Explorer 727 BGAN Terminal

The Explorer 727 BGAN terminal is the flagship of Cobham’s mobile BGAN terminal product line—it offers the fastest data speeds of any mobile BGAN terminal, even while in-motion and is the only mobile BGAN terminal capable of using the BGAN X-Stream service (when parked), which provides data speeds up to 450 kbps for streaming video or other bandwidth-intensive applications.
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Cobham Explorer 727 BGAN Mobile Satellite Data Terminal

Explorer 727 BGAN Terminal – Features:

  • Up to 432 Kbps Internet speeds using standard BGAN service plans from Chroma.
  • Access BGAN X-Stream service a speeds of up to 450 kbps unshared bandwidth.
  • Other streaming speeds of 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps are available
  • Auto-pointing antenna while in motion, or when parked (requires line-of-sight to the BGAN satellite.
  • Two RJ-11 phone ports—directly connect any standard corded or cordless phone.
  • Four Ethernet ports with built-in PoE (power over Ethernet) for specialized devices (such as an IP camera).
  • Includes an IP telephone handset.
  • Connect a wireless access point (not included) to create Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Designed for use in extreme environments.
  • Antenna can be mounted on an slight angle on the vehicles roof and still function.
  • Simple 3 piece design – mag-mount antenna, controller, IP handset.
  • Phone voicemail, phonebook, web portal for customization.
  • Web interface for connectivity options, system status, usage logs and cal logs.
  • There is no battery supplied with this product, it must be wired into a vehicle.
Professional users who need a stable, reliable and fast satellite data connection while on-the-move, and an even faster connection upon arriving at their destination.
The Explorer 727 BGAN terminal is best when used with a laptop computer for the following functions:
  • Reliable communications on-the-move
  • Internet
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Fax
  • VoIP
  • Video conferencing and streaming
  • Live streaming or store-and-forward
The Explorer 727 BGAN terminal comes with the following:
  • EXPLORER 727 terminal
  • EXPLORER 727 tracking antenna with magnetic mounts
  • Coax Antenna cable with TNC plug (2m and 8m / 8.8 ft. and 26 ft.)
  • Power input cable – 12/24 VDC (3m / 9.8ft)…must be wired in.
  • Ethernet cable (5m / 16.4 ft.)
  • IP Handset with cradle and coiled cable.
  • Antenna mounting kit (fixed and rail)
  • Quick Start Quide, CD with manuals.

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Exclusive Premium BGAN Service Benefits For You

Choosing Chroma Communications as your BGAN service provider ensures an optimal BGAN experience—you receive our full suite of complimentary security and data control features to keep your equipment safe and avoid runaway data usage and costs.

These complimentary, premium services save you money, and you won’t find them from anyone else:

  • Advanced Firewall Set-Up
    • Configure “allowed” connections and block malware.
  • Internet Control and Risk Reduction
    • Block specific sites, categories and prevent software updates.
  • Usage Intelligence Reports
    • Intelligently manage your data.
  • Optimized Internet Routing
    • Get the best connection for all your data transmissions.

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Professional Mobile Communications

The Explorer 7272 BGAN terminal offers standard data speeds of up to 432 kbps no matter how fast your vehicle is moving (even at speeds in excess of 200 km/h). Once the vehicle is parked, the Explorer 727 can be used to access the BGAN X-Stream service, which can reach speeds up to 450 kbps on an dedicated, unshared data connection.

The Explorer 727 BGAN terminal will turn your vehicle into a full-scale mobile communications hub for simultaneous voice and broadband data communications on-the-move. This product consists of a transceiver unit, an IP handset for voice calls and an auto-tracking antenna with magnetic-mounts that can be stuck on the roof of any vehicle and will lock onto the satellite signal as you drive (if has a good line-of-sight to an Inmarsat satellite) to provide reliable coverage for:

  • Internet
  • Telephone calls
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Connecting to corporate networks
  • Video conferencing and streaming

Connect Multiple Devices

The Explorer 727 BGAN terminal four RJ45 ethernet ports for multiple device connections. Each Ethernet port has built-in PoE (power over Ethernet) injectors, which make it easy to connect specialized devices like IP cameras or wireless access points to create a Wi-Fi hotspot in and around the vehicle. The 727 also has two RJ11 telephone ports, which will accept any standard corded or cordless

Easy set-up and Instant communication

Once the transceiver has been installed in your vehicle, simply place the antenna on the roof and connect the antenna cable (run it out a window or out the door between seal), connect your laptop to the transceiver and switch on the IP Handset.

Global Coverage & No roaming Charges

Chroma Communications BGAN Services offers mobile broadband connectivity wherever you go at fixed pricing with no roaming fees. Feel free to drive across any borders with the Explorer 727.

