The Terra 400 and 800 manufactured by Beam is the first fixed satellite phones that will be using the Inmarsat IsatPhone Link service provided by Inmarsat’s I4 constellation. The IsatPhone Link service is a low cost solution providing essential voice and data satellite service for customers working or living outside cellular and landline service.
The Terra 400 or 800 fixed satellite phones using the IsatPhone Link service can serve as a phone for very rural communities, emergency phone for use in remote areas and they can provide voice and data service for companies that need back up communications in remote areas.
The IsatPhone Link service provides a number of data capabilities including SMS, short message emailing and GPS look-up-and-send and it provides data service up to 20kbps.
The Terra 400 is a low cost entry product offering simple voice connectivity. The Terra 800 provides an integrated handset, SMS capability and an additional SIM slot for multiple users.
Their slim profile and compact design allows them to be easily transported to remote locations and easily set up without technical expertise.
Both the Terra 400 and 800 provide ring and dial tone through a standard RJ11 connection where any off the self corded or cordless phone can be easily interfaced with the unit. A PABX can also be integrated into either unit.
Below is a comparison of the Terra 400 and 800 and their capabilities.
|Terra 400||Terra 800|
|Supports IsatPhone Link Service||X||X|
|Includes Passive Directional Antenna||X||X|
|Includes POTS/RJ11 connections||X||X|
|Supports Integration with PABX||X||X|
|Supports 5 Corded/Cordless Phones||X||X|
|Dial, Busy and Ring Tones||X||X|
|Supports up to 2000 ft of RJ11 cable||X||X|
|Auto Dial and Speed Dial||X||X|
|Color LCD Display||X|
|Short Message Service||X|
|Bluetooth Headset supported but not included||X|
|Single SIM card enclosure||X|
|Dual SIM card enclosures||X|
|USB Data Port||X||X|
|Digital I/O x 1 (can be 2 x outputs)||X|
|IP 54 Ingress Rating||X|
|IP 53 Ingress Rating||X|
|TNC – GSPS / SMA – GPS on Dock||X||X|
|Locking bolt for wall mounting||X|
|Desk or Wall Mountable||X||X|
|Cable routing LHS / TOP / Bottom||X|
|Status LED Registration / Call / Signal||X||X|
|External Device Port||X|
|10 – 32V DC Power Input||X||X|
|110/240V AC Power Pack Included||X||X|
|Optional Battery Pack||X||X|
|DC Power Cable Included||X||X|
|12 Month Warranty||X||X|
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