Handheld Satellite Phone

Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone

Handheld Satellite Phone | Irid-9555

The Iridium 9555 has become "old reliable" in the mobile satellite marketplace. While the IsatPhone, Thuraya XT and the new Iridium Extreme, bring new features to the handheld group, the 9555 is very competitively priced, performs well, and offers 100 percent global coverage. Note that SPS can only offer the special $1095 price for this phone when the purchase includes airtime with SPS. The cost of the Iridium 9555 without airtime is $1195.

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Iridium 9555 Satellite Phone


  • Dimensions: 143 mm (L) x 55 mm (W) x 30 mm (D)
  • Weight: 266 g (9.4 oz)
  • Operating Temperature Range: -10 °C to +55 °C
  • Standby time: up to 30 hours
  • Talk time: up to 3.1 hours
  • 200 character illuminated graphic display
  • Volume, signal and battery strength meters
  • Illuminated weather-resistant keypad
Calling Features
  • Integrated speakerphone
  • Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail
  • Two-way SMS and short email capability
  • Pre-programmable International Access Code (00 or +)
  • Mailbox for voice, numeric & text messages
  • Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)
  • 100-entry internal address book, with capacity for multiple phone numbers, email addresses and notes
  • SIM card address book with 155-entry capacity
  • Call history retains received, missed and dialed calls
Usage Control Features
  • User-configurable call timers to manage costs
  • Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security
Iridium 9555 satellite phone package includes:

AC charger, international plug kit, DC travel charger, hands-free headset, leather case, auxiliary antenna adapter, 5' external auxiliary antenna, USB data cable, quick-start guide, user guide, and CD-ROM




Iridium Access Point

The new Iridium Access Point is a great accessory for the Iridium 9555 and Iridium 9575 (Iridium Extreme). Connect Access Point to your 9555 or 9575 handset and the Access Point will provide WiFi access to your LapTop iPhone or Droid. (Check the pdf in the Manuals Tab for more info) and check back here for updates of compatable phones.





High Capacity Battery for the Irid-9555

The Iridium 9555 high capacity battery is designed to provide customers with up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 43 hours of standby time in full network coverage. It can be used as a replacement for the 9555 battery or as a spare battery for extended travel.





The Optimizer

The Optimizer not only provides Wi-Fi capability to nearly every mobile satellite terminal, it offers web compression, acceleration and firewall capability that increases web browsing speeds by three to five times, increases e-mail speed by up to 20 times, and prevents unwanted data from eating up your airtime.

The Optimizer connects to your satellite device, and then connects to your laptop or tablet via wi-fi or ethernet cable. Operations requires X-Gate monthly service, which can be purchased weekly, monthly, or annually. When you open X-Gate on your computer you are able to check e-mail, connect to weather files (including GRIB) and enjoy limited web access while saving dollars by reducing your satellite connection time.





Lithium Ion Battery for Iridium 9555

Spare Lithium Ion Battery for Iridium 9555 handset.





DC adapter Iridium 9505A & 9555 satellite phone

DC Cigarette Lighter Adapter for the Iridium 9505A and the Iridium 9555 handheld satellite phone.





Portable Auxiliary Antenna for Iridium 9505A 9555

The Portable Auxiliary Antenna for the Iridium 9505A is the small mag mount antenna that came with the original 9505A & 9555 kits. Attach the antenna adapter (sold separately) to the Iridium 9505A and then use this handy accessory to provide a remote antenna for your car, boat or camp.





AC Adapter for Iridium 9505A & 9555

The AC Adapter for the Iridium 9505A and Iridium 9555 comes with a set of International Adapter Plugs.





Auxiliary Antenna Adapter for Iridium 9555

This Antenna Adapter snaps on to the Iridium 9555 and allows you to attach the portable auxiliary antenna that comes with the 9555 or the mobile mag mount antenna that is sold as a separate accessory.





USB Mini Data Cable for Iridium 9555

This Mini USB Cable allows you to easily attach your Iridium 9555 to the USB Port of your computer.





Leather Holster - Case for Iridium 9555

Protective Leather Holster for the Iridium 9555





Ear Piece and Mike for Iridium 9555 - 9505A

This handsfree earpiece with mike attaches to the side of your Iridium 9555 or 9505A and allows easy access while keeping your hands free for other activities.





Mag Mount Antenna for Iridium 9555 & 9505A

The Mag Mount Antenna for the Iridium 9555 and 9505A attaches to the phones antenna adapter (sold separately) and to a metal survace, such as the roof of your car, truck or a mounting plate on a boat. This antenna is larger and more popwerful that the portable auxiliary antenna provided with the phone.





12 Watt Solar Panel (Foldable)

The SolStar 12 Watt Solar Panel folds flat to 9" x 5" for easy of carriage. The panel unfolds to eight solar squares and generates 12 Watts (15.4 Volts, 800 mA) of solar power. It will charge a cell phone in one hour and a handheld satellite phone in three hours. SPS does not recommend a 12 Watt solar panel for larger (bgan) satellite terminals. The SolStar-12 comes with three cables, one with multiple fittings for various phones and cameras, one with aligator clamps, and one with a female cigarette lighter adapter (which is great for satellite phones).

Note that SPS also rents the SolStar-12 as an accessory to our Iridium and Globalstar handheld rentals. The rental price is $15 per week.





12 Ft Extension for Cigarette Lighter Adapter

Twelve Foot Extension cord with Cigarette Lighter Fittings for extending the connection of your Solaris-12 solar panel, or other power sources using Cigarette Lighter Fittings. 18 Gauge Wire, 15 Amp Capacity.




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