Cobham 540 Inmarsat / LTE BGAN M2M Modem

The Cobham EXPLORER 540 is the only Inmarsat BGAN M2M terminal to offer dual mode operation, providing flexibility and M2M data communication for cost-effective communications. Securing continuity of M2M IP data in hard to reach, remote locations, with dual-mode operation delivers significant failover capabilities with automatic switching between BGAN and cellular networks.

For organisations transferring critical real-time data within their M2M networks, EXPLORER 540Os dual mode can provide unmatched service availability. The terminal is well suited for bespoke M2M solutions such as IP SCADA for data backhaul, asset tracking, real-time surveillance and remote telemetry. EXPLORER 540 is a rugged M2M terminal designed to provide reliable and secure IP data in even the harshest environments. At 20 x 20 cm and just 1.6 kg.

Key Features:

  • EXPLORER 540 is BGAN M2M certified. The optional LTE Modem is an integrated part of the design

  • Automatic failover between BGAN and the cellular network ensures continuous connectivity

  • Lightweight and rugged IP66 design ensures durability for outside mounting (no enclosure needed)

  • Simple to set up and operate

  • Versatile power options with both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 10-32VDC input

  • Two cable glands for easy installation of standard power and Ethernet cables into the back housing

  • Remote management of the terminal via SMS including configuration, debugging, and access to the web interface

  • Polemount included in the package.

Pricing model

Pricing is based on volume with price breaks at 10 and 25 units.

Installation process

These modems need to be installed pointing at the satellite. There are software tools available to support this process and M2M can also support installation using contractors.

Ongoing maintenance required and support provided in Australia

M2M provide pre and post sales tech support.

Units deployed commercially11-50
Energy source

Mains powered

Data ownership policy

Our business focuses on ensuring data is sent securely to a platform / server / system that the customer specifies. We do not manage or analyse the data and leave this to the customer or experts appointed by the customer.

Data privacy and security policy

We do not hold customer data, but design solutions to ensure data is communicated securely from the edge to the customer's own system.

CompanyM2M Connectivity
Supported RegionsAll of Australia
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