SAILOR SC4000 Iridium Telephone System

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SAILOR SC4000 Iridium Telephone System

Regular Price: $3,095.00

Special Price $2,424.00

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The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium telephone system is the ideal satellite communication solution and well suited for all types of vessels cruising the high sea. With true global coverage , the SC4000 is the obvious choice for anyone sailing along foreign coasts with high GSM roaming fees - and onwards to as far as the artic seas.


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Keeping in touch with the shipping company, other ships or with loved ones at home is vital for any vessel crossing the oceans. With the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system from Thrane & Thrane, ocean-going ships of all kinds get a very cost effective satellite telephone solution for seamen of all stripes.

The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium telephone system is the ideal satellite communication solution and well suited for all types of vessels cruising the high sea – from yachts to fishing vessels, from coasters to large merchant ships, from coast guards to naval vessels. With true global coverage and advantageous airtime rates, the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium is the obvious choice for anyone sailing along foreign coasts with high GSM roaming fees - and onwards to as far as the artic seas.

The Iridium Satellite Network

Iridium is a reliable and truly global satellite network for telecommunications. Its 66 cross-linked low orbiting satellites form a world-wide grid providing real global coverage. From pole to pole, a satellite is always in sight and ready to handle your call. A convenient assurance, but more importantly, a crucial safety factor keeping peace of mind. Iridium offers very attractive airtime rates and executes trouble free Iridium-to-Iridium and Iridium-to-shore calls and vice versa.

Constructed to Last

The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system is very sturdy and designed specifically for the harsh maritime environment being able to withstand even the toughest conditions at sea. Based on the original SAILOR reliability, it is made for rough life and usage and is approved according to international maritime standards.

Global Voice for Crew Calling

The sea can be a lonely place of work. Family, friends and loved ones are thousands of miles away. Providing a solid and easily accessible communication solution for your crew will help you keep spirits and morale high on the entire voyage. The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium telephone supports a wide selection of crew calling plans and pre-paid scratch cards. In fact, the SAILOR SC4000 can act as the on board telephone box, allowing each crew member to manage and control their own costs directly, so you won’t have to worry about individual billing and administration costs. A simple solution. Better for you and better for the crew.

Data Capability

The standard data capability of the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system is 2.4 kbps and can be turned up to 10 kbps by accessing Iridium’s 10 kbps compressed data service. Beside basic e-mail exchange and internet access, it supports the PC based Iridium SMS service for short text message communication with other Iridium phones.

Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)

The SAILOR SC4000 Iridium system is SSAS compatible with the addition of the SAILOR H4122 SSAS kit. The SSAS functionality meets all requirements of SOLAS resolution XI-2/6 and does not require extra subscription or signing fees apart from the standard Iridium subscription.

With the Iridium Tracking System (ITS), the SAILOR SC4000 Iridium can deliver GPS positions or be tracked at any time within regular intervals configured on ship or from shore, using LocPoint web-based tracking solution.

Additional Information

Part Number SC4000

Main Features

- True global coverage
- Attractive airtime rates – one global rate
- Global voice and crew calling
- Individual user billing
- On board telephone box


- Easy to use; works like a mobile phone
- Address book with up to 100 telephone numbers
- Repeat call function
- Call log
- Built-in loudspeaker


- Up to four SAILOR SC4150 handsets for one system
- Direct connection for PABX or standard telephones
- Conference calls
- 2.4 – 10 kbps data transmission
- Basic e-mail and Internet
- Iridium SMS Service
- SSAS compatible
- Easy to install, requires a minimum of space

Network Iridium
Brand Sailor
Package Includes Transceiver Unit, Control Handset, Antenna, 9-Pin (F/F) Data Cable, Installation & Operation Manuals
Airtime Rates

Iridium Subscription Plans


  - Rollover option available on Monthly 20, Monthly 40, Monthly 100 and Monthly 250 for and additional $5 per month

 - $50 Activation Fee                                        

 - FREE Incoming calls on all plans except Emergency Plans.

 - Incoming calls on Emergency Plans are billed at $6.99/Minute

 - FREE incoming Text Messages on all plans.



Iridium Prepaid Airtime 


 - Prepaid SIM cards can be reloaded up to nine months after minutes expire, after that the card is deactivated.

 - Voucher eligible for Minutes Carry Forward allow customer to preserve remaining minute balance if reloaded prior to minutes’ expiry.

 - Eligible MENA Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Cyprus, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Juan De Nova Island, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa (inc. Price Edwards Island), Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 - Eligible Latin America Countries: Mexico, Central America, and the entire South America continent.

 - Regional SIMs will work up to 12 nautical miles off shore.

Coverage Map

Coverage Areas Worldwide, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Polar

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