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Marine Connectivity and Communication

Fleet Broadband Sailor 500

SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband

SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband is small and lightweight but enables a wealth of functionality including broadband internet/intranet, email and secure VPN with voice calling and data use simultaneously.
FleetBroadband 500 (FB500) equips your vessel or fleet with top-of-the-range capabilities to ensure you maximise operational efficiency.
Reliable even in the worst weather conditions, FB500 gives you an always-on connection at up to 432kbps for applications such as email and internet access, real-time electronic charts and weather reporting and guaranteed connection rates of up to 256kbps available on demand. And enjoy up to nine telephone lines with FleetBroadband Multi-voice for crystal-clear phone calls to terrestrial and mobile networks.

Equipment overview

Standard IP data
An always-on connection at up to 432kbps for applications such as email and internet access, real-time electronic charts and weather reporting.
Satellite telephony
Access up to nine telephone lines with FleetBroadband Multi-voice and make crystal-clear phone calls to terrestrial and mobile networks, as well as other satellite terminals, anytime.
Streaming IP
Guaranteed connection rates of up to 256kbps available on demand, for live applications such as video conferencing and database synchronisation.
SMS messaging
Send and receive SMS text messages to and from other FleetBroadband terminals and land-based cellular networks through your PC.
Enhanced voice services
Voicemail and other enhanced call management options are available, including caller identification, caller barring and call forwarding.
Emergency calling
Two safety service options, 505 Emergency Calling and Voice Distress, put you directly in contact with a maritime rescue station.
Global coverage
FleetBroadband is accessible globally, except in the extreme polar regions.
FleetBroadband 500 provides a circuit-switched data connect ion for legacy applications such as Group 3 and Group 4 fax.
Crew calling
For crewed vessels such as merchant ships, workboats, fishing and large leisure boats, FleetBroadband offers low-cost calls all day, every day.
GSM calls
GSM over FleetBroadband 500 enables users to make and receive calls and send and receive texts using the pre-paid SIM in their own mobile phone.
  • Telephone, ISDN, SMS, VoIP
  • Broadband internet
  • Email and file transfer
  • Multi-voice
  • Video conferencing
  • Safety 505 and red button
  • Notice To Mariners
  • Maritime / port regulations
  • Vessel routeing
  • Cargo management
  • Planned / Predictive maintenance
  • Walkie Talkie (ROIP) VHF/UHF radio integration
  • Crew welfare
  • Telemedicine
  • Tele-training / certification
  • Weather forecasts
Manufacturer: Cobham SATCOM
Size: Above-deck unit: Height: 79.75cm
Diameter: 68.7cm
Weight: 23kg
Below-deck unit: Height: 27.3cm
Width: 26.45cm
Depth: 4.25cm
Weight: 2.5kg
Standard IP: 432 kbps / 432 kbps
Streaming IP: 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps
ISDN: 64 kbps UDI / 56 56 kbps RDI
Voice: 4 kbps AMBE+2
Fax: Group 3 (via 3.1 kHz audio)
SMS: Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interfaces: RJ-11 (2)
RJ-45 (4)
Ethernet (PoE)
L-Band connector
Digital I/O
DC power input
Operational temp: -25 ºC to +55 ºC
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IsatPhone 2 is a tough phone for a tough world. The robust handset has been engineered to cope with anything that nature can throw at it – from searing heat to icy blasts, desert sandstorms or monsoon rain.
And with fast network registration, an unrivalled battery life offering 8 hours’ talk time and up to 160 hours on standby, you know you can always depend on IsatPhone 2.

Global coverage
IsatPhone 2 coverage is worldwide, apart from the Poles. Calls are made via a single, global network so there are no roaming charges.
Robust handset
Engineered to withstand the most extreme conditions, IsatPhone 2 operates at -20°c to +55°c, has humidity tolerance up to 95 per cent, and is dust, splash and shock resistant (IP65, IK04).
Stay connected
Location services, including tracking and an assistance button, keep people updated with your GPS co-ordinates when it matters. Receive notification of inbound calls, even with the antenna stowed.
Long battery life
Network registration in under 45 seconds, plus unrivalled battery life – with 8 hours of talk time and up to 160 hours on standby.
Easy to use
Easy-to-use interface, with large high-visibility, scratch-resistant transflective display that’s readable even in bright sunlight.
Other features

eCompass for enhanced pointing

Minute minder
Microphone muting
Contact synchronisation
With MS Outlook 2007 (PC).
OS compatibility: Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Languages supported
Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.

169mm (6.7″)

52mm (2″) without antenna
75mm (3″) with antenna

29mm (1.1″) in hand
36mm (1.4″) at deepest point
318g (11.2oz) – including battery
High-contrast colour screen
Micro USB
Audio socket
Antenna port
Bluetooth 2.0
Operating range:
-20°C to +55°C (-4°F to +131°F)
Storage range:
-20ºC to +70ºC (-4ºF to +158ºF) (with battery)
Charging range:
0°C to +45°C (+32°F to +113°F)
Battery Type:
Lithium-ion, 3.7 volts
Talk time:
Up to 8 hours
Standby time:
Up to 160 hours
Satellite telephony:
2.4kbps voice codec
Speed dial 1
Supplementary voice services:
Call history
Caller ID
Call waiting
Call divert
Call holding
Call barring
Speed dialling
Fixed number dialling
160 Latin / ~74 non-Latin characters
Up to 10 concatenations
Standard and predictive text
160 Latin / ~74 non-Latin characters
Up to 10 concatenations
Incoming email – 160 Latin characters / ~74 non-Latin characters
Web message-to-IsatPhone 2:
Free from message.inmarsat.com
GPS location data:
View position
Send as text or email

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