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Hughes 9202 BGAN Satellite Terminal

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Hughes 9202 BGAN Terminal
MPN - (9202) 3500566-0001 SKU-BGANT9202H
Price: $2,795 USD

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The Most Portable Wi-Fi BGAN Terminal

This performance BGAN terminal became an industry favorite for these reasons:

  • Very compact 8.5" x 8.5" with Wi-Fi for any in-range device.
  • Very fast speeds of 464 Kbps (94.5% as fast as the fastest BGAN).
  • Easy to point, no laptop required. Can be operated by anyone.
  • One-Button Internet connection. Be online in a few seconds.
  • Works with any standard phone. SMS texting, iPhone friendly.
  • Rugged construction, all weather, & sleek appearance.
  • Long battery life. Will operate 36 hours in idle mode.

The Most Flexible BGAN for a Mobile Office

The Hughes 9202 has all the features we love in a BGAN terminal (high-speed Internet, one-button auto-connect, crystal clear calling, SMS texting)... and with Wi-Fi, you can place this terminal out in the rain and work comfortably inside. So, unless you intend to broadcast live video for the news, the Hughes 9202 is the recommended BGAN terminal to purchase.

Using a BGAN 9202 Video

Pointing and Using the Hughes 9202 BGAN Terminal

Hughes 9202 Documentation

Hughes 9202
Brochure & Specs
Hughes 9202 Users Manual
Hughes 9202
Users Manual
Hughes 9202 Quick Start Guide
Hughes 9202
Quickstart Guide

The display and controls on top of the Hughes 9202 make pointing this BGAN terminal very easy:

1. Turn power on by pressing the red power button.
2. Press the signal tone button (far right) to get an audible beeping of signal strength.
3. Aim the terminal face toward the sky (beeping sound will increase in speed when a signal is found).
4. Get the highest signal strength reading possible, and then press the "X" register button.
5. If the system is to be used as a wireless access point, press the Wi-Fi enable button.

That is it! Nothing else is required for operation. Any in range device such as smartphones, laptops and tablets may connect via Wi-Fi, or with an Ethernet cable. The BGAN Launchpad software is not required to establish a full use standard connection. Also, any standard analog phone may connect to the RJ-11 port on the side to make or receive calls from anyone in the world.

Built For Extreme Environments
The Hughes 9202 has been ruggedized to operate in frozen, or blazing hot of environments. It has an environmental Ingress rating of IP 55, which means it is dust protected as well as staying operational with water jets spraying on it from any direction.

Hughes 9202 Features

  • One-Button Auto-Connect to the Internet (after pointing). Easy to use by anyone.
  • Operates with all BGAN Internet Service Plans, Monthly or Prepaid, or Streaming.
  • Delivers high-speed Internet of 464 Kbps, 94.5% as fast as the larger Hughes 9211
  • Wireless Hotspot allows any wireless devices to connect up to 100' away. Stay warm indoors.
  • Track Internet Usage with Hughes 9202 Usage Screen. Also tracks Streaming and Call Times.
  • Lightweight - the 9202 weighs just 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg). The Hughes 9201 weighs 6.17 lbs (2.8 kg)
  • Portable size - the 9202 dimensions are 8.5" x 8.5" x 1.8" inches (21.6 x 21.6 x 4.6 cm)
  • Outdoor Use - Superior Ingress rating of IP55 - Built for extreme weather
  • Operates in +23 F to +131 F degrees (-5 to +55 C), or -25 to +60 C with external power source
  • 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
  • Intuitive browser interface screens for advanced controls
  • Li-Ion battery will last 36 hours in idle mode
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Any of our BGAN service plans will work globally without any configuration changes
Ground Control ships the Hughes 9202 terminal with service to any country

Hughes 9202 Complete Package Contents

► Hughes 9202 BGAN Terminal
► Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
► AC/DC Recharger with Universal (International) Power Adapters
► 6' of Ethernet cable
► Manuals, BGAN Launchpad on Thumbdrive or online here.


