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Price: $425.00



The Q-Puck is the latest collaboration between Quake Global and Hirschmann Car Communication, providing a smart satellite antenna solution. By combining Quake Global’s continuing expertise in modem technology and Hirschmann Car Communications proficiency in antenna technology, they have delivered a cost effective, compact solution for today’s M2M market.  The Q-Puck is an efficient, out-of-the-box global satellite solution, allowing customers to effortlessly connect to Iridium’s Satellite Network. Fully qualified and certified to operate through harsh environments, the Q-Puck is the uncomplicated, satellite addition to your telecommunications needs.

The Q-Puck’s simple installation and integration enables you to utilize your information quicker and is optimal for any developer who is facing an acceler- ated time-to-market requirement. This functionality not only significantly reduces development time and costs, but is also ideal for use in applications for the rapidly growing M2M market, including remote asset tracking and monitoring solutions.

The Quake Global QPUCK is an efficient, plug-and-play transceiver, which allows users to effortlessly enable machine-to-machine (M2M) communications over the Iridium® satellite network. Engineered to be ready to operate right out of the box, the QPuck is a complete, self-contained unit that enables immediate two-way M2M communications. The Quake Global QPUCK delivers low-cost communications capabilities and true global coverage for machine-to-machine (M2M) asset monitoring and tracking.


  • Out of the box
  • Fast time to market
  • Economically sensible
  • Integrated antenna
  • Environmentally sealed


  • All-in-one solution—all out of one hand
  • Integrated Iridium 9602 SBD transceiver
  • Integrated power regulation circuit
  • Transient and reverse voltage protection
  • RS-232 interface (3–wire)
  • Integrated connector or pigtail
  • On/Off signal line
  • Tamper detect and network status line
  • Molded sealing gasket
  • Iridium certified
  • Competitive cost even at lower volumes
  • Through hole or magnetic mount versions
  • Extension cables available upon request
With its integrated power system, connection cable, and RS-232 serial port interface, the QPuck can be installed directly onto a vehicle, mobile or remote asset.

The QPUCK extends your M2M communication reach. An out of the box, satellite, antenna solution, all in one. The QPuck’s simple installation and integration enables you to utilize your information quicker and is optimal for any developer who is facing an accelerated time-to-market requirement. This functionality signicantly reduces development time and costs and is ideal for use in applications for the rapidly growing M2M market.


Communications – IRIDIUM
  • Transmit Freq: 1616 – 1626.5 MHz
  • Transmit Power: 1.6W ¹
  • Max Message Size: Tx 340 BytesRx 270 Bytes ¹
  • Latency: 20 sec (typ) ¹

Dimensions / Mechanical

  • Length/Width/Height: 124.3mm/80.3mm/31mm (35.2mm for magnet mount)
  • Weight: ca. 540g
  • Mounting options: Through hole (hole diameter 15mm) Magnetic mount option available 2013


  • External Power Source: 8—32 VDC (5VDC optional¹) 
  • Power Consumption: 1 Amp max transmit 65mA Standby on/off signal line
  • Transient Protection: SAE J1113/11/12
  • Reverse Voltage Protection: 24V tested

Data Interfaces

  • Type: 1 Serial RS-232C
  • Default baud rate: 19200
  • Interface protocol: AT Command Set
  • Flow control: Software
  • Connector: Direct connect or pigtail M12-8M male (3-wire RS232C)
  • Cable: 254mm multicond. (ITAS 832SP) tbd. multicond. (ITAS 832M)
  • Extension Cables: Customized on request

Environmental Specification

  • Operating Temperature: -40C to +85C
  • Storage Temperature: -40C to +85C
  • Low Pressure storage: up to 16hrs at 40,000 ft.
  • Humidity: SAE J1455 (test conditions avail.)
  • Cyclic humidity: 4 days @ -40 to 85C
  • Thermal Shock: 36 4hr cycles; -40 to 85C
  • Shock: SAE J1455
  • Vibration: SAE J1455
  • Protection Class: IP66