IDP 690


Description Details

The SkyWave IDP-690 delivers fast, global, two-way communications with the support of the most reliable global mobile satellite network.


The IDP-690 from SkyWave provides complete visibility and two-way communications with vessels anywhere, anytime.  Engineered for mission critical applications, it delivers messages in seconds over the most reliable global mobile satellite network, IsatData Pro.  Capable of transmitting over 30 times more data than other M2M satellite services and supported by the Inmarsat-4 satellite constellation, the new low-data rate IsatData Pro service meets the demand for richer information, delivered faster, anywhere in the world.

The IDP-690 features a low elevation-angle, integrated GPS and an environmentally sealed housing ideal for maritime applications. Furthermore, integrated peripheral interfaces support cost-effective electronic catch reporting via the optional TREQ VM eLogbook.

Key benefits

  • Send and receive more data to allow better visibility of operations and risk management
  • Choose Inmarsat – a leader of mobile satellite services for the past 30 years
  • Two-way communications via Inmarsat’s newest I4 satellite constellation
  • Receive notification of events within seconds
  • Environmentally sealed and engineered for harsh environments
  • Low look angle engineered for marine applications
  • Integrated GPS

IDP 600 Series Data Sheet




Overall dimensions 10.1 x 12.6 x 12.6 cm
Mass 460 g
Temperature Range Operating: –40ºC to +85ºC;    Storage: –40ºC to +85ºC
Vibration SAE J1455 (Sec 4.9, 4.2); MIL-STD-810G (Sec   514.6)
Environmental Rating IP68
Humidity SAE J1455, section 4.2.3.
Acquisition Time Warm: 16 sec; Cold: 36 sec
Accuracy 4 m (CEP)
Sensitivity Acquisition:-136 dBm; Tracking: -146 dBm
Channels 8
Satellite service Inmarsat IsatData Pro
Coverage Global, four overlapping regions
Frequency range Rx:1525.0 to 1559.0 MHz; Tx:1626.5 to 1660.5   MHz
Elevation angle -15°to + 90°
EIRP 5.0 dBW
Automatic Position Reporting YES
Change APR YES
Poll on demand YES
Input voltage 9 to 32 V
Power consumption (Typical @ 12 Vdc, 22°C) Receive: 45 mA
Receive with GPS: 60mA
Transmit: 0.75 A
Sleep: 100 µA
Satellite Inmarsat Type Approved
Other CE mark, FCC, RoHS, Anatel
VMS Type Approval FFA Type Approval


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