Inmarsat EXPLORER 510

Product Description

The all new EXPLORER 510 is the smallest ever EXPLORER BGAN and the ideal combination of performance and portability. The durable magnesium casing and a 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.

Pre-Owned Description

These pre-owned models are 100% tested, programmed, and work exactly like new. They are selected from our rental fleet or trade-ins from customers who upgraded to another model. All phones are restored to MFG specs. The pre-owned phones come with 6 month MFG warranty from date of purchase on invoice.


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 Q1 2015), so you can use local cellular if available and switch to BGAN when needed.

In The Box:
  • EXPLORER 510 terminal 
  • Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery 
  • EXPLORER Softbag
  • USB to Ethernet Converter Cable
  • 100-240VAC Power Supply 
  • Multi-Languge Quick Start Quide 
  • Multi-language webserver and embedded manual (ENG, FR, DE, ES, RU, JP and CN)

Portable performance

Smaller than a standard laptop and weighing less than 1.4 kg, this satellite terminal is easy to carry along when travelling the world. It supports your need for performance and provides simultaneous high quality voice and broadband access at speeds up to 464 kbps. Connect the optional EXPLORER Cellular Modem to the USB port and turn your device into a true communication SmartHub. Use local cellular net when available and BGAN if no other option.

Satellite connectivity

made simple EXPLORER 510 is easy to set-up and to operate. The user interface is intuitive and can be accessed from your PC or any kind of smart device. With the EXPLORER Connect App you can use your smart device to make calls or easily access the internet even in areas with no terrestrial or cellular coverage. The EXPLORER Connect App with a SIP softphone is available on Android and IOS.

    Tech Specs 

    Explorer 510 Data Sheet (PDF)
    EXPLORER Cellular Modem (PDF)


    Total H / W / D

    202 / 202 / 51.8 mm 7.8 / 7.8 / 1.6 inches
    Weight (incl. battery):  1.4kg / 3.1lbs
    Data capabilities: 

    Standard IP: Up to 464 kbps

    Streaming IP: 32, 64, 128 kbps

    Voice capabilities:

    Standard voice: 4 kbps

    Premium 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

        Prepaid Service

        Prepaid Usage Options

        Units Used

        Standard IP per MB 9.1
        Voice per Minute 1.2
        SMS per Message 0.5
        Streaming per Minute – 32 kbps 3.6
        Streaming per Minute – 64 kbps 6.9
        Streaming per Minute – 128 kbps 12.0
        Streaming per Minute – 176 kbps 17.0
        Streaming per Minute – 256 kbps 20.7
        HDR Streaming per Minute – 325/64 kbps 20.7
        HDR Streaming per Minute – 325 kbps 28.0
        X-Streaming per Minute – 450 kbps 29.0
        HDR Streaming per Minute – 650/64 kbps 32.0
        HDR Streaming per Minute – 650 kbps 38.0

        Product Videos

        How-To Videos

        EXPLORER Connect App

        EXPLORER Connect is for management of the Cobham SATCOM EXPLORER 510 and EXPLORER 710 satellite terminals.

        EXPLORER Connect offers monitoring and configuration of the EXPLORER terminal and includes a built-in satellite phone for making or receiving satellite calls using the EXPLORER terminal.

        • Satellite Phone - Use your phone as a satellite phone to make and receive calls via the EXPLORER terminal
        • Terminal Access - Open the terminal's web interface for management and configuration
        • Pointing - Activate the pointing process towards the BGAN satellite and see signal strength
        • Dashboard - See the terminal status

        Available on:  iTunes App Store and Google Play

        Data Sheets

        Explorer 510 Data Sheet (PDF)
        EXPLORER Cellular Modem (PDF)

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