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Sabre1 BGAN From Wideye
 Wideye Sabre 1 BGAN Terminal - Complete Package
MPN-SABRE 1-V1H SKU-BGANTSabre1 Price: $1,345 USD
Wideye Sabre 1 BGAN Terminal

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The Wideye Sabre 1
BGAN Terminal is the least expensive portable BGAN terminal but that doesn't mean it skimps on features. This mobile office has broadband Internet speeds 384 x 240 Kbps and phone service from any location. The Wideye Saber is for budget conscious users traveling into in temperate weather environments.

Some Of The Wideye Sabre's Features
Least expensive portable BGAN terminal
Up to 384Kbps Down x 240Kbps Up Broadband Internet
Includes phone handset
Long Battery Life - 36 hours on standby

The Sabre 1 BGAN Display & Controls

Wideye Sabre1 BGAN Controls

To point a Wideye Sabre1, follow these steps:
1. Turn power on by pressing the power button on the side for 3 to 5 seconds until "Wideye" appears.
2. The display will show "no signal found" and GPS will acquire in about 1-3 minutes.
3. Slowly aim the terminal toward the sky (beeping sound will increase in speed when a signal is found).
4. Get the highest signal strength reading possible. Press "Select" to register with the network (phone only).
5. Run the BGAN Launchpad software from a connected laptop (via Ethernet cable) to connect to the Internet.

Wideye Sabre1 BGAN Features
Delivers high-speed Internet of 384 Kbps down, and 240 Kbps up.
The Wideye Sabre 1 is the lowest priced portable BGAN terminal.
Very easy to point using graphical display and audible tone.
Internet service can be usage based, or pre-paid using standard BGAN Service Plans.
Includes handset phone. Make or receive calls from anyone.
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).
Integrated Bluetooth for wireless phones (ver 1.2 class 1)
Operating temperature of -4 F to 140 F (-20 C to +60C)
Lightweight at 3.36 lbs (1.63 kg)
Portable size 10.10" x 7.67" x 2.28" (259mm x 195mm x 58mm)
Outdoor Use - Ingress rating of IP54 - Built for temperate weather
Night friendly LCD backlit display with 4 button control
Intuitive browser interface screens for connectivity status and device control
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery will last 36 hours in idle mode

Wideye Sabre Documentation
Wideye Sabre Brochure Wideye Sabre Brochure and Specifications Quickstart Guide Wideye Sabre Users Manual Wideye Sabre Bluetooth Handset Wideye Sabre Phone Guide
Wideye Sabre 1
Wideye Sabre 1
Wideye Sabre
Quickstart Guide
Wideye Sabre
Users Manual
Bluetooth Handset 2-Wire Phone

Wideye Sabre System Wideye Sabre Complete Bundled Package:
Wideye Saber 1 BGAN Terminal
► Li-Ion Battery
► Corded Analog Telephone Handset (RJ-11)
► AC/DC Power Adapter
► Weather resistant Ethernet and phone cables
► Power Cables (Euro, US, UK styles).
► Manuals, Launchpad on Thumbdrive or online here.
    BGAN Usage Map
  Wideye Saber Being Held   Wideye Sabre Display  
The 3.63 lb. Wideye Sabre is 10.2" x 7.67" x 2.28" and can easily fit in any laptop case. This BGAN terminal can uploads at a speed of 240 Kbps and receives up to 384 Kbps.
The display of the Wideye Sabre and a 4 key keypad are fairly intuitive, and scroll through many parameter screens (that are also accessible through a connected browser).
  Wideye Sabre Handset   Wideye Sabre On The Ocean  
The included 2-wire handset plugs directly into the Wideye Sabre port. The back of the phone has a belt clip, however, this is a wired phone.
Connecting to the Internet from the middle of the ocean is possible with a Wideye Sabre. The Sabre has a surprisingly large view angle where the aim can drift many degrees (45 degrees or more) and still maintain connectivity. Maritime Use Info
  Wideye Sabre Ports   Plugging In Handset  
From left to right, is the Wideye AC/DC power port, the on-off button (circular), the 2-wire phone port, and the Ethernet port for a laptop or wireless router (the Saber 1 does not have built-in wi-fi)
The connectors at the end of the Ethernet and phone cables are formed rubber to help protect from water or dust entering the port.
  Wideye Sabre Pivot   Wideye Sabre Compass and Angle  
The Wideye Sabre has a pivot for rotating and elevation to aid in pointing the terminal from most any surface it sits on.
Built into the Wideye Sabre is a compass and an elevation angle reading when tilting the unit. When GPS is acquired, elevation and compass readings are displayed both on the terminal display and on the BGAN launchpad software screen.
Here the operator has connected to the terminal with an Ethernet cable. Note the Bluetooth phone in his ear allows for hands free voice communication.
All BGAN terminals work anywhere there is a signal, including downtown.
  The Wideye Sabre 1 is small enough to fit in any laptop case.  
Here the Wideye Sabre is used to connect an NGO doing work in a remote village

