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  Iridium Pilot - Complete Package
Price: $4,795 USD (with 20 meter cable)
Price: $4,995 USD (with 50 meter cable)
Complete kit includes transceiver, domed antenna, 20 meter antenna cable + 2 phones
MPN-IRID-OP-PILOT SKU-PHPILOT
 

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What Is Iridium?

The Iridium Pilot is the 2012 successor to the popular maritime Iridium OpenPort terminal. The Pilot is built to withstand any conditions at see.. freezing, blazing, rolling seas, massive rain, snow. It provides a reliable broadband Internet data connection as well as high-quality voice in one low-cost portable platform. Best of all, it has 100% pole-to-pole coverage keeping everyone connected anywhere on the globe.
Iridium Pilot Brochure


Phone & Internet
Each Iridium Pilot ships with 2 phones (one Captain, and one Crew Phone) that can make or receive calls from anyone in the world. It also can support multiple computers on its Ethernet network. Simply turn the system on and all connected computers may access the Internet at up to 134 Kbps.
Cost Effective Open Sea Communications
Engineered To Perform In The Toughest Of Sea Conditions


Boat with Iridium Pilot

Iridium Pilot Features At A Glance:
100% global... Even on the North and South poles
Built for Extreme conditions - Heat, cold, wind, rain, rolling seas
Three separate phone lines that can be used simultaneously. System ships with 2 phones.
Calling cost are between $0.99/min to as low as $0.39 per minute.
Incoming calls are free, however, calling party will be charged their provider's rates.
 Internet connectivity (up to 134 Kbps) for all connected computers (Ethernet DHCP).
Easy to Install. Please review Iridium Pilot Installation Manual.
Flexible and attractive pricing packages
Lightweight, low-profile
5 Year limited warranty - Free


Iridium Pilot Connection Diagram

Iridium Pilot Contents Iridium Pilot - $4,995
Complete Kit Includes:
Iridium Transceiver (3 phone jacks -1 Ethernet port)
Iridium 570mm x 230mm Domed Antenna
ADE Pole Bracket Mount
20 meter Antenna Cable (50 meter size available)
Power Supply (with wall bracket)
1 Captain's Phone with 2 meter cable
1 Crew Phone with 2 meter cable
May also use any standard corded or cordless phone


Iridium Sim Card Iridium OpenPort/Pilot Data (Internet) Plans
Internet access is via Ethernet (data port) on the controller
Internet speeds of up to 134 Kbps in both directions
Global Phone & Internet Usage - No Restrictions
Data Plans
134 Kbps Speeds
In-Plan + Out-Of-Plan Costs
In Megabytes
Monthly Data Fee
(U.S. Dollars)
0 MB included
Cancel Anytime
$14.38 per MB $0
Speeds start at 9.6 Kbps
Upgrade to 134 Kbps for $250*
15 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$10.60 per MB

$159
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds

30 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$7.50 per MB $227
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
100 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$4.99 per MB $499
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
250 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$3.19 per MB $797
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
 1500 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.99 per MB $1,499
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
 6000 MB each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.49 per MB $2,976
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
Shared Group Plans
12 month terms
For organizations that have 5 or more vessels, they may all use the same
Data Pool of Megabytes - Great Savings - More On Openport Shared Group
  Iridium OpenPort/Pilot Phone Plan
Call any landline, cellphone or other Iridium phone worldwide at prices posted below
Phone Plans
Minutes Per Month
In Plan + Out-Of-Plan Costs
Landline & Cellphone & Iridium Phones
Monthly Phone Fee
(USD)
0 Minutes included
Usage Only Service - Cancel Anytime
$0.99/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.69/min to any Iridium Phone
$0
150 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.66/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.66/min to any Iridium Phone
$99
250 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.56/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.56/min to any Iridium Phone
$140
500 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.49/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.49/min to any Iridium Phone
$245
750 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.44/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.44/min to any Iridium Phone
$330
1500 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.39/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.39/min to any Iridium Phone
$585
   Lower Incoming Call Costs And Give Your Phone A Local Number
         Keeps incoming call costs to $1.50 per minute for people who call your satellite phone. more

  bullet Actual monthly costs = monthly Data Plan + monthly Phone Plan.
  bullet Month-to-Month terms (30 day minimum) for all accounts.
  bullet Service is pro-rated for the first month. Billing begins on the 1st of each month. - Cancel at any month's end.
  bullet Free Activation on all accounts..
  bullet *The 0 MB Usage Only plan starts at 9.6 Kbps. Upgrade to 134 Kbps for a one time charge of $250.
  bullet Phone rates posted are to ANY standard landline, cellphone or other iridium phone worldwide. Free incoming calls.
  bullet Free incoming calls (however, costs are burdened on the calling party). - Reduce these costs here
  bullet Non-Standard Iridium Phone Rates to other phones, such as voice mail, and two stage dialing.
  bullet Assign phone numbers for each of the 3 phone lines. One line is for the captain... two lines for crew.
  bullet Plans list in MBs (Megabytes) and Kbps (Kilobits per second).
  bullet Unused Minutes and Megabytes do not rollover to following months.
  bullet A Public IP Address is available for an additional $41 per month with any data account.



