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 Comparison
Toughsat XP 1.2 Meter
Toughsat XP 1.2M
Toughsat XP .98 Meter
Toughsat XP .98M

AVL 1.2M
BGAN Terminals
All BGAN
Satellite Phone Link
Satellite Phones
Dish & Controller Only Call Call Call n/a n/a
Full System w/ Modem $19,999 USD $16,999 USD Call Starting At
$1,650 USD
Starting At
$595 USD
Dish Size (Square Meters) 1.2 Meter .98 Meter 1.2 Meter Laptop Sized Antenna Handheld
Frequency Band Ku-Band Ku-Band Ku-Band L-Band L-Band
Max Speeds
iDirect Service Plans
20 Mbps Down
5 Mbps Up
iDirect Service
20 Mbps Down
5 Mbps Up
iDirect Service
20 Mbps Down
5 Mbps Up
iDirect Service
Max 492 x 492 Kbps
BGAN Service Plans
Max 20x20 Kbps
Inmarsat or Iridium
Satellite Modem Evolution X5 or X7 Evolution X5 or X7 Evolution X5 or X7 n/a n/a
Apx Cost Per Megabyte $0.10 $0.10 $0.10 $6.50 +$10.00
Transmitter BUC Size 6 Watt Standard 6 Watt Standard 6 Watt Standard n/a n/a
VoIP Phone Capable Yes Yes Yes Satellite Phone only Satellite Phone only
Video Streaming Yes 4 x 4 Mbps Yes 4 x 4 Mbps Yes 4 x 4 Mbps Yes - Up to 450 Kbps No
 Stow Height Under 12 inches Under 12 inches 19.6 inches Laptop Sized Handheld size
Dimentions
L x W x H (Stowed)
67.5" x 48.3" x 12"
171.4 x 122.7 x 30.5 cm
57" x 39" x 12"
144.8 x 99 x 30.5 cm
74" x 49" x 19.6"
188 x 124.5 x 49.8cm
All BGAN terminals can fit in laptop case All satellite phones are handheld
Search/Acquire Time 2 Minutes 2 Minutes 4 Minutes 1-3 minutes (manual) 1 Minute (GPS)
Online After Acquire 1.5 Minutes 1.5 Minutes 1.5 Minutes Less than a minute 2-5 Minutes
Territory Use Global Global Global Global Global
Wireless 802.11 Yes Yes No Some Models Yes w/ Axcesspoint
Router Yes - Fully Configurable
4 Port LAN, wireless
Yes - Fully Configurable
4 Port LAN, wireless
No No No
Max Wind (deployed)
Operational
50 mph
80 km/h
75 mph
120 km/h
45 mph
72 km/hr
n/a n/a
Operational
Temperature
-20° to 140°F
-29° to 60° C
-20° to 140°F
-29° to 60° C
-25° to 125°F
-31° to 51° C
-13° to 130° F (apx)
-25° to 55° C
-4° to 131°F
-20° to 55° C
System Weight 140 lbs
63.5 kg
125 lbs
56.7 kg
155 to 185 lbs
70.3 to 84 kg
4 to 7 lbs Less than 1 lb
DVB Capable DVB-1 & DVB-S2 DVB-1 & DVB-S2 DVB-1 & DVB-S2 n/a n/a
iDirect Service Yes Yes Yes BGAN Service Only Inmarsat or Iridium
Built in GPS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Indoor Web Controller Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a
Rackmount Controller Yes - 1RU Yes - 1RU Yes - 1RU n/a n/a
AutoStow Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
Power (Controller) 100 to 240 VAC 100 to 240 VAC 100 to 240 VAC Battery or 100 to 240 VAC Battery or 100 to 240 VAC
Power Usage
(May shut off after use)
10-15 Watts Average
40 Watts Max Deploy
10-15 Watts Average
40 Watts Max Deploy
  36 hours standby on
internal battery.
30 to 100 hours standby on internal battery
Territory Use Global Global Global Global Global
Incline Orbit Tracking No No No n/a n/a
 VOIP Phone Capable Yes Yes Yes n/a n/a
 Support 24 x 7 24 x 7 24 x 7 24 x 7 24 x 7
Brochure/Specs pdf XP Brochure pdf XP Brochure pdf AVL Brochure/Stats Link to BGAN Link to Sat Phones