Iridium Edge Solar

NOVATECH Iridium Edge Solar: Advanced Solar-Powered GPS Tracking and Communication Device

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The Iridium Edge Solar is a cutting-edge, solar-powered Short Burst Data (SBD) device that is engineered to deliver real-time GPS tracking and seamless wireless sensor and communication capabilities via Bluetooth. This standalone and programmable device revolutionizes tracking and monitoring applications with its self-charging, low-maintenance design, and long operational life. Designed for Iridium Value-Added Resellers, the Iridium Edge Solar allows the creation of unique tracking applications and complex solutions for various industries.

With over-the-air configuration capabilities, the Iridium Edge Solar offers unparalleled flexibility and ease of use in deployment. Its robust design and advanced technology make it an ideal choice for applications requiring reliable, always-on connectivity and real-time data transmission, even in the most remote areas on the planet.

Leverage the power of solar energy and advanced satellite technology with the Iridium Edge Solar. Ideal for a wide range of industries requiring dependable remote monitoring. Contact us for more information and explore how the Iridium Edge Solar can elevate your tracking capabilities.


Highly Mobile – Utilizes the global Iridium satellite network, enabling tracking and monitoring in remote areas for industries like oil and gas, transportation, agriculture, and surface mining.

Reliable Coverage – Powered by 66 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, ensuring consistent service worldwide.

Low Latency – The Iridium satellites in Low-Earth Orbit (~800 km), enable signals to travel in 1/40 the time compared to geostationary satellites (36,000 km), resulting in low-latency, always-on connections ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) deployments.

  • Bluetooth Capability: Enables wireless sensor integration and local device connectivity.
  • Over-the-Air Configuration: Allows remote changes to device settings for versatile applications.
  • Flexible Reporting Modes: Supports interval and scheduled reporting, plus start/stop and in-motion reporting.
  • Robust Design: Fully encapsulated with no external connectors; water ingress protected for durability.
  • Sensor Integration: Includes an accelerometer and magnetometer.
  • LED Status Indicator: Provides visual device status updates.


  • 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


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


  • Operating Temperature -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C)
  • High Temperature Resistance MIL-STD-810G:501.5, IEC60068-2-2 to185°F (85°C)
  • Low Temperature Resistance MIL-STD-810G:502.5, IEC60068-2-1 to -58°F (-50°C)
  • Recommended Storage Temperature store below 90°F (32°C) for best results
  • Combined Thermal and Humidity Exposure MIL-STD-810G:507.5, 20-95%RH up to 140°F (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 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 (-40°C to 85°C) < 1min 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°F to 185°F [-40°C to 85°C])
  • Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-810G:516.7 to 300Gpk
  • Reliability IPC9592a
  • Ingress Protection IP68

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