Iridium Docking Stations

Beam DriveDOCK

Technical Description


  • Securely holds Iridium Extreme handset

  • Robust design and construction

  • Charges Iridium Extreme handset ready for use

  • Integrated antenna connection, Iridium & GPS

  • Integrated USB connectivity



  • Option of additional wired alert buttons

  • Interfaces to BEAM’s MyBuddy Extreme

  • Supports Iridium Extreme SOS


Integrated Bluetooth®

  • Bluetooth® in-built in cradle

  • Supports Bluetooth® voice connectivity



Voice, Data, SMS, SBD

  • Supports all Iridium voice, data, SMS & SBD services



Power Specifications

  • Rated Input: 9-32V DC, 2A max

  • Average Power Consumption: Current @ 12VDC, Watts

  • Standby: 70mA 0.84W

  • Transmit + Charging: 0.7A 8.4W

  • Sleep Mode: 5mA 60mW



  • External Speaker and Microphone: One horizontal 2-pin Microfit connector on the cable loom for speaker and one vertical 2-pin Microfit connector for microphone.

  • Privacy Handset (Line In/Out): 4-pole 3.5mm audio jack at the bottom of the DriveDOCK cradle.

  • Data Port (USB): USB Mini-B 5-pin female (USB Slave), USB 2.0 compliant, CDC Serial profile.

  • Alarm (Alert) Loop, 1 input, 1 output: Alarm Mode - “Normally-Closed” Loop IN to OUT Up to 50m cable run/ multiple buttons in series, Brown wire is Input, Green wire is Output.

  • Power Cable: 4-way Microfit socket. +Vin (Red wire), 0V (GND, Black wire), and ACC (On/Off Sense, Yellow wire). 9-32VDC tolerant. ACC sense: High(1) > +7Vdc Low (0) 0V < +5Vdc

  • Horn Output / Audio System Mute: Blue wire on the cable loom. Open collector output can be interfaced to 12V or 24V DC with up to 120mA current sink capability.



  • Operate Temp. Range*: DriveDOCK Extreme -30°C to +70°C

  • Charging Temp. Range#: 0°C to 45°C

  • Operating Humidity Range: < 85% RH non-condensing

  • Storage Temperature: -30°C to +85°C

  • Weight: Cradle 0.48kg (1.1 lbs)

  • EMC Compliance: EN301489-1/-20

  • RoHS: Full compliant RoHS Directive EU 2002/95/EC (All 6 substances)

* When Iridium Extreme Battery is fully charged

# Derived from the charging temperature range of the Iridium Extreme handset battery.


Bluetooth® Module (Internal)

  • System: Bluetooth® 2.0v+EDR (Enhanced Data Rates), 802.11 coexistence.

  • Profiles: HFP - Hands-Free Profile v.1.5 HFP-AG - Hands-Free Audio Gateway Profile v.1.5 & SPP - Serial Port Profile

  • Power: Default = Class 2 (< 10 metres). 2.4GHz - 2.4835GHz Unlicensed ISM Band

  • Antenna: Integrated chip antenna



Beam PotsDOCK


Beam PotsDOCK Extreme is a compact docking station specifically designed to support RJ11, Bluetooth and tracking. PotsDOCK allows the Iridium Extreme handset to be connected with an RJ11/POTS interface enabling standard corded, cordless or DECT handset connection or alternatively interfaced with a PABX system presenting standard ring, busy and dial tones like a standard phone network.

The BEAM PotsDOCK Extreme docking station provides extra features such as Bluetooth for voice connectivity along with tracking and alert which can be configured to support periodic polling or emergency alert reporting.




  • In-building

  • Homestead

  • Recreational Vehicles / Motor homes

  • Emergency Services

  • Transportable

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Priority / Interim Services  


  • Boating

  • Fishing

  • Recreational

  • Houseboats

  • Tracking

  • Alerts

  • Crew Calling  



Beam LiteDOCK


The LiteDOCK features USB data port, phone charging, and integrated Iridium and GPS antenna, making it possible to keep all antenna cables and power permanently connected to the docking station, ready for use.



  • Integrated Iridium antenna connection

  • Integrated GPS coupling to support External GPS antenna

  • Allows Iridium or compatible hands-free earpiece to be connected whilst docked

  • USB data port

  • 6V DC input, (powered by the Iridium auto accessory and AC adaptor of the Extreme Handset kit)

  • Charges Extreme handset

  • Status LED for power indication

  • Supports all Iridium voice & data services

  • Supports hands-free (from the Extreme handset speakerphone only)

  • Easy & convenient installation

  • Universal mounting bracket (RAM)

  • Fully certified










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