The versatile and durable BGAN M2M terminal, EXPLORER 540, is the world’s first Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication terminal to operate on both Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) and 2G/3G/LTE networks.

As the only Inmarsat BGAN M2M terminal to offer dual mode operation, EXPLORER 540 introduces unique flexibility and M2M data communication cost-control, as it ensures the most cost-effective communication service can be chosen depending on location. As the most advanced BGAN M2M terminal available, EXPLORER 540 is well suited for bespoke M2M solutions such as IP SCADA for data backhaul, asset tracking, real-time surveillance and remote telemetry.


  • EXPLORER 540 is BGAN M2M certified and BGAN Class 2 Type Approved for services such as BGAN Link
  • Lightweight and rugged IP66 design ensures durability for outside mounting – no enclosure needed
  • Polemount included in the package
  • Simple to set up and operate
  • Versatile power options with both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 10-32VDC 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
  • The optional cellular 2G/3G/LTE Modem is an integrated part of the design
  • Automatic failover between BGAN and the cellular network ensures continuous connectivity.


  • 1 x Micro USB interface (Proprietary for external EXPLORER cellular Modem) 1 x BGAN SIM-Card slot
  • 1 x RJ45 Ethernet interface with PoE
  • 1 x 8 pin Ethernet interface
  • 1 x 3 pin for I/O
  • 1 x 2 pin for DC power input

Package Contents

  • EXPLORER 540 terminal
  • Polemount
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Multi-language webserver (ENG, FR, DE, ES, RU, JP and CN) • 2 Cable Glands and 1 Blanking Plug
  • Security torx bit for back cover • Allen key for polemount