Iridium Edge® Solar

An Intelligent, Secure, and Maintenance-Free
Solar-Powered Remote Asset Manager

By harvesting the sun’s energy, Iridium Edge Solar enables long-term deployment of asset tracking, monitoring and management solutions.

The Iridium® satellite constellation is the only network with truly global coverage.

Iridium Edge Solar’s ruggedized design, and up to 10-year deployable lifespan, two-way communications with remote configuration capability and military-grade packaging make it the ideal solution for:

  • Fleet Management
  • Vessel Monitoring Systems & Fisheries
  • Shipping Container & Freight Tracking
  • Oil and Gas Machinery & Cathodic Line Monitoring
  • Heavy Machinery & Construction Equipment Telematics Data

Optimize your day-to-day operations with:

Two-Way Communications with Over-the-Air Configuration

Easily Integrates into Your Back-Office Solutions

Bluetooth Capability for Wireless Sensor Integration & Local Device Connectivity

Iridium Edge® Solar

The Iridium Edge Solar is a standalone and programmable, solar-powered Short Burst Data® (SBD®) device that offers real-time GPS tracking and local wireless sensor and communication capabilities over Bluetooth.

The product’s self-charging, low-maintenance, long field life and over-the-air configuration allow Iridium Value-Added Resellers to create distinct tracking applications that can also be implemented to create even more complex solutions.

Product Features

  • Bluetooth Capability for Wireless Sensor Integration & Local Device Connectivity
  • Over-the-Air Configuration Changes
  • Interval and Scheduled Reporting Modes
  • Start/Stop Reporting/In Motion Reporting
  • Fully Encapsulated, No External Connectors & Water Ingress Protected
  • LED Status Indicator
  • Open Message Protocols & Message Parsing ICDs
  • Extremely Rugged, Proven & Reliable

Technical Specifications

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions 164.2 x 71.2 x 32.9 mm (L x W x H)
Weight ~470 g

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature -40 C to 85 C
High Temperature Resistance MIL-STD-810G:501.5, IEC60068-2-2 to 85°C
Low Temperature Resistance MIL-STD-810G:502.5, IEC60068-2-1 to -50°C
Recommended Storage Temperature Store Below 32°C for Best Results
Combined Thermal & Humidity Exposure MIL-STD-810G:507.5, 20-95%RH Up to 60°C
Solar Radiation Exposure UL746C F1, ASTM-G154 to 1.0 Yr
Salt Fog Exposure MIL-STD-810G:509.5 IEC60068-2-11 to 1000 Hrs
Combined Operational Temperature & Altitude MIL-STD-810G:500.6 to 15000 Ft
Thermal Shock MIL-STD-810G:503.5, 20 Cycles Between -40°C to 85°C < 1-Min Transition
Impact Resistance ASTM D3763
Operational Vibration MIL-STD-810G:514.7, IEC60068-2-80 to 7.5Grms Random (5Hz-2000Hz)
HALT Qualmark HALT Testing Guideline 993-0336, Rev 4 to 50Grms (5Hz – 10000Hz, -40°C to 85°C)
Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-810G:516.7 to 300Gpk
Reliability IPC9592a
Ingress Protection IP68

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