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Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
SMS texting billed $0.50 per outing text, free incoming texts.
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10,000 MBs
Current Month
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Valid from the 1st of any month to the last day of the month.
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Internet usage billed at $6.99 per Megabyte transferred. This is the only plan we offer that DOES have a long-term contract (12 months) and it will cost $828 before any usage costs are added. Our Prepaid plans above are a much more cost effective option with a lower cost per MB.
Phone calls billed $0.99/min to any landline or cellphone worldwide, free incoming calls.
SMS texting billed $0.60 per outgoing text, free incoming texts.
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Why Choose Ground Control?
While there are other resellers you could choose to purchase your BGAN equipment and service from... with Ground Control, you are working with a BGAN Internet Service Provider and not just a reseller. We also provide a no-cost BGAN Firewall option for high-security, and Auto-Registration pre-configuration for one-button activations... and many many other benefits. Please speak with a Ground Control sales representative to help you find the most cost effective satellite communications solution for any situation.


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