GoChat Openport Cards
GoChat Cards - Inexpensive Calling For The Crew
GoChat Cards use the Crew Phone that comes with your Pilot system. Pricing is ideal for crew members because cards are prepaid for 12 months from when the 1st call is made, and not when the card is purchased. Phone minutes can be used anytime, 24 hour a day, 7 days a week. GoChat cards are NOT sim cards, but are simply a 4 digit access code, with a pin number. You may purchase physical GoChat cards or virtual cards (access code + pin).
GoChat Brochure

GoChat Icon  GoChat Openport Cards - Prepaid Crew Calling on Crew Phone
GoChat Prepaid Cards
Card Type
Virtual or Physical
Cost per Minute
Same price 24-7
Prepaid Cost (USD)
45 Minutes Card Physical Card $0.59 per Minute $26.65
45 Minutes Card Virtual Card $0.59 per Minute $26.65
90 Minutes Card Physical Card $0.54 per Minute $49
90 Minutes Card Virtual Card $0.54 per Minute $49
  bullet GoChat cards are for phone minutes only (no Internet) and can be used at anytime with no restrictions.
  bullet A virtual GoChat card is just the pin number only. No physical card is issued.
  bullet GoChat cards expire 1 year from the First Phone Call made on the card, and not when card is purchased.
  bullet Purchase 1, 10, or 50 GoChat Cards (or virtual card numbers) and pass them out when needed.
  bullet GoChat cards may call any landline or cellular phone worldwide, but not other types of phones.
  bullet GoChat cards may not receive calls, or make calls to other satellite terminal types.
  bullet GoChat cards are unable to be refilled.
  bullet GoChat Card Instructions On Use (Openport cards may only be used on Openport systems).

Powered by Iridium OpenPort broadband service
For ships large and small, the Iridium OpenPort broadband service offers highly reliable broadband voice and data communications priced to fit any budget. Connected to the world's largest and only truly global commercial communication network, providing pole-to-pole coverage for ships at sea, it works everywhere on the planet.

Looks After The Crew
Iridium Pilot's three independent phone lines increase retention by helping you keep the crew happy - there's no need to line up to call. Flexible and affordable prepaid options allow calling even at peak times (calling prices are identical at all hours).

Internet On The Poles
Since Iridium is 100% global, the Pilot happens to be the fastest way to connect to the Internet for those venturing into polar regions (134 Kbps). The system is designed for harsh frozen marine weather with operational temperatures of -22° to 158° F (-30° to +70° C)... so it's truly Polar Ready.

Iridium Pilot's many uses


Industry Leading 5 Year Warranty - FREE
Iridium Pilot is backed by the Iridium Global Service program, an industry leading five-year limited manufacturer's warranty (one-year accessories) which offers exceptional value and peace of mind, and is backed by around-the-clock shipboard service at over 60 shipping ports worldwide. Iridium's Global Service Program keeps your maritime communications ship-shape at all times.

Openport Controller

The Iridium Pilot transceiver unit contains three RJ11 jacks, enabling users to make up to three simultaneous voice calls, even during data transmission. Crew members can be assigned individual "Go Chat" cards that keep calling costs low, and simplify accounting of minutes used. For Internet, the single Ethernet port provides a connection to a standard PC or to a router or hub for multiple PCs.


Iridium Openport Sim Card


Iridium Openport Standard Phones

Each Pilot system ships with two different desk phones, a captain's phone and and a crew phone which can only use the GoChat cards. Both phones include language buttons and a waiting voicemail light. The voice ports (RJ-11) are also capable of supporting any standard analog phone (corded or cordless). Additional desk phones for the Pilot system (shown above) can be purchases for $133 each.

BGAN Optimized Lapotp
Long-Range Cordless Phones
Add cordless phones to your Iridium Pilot 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... While designed for BGAN, these phone work just as well with the Iridium Pilot.
Long-Range Cordless Phones.


