Cradlepoint AER1600 Series

$899.99

*SUPPORTS LTE ADVANCED

For Primary and Application Specific Branch Networking

Carrier

Wireless Service Plans *

Power Source *

Remote Management *

Enterprise Cloud Manager

Extended Warranty

External High Gain Antenna options *

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Description

*SUPPORTS LTE ADVANCED

For Primary and Application Specific Branch Networking

Description

The Cradlepoint AER1600 is designed for the distributed enterprise to intelligently manage converged wired and wireless connectivity for a highly available “connected experience” at the Edge. Ideal for temporary and micro branch networks, this Advanced Edge Routing solution combines cloud management, advanced security (UTM), WAN Diversity, industry-leading 4G LTE failover, high-performance WiFi, and dual modem capabilities for deployment versatility when wired lines are too costly or unavailable.
Benefits
IMPROVE QoE & INCREASE AVAILABILITY
Supports LTE Advanced (LP6 versions only)
Multi-carrier 4G LTE support with dual SIM capability
Increase availability with seamless 4G failover
Augment WAN bandwidth: 4G, Ethernet (T1, DSL, Cable, MetroE), WiFi as WAN
Support cloud-optimized IP multimedia communications
Robust, real-time analytics to manage QoE performance, data usage, and costs
MAXIMIZE FLEXIBILITY
Dual modems with multi-carrier support for “Cut-the-Wire” solution
Add burst bandwidth easily for peak periods
Integrate with MPLS networks for Hybrid WAN deployments
Application-aware policies for intelligent WAN selection and data usage optimization
DEPLOY & SCALE QUICKLY
SIM-based auto-carrier selection (LP6, LP4 versions only)
Increase speed to deployment with “zero-touch” configuration at installation
Deploy services for increased security and advanced networking via the cloud
Integrate easily with enterprise applications using Cradlepoint’s open API
SECURE & PROTECT
Protect assets with IPS/IDS, stateful firewall, network segmentation, and VLAN support
Secure data transactions with advanced VPN options
Integrate Zscaler to inspect “direct to internet” traffic with near-zero latency
Purpose-built for PCI Compliance

Technical Specifications

WAN

  • LP6 Modems: LTE Advanced LTE/HSPA+ for all North American carriers and European operators (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection)
  • LP5 Modems: LTE Advanced for Asia Pacific and Saudi Arabia operators (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection)
  • LP4 Modems: LTE/HSPA+ for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Canadian carriers (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection, dual-modem capable)
  • LPE Modems: 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO (multi-carrier, North America, dual-modem capable)
  • LP3 Modems: 4G LTE/HSPA+ (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand)
  • Five 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (cable/DSL/T1/satellite/Metro Ethernet; WAN/LAN switchable)
  • WiFi* (as WAN; Metro WiFi) 2×2 MIMO 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; internal antennas)
  • Standby

*-only on AER1600

LAN

  • Dual-band dual-concurrent WiFi* (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Five 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable)

*-only on AER1600

TEMPERATURE

  • 0 °C to 50 °C (32 °F to 122 °F) operating
  • -20 °C to 70 °C (-4 °F to 158 °F) storage

HUMIDITY (non-condensing)

  • 10% to 85% operating non-condensing
  • 5% to 90% storage non-condensing

WIFI POWER (FCC)

  • 2402–2483.5 MHz (2.4 GHz band): 28.51 dBm conducted
  • 5150–5250 MHz (5 GHz band 1): 26.66 dBm conducted
  • 5725–5850 MHz (5 GHz band 3): 23.54 dBm conducted

WIFI POWER (Europe/Rest of World)

  • 2.4 GHz band: 19.95 dBm EIRP
  • 5150-5250 MHz: 22.98 dBm EIRP

SIZE

  • 8.3 × 6.6 × 1.7 in (210 × 167 × 44 mm)
  • 1U height for rack mount

CERTIFICATIONS

  • FCC
  • WiFi Alliance
  • CE
  • IC
  • Carrier certifications

Specific Features

MANAGEMENT

  • OOBM (Out-of-Band Management) via USB to Serial
  • Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager (NCM)¹
  • Web UI, API, CLI
  • GPS Location
  • Data Usage Alerts (router and per client)
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (support)5
  • Device Alerts
  • SNMP
  • SMS control

¹NetCloud Manager requires a subscription

VPN AND ROUTING

  • IPsec Tunnel – up to 20 concurrent sessions
  • OpenVPN (SSL VPN)¹
  • L2TP¹
  • GRE Tunnel
  • OSPF/BGP/RIP¹
  • Route Filters (Access Control Lists, Prefix Filters, Route Maps, Communities for BGP)
  • Per-Interface Routing
  • Static Routing
  • Policy-based Routing
  • NAT-less Routing
  • Virtual Server/Port Forwarding
  • VTI Tunnel Support
  • NEMO/DMNR¹
  • IPv6
  • VRRP¹
  • STP¹
  • NHRP¹

¹Requires an Extended Enterprise License or NCM PRIME

SECURITY

  • RADIUS and TACACS+ support*
  • 802.1x authentication for Wireless and Wired Networks
  • Zscaler Internet Security¹
  • Certificate support
  • ALGs
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • CP Secure Threat Management²
  • Advanced Security Mode (local user management only)
  • Per-Client Web Filtering
  • IP Filtering
  • Content Filtering (basic)
  • Website Filtering

*-Native support for authentication. Authorization and accounting support through hotspot/captive portal services.

