Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500

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Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500


A portable, broadband satellite device

The Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500 combines exceptional performance with portability. It meets the needs of the most demanding business traveller for remote, high-speed corporate network access.

  • Description
  • USB
  • Ethernet
  • WLAN

A multi-user device that offers simultaneous voice and data solutions.

  • Highly portable
  • Robust with a splash and dust proof design
  • Easy to use
  • Global coverage
  • Compatible with MAC, Windows Secure

Technical Specifications  
Physical Characteristics
Weight 2.8kgs
Dimensions 34mm x 275mm x 50mm
Interfaces USB
WLAM access point (up to 100mm)
802.11 b
Encryption (WEP)
ISDN 64kbps
3.1 KHz audio
User access Activated via 3G compatible SIM card
User interfaces PC Bgan LaunchPad
On terminal Audio and LED
Power supply AC or DC
External Power 20v DC, 110 – 240v AC
Battery Life
Typical Use Transmit:16Mb via Ethernet
Receive: 864Mb via Ethernet
Standby time: 36 hours
Battery Type Lithium-ion. Rechargeable
Input Voltage 11.1v DC
Ambient operating temperature
Powered by external DC -25deg C to +60deg C
Powered by battery only -5deg C to +55deg C
Charging temperature 0deg C to + 40deg C
Operating humidity Relative humidity
95% non-condensing at 40deg C
Water and dust IP 55 (Ingress Protection)
Supported operating Systems Windows: 2000/ XP
MAC: OS 10.1 or later
Linux: Redhat 9
Data capabilities
IP data – Standard Data Background class of service
Transmit: up to 492kbps
Receive: up to 492kbps
Streaming IP Transmit: 32, 64, 128, 256kbps
Receive: 32, 64, 128, 256kbps
Multiple IP streaming sessions simultaneously
ISDN data UDI/RDI (64kbps)
SMS 160 characters

  • BGAN Terminal (Class 2)
  • AC/DC adaptor 15V, 50W (100/240VAC) (2 pin European Type)
  • Ethernet Cable, 2 m
  • USB Cable, 1.8 m
  • Li-Ion Battery pack
  • User Manual