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DeLorme AG-008727-201 InReach Explorer Two Way Satellite Communicator


Last updated on: May 29, 2023 8:21 am


DeLorme AG-008727-201 InReach Explorer is a global communication device that has navigation and GPS positioning capabilities. The idea behind the design of this tracking device is to offer users a two-way communication through text sent to email or phone. The device can be used in any part of the globe.

In addition to the above, Inreach Explorer has a sharing ability. You can share the MapShare page on social media, blogs, or other web applications. So, friends can track you through this page.

InReach Explorer work through two networks. One of them is Global Positioning System, which is controlled by the US government. The core of GPS functioning is tracking intervals; a way of telling how often the device pings the satellite.

Generally, the unit has impressive technical capabilities, is simple to use, and flexible. So you can set the intervals according to how you prefer to collect information. The shorter the interval, the more refined the statistics will be because you will collect more data. The only drawback of using short intervals is that the unit’s battery will drain faster while the memory also fills up faster.


Product Features

Two-way communication

This model features a fully interactive, satellite-powered two-way text messaging that can support up to 160 characters. On top of this, you can send preset messages, which include GPS coordinates, to up to 3 predefined recipients. 

One of the most admirable features of DeLorme InReach Explorer is its predictive keyboard and quick text messages capability. This makes it easy to compose urgent messages. The unit also has audible message confirmation feature.

The inReach range of devices are the only affordable satellite communication devices that can both send and receive text messages.


Satellite tracking

InReach Explorer has made it possible to track your movement and share it with other people in real time. The tracking feature is extremely useful if you want to signal for help because rescuers can track your route to where you are.

With the above in mind, the frequency on which you log the tracking intervals has a huge impact on the accuracy of your track. The device maintains a satellite signal lock irrespective of the situation of the GPS environment. Its GPS accuracy is +/- 5 meters.


Route planning

InReach Explorer website has some route planning features that allow you to customize your routes then save them and sync with your InReach Explorer device. This makes it easy to refer to them if you lost track in the field.


Long battery life

 InReach Explorer is fitted with a lithium rechargeable battery that can last for 4-5 days if you are sending track intervals every 10 minutes.

The in-built battery made it possible for DeLorme to design a compact and lightweight unit.


Subscription Plans

To use DeLorme InReach Explorer, an active subscription is required. There are two categories of plans and four subscription options to choose from: 

  • Safety plan
  • Recreation plan
  • Expedition plan
  • Extreme plan

Among the two category plans, Annual plan let you commit to a 12-month contract on a subscription plan of your choice while the Freedom plan allows you to migrate across the subscriptions plans with an added cost.

The monthly subscription charge for the Safety plan is $11.95, the recreation plan is $24.95, and the Expedition plan is $49.95. The Extreme plan cost $79.95. If you opt for the Freedom plan, you will pay an additional monthly charge of $20 to your subscription plan.


Never Be Out of Reach

With 90% of the world’s surface lacking mobile phone coverage, inReach Explorer is essential gear for the traveller or outdoor adventurer to keep them connected and safe anywhere in the world.

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Last updated on: May 29, 2023 8:21 am


Last updated on: May 29, 2023 8:21 am