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Explorer 540 BGAN M2M
EXPLORER 540 M2M BGAN by Cobham

Explorer 540 BGAN M2M

Cobham BGAN M2M terminal
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Part Number: INM-EXPLORER-540
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Reliable and Versatile

EXPLORER 540 is a M2M communication terminal that operates on the Inmarsat BGAN Broadband Global Area Network. It is designed for all-weather year-round IP SCADA, fixed-asset monitoring and real-time surveillance and remote telemetry applications.  It comes with an included pole mount and is easy to install and simple to set-up.

Designed for Year-Round Deployment in Any Environment

EXPLORER 540 has an IP66 rating against dust and water intrusion making it suitable for even the harshest environments. It is one of the smallest and lightest BGAN M2M terminals with a small 20 x 20 cm size and 1.6 kg weight.


  • Lightweight and rugged IP66 design ensures durability for outside mounting - no enclosure needed
  • Pole mount included in the package
  • Simple to set up and operate
  • Versatile power options with both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 10-32 VDC input
  • Two cable glands for easy installation of standard power and Ethernet cables into the back housing
  • Remote management of the terminal via SMS including configuration, debugging, and access to the web interface

Service Plans

Service is required for the hardware pricing shown on this page.  Delayed activation is available.  We have provided basic pricing plans below.  Other plans are available with additional discounts for 20 or more active devices and additional discounts for 2- and 3-year initial term commitments.  SCAP (Shared Corporate Allowance Plans) are also available.  Optional web portal available for data collection and device control is available (additional fees apply).  Please call for more information.

Regional Service Plans

The plans shown above are for global service, but special regionally-optimized plans are also available for the countries and regions shown below.  Please call for more information and pricing.
  • Southern Africa region (consisting of Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe)
  • South America region (consisting of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela)
  • Mexico

Optional Cellular Failover Feature

An optional EXPLORER LTE cellular modem and EXPLORER cellular antenna can be purchased to support applications that require automatic fail over between the Inmarsat BGAN and cellular networks.   Cellular service is not included in the service plans mentioned on this page, but the customer can purchase LTE cellular service through the local provider of their choice.   With the cellular option, the system provides automatic failover between the BGAN and the cellular network to help ensure continuous connectivity.