Physical

  • Transceiver Dimensions (HxWxD): 42.5 x 231 x 273mm, 1.67 x 9.10 x 10.75”
  • Antenna Dimensions (HxW): 152 x 477 (diameter) mm, 5.98 x 18.78 (diameter) inches.
  • Weight:
    • Total: 8.5 kg / 18.73 lbs
    • Antenna: 6.0 kg (13.23 lbs) (excluding magnets)
    • Transceiver: 2.5 kg (5.50 lbs)

Data Speed capabilities

  • Standard IP: Up to 432 kbps download and upload
  • Streaming IP—selectable speeds of either: 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps
  • BGAN X-Stream (when parked): Minimum 384 kbps up to 450 kbps

Voice capabilities

  • Standard voice: 4 kbps
  • Premium voice: 3.1 kHz audio, 64 kbps
  • Text capabilities
    • SMS:160 characters

Interfaces

  • LAN Ethernet (RJ45) with PoE – 4 ports
  • Phone/Fax (Analog RJ11) – 2 ports
  • ISDN Interface (RJ45) – 1 port

Power

  • DC Input Range: 10.5 0 32 VDC
  • Power (max) @ 10.5-32V = 150W (incl antenna & PoE output)
  • Does not come with a battery.

For full product details and specifications, please check out the Explorer 727 product sheet in the “Documentation” tab, above.

Monthly or Prepaid?

We offer monthly and prepaid airtime plans for all of our satellite communications products. Monthly plans are great for ongoing usage or for users who want a hassle-free, “always-on” service so that they never run out of airtime. Prepaid plans are paid for upfront and are easy to budget for, they are great for infrequent users with low consumption.

Billing in CAD or USD

To make things easy on our Canadian, American and Global customers, we can have Canadian or US dollar billing options for each monthly and prepaid plan that we offer. Please review the options below to make your selection.

MONTHLY

USD Pricing – BGAN Monthly Airtime

Choose one of these plans if you prefer to be billed in US dollars.
 

Pricing in USD BGAN Global Standby Plan BGAN Basic Plan BGAN Connect Plan BGAN Plus Plan BGAN Pro Plan
Included Data Bundle
(megabytes per month)

0 MB

4.60 MB

21.25 MB

100 MB

750 MB

Price $ 55.00 $ 69.95 $ 110.00 $ 399.95 $ 2,495.00
Validity (months) 12 mo. 12 mo. 3 mo. 6 mo. 12 mo.
Activation Fee
(one-time)
$50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 FREE
Overage Costs
(out-of-bundle rates)
Cost per MB
$ 6.75/MB $ 6.25/MB $ 5.25/MB $ 4.50/MB $ 3.99/MB
Cost per Minute
(to landline)
$ 0.99/min $ 0.90/min $ 0.70/min $ 0.65/min $ 0.59/min
Cost per Text (incoming) FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE
Cost per Text (outgoing) $ 0.49/msg. $ 0.49/msg. $ 0.49/msg. $ 0.49/msg. $ 0.49/msg.
Popularity Rating
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CAD Pricing – BGAN Monthly Airtime

Choose one of these plans if you prefer to be billed in Canadian dollars.
 

Plan Name Included Data (megabytes) Monthly Fee Activation Fee Minimum Term Cost per Megabyte Cost per Minute (in/out) Cost per Text
BGAN Global Standby

0 MB

$ 75.00 $50.00 12 months $8.75/MB $1.41/min. FREE Incoming $0.70/text outgoing
BGAN Basic

4.60 MB

$ 85.20 $50.00 12 months $8.75/MB $1.28/min. FREE Incoming $0.70/text outgoing
BGAN Connect

21.25 MB

$ 156.20 $50.00 3 months $7.46/MB $0.99/min. FREE Incoming $0.70/text outgoing
BGAN Plus

100 MB

$ 567.93 $50.00 6 months $6.39/MB $0.92/min. FREE Incoming $0.70/text outgoing
BGAN Pro

750 MB

$ 3,542.90 $50.00 12 months $5.67/MB $0.84/min. FREE Incoming $0.70/text outgoing

PREPAID

Pricing in USD 5.5 MB Plan 16 MB Plan 55 MB Plan 110 MB Plan 275 MB Plan 550 MB Plan
Included Data
Bundle(megabytes)

5.5 MB

16 MB

55 MB

110 MB

275 MB

550 MB

Price $ 119.95 $ 299.95 $ 379 $ 749 $ 1,829 $ 3,659
Validity (months) 3 mo. 3 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo.
Activation Fee
(one-time)
$ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00
Rechargeable?
Extendable Expiry?
Rating
Purchase View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan
Pricing in CAD 5.5 MB Plan 16 MB Plan 55 MB Plan 110 MB Plan 275 MB Plan 550 MB Plan
Included Data
Bundle(megabytes)

5.5 MB

16 MB

55 MB

110 MB

275 MB

550 MB

Price $ 149.95 $ 399.95 $ 449.95 $ 879.95 $ 2,149 $ 3,999
Validity (months) 3 mo. 3 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo. 12 mo.
Activation Fee
(one-time)
$ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00 $ 50.00
Rechargeable?
Extendable Expiry?
Rating
Purchase View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan View Plan

Manufacturer Warranty

This product has a 1 year manufacturer’s limited warranty.