FleetBroadband SAILOR 250

As part of the market leading FleetBroadband portfolio, FleetBroadband SAILOR 250 is a compact system designed to provide performance and power at the right price point for a wide variety of vessel types.

Perfectly balanced

With data speeds up to 284 kbps from an antenna diameter less than 30 cm, which weighs just 5 kg, FleetBroadband SAILOR 250 is the perfect balance between form and function.

Easy installation and the ability to provide affordable, high-speed access to internet/intranet and email, with voice calling and data simultaneously ensures professional communication possibilities for any vessel.
Connected, wherever you are

FleetBroadband SAILOR 250 harnesses the power of global broadband at sea making IP communication a cost-effective reality, anywhere in the world.

You can provide the means for crew to keep in touch with friends and family whilst reducing operational costs by improving vessel efficiency with reliable data and voice communication.
Thrane IP Handset high quality voice

FleetBroadband SAILOR 250 can be transformed into a highly flexible multi-station voice solution, without the need for a separate PABX, simply by adding additional Thrane IP Handsets.

With its intuitive user interface on a 2.2 TFT colour screen and state-of-the-art echo canceller and noise suppression software for excellent call clarity, you can add up to 16 rugged plug-and-play handsets anywhere on a vessel.

Technical Specifications

Global services

Standard IP 150 kbps / 150 kbps
Streaming IP 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps
Standard voice 4 kbps AMBE+2
Premium voice 3.1 kHz audio
SMS 160 characters
Fax Group 3 (via 3.1 kHz audio)
Dimensions and weight

Above Deck Unit (ADU) (H/W) 329.2 mm / 275.6 mm
Below Deck Unit (BDU) (H/W/D) 42.5 mm / 264.5 mm / 273 mm
Above Deck Unit (ADU) 4.2 kg
Below Deck Unit (BDU) 2.5 kg
Inmarsat BGAN frequencies

Receive (Rx) 1525.0 - 1559.0 MHz
Transmit (Tx) 1626.5 - 1660.5 Mhz
Channel width 10.5 - 189 kHz (Rx) / 21 - 189 kHz (Tx)

DC input range 10.5 to 32V DC
Power (max) @10.5-32 V 150W (incl. antenna and PoE output)

Hardware Interfaces

Power button 1 x On/Off switch
Power connector 1 x DC heavy duty power input connector with Remote on/off and locking mechanism
Phone connector 2 x analogue RJ-11 (independent, 2-wire connectors)
ISDN connector 1 x Euro ISDN
LAN connectors
Connector type 4 x RJ-45 interfaces with Power over Ethernet
Data rate 10/100 Mbit
Max. cable length 100 m / 328 ft (Cat5 UTP)
SIM Card slot 1 x BGAN SIM Card
Reset button 1 x Factory default reset button
I/O Connectors 5 x General Purpose I/Os
L-band output Yes
Status LEDs Yes
Antenna Connectors
Below Deck Unit (BDU) 1 x TNC-Socket, Female
Above Deck Unit (ADU) 1 x TNC-Socket, Female
Recommended antenna cable
Cable loss max/min 20 dB at 1.62 GHz and 1.0Ω DC loop resistance
3 dB at 36 MHz to 4 dB at 54 MHz

Physical Conditions

Vibration and shock

Vibration, Operational (ADU) Random spectrum 1.05 g rms x 3 axes:
5 to 20 Hz: 0.02 g2/Hz
20 to 150 Hz: -3 dB/octave
(6 h total)
Vibration, Non-operational (ADU) Random spectrum 1.7 g rms 2 h x 3 axes:
5 to 20 Hz: 0.05 g2/Hz
20 to 150 Hz: -3 dB/octave
Mechanical shock 20 g / 11 half-sine
Ship Motion

Roll +/- 30 deg. per 4 s, max 0.7 tan.
Pitch +/- 15 deg. per 3 s, max 0.6 tan.
Yaw +/- 10 deg. per 5 s, max 0.3 tan.
Surge +/- 0.5g
Sway +/- 0.5g
Heave +/- 0.7g
Turning rate +/- 36/s; ACC 12/s2
Headway speed 22 m/s (42 knots)
Wind 100 knots

Environmental Conditions


Operational (ambient) -25C to +55C
Storage -40C to +85C
Survival (power on, non-functional) -40C to +80C
Automatic thermal surveillance shuts down system gradually in ease of own temperature
Relative humidity (operating)

Below Deck Unit (BDU) 95% non-condensing at +40C
Above Deck Unit (ADU) "Exposed" according to EN60 945
Water and Dust (IP rating)

Below Deck Unit (BDU) IPX6
Above Deck Unit (ADU) IP31
Icing (survival) Max 25 mm


User interfaces Power On/Off button; DC connector w. Remote On/Off and locking;
LED indicators; Thrane & Thrane web interface; Reset button
Languages UK, FR, DE, ES, RU and CN
General approvals CE, FCC (tested to FCC part 25), Compliant to RTTE
Type approvals Inmarsat FleetBroadband Class 8 Type Approval


Telephone functionality Phonebook; Message indication; Restricted dialing; Traffic logging; Local exchange; Up to 16 handsets with individual numbers
Set-up and Router functionality Webserver; Built-in NAT router; Network management; SIP Server; Remote access; 11 PDP context; PPPoE; Enhanced remote management; Activation of connection via SMS

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