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Iridium Pilot is their next generation of maritime broadband voice and data communications and the first of potentially many products ‘powered by’ the OpenPort service which will also cover land and aviation applications.
3 voice lines
Lowest voice charges in the market
IP data at up to 134kbps*
Zero monthly fee options
5 year warranty and access to a Global Service Network
Iridium Pilot offers the best value proposition for any maritime requirement.
What is different?
A re-designed, sleeker looking external housing for the Above Deck Unit (antenna), designed to withstand an even greater level of marine environmental hazards
New manufacturing processes have been implemented and select components have been replaced to further improve the product
Performance Enhancement Proxy (PEP) offers improved data throughput offering equivalent speeds up to 134kbps*
Integrated firewall which restricts outbound traffic to keep usage under control
New firmware notifications to alert users when a new version of firmware is available
Bulk configuration enabling users to efficiently load a standard configuration on many devices
Antenna Performance Utility to provide real time antenna usage statistics to assist in trouble shooting any performance issues
*Iridium will be making some network enhancements within the Gateway which will be completed later this year, will allowing the PEP option to become operational and to offer further performance improvements. New firmware will need to be installed within the Pilot or OpenPort terminal to make use of the new gateway features. Once available, Iridium recommend this software is also installed on any original OpenPort terminals.
Pricing for Iridium Pilot will remain the same as the orginal OpenPort terminal, and will continue to benefit from a 5 year limited warranty and access to the Iridium Global Service Program, providing options for 63 ports worldwide where onboard servicing is available. In addition Iridium Pilot is operational now through AST's Point of Presence (POP) offering full control over traffic.
Included in the Package:
Iridium pilot antenna
Below Decks Equipment (BDE)
User Guide, ADE and BDE Installation Manual, ADE and BDE
Mounting Parts, BDE
Power Supply, BDE
Mounting Bracket, BDE Power Supply
Cord, Power Supply (based on country selected below)
*YOU SHOULD ASK A QUOTATION when you need to buy particular accessories; for example an antenna and cable so that we can give you the correct cable to connect your antenna to your device with all adapters that you may need.
•Pole-to-pole global coverage
•3 independent voice lines
•Global Service Program (includes 5-year limited warranty*)
•Easy to install
* One-year limited warranty on accessories
•Height: 9.06 in (230 mm)
•Diameter: 22.44 in (570 mm)
•Weight: 24.25 lb (11 kg)
Below Decks Unit
•Height: 7.78 in (200 mm)
•Width: 9.84 in (250 mm)
•Diameter: 2.17 in (55 mm)
•Weight: 2.98 lb (1.35 kg)
•Up to 134 kbps bidirectional with Iridium OpenPort broadband service
7 Day Return for Refund / Replacement Policy, this means that if your product is faulty due to a manufactures fault and you wish to return a product(s) bought from us, you are totally free to do so, provided that the return meets the following conditions, we will give you a full refund or replacement at your choosing, no re-stocking fee deducted and no questions asked! Conditions are as follows: Item(s) are purchased from our ebay store. Item(s) are returned within 14 days of receipt to our local agent. Item(s) are returned with a copy of your receipt / invoice. Item(s) are returned accompanied by order receipt and return authorisation number. Item(s) are in brand new condition e.g. product packaging must be complete or this will affect your right to a refund or replacement. If you choose to have your money refunded we will refund you the total amount paid less postage, within 72 hours. This does not affect your statutory rights.