Hughes 9202 Photos
Hughes 9202 BGAN Medical Use
Hughes 9202 in the rain   Using the 9202 from inside of a car
The Hughes 9202 was designed to be outside in rain, snow, sand, or most other extreme environments.
If you know the general direction of a BGAN satellite, and align a vehicle toward that direction, you may easily point the 9202 from a vehicle dashboard. High-speed connectivity is not affected by a window or rain.
Hughes 9202 Military Use   Hughes 9202 Group Use
The Hughes 9202 is used by many organizations throughout the world. Note this 9202 is positioned on the back of mobile command vehicle, connected via Ethernet cable to a laptop.
Since the Hughes 9202 BGAN terminal is a Wi-Fi access point, it may be used to connect up to 11 wireless devices at up to 100' away from the terminal. A team could easily work indoors.
Hughes 9202 BGAN small size, next to a 12" ruler.   The back side of the Hughes 9202
The Hughes 9202 is a compact 8.5 inches square and 1.8" thick (216 x 216 x 45 mm) and weighs a light 3.3 lbs. (1.5 kg). With built in wireless, this is an ideal anywhere mobile hotspot for all in range laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
Unlike the 9201, the Hughes 9202 has a display that shows current system status, which is very helpful for pointing. There there is even a small magnetic compass built into the back of terminal to help find a BGAN satellite.
Contents of the Hughes 9202 Package   Hughes 9202 Registration
Simple design & no complicated parts. Above is the complete contents of the Hughes 9202 (battery not shown). There are three different international AC adapters that connect to the AC/DC power adapter, and a length of Ethernet cable.
The digital display on the Hughes 9202 makes pointing a breeze. Simply press the "X" register button after pointing for full connectivity. The whole pointing process takes just a few seconds. There is no need to run the BGAN Launchpad software from any laptop to establish full Internet connectivity.
Hughes 9202 Sim Card Slot   Hughes 9202 Battery
The BGAN Sim Card, inserts easily inside of the battery compartment. You may purchase multiple Sim Cards that are easily inserted into the same terminal to keep accounts separate.
The Lithium Ion battery pack for the Hughes 9202. The 9202 has an excellent Ingress rating of IP 55, meaning it's protected from dust and water jets spraying from any direction.
Hughes 9202 Ports   Hughes 9202 Web Interface Screen
There are 4 connecting ports on the sides of the Hughes 9202. Starting from the top left, ISDN (RJ-45), 2-line Analog Phone/FAX (RJ-11), Ethernet (RJ-45), and a Power & Recharging port. Rubber caps cover the ports when not in use.
The Hughes 9202 web interface can be accessed from any browser with the URL These screens will show system status, as well as Data usage totals.
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Hughes 9202 Ready Case   Hughes 9202 on top of car
Ground Control offers a 9202 Ready Case ($3,279) complete with everything for a mobile office. Pictured above is the small case option. Learn more on BGAN Ready Cases.
The sleek black and white lines of the Hughes 9202 make it both attractive and very functional in the field in any weather. A complete mobile office that fits in a laptop case.

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Hughes 9202 BGAN Terminal Accessories & BGAN Service
BGAN Sim Card
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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.
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2-Wire Phone
2-Wire Corded Phone Handset
While you may use any standard 2-wire phone with the 9202, 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
Hughes 9202 Replacement Battery
Hughes 9202 Li-Ion Battery (additional or replacement)
We recommend having a 2nd battery if recharging is not always available. Replacement batteries are rated at 7.4 Volts, 5Ah (amp hours), 37 Wh (watt hours).
MPN-3500496-0001 SKU-BGANAH0017

Price $190 USD
External Battery
External Li-Ion battery Like having 4 Hughes 9202 batteries!
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 Hughes 9202 internal battery is 37 Wh, so this battery is like having over 4 Hughes 9202 batteries!... and no need to power off to use.

