Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500

Thrane & Thrane Explorer 500

Broadband communications for the mobile office

EXPLORER™ 500 adds high-speed data transmission to phone and fax capabilities via satellite. Particularly useful in remote areas outside terrestrial or cellular coverage, this mobile terminal is an ideal link to the world wherever you are.

Easy to set-up and easy to handle

Setting up your EXPLORER™ 500 is quick and easy. Just plug in a phone, fax, laptop or PDA, or use the Bluetooth interface, point the antenna towards the BGAN satellite – and you are online. If you happen to be sheltered, the optional external antenna can be erected in a convenient location outside.

Your private or corporate office on the move adds little more than 1 kg to your baggage.

EXPLORER™ 500 gives you access to

  • internet
  • email
  • fax
  • voice calls
  • video conferencing and streaming
  • corporate servers
  • and more

The basic system

The basic system consists of one unit only – a transceiver with integral antenna.


  • Simultaneous voice and data communications over BGAN
  • High-speed data transfer up to 464 kbps
  • Seamless global coverage
  • Support for streaming IP at 32, 64, 128 kbps
  • Standard LAN, USB, Bluetooth and phone/fax interfaces
  • Easy system setup and operation
  • Lightweight, splash and dust proof design
  • Robust, reliable and durable design

For more information on EXPLORER™ 500 or to discuss your requirements in more detail, please get in touch.

Tel: +44 (0) 1562 88 55 22