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Hughes 4500 Satellite Terminal

High Efficiency, all-IP terminal for EchoStar Mobile network

The Hughes 4500 terminal delivers affordable, end-to-end IP data connectivity for applications in connected vehicle, industrial, fisheries, resource extraction, environmental monitoring, and Smart-Grid monitoring among others.

The low standby power consumption of the Hughes 4500 terminal makes it possible to provide end-to-end IP connectivity to sites that are otherwise off the grid. It is suited to power-challenged locations that rely upon solar-battery arrays with sensitive power budgets.



  • S-band satellite operation
  • Omni directional antenna
  • Designed for mobile operations
  • Integrated watchdog to ensure “always-on” network connectivity, no manual intervention required to recover from an outage
  • Supports remote terminal management
  • Auto-on/auto-context activation automatically restores power and connection following loss of power and/or network issue
  • Low power consumption
  • Simple installation; no PC required
  • Terminal can be vehicle-, pole-, or mag-mounted
  • Weatherproof integrated omni antenna element
  • Built-in GNSS receiver


  • Ethernet connection
  • Nominal 12V power
  • USB for connection to configuration PC
  • SIM connector under cover

Package Contents

  • Hughes 4500 terminal
  • Quick Start Guide


  • Connection cables
  • Vehicular, pole, or mag mounting kits
  • Extended warranty options


Technical Specifications

SAT Transmit Freq 1995-2010 MHz
SAT Receive Freq 2185-2200 MHz
Terminal Weight 1.2 kg
Terminal Dimensions 257 x 178 x 114 mm
Operating Temp -25 to +65°C
Storage Temp -40 to +80°C
Humidity 95% RH to 40°C
Terminal Mobility Speed: Up to 120 km/h
Wind Loading Survival: 200 km/h
Water and Dust IP 67
Input Voltage +9V to +28V DC
Firmware Upgrades Over the air or local
Power Consumption Transmit: <15W
Receive: <8W
Idle: <1W
Off (Remote switch control): 10mW