Price $277 USD
Vehicle Power Adapter for Hughes 9202
Run or recharge the Hughes 9202 from a vehicle 12V to 24V power port. Plug-and-play easy.
MPN-3500099-0001 SKU-BGANAH010
Price $185 USD
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BGAN 9202 Ready Case
Complete Hughes 9202 In A Hardened Ready Case
A medium sized all-weather case with combination lock. This is a complete mobile office package that includes, the Hughes 9202, cabling, analog phone, and documentation on a thumbdrive. Great for traveling into extreme environments, or long term storage.

Price $3,279 USD
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Long Range Cordless Phone for BGAN
Long-Range Cordless Phones / Walkie-Talkies
These rugged phones stay connected up to 2 miles away from the BGAN terminal. Simply plug the phone cord from the base-station/case into the BGAN phone jack. These combo walkie-talkies & long range phones may communicate with each other, or place and receive calls from anyone on the planet. Perfect for professionals to work indoors, onshore, or anything that is at distance from the BGAN terminal. Excellent for first responders, search and rescue missions, backup communications.

Price $1,995 USD
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Hughes 9201 DC Extension Cable
Hughes 9202 DC Extension Cable
This cable is useful when your 9202 needs to run longer than battery power can provide. This 30 meter cable simply extends the reach of the included AC/DC charger cable.
MPN-3500411-0002 SKU-BGANAH003

Price $75 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 $5 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.
Info Link
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.
Info Link
BGAN Explorer 300 Extended Warranty
Extended Warranties - Hughes 9202
3 year (18 month extension), and 5 year (42 month extension) extended warranties are available for the Hughes 9202 BGAN terminal. MPN-SMN-26488, MPN-SMN-26476, MPN-SMN-26477 SKU-BGANAH0030

3 Year $587 USD
5 Year $981 USD
Please call to order

Hughes 9202 Terminal Specifications
Hughes 9202 Contents Hughes 9202 BGAN Terminal
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
AC/DC Recharger with Universal (International) Power Adapters
6' of Ethernet cable
User Manuals, Quickstart Guide, Software.
Terminal Capability Internet, Email, Phone (POTS), VoIP, ISDN (64Kbps), FTP, FoIP (Fax), SMS Text, Video Streaming
Internet Connection Speed Class 2 BGAN - 464 Kbps down x 448 Kbps up with standard IP connection
Service Plans Standard BGAN Service by Ground Control
BGAN Rx/Tx Frequencies L-band, Rx @ 1518.0-1559.0 MHz, Tx @ 1626.5-1660.5 & 1667.3-1676.2 MHz
Wireless LAN 802.11b - 100' radius. Up to 10 concurrent wireless connections.
Wireless Security WEP 64 & 128 bit, MAC Filtering Options for up to 10 devices.
Interfaces RJ45 Ethernet, Two Line RJ11 Phone port - requires small RJ11 splitter for 1 phone and 1 fax
Other Ports Power & Charge Port
Phone Features PCall forwarding, call barring, call waiting, call holding, call transfer
Streaming Services 1:1CIR 32Kbps, 64Kbps, 128Kbps
Dimensions 8.5" x 8.5" x 1.8" (216 x 216 x 45 mm)
Weight 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)
Onboard Battery Life 36 hours on standby, 5.5 hours continuous RX, 3.25 hours continuous transmitting/streaming
Max Vibration 200-2000 Hz, 0.3 m2/s3; MIL-SPEC 810B METHOD 500.3 procedure 1
Humidity 95% RH at +40°C
Operating Temperatures +23° F to +131° F (-5° C to +55° C) with battery, or
-13°F to +140°F (-25° C to +60° C) without battery.
Battery Charging Temperature 0° C to +40° C
Rain / Water / Dust: IP55 Compliant
Power 110 to 240 VAC - Pulls 27 watts charging battery, 4.5 watts when battery is out.
Power Cables 2 pin US type, 3 pin Euro, 2 Pin UK
Other Cables USB, Ethernet (RJ-45), ISDN (RJ-45)
Wind Operational wind loading (with stand secured to ground) 25 MPH (40 km/h)
Ice 20mm before non-operation
Standard Warranty 18 month parts and labor - Extended 3 year and 5 year warranties available
PDF Brochure & Specs The Hughes 9202 Brochure & Specifications

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