BGAN M2M Satellite Terminal
The 9502 terminal delivers affordable, global, end-to-end IP data connectivity enabling applications in industry sectors such as environmental monitoring, SmartGrid, pipeline monitoring, compressor monitoring, well site automation, video surveillance, and out-of-band management to primary site communications.
The exceptional low power consumption (1W idle) of the Hughes 9502 makes it possible to provide end-to-end IP connectivity to sites that are off the grid. This breakthrough provides end-to-end IP connectivity to power-challenged locations that rely upon solar- battery arrays involving sensitive power budgets.
Antenna Positioning Flexibility
The Hughes 9502 includes 10 meters of RF cabling, granting the user freedom to position the antenna remotely and away from the transceiver in complex installations while securing the SIM card inside a premise or enclosure to better protect against unauthorized use, theft, and vandalism.
The One-Piece 9502 is also identical in service performance to the two-piece 9502, even though it has a smaller antenna. Both systems are class 2 BGAN terminals. Only a 12-volt power cable and an Ethernet cable are needed for the cable run to this device. Exterior-rated Ethernet cables are rated for 328 foot (100 meter) cable runs.
The Hughes 9502 includes the One-Piece terminal, a padlockable security bar that keeps the enclosure caps from being removed, and four mounting bolts. We recommend the mounting bracket when purchasing the One-Piece 9502.
- Easy to install
- Service using Inmarsat BGAN or BGAN M2M provided by Ground Control
- Ultra-low power consumption: It draws only 3 to 4 watts for an always open TCP-IP network connection. Hibernation mode draws just 0.01 watt and wakes up (in 30 seconds) on any LAN activity – excellent for small solar installations
- Operates in extreme hot or cold temperatures -40°F to 167°F (-40° to 75° C)
- Integrated IP Watchdog to ensure “always-on” network connectivity
- Supports multiple network modes: NAT, Relay, NAPT & PPoE
- It is secure from hackers with powerful firewall rules in place, or use a private network for ultimate protection
- Remote SMS control – activate, deactivate, reboot, and many other options using SMS control
- Connectivity ports – Ethernet (RJ-45) – are plug-and-play easy
- Two-Piece Indoor: 150 x 200 x 45 mm, 1.2 Kg (2.64 lbs)
- Two-Piece Antenna: 385 x 385 x 33 mm, 1.9 Kg (4.18 lbs)
- One-Piece: 275 x 275 x 84 mm, 3.8 Kg (8.4 lbs)
- Operating Temperature: -40° C to +75° C
- Storage Temperature: -55° C to +75° C
- Humidity: 95% RH at +40° C
- Antenna Wind Loading: Survival wind loading (with optional mount) up to 100 mph
- Environmental: One-Piece: IP66, Two-Piece: (IDU) IP40, (Antenna) IP65
- Power: +12 Vdc/+24 Vdc nominal
- Supported transport protocols – TCP, UDP, ICMP, SKIP, GRE, ESP, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS
- Certified – FCC, CE, CSA, RoHS, EWRA.
A satellite dish (VSAT) may have cheaper service to transmit large amounts of data, but VSAT dishes are bulky, often require certified installation, use more far more power (100-150 watts vs 4 watts), and the signal can be knocked off with wind, snow or ice. And if the dish is moved off signal with wind, it will require a certified installer to drive to the site to repoint. In contrast, the Hughes 9502 is extremely small, and operates very well in extreme weather snow/ice and high winds. It also DOES NOT require a certified installer since anyone may point a BGAN terminal. And it will take a lot of snow and ice to knock a system offline… far more than a satellite dish.
Pointing a 9502 is not as critical as with VSAT dishes and slight misalignments won’t effect connectivity. The power draw of a 9502 is a fraction of VSAT systems (.01 to 4 watts) and excellent for remote solar installations. As for transferring data, most M2M devices, POS terminals, or any other IP device can be tweaked to send small amounts of data making the small monthly fee a very cost effective, reliable solution.
Monitor and control all rural or urban assets anywhere on the globe and with one service provider.
Ground Control was Inmarsat’s first ELEVATE partner, and among other benefits, we have access to competitive and flexible airtime plans. Please visit our BGAN M2M airtime page for full details.
The Hughes 9502 One-Piece BGAN Terminal is excellent for locations that may not have an enclosure for remote equipment. (The Hughes 9502 standard system requires an enclosure).
Installing the BGAN M2M Sim Card into the 9502. The 9502 terminal uses specialized BGAN M2M service (via BGAN M2M Sim Card), that will NOT work when installed in other BGAN terminals.
A Type-N to TNC adapter is included for the 9502 antenna port. The 10m cable has Type N connectors at both ends.
The 9502 uses special M2M BGAN service that charges between 1 to 2 cents per Kilobyte! Excellent for small packet communication. And BGAN M2M service does NOT bill for overhead data related to establishing (or reestablishing) a connection to the High-Speed satellite network. This is a great deal for remote device control.
The One-Piece places the Hughes 9502 terminal inside of a milled aluminum case two caps on both ends. Removing the caps requires only a screwdriver with the four screw-bolts. (These caps are lockable using the locking bar/plate (shown on top).
The four components that make up the 9502 BGAN solution… The L-band antenna, 10 meters of RF cable (Type N connection at both ends) the 9502 BGAN terminal, and a TNC to Type N connector.
The Hughes 9502 2-Piece terminal may be mounted to any pole or wall with the transceiver inside of an enclosure. Ground Control offers a shortened 10′ (3 meter) antenna cable for close proximity to enclosure installs.
Ground Control also offers a sealed enclosure specifically designed for the 9502. This enclosure is all weather NEMA rated.
The Hughes 9502 1-piece is designed for installations where an enclosure is not available and connection is to a device via Ethernet. Both the 1-piece and 2-piece 9502 operate identically.
The Type N connection on the back of the 9502 antenna. Note the 4 bolts on the back of the antenna are identical. In the picture above, are 2 black rubber caps over 2 of the protruding bolts.
You may purchase our mounting bracket, or customize your own to secure the antenna. There are 4 identical bolts protruding 17mm from the back of the antenna with 4 securing locking nuts. Dimensions of the 4 bolts are 70mm W x 90mm H on center. Bolt hole size in custom bracket should be 3/8th” or 1cm.
Since the 9502 can use less than .1 watt of power (in hibernation mode, 4 watts in 24 x 7 mode), small solar solution like the one above can be designed and used.
12 Month Extended Warranty
3 Year Extended Warranty
5 Year Extended Warranty
50′ RF Antenna Cable for 9502
9502 IDU Securing Bracket
9502 Mounting Kit – Wall & Pole – Complete
9502 RF Antenna Cable – 10 Feet
9502 Universal Power Supply
Antenna Mounting Kit – Universal Pole – Mid Pole
Hughes 9502 1.6″ Pole-Top Antenna Bracket
Hughes 9502 2″ Pole-Top Antenna Bracket
Pigtail Cable – Use Your Own Enclosure
Replacement 9502 RF Antenna Cable – 10 Meter
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