The Iridium 9555 is a 9.4 oz economical workhorse satellite phone. It is a no frills satellite phone that can make phone and 2.4 kbps data calls and send SMS messages. It weighs only 9.4 oz and has a 3.1-hour talk time. A more robust 6.5 hour talk-time Hi Cap battery is available as an option. Other features of the Iridium 9555 include:
- integrated speakerphone
- email-to-text capability
- mini-USB data port
- intuitive user interface
Email Support: The optional Optimizer Wi-Fi Hotspot can be used with the Iridium 9555 and a variety of other satellite and cellular phone products. It is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, iOS (iPhone/iPad), and Android operating system. Outfitter Satellite has found it reliable for text-based email with attachments up to 100 KB in size. The Optimizer does not have an internal battery. Outfitter Satellite offers a 10-Watt Compact Solar Charger with built-in 72 Watt-Hour Battery Pack that can not only recharge your Iridium 9555, but can also directly power the Optimizer by supplying 12 VDC power or using our optional 40 Watt AC Inverter.
Iridium 9555 Satellite Phones used in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race
In 2017, 2018, and again in 2019, Outfitter Satellite has been the proud sponsor of the Iditarod Trail Committee. The Iridium 9555 satellite phone is used by volunteers at checkpoints to assure the safety of race's human and canine participants.