Cobham Explorer 510 BGAN Satellite Terminal

Cobham Explorer 510 BGAN Satellite Terminal

Ultra-portable and easy to use, this lightweight BGAN terminal is a powerful next generation tool for field communication worldwide and is the ideal combination of performance and portability.

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Cobham Explorer 510 BGAN Satellite Terminal


Ultra-portable and easy to use, this lightweight BGAN terminal is a powerful next-generation tool for field communication worldwide.


What is Included?

  • Cobham Explorer 510 terminal
  • Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery
  • EXPLORER Softbag
  • USB to Ethernet Converter Cable
  • 100-240V AC/DC Power Supply
  • Multi-Language Quick Start Guide
  • Multi-language webserver and embedded manual (ENG, FR, DE, ES, RU, JP, and CN)


Cobham Explorer 510 Key Features:

Explorer Connect App

Explorer 510 is focused on wireless connectivity. It harnesses the power of the new EXPLORER Connect App, which turns your Android and IOS smartphones and tablets into powerful satellite communications tools. When it comes to setting up you can be online in minutes using your own wireless devices. The USB host allows wired connections to the terminal and the optional EXPLORER LTE dongle (available in 2015), so you can use local cellular if available and switch to BGAN when needed.

The Cobham Explorer has a responsive web interface, so it is optimised to connect with any screen through the BGAN terminal's WI-Fi access point. 

High-Quality Voice and Broadband

This BGAN terminal offers high-quality voice and broadband up to 464 kbps giving you the performance you need to carry out your work in the field. Regardless of location or environment, with EXPLORER 510 you can make and receive calls, use email, access the web, connect to your corporate network, stream video & audio, and harness the power of work-specific IP applications to make sure you get the job done.



The Cobham Explorer 510 is a portable Satellite Internet is smaller than a standard laptop and weighs less than 1.4 kg. In fact, it's the smallest EXPLORER BGAN terminal ever but despite its compact size it delivers reliable communication in any conditions. Your ability to communicate and do your job will not weigh you down with EXPLORER 510. Its unique design makes it an ideal tool for field communication on its own, or as a companion alongside EXPLORER 710 or a semi-permanent EXPLORER VSAT terminal.


Reliable Connectivity

This BGAN Terminal draws from the established EXPLORER legacy, offering the same high-quality materials and manufacturing, but featuring a whole new design direction for this leading series of satellite terminals. Media, government, humanitarian and utility users know that EXPLORER terminals are designed and built to last. 


Robust Design

The durable magnesium casing and dust and water-resistant design makes the EXPLORER 510 the perfect choice when working off the beaten track, but still dependent on a reliable connection.


Simple set-up

Once you have pressed the power on button, the Cobham BGAN terminal takes 30 seconds to power up and beeps to a high-pitch tone, and direct the front panel with a clear line of sight to the sky. Simply press the power on/off button once, to search and register to the Inmarsat network. Then use your smartphone to manage the device via the EXPLORER Connect app. 


Cobham 510 BGAN Terminal Key Markets:

Whether you're reporting the news, exploring for natural resources, helping people in emergencies or on the frontline, creating news on the frontline or measuring flow on a pipeline, you know you can rely on EXPLORER 510 to connect every time.

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Calling Rates

If no airtime bundles above are chosen you will be charged the following pricing at the end of your rental.

Service Charge
Data (per MB) £7.00
Outgoing to Fixed / Landline (per min) £0.95
Outgoing to Cellular / Mobile (per min) £1.05
Outgoing to BGAN / GSPS £0.90
Outgoing to FBB £3.00
SMS £0.50
Voicemail £0.90
Deposit £750

Charges exclude VAT


Dimensions 20.2 x 20.2 x 5.18 cm (7.8 x 7.8 x 1.6 inches)
Weight (including battery) 1.4kg / 3.1lbs
Data Capabilities Standard IP: Up to 464 kbpsStreaming IP: 32, 64, 128 kbps
Voice Capabilities Standard voice: 4 kbpsPremium voice: 3.1 kHz audio, 64 kbps
Inmarsat Frequencies 1518.0 - 1525.0 MHz (Rx) (EMEA)1525.0 - 1559.0 MHz (Rx)1626.5 - 1660.5 MHz (Tx)1668.0 - 1675.0 MHz (Tx) (EMEA)
EIRP 15.1 dBW ±1dB
User Interface Two LED (WLAN, Status), 1 Power ButtonUSB Host, Cobham web interface
Languages ENG, FR, DE, ES, RU, JP and CN
Approvals CE, FCC, IC, C-TICKInmarsat Class 2 Type Approval
WLAN Access Point Standard: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
1 x USB host interface Version: 2.0 (host)Charging: Up to 1A
1 x BGAN SIM Card Slot
Environmental Conditions
Temperature Operational (ambient): -25°C to +55°C / -13°F to +131°FStorage: -25°C to +80°C / -13°F to +176°F
Battery Storage Temperature 1 month: -20°C to +60°C / -4°F to +140°F
3 months: -20°C to +45°C / -4°F to +113°F
1 year: -20°C to +25°C / -4°F to +77°F
Relative Humidity 95% non-condensing at +40°C/+104°F
Robustness 0.5 m/1.64 ft drop on concrete (operational, 95% survival)
Water and Dust IP-66 Compliant
DC Input Range 10.5-32VDC
Power Consumption Standby / transmit: 2.8W / 19W (typical)
During charging: 20W (max.)
Connector type 2.5mm EIAJ RC-5320-IV
AC/DC Power Supply Input: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz, 64WOutput: 19VDC
Built-In Battery Lithium ion (rechargeable)
Stand-by time: 24h, 0°C to 55°C / +32°F to +131°
Standard call: Minimum 3h (TBC)
Receive time, max.: 4h40m @ 128kbps
Transmit time, max.: 2h25m @ 128kbps
Recharge time: Less than 3 hours
Charge temperature: 0°C to 45°C / +32°F to +113°



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