The Modem

Explorer 727

High Speed Broadband On-the-Move Today’s requirements for dynamic rapid response and deployable communications have never been more critical. To meet this demand Thrane & Thrane has developed the EXPLORER® 727 – thus turning your vehicle into a mobile communications hub.

EXPLORER® 727 gives you access to

  • Internet
  • E-mail
  • Voice calls
  • Fax
  • Video conferencing and streaming
  • Corporate servers via VPN

...and much more

For beginners and specialists alike

Setting up your EXPLORER® 727 is quick and easy. The system automatically finds the BGAN network after power-on. Just plug your computer in – and you are online!


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 

Modem Specs

Global services

Standard voice 4 kbps AMBE+2
Premium voice 3.1 kHz audio, 64 kbps (elevation>45°)
Standard IP Up to 492 kbps
Streaming IP 32, 64, 128, 256* kbps (256 kbps @ elevation >45°
on-the-move / >5° on-the-pause)
BGAN X-Stream Min. 384 kbps on-the-pause
ISDN UDI 64 kbps / RDI 56 kbps
(@ elevation>20° on-the-move
SMS 160 characters
Guaranteed service >5° elevation 

Size antenna (H/W) 152H / Ø477 mm or 6.3H / Ø18.76 inches
Size transceiver (H/W/D) 42.5H / 231W / 273D mm
or 1.67H / 9.72W / 10.63D inches
Weight antenna (excl. magnets) 6 kg / 13.2 lbs
Weight transceiver 2.5 kg / 5.5 lbs 

Inmarsat BGAN frequencies
Receive (Rx) 1520.0 - 1559.0 MHz
Transmit (Tx) 1626.5 - 1660.5 MHz
GPS 1575.42 MHz
EIRP 18.0 dBW +/-1 dB

DC input range 10.5 to 32 V
Power (max) @10.5-32 V 150 W (incl. antenna and PoE output)

Hardware Interfaces

Phone interface   2 x Analogue RJ-11
LAN interface  
Connector type   4 x RJ-45 interfaces with Power over Ethernet
Data rate   10/100 Mbit
Max. cable length 100 m / 328 ft (Cat5 UTP)
BGAN SIM-Card slot
I/O connectors   5 x General purpose I/O
Transceiver   TNC-Socket, Female
Antenna   TNC-Socket, Female

Deal Includes

  • EXPLORER 727 transceiver     
  • EXPLORER 727 tracking antenna
  • Antenna cables - Coax with TNC plug
    (2.7m & 8m / 8.8ft & 26ft)
  • Power supply - 24 V DC input cable (6m / 19.7ft) 
    with 5 wires for I/O connectors
  • Ethernet cable - RJ-45 (2 m / 6 ft)
  • Thrane IP Handset - w/ cradle and coiled cable
  • Antenna mounting kit - Fixed or rail mounting
  • Getting started kit - Quick start guide and CD w/ manuals

Bgan Airtime Plans 

As Bgan airtime plans vary dramatically Isatphone Direct offer a personally tailored option to suit your individual needs. 

These include pre paid options with no plans through to monthly agreed usage at reducing costs. 

So contact us today to discuss your individual requirements and let us assist you to get the right airtime for you.

1300 155 803