RockBLOCK 9603

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RockBLOCK 9603

£175.00 + VAT/tax


The RockBLOCK 9603 is the smallest version of our RockBLOCK family, and is targeted primarily at systems integrators and product developers where space inside your enclosure is at a premium

  • Plug and play satellite communication
  • Available as a PCB for integration
  • Full 2-way communication system
  • Integrated antenna OR external SMA connector
  • Powered via direct-header connection
  • Truly Global operation, pole to pole
  • Data via e-mail or directly to your web-service

The RockBLOCK 9603 allows you to send and receive short messages from anywhere on Earth with a clear view of the sky. It works far beyond the reach of WiFi and GSM networks. It works on the top of Mount Everest. It works in the middle of the Sahara Desert. It works at the North Pole. And the South Pole too. It works in the middle of any Ocean.

Maybe you want to transmit weather information from mid-ocean? Or use it to control your robot in the middle of the desert? Perhaps you need to communicate in an emergency, when other networks might not be available? RockBLOCK can help you.

Line Rental and Credits are purchased via our online management system once you receive the unit and your login.

Line rental is paid in blocks of 1 month, and allows the RockBLOCK to exchange information with the Iridium satellite network. You only pay for months in which you wish to use the RockBLOCK. No annual contract is required. Line rental costs £12.00 per month

Credits are used each time you transmit. 1 credit is used per 50 characters sent or received. 1 credit is also used if you check your mailbox and there are no messages waiting (A mailbox check). Credits do not expire unless you do not use your account at all for 12 months.

Please note, whilst our pay-as-you-go tariffs offer great flexibility for development purposes, we know they are not suitable for everyone. If you are planning a large deployment of devices (100+) and are willing to commit to airtime contracts of 12 months or more, please get in touch. We have access to various tariffs which may suit you better.

Bundle per Credit Bundle Price
50 Credits £0.14 £7.00
100 Credits £0.13 £13.00
200 Credits £0.11 £22.00
500 Credits £0.10 £50.00
1000 Credits £0.09 £90.00
2000 Credits £0.08 £160.00
5000 Credits £0.07 £350.00
10000 Credits £0.06 £600.00
20000 Credits £0.045 £900.00

Units are expected to be provisioned on Rock Seven airtime packages. By default they cannot be used with other Iridium service providers.

Units can be unlocked to be used with other service providers, a £50/$60 fee per unit applies.

Note, for customers with large numbers of devices, we do offer other types of Iridium data plans such as postpaid and pooled data options where the pay-as-you-go offerings above may not be appropriate or desired. Please contact us for more information

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    RockBLOCK9603 Tails Cable

    £13 + VAT/tax
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    RockBLOCK9603 FTDI/USB Cable

    £19 + VAT/tax