BGAN 510 firmware upgrade

3 October, 2018 Inmarsat BGAN Explorer 510

Please be informed that a new software version 1.04 has been released for the BGAN Explorer 510.
This version introduces updated features – including a new feature set similar to the EXPLORER 540 M2M terminal.

Priority:
MEDIUM: It is recommended to apply this change /initiative next time the
system(s) is inspected.

Changes from software version 1.03 to version 1.04:
New Features:
Terminal Watchdog (TWD)

    – With a scheduled interval, the TWD will perform a terminal health check. The TWD verifies:

      o Valid System Time
      o Valid position
      o Attachment to BGAN network
      o Successful TWD initiated PDP setup
      o Successful ping response via TWD initiated PDP (optional)

Non-Inmarsat BGAN SIM cards

    – Support for Non-Inmarsat BGAN SIM cards in the terminal.

M2M Functions

    – Support for M2M SMS and AT commands similar to the EXPLORER 540.
    – Note the following limitations:

      o The BGAN Explorer 510 does not support M2M BGAN SIM cards.
      o The BGAN Explorer 510 does not support OTA SW upgrade from the Inmarsat FUP server, but 3rd party
      FTP server is supported.
      o The BGAN Explorer 510 does not support M2M Power Save and corresponding wake-up functions
      SMS messages controlled by the AT shell

Updated Features:
Updated status for PPPoE controlled PDP

    – The Web interface and Local display will now show status for PPPoE controlled PDPs.
    Updated status for AT-cmd controlled PDP
    – The Web interface and Local display will now show status for AT-cmd controlled PDPs.
    Updates to the Web interface
    – Minor updates to the Web interface; New “Advanced LAN” tile and some updates to tile names
    and structure.

Cellular data sessions logged

    – Cellular data sessions are included in the call log and the total counters.
    Faster HDR start-up
    – The HDR function has been updated to ensure maximum bandwidth shortly after the HDR
    PDP is established

Pointing Sound volume control

    – Pointing sound volume setting in Web Terminal settings.

Important Bug fixes:
Applying repeated AT commands without a delay could cause the terminal to reboot.

You can find the update here.