Wideye FX 500 FleetBroadband

Wideye Addvalue

The Wideye FX 500 FleetBroadband Satellite Terminal is part of Addvalue’s NEWEST series of second-generation marine communication systems utilizing Inmarsat’s recent advanced feature upgrades to its FleetBroadband Satellite Network.

The easy-to-install FX 500 FleetBroadband has the lightest antenna in its class on the market.  It’s system provides simultaneous access to clear digital voice, fax and high-speed data for email, SMS and Internet browsing.  The Captain is able to download the most current weather & navigational charts while the crew can call, send/receive text messages, & email around the world.

The FX 500 FleetBroadband is the highest performance AddValue L-Band terminal of this series, with Standard IP data speeds up to 432kbps, a range of selectable guaranteed Streaming IP to 256kbps.


  • NMEA 0183 Continuous GPS Output
  • Integrated 802.11b/g Wireless LAN (WiFi)
  • 3-Axis Stabilized Antenna includes ATC-Resilience, Extended L-Band & IP56 Protection capability.
  • GPS Position linked to SMS
  • Time/Volume limited data sessions (decreases airtime billing “surprise”)
  • No Fuses – Uses Intelligent Circuit Breaker protection
  • User-configurable Firewall
  • Primary Handset with IP66 Environmental Protection

The FX500 has many new optional features enabling more versatile performance, such as the MultiVoice service; supporting up to 9 concurrent voice calls, using Vocality’s BASIC Multivoice 9.

FX 500 FleetBroadband Package includes:

  • Compact lightweight antenna (<43lbs., 65cm diameter)
  • WiFi Antenna
  • Primary handset  – large color LCD display & mobile phone-type keys (voice & SMS)
  • Interface connectors – 2-RJ11 (voice), 4-RJ45 Ethernet (connect PC or OnBoard computer; Single & Multi-User Router modes), RS232 port (continuous GPS output), Built-In WLAN
  • Cabling & Handset Wall-mount Cradle

Click on the pdf datasheet below for a complete description of the FX500 features & value-added enhancement options.


Contact Mackay’s Satellite Solutions Department at 919-850-3100, satserv@mackaycomm.com to discuss your marine communications’ requirements, FX 500 equipment pricing, and the satellite airtime package that best suits your application.

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