Personal Hotspot for Iridium Extreme and Iridium 9555
Iridium AxcessPoint Personal Hotspot
MPN-IRID-AXCESS SKU-PHIRI002 Price: $149 USD
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The Iridium AxcessPoint connects to the Iridium Extreme or Iridium 9555 satellite phones and provides a low-speed Internet connection anywhere the sky can be seen (it is 100% global). While Internet speeds are very slow (2.5 Kbps without compression), this solution does provide a very portable, easy to use global Internet connection. It also is a personal wireless hotspot for any in-range wireless capable device up to 100 feet, such as smartphones for texting, and email.
Plug-And-Play Functionality Once the Iridium AxcessPoint is connected to the Iridium phone (via the included USB cable), it will automatically establish an Internet connection, no muss, no fuss. Wirelessly connect smartphones, laptops, tablets, and send texts or emails using the Wi-Fi access through the Iridium network connection. The cost for making an Internet connection is the same as making a standard phone call. The transfer speed is over the Iridium network is 2.5 Kbps uncompressed. However, faster speeds of 25 to 27Kbps are only available with applications that offer web-acceleration compression, such as the Mail and Web applications from Iridium.
AxcessPoint Usages Charges With Ground Control, you may connect to our Internet service at no additional cost other than the per-minute rate of a standard phone call.
Using the AxcessPoint Device The Iridium AxcessPoint device must be used in conjunction with a compatible Iridium satellite phone such as the Iridium 9555 or the Iridium Extreme. Internet access requires an active satellite phone subscription with Internet data service (this data service is free from Ground Control). Prior to connecting the USB cable, turn on the Iridium phone in an open area and ensure it is registered with good signal strength. Next, connect the Iridium AxcessPoint and turn it on... it will automatically establish an Internet connection in about 1 minute and create a wireless hotspot for any in range device to connect to.
Plug-And-Play functionality – users simply connect their Iridium AxcessPoint via USB cable to an Iridium 9555 or Extreme 9575 handset, which automatically establishes a data session without additional setup required.
Small, light and portable – Iridium AxcessPoint offers a Wi-Fi range of 60 to 100 feet. Without being confined to one stationary position, users are able to move around, or stay indoors comfortably while checking texts and emails.
No Additional Internet Access Charges - Ground Control charges only for the call time for Internet access which is charged at standard phone per-minute rates.
Multiple connections – Iridium AxcessPoint can connect smartphones like iPhones, Blackberries, and Android devices, along with laptops and iPads for light emailing and light web browsing. While multiple devices can connect simultaneously to the AxcessPoint, we recommend that only one device use the low-speed connection at any given time.
AxcessPoint General Specifications
Dimensions: 4.7” x 2.8” x .8” (122 mm x 73 mm x 18.5 mm)
Certifications: FCC, CE, IC, Wi-Fi
Input DC - 5 volt (3 amps) from AC power (for recharging battery)
Operating Temp: 32° to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)
Compatible Phones - Iridium Extreme and Iridium 9555
The AxcessPoint Hotspot easily connects to the data-port of the mini-cradle on for the Extreme 9575, or the side of the 9555.
The AxcessPoint Hotspot will allow both the Extreme 9575 and the Iridium 9555 to create a wireless hotspot for laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
The Iridium Axcesspoint Unboxed.
Contents of the Axcesspoint are quick start guide, AC-DC power with international plugs for recharging, Li-Ion battery, a short USB cable, and the Axcesspoint device.
The side view of the Axcesspoint has 2 ports and an on and off button. The DC-IN port (5volt input 3 amp) is used only for recharging of the onboard Li-Ion battery. The USB port will not charge the Axcesspoint battery.
The front view of the Iridium Axcesspoint device. LED lights shows Power, Network Connection and Wireless LAN.
Once the axcesspoint it plugged in, it automatically establishes a connection to the Internet and creates a wireless hotspot that any device can connect to.
The AxcessPoint is ideal for in-motion low-speed Internet connectivity. Use the mag-mount antenna (included with phone) that affixes easily to any vehicle or truck roof.