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, a local wireless sensor, and communication capabilities over Bluetooth.

Iridium Edge® Solar


The Iridium Edge® Solar is a standalone and programmable solar-powered Short Burst Data (SBD®) device. Its self-charging, low-maintenance, long field life, and over-the-air configuration allow for distinct tracking applications that can be implemented to create complex solutions for GPS tracking and communications.  

With a ruggedized design, plus two-way communications with remote configuration capability, the The Iridium Edge® Solar is an ideal solution for land and sea operations.  
  • Bluetooth capability for wireless sensor integration and local device connectivity
  • Over-the-air configuration changes
  • Scheduled and interval-based reporting modes
  • Start/stop reporting and in-motion reporting options
  • Fully encapsulated, no external connectors needed
  • Water Ingress protected
  • Accelerometer and magnetometer
  • LED status indicator
  • Iridium Short Burst Data® (SBD®) modem for Iridium’s superior network advantages
  • Operating Temperature Range: -40°F to 185°F
  • Recommended Storage Temperature: Store below 90°F
  • Ingress Protection: IP68
  • High Temperature Resistance: MIL-STD-810G:501.5, IEC60068-2-2 to 185°F
  • Low Temperature Resistance: MIL-STD-810G:502.5, IEC60068-2-1 to -58°F
  • Combined Thermal and Humidity Exposure: MIL-STD-810G:507.5, 20-95% RH up to 140°F
  • 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 and Altitude: MIL-STD-810G:500.6 to 15000 ft
  • Thermal Shock: MIL-STD-810G:503.5, 20 cycles between -40°F to 185°F < 1 min transition
  • Impact Resistance: ASTM D3763
  • Operational Vibration: MIL-STD-810G:514.7, IEC60068-2-80 to 7.5 Grms Random (5Hz-2000Hz)
  • Mechanical Shock: MIL-STD-810G:516.7 to 300Gpk
  • Dimensions: 6.46 in x 2.8 in x 1.3 in (L x W x H)
  • Weight: ~1 lb
Power Management
  • Photovoltaic solar cells, rechargeable and primary batteries
  • Smart power management system
  • Up to 3-year shelf life
  • Up to 10-year operational service life
  • Back-up battery capacity provides 2x per day reporting for up to 5 years with no solar availability
  • Brazil: ANATEL Resolucao N° 506 e Resolucao N° 442
  • Australia/New Zealand: RCM – CISPR22
  • Mexico: IFITEL, NOM121

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