Iridium Pilot Documentation

       
Iridium Pilot Brochure Iridium Pilot Users Manual Iridium Pilot Quickstart Guide Iridium Pilot Installation Manual
Iridium Pilot Brochure Iridium Pilot
Users Manual
Iridium Pilot
Quickstart Guide
Iridium Pilot
Installation Manual


   Iridium Pilot Accessories
Iridium Pilot Captains Phone Extra/Replacement
Iridium Pilot Captains Phone

Price $115 USD

Please Call To Order
Iridium Pilot Crew Phone Extra/Replacement
Iridium Pilot Crew Phone

Iridium
Price $115 USD

Please Call To Order
Standard Phone Standard Phone
Any standard corded or cordless phone may plug into one of the three phone jacks on the Iridium Pilot. You are not limited to using the Captain or Crew phone.
Please Call To Order
Iridium Pilot 20 meter cable Iridium Pilot 20 Meter Cable
Iridium Pilot 20 Meter Antenna Cable for use with the Iridium Pilot.
Price $138 USD

Please Call To Order
Iridium Pilot 50 Meter Antenna Cable Iridium Pilot 50 Meter Cable
Iridium Pilot 50 Meter Antenna Cable for use with the Iridium Pilot.
Price $250 USD

Please Call To Order
Iridium Openport - Pilot GoChat Card 45 Minute GoChat Card
$0.59 cents per minute to any phone
Use this "virtual" cards for the Crew phone. Simply enter the pin code and make a call to anyone in the world. Expire 1 year after making the first call on this "card". GoChat cards can not be refilled. - More
Price $26.65 USD

Please Call To Order
Iridium Openport - Pilot GoChat Card 90 Minute GoChat Card
$0.54 cents per minute to any phone
Use this "virtual" cards for the Crew phone. Simply enter the pin code and make a call to anyone in the world. Expire 1 year after making the first call on this "card". GoChat cards can not be refilled. - More
Price $49 USD

Please Call To Order

Iridium Pilot Captain's Phone

Iridium Pilot Crew Phone


Other Iridium Pilot Accessories or Replacement Items
Iridium OpenPort - below deck unit (BDU) SMN-20646 BBDE0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - power supply, BDU SMN-20647 BBPS0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - mounting brackets, BDU power supply SMN-20648 Call
Iridium OpenPort - antenna mounting kit SMN-20376 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cord, power supply - UK SMN-20651 BPCU0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cord, power supply - EU SMN-20652 BPCE0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cord, power supply - US SMN-20653 BPCUS0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cord, power supply - AUST SMN-20654 BPCA0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cord, power supply - Japan SMN-20655 BPCJ0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cable, ADE to BDE -- 20M SMN-20656 BSOC0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - cable, ADE to BDE -- 50M SMN-20657 BLOC0801 Call
SIM card, for use only on OpenPort SMN-20658 Call
Iridium OpenPort - above deck unit (ADU) SMN-20661 BADE0801 Call
Iridium OpenPort - ADE pole bracket mount, SMN-20662 BAPM0801 Call
Iridium Openport to Pilot Conversion Program. SMN-20673 Call



 Iridium Pilot Specifications
Iridium Pilot Brochure
Iridium Pilot Users Manual
Iridium Pilot Installation Guide

Iridium Pilot Photos    
Iridium Pilot External Antenna   Iridium Pilot Internet Access
The Iridium Pilot external antenna is designed for operating in the worst of maritime weather.   Internet access can be via wireless if using a simple wireless router connected to the Iridium Pilot transceiver.
Iridium Pilot Tranceiver   Iridium Pilot Phone Types
The transceiver of the Iridium Pilot has 1 port for an Ethernet, which can be connected to a wireless router. And three phone ports that can be configured for Captains Phone, Crew Phone, or Standard Phones.. or any combination thereof.   The Captains phone can require a pin code to access and can receive calls. The Crew Phone uses GoChat cards only, and can not receive calls. The standard phone is ANY standard corded or cordless phone and does not require any pin code to operate, and can receive calls. Configure the Pilot to your preference.
Iridium Pilot Captains Phone   Iridium Pilot Crew Phone
Here the Captains Phone is ideally located.
 
The GoChat Cards are ideal for crew and owners. GoChat cards do not activate until the first call is made...and then they have a 1 year validity. Purchase now, and then pass them out when needed.
Iridium Pilot Bolt Pattern   Iridium Pilot External Antenna detail
The underside of the Iridium Pilot antenna.
 
The Iridium Pilot ships with a short mounting bracket (as shown) to connect the antenna to a mounting pole. Instructions for mounting can be found in the Iridium Pilot Installation Manual.
Iridium Pilot Antenna Cable   Iridium Openport Service - On a sailboat
The Iridium Pilot ships with either a 20 meter antenna cable or a 50 meter antenna cable. Shown above is the 20 meter connectors.   The Iridium Pilot may be used on any vessel type, in any weather for excellent Internet and phone communication, on 100% of the globe with the same service plan from Ground Control
   
     

 

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