Wideye Sabre Accessories & BGAN Service
BGAN Sim Card
   BGAN Service Sim Card
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.

BGAN Service
Wideye Sabre Li-Ion Battery (Extra or Replacement)
Double the terminal's operational life with a 2nd battery. The Wideye Sabre 1 Li-Ion battery is rated at 2250 milliamp hours.

No longer stocked
Wideye Car DC Adapter
Vehicle Adapter for Wideye Sabre
Run or recharge the Wideye Sabre from the 12V to 28V power port from any vehicle. MPN-SB1/AMC10 SKU-BGANAW002

No longer stocked
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

Wideye Bluetooth Phone
Wideye Sabre Cordless Bluetooth Handset
This color LCD cordless handset will operate via Bluetooth V1.2 up to a max range of 300 feet (Class 1) from the BGAN terminal. This device is powered by 2 AAA batteries. Brochure

No longer stocked
Wideye Corded Phone
Replacement Standard Corded Phone
While any 2-wire phone will plug into the Wideye Sabre, this phone from Wideye is a replacement to the phone that ships with the terminal. MPN-SB1/AH100 SKU-BGANAW004

No longer stocked
Sabre 1 Replacement AC/DC Power Adapter
Replacement power adapters will work with any AC wall current between 100V - 240VAC @ 50-60hz. This is just the power adapter. It will require the Power Adapter Cords below if not already owned.

No longer stocked
BGAN Ready Case
Complete Wideye Sabre 1 In A Hardened Ready Case
A medium sized all-weather case with combination lock. This is a complete mobile office package that includes, the Wideye Sabre 1, cabling, handset phone, and documentation on a thumbdrive. Great for traveling into extreme environments, or long term storage.

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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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Sabre 1 Replacement AC/DC Power Adapter Cords
3 cords include the European 2pin, US 2pin, and UK3pin. You may use any adapter kit purchased at an airport to match your power cord with the area receptacle as long as the power is between 100V and 240VAC. MPN-SB1/PCPK

No longer stocked
Replacement Weather Sealed Data Cables
These form fitted rubberized ended cables keep elements from entering the Wideye data ports. Shown are an RJ11 cable (phone), and a RJ45 (Ethernet) cable. Both are 1.5 meters in length.

No longer stocked
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.

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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.

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BGAN Explorer 300 Extended Warranty
Extended Warranties - Wideye Sabre 1
3 year (12 month extension), 4 year (24 month extension) and 5 year (36 month extension) extended warranties on equipment are available for the Wideye Sabre 1.
MPN-SMN-82002, SMN-82003, SMN-82004, SKU-BGANAW008


The Wideye Saber 1 BGAN Terminal Specifications
Internet, Email, Phone, VoIP, FTP, FoIP (Fax), SMS Text, Video Streaming

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