What Iridium says about the 9575…

“The Iridium Extreme® handset does it all, enabling you to make more emergency connections that really matter, under the harshest conditions from the furtherest reaches of Australia. Iridium Extreme provides an in-hand solution for voice, SMS, SOS and tracking with GPS accuracy, enabling you to make the connections that matter, under tough conditions, from all over Australia and the world. It meets stringent standards for durability including MIL-STD 810F and IP-65 and has the first dedicated, emergency SOS button, enabling two way communications during emergency situations.”

What does EPIRBhire say about this handset? 

Call us to get our 5 cents worth and see if this handset is right for you! 

This is a tough handset with some some cool features, and some challenging ones (we’ve got a view on this phone). Iridium is the longest running satellite handset operator, therefore appears to be the most popular. 

Basic Overview
Battery Life – Good 
Call Quality – Average
Ease of Use – Great!
Robustness – Great!   IP65 + “Military grade ruggedness (MIL_STD 810F)”

Iridium 9575


• New: $1,950 incl GST, delivery, Dolin hardcase and “What’s in the Box”

• Ex-Hire: Not Currenty Available





• In built GPS – Send your location by SMS
• Integrated GPS enabled SOS button
• Compact Design – Iridium’s smallest yet
• Online Tracking option with TracerTrak™
• Intuitive user interface
• Integrated speakerphone
• SMS messaging capable
• IP65 – Water & Dust Resistant
• Weight: 247 grams
• Durable to MIL-STD 810F
• Standby up to 30hrs
• Size: 140 x 60 x 27 (mm)
• Talk time up to 4 hrs
• Iridium Extreme handset
• User guides
• AC travel charger, car charger
• CD-ROM with software
• International plug kit
• Auxiliary antenna adapter
• Leather case
• Magnetic Vehicle Mount Antenna
• USB data cable

  Iridium Product Website

https://www.iridium.com/products/iridium-extreme/