Cobham Explorer 300

Designed for travellers to communicate with ease.

Designed for simplicity and ease of use, Explorer 300 is the lightest, most compact Explorer terminal.

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Product Description

Compact, Reliable BGAN Connectivity

The Cobham Explorer 300 is among the smallest and most compact BGAN terminals in the Explorer family. It has never been easier to stay connected from anywhere in the world.

All Explorer terminals take into account ease of use. They are highly customizable, they boast a plug and play capability, and give you simplicity, functionality and versatility – even if you are new to satellite communication. Setting up your Explorer 300 is quick and easy. Just plug in a laptop or PDA, or use the Bluetooth interface, point the antenna towards the BGAN satellite – and you are online.

  • Simultaneous voice and data communications
  • Standard IP (shared bandwidth): Up to 384 kbps
  • Streaming IP (selectable, guaranteeed): 32, 64kbps
  • Seamless global coverage
  • Standard Interfaces: LAN, Bluetooth and phone
  • Compact: 22 x 17 x 5.2cm / 8.5 x 6.6 x 2″
  • Lightweight: 1.4kg / 3.1lbs
  • Robust and reliable design

Physical Characteristics:

  • Weight 1.4kg/ 3.1lbs
  • Length: 168mm
  • Width: 217mm
  • Depth: 52mm


  • DC input range: 10-16VDC
  • Power Consumption
  • Standby mode: 0.8W (typical)
  • Transmit mode: 14W (typical)
  • During charging: 38W (max.)
AC/DC power supply
  • Input: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz, 50W
  • Output: 15VDC
  • Connector type: 2.5mm EIAJ RC-5320-IV
  • Type: Lithium ion (rechargeable)
  • Stand-by time: 30h, 0°C to +55°C / +32°F to +131°F
  • Standard call: 3h, 0°C to +55°C / +32°F to +131°F
  • Transmit time, max.: 1h20 @ 96 kbps, 0°C to +55°C / +32°F to +131°F
  • Receive time, max.: 3h30m @ 64 kbps, 0°C to +55°C / +32°F to +131°F
  • Min. number of charges: 300
  • Recharge time: Less than 3 hours
  • Charge temperature: 0°C to +45°C / +32°F to +113°F

Supported Operating Systems:

  • LCD display Graphical high resolution, back lit user interface Four navigation keys and power button
  • Languages UK, FR, DE, ES, RU and CN
  • Approvals CE, FCC, GMPCS
  • Inmarsat Class 3 Type Approval


  • Operational temp (ambient): -25°C to +55°C / -13°F to +131°F
  • Storage temp: -40°C to +80°C / -40°F to +176°F (ex. battery)
    • Battery storage
    • 1 month -20°C to +60°C / -4°F to +140°F ambient
    • 3 months: -20°C to +45°C / -4°F to +113°F ambient
    • 1 year: -20°C to +20°C / -4°F to +68°F ambient
  • Relative humidity: 95% non-condensing at +40°C / +104°F
  • Robustness: 0.5m / 1.64ft drop on concrete(operational, 95% survival)
  • Water and dust: IP54 (dust and spray proof in all directions)


  • 1 x analogue rJ-11 phone interface
  • 1 x Bluetooth interface
    • Version: 1.2
    • Antenna: Integrated in transceiver unit
    • Frequencies: 2400.0 – 2483.5 MHz
    • Max. coverage outdoor: 25m / 82ft
    • Max. devices connected: 1 handset, 1 PC/PDA
    • Profiles supported: Cordless handset, serial port, service discovery application, dial-up networking, headset
    • Standard: Power class 2
  • 1 x LAN interface
    • Connector type: RJ-45, MDI-X
    • Data rate: 10/100 Mbps
    • Max. cable length: 100m / 328ft (Cat5 UTP)
    • Standard: ISO/IEC 8877:1992. and IEEE 802.3 (1998 edition)
  • 1 x Bgan sim-Card slot

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