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  Iridium Pilot - Complete Package
Price: $4,795 USD (with 20 meter cable)
Optional 50 meter cable available
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 sea such as freezing, blazing, rolling seas, heavy rain and even snow. The Pilot is a reliable broadband Internet data connection as well as three high-quality voice lines 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


Internet & Phone
The Pilot support multiple computers on its Ethernet network with the simple addition of a wireless router. Once the Pilot is turned on, the network will be available in less than a minute for speeds of up to 134 Kbps. Each Iridium Pilot has three individual phone lines that can be used with any standard corded or cordless phone to make or receive calls from anyone in the world.
Cost Effective Open Sea Communications
Engineered To Perform In All 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 - heavy rain, rolling seas, heat, cold, extreme weather
Internet speeds of 134 Kbps in both directions to all connected devices
Three separate phone lines that can be used simultaneously
Internet usage rate between $13.95 to $0.49 cent per Megabyte transferred
Calling rates 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
Easy to install. Please review Iridium Pilot Installation Manual
Flexible and attractive pricing Internet and phone packages starting at $0 per month!
Lightweight, low-profile maritime communications solution
5 year limited warranty


Iridium Pilot Connection Diagram

Iridium Pilot Contents Iridium Pilot - Complete Kit Includes:
Iridium Transceiver (1 Ethernet port & 3 phone ports)
Powerful Iridium Antenna 570mm x 230mm (22.4")
ADE Pole Bracket Mount - info
20 meter Antenna Cable (50 meter length available)
Power Supply (with wall bracket) for 100 to 240 VAC
May also provide direct DC power (11 to 32 VDC)
1 Captain's Phone with 2 meter cable
1 Crew Phone with 2 meter cable
May use of any standard corded or cordless phones
   of your choice.


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
Overage Costs
In Megabytes
Monthly Data Fee
(U.S. Dollars)
0 MB included
Cancel Anytime.. but why at $0 a month?
All usage billed at
$13.95 per MB
$0/mo
Speeds start at 32 Kbps
0 MB included
Cancel Anytime.. but why at $0 a month?
All usage billed at
$13.95 per MB
$0/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
$250 One-Time Activation Fee*

15 MB each month
15 MB = $10.60 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 15 MB billed at
$11.00 per MB

$159/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds

30 MB each month
30 MB = $7.90 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 30 MB billed at
$8.50 per MB
$237/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
100 MB each month
100 MB = $5 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 100 MB billed at
$5.80 per MB
$499/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
250 MB each month
250 MB = $3.18 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 250 MB billed at
$4.00 per MB
$797/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
 1500 MB each month
1500 MB = $1 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 1500 MB billed at
$1 per MB
$1,500/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
 6000 MB each month
6000 MB = $0.49 per MB - Cancel Anytime
Over 6000 MB billed at
$0.49 per MB
$2,976/mo
Up to 134 Kbps Speeds
Static/Public IP
Optional Global IP Address
Often used with VPNs $41/mo
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/mo
150 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.66/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.66/min to any Iridium Phone
$99/mo
250 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.56/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.56/min to any Iridium Phone
$140/mo
500 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.49/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.49/min to any Iridium Phone
$245/mo
750 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.44/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.44/min to any Iridium Phone
$330/mo
1500 Minutes each month
Cancel Anytime
$0.39/min to any landline or cellphone
$0.39/min to any Iridium Phone
$585/mo
   Add A Local Number
        Give 1 or all of your Openport/Pilot phone lines local numbers to make calling your Pilot phones easy. more

  bullet Actual monthly costs = monthly Data Plan + monthly Phone Plan. Please choose both plans when ordering.
  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.
  bullet Free Activation on all accounts.
  bullet *The 0 MB Usage Only plan starts at 32 Kbps. Upgrade to 134 Kbps for a one time charge of $250.
  bullet All other plans above 0 MB have speeds up to 134 Kbps. There is no activation charge for top speeds.
  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.


Create An Internet Hotspot
While multiple computers can be supported with a installing a simple switch (aka Hub) to the Iridium Openport's Ethernet port, adding a Wireless Home Router turns the Pilot into a WiFi hotspot for any authorized in-range computer to connect to. Adding a WiFi router also keeps installations simple since no Ethernet cables need to be ran to other locations on the vessel.

Look After The Crew
Iridium Pilot's three independent phone lines increase crew retention by keeping them connected with loved ones. Install cordless phones for the crew so they can have their privacy when making calls.

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.

Iridium Openport Sim Card


Iridium Openport Standard Phones

Each Pilot has three individual phone jacks (RJ-11) that each have a different "satellite" phone number. All three lines operate with any standard corded or cordless phones. The Pilot system includes a captain's phone with voicemail light and PIN safety protection, and a crew phone (Ground Control recommends using a standard analog corded or cordless phone in place of the crew phone).



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
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 phones that ship with the Pilot.
Recommend purchasing the corded or cordless of your choice from any store.
Durafon Long Range Phone Ruggedized Long-Range Cordless Phones
Ultra Long Range (1/2 mile), ruggedized all weather cordless phones ideal for maritime operation. The Durafon base station may support multiple phone lines and multiple handsets. These phones may also communicate between handsets like walkie-talkies. Includes belt clip. Call for more information or visit the manufacturer.
Please Call for information or pricing

Durafon Pro supports up to 4 phone lines + 1 or more handsets.

Durafon 1X supports a single phone line + 1 or more handsets.

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Iridium Pilot Captains Phone Iridium Pilot Captains Phone
(Standard Handset)
This extra or replacement Captain's phone includes voicemail light, and PIN protection.

Price $115 USD

Please Call To Order
Iridium Pilot 20 meter cable Iridium Pilot 20 Meter Cable - Replacement
Iridium Pilot 20 Meter Antenna Cable for use with the Iridium Pilot. The Iridium Pilot ships with a 20' Meter cable by default. This cable would be a replacement.
SKU: PHPILOT20R
Price $199 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.
SKU: PHPILOT50M
Price $250 USD
(with purchase of Pilot)

Price
$325
(If purchased alone)

Please Call To Order

Iridium Pilot Captain's 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 Captains Phone
The transceiver of the Iridium Pilot has 1 port for an Ethernet, which can be connected to a wireless router, switch, or direct to a single computer. Also shown are three phone jacks that can be configured for the Captains phone or any standard corded or cordless phone.  
Here the Captains Phone (aka "Standard Handset") is ideally located. The Captains phone can be configured to require a PIN code for operation.
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 a 20 meter antenna cable, but an optional 50 meter antenna cable is available. 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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