¹Requires Zscaler Internet Security License
²Requires a CP Secure Threat Management license


What’s In The Box

The Cradlepoint AER1600/AER1650 is available with different modem options:

  • LPE and LP4 models include an embedded modem and a slot to add an MC400 modem
  • LP6, LP5, and LP3 models include a bundled MC400 modem and do not include an embedded modem
  • AER1600/AER1650 only include a slot for an MC400 modem and do not include an embedded modem

Also included:

  • MC400 3G/4G Modem with Antennas*
  • External 3G/4G mobile broadband modem antennas (2) (SMA) w/ multiplexing for GPS; finger tighten only
  • 12V 3A AC/DC power adapter (WARNING: using a power adapter other than the one provided may damage the device and will void the warranty)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Mounting hardware
  • Modem door screw
  • Warranty/Regulatory information

*Included with LP6, LP5, and LP3 models, optional for AER1600/AER1650, LPE, and LP4 models
‡ – LPE and LP4 models only
† – GPS not included on LP4 models


Support and Warranty

  • CradleCare Support available with technical support, software upgrades, and advanced hardware exchange – 1-, 3-, and 5-year options
  • One-year limited hardware warranty available in the US and Canada; two-year limited hardware warranty for integrated EU products when purchased from an authorized EU distributor – extend warranty to 2-, 3-, or 5-years

Accessories

  • Second integrated 4G LTE modem
    • MC400LP6 (North America or EU)
    • MC400LP5 (Asia Pacific or Saudi Arabia)
    • MC400LP4 (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Canada)
    • MC400LPE-VZ (Verizon)
    • MC400LPE-AT (AT&T)
    • MC400LPE-SP (Sprint)
    • MC400LPE-GN (generic – for use on T-Mobile in the U.S. and Rogers, Bell, & TELUS in Canada)
    • MC400LP3-EU (Europe)
  • 700 MHz – 2700 MHz Wide Band Directional Antenna (Yagi/Log- Periodic) (Part #: 170588-000)
  • 12” Mag-Mount Antenna with SMA Male Connector (Part # 170605-000)
  • 4” Mini mag-mount antenna with SMA Male Connector (Part # 170606-000)
  • 2.4/5 GHz Dual-band Dual-concurrent WiFi Antenna (Part #: 170628-000) (WiFi models only)
  • Universal 3G/4G/LTE Modem Antenna (Part #: 170649-000)
  • GPS Screw-Mount Antenna (Part #: 170651-000)
  • GPS Mag-Mount Antenna (Part #: 170652-000)
  • Multi-Band Omni-Directional Antenna (Part #: 170668-000)
  • Indoor/Outdoor Panel Patch (Part #: 170669-000)

See the Cradlepoint antenna accessories page for more information about antennas. Also see the Antenna Ordering and Installation Guide, available as a PDF in the Resources section of antenna and router product pages.


Business-Grade Modem Specifications

AER1600/AER1650 LP6 models include an integrated LTE Advanced Category 6 4G LTE modem (AER1600/AER1650 LP6 models do not include an embedded 4G LTE modem and do not support dual-modem capability). The LP6 modems support SIM-Based Auto-Carrier selection so there is only one model for all of North America. Simply insert the SIM and wait for the router to automatically detect the SIM and establish a connection. The LTE bands certified for each carrier are listed below.

AER1600LP6-NA-M, AER1650LP6-NA-M, AER1600LP6-EU-M, AER1650LP6-EU-M

  • Technology: LTE Advanced, HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 300 Mbps, HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Bands 1-5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41
      • Verizon: 2, 4, 5, 13 (XLTE support w/carrier aggregation)
      • AT&T: 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30
      • Sprint: 25, 26, 41 (LTE Plus Support)
      • T-Mobile: 2, 4, 12 (T-Mobile Wideband LTE Support)
      • Generic: all
  • Carrier Aggregation:
    • 1+ 8
    • 2+ 2/5/12/13/29
    • 3+ 7/20
    • 4+ 4/5/12/13/29
    • 5+ 2/4/30
    • 7+ 3/7/20
    • 8+ 1
    • 12 + 2/4/30
    • 13+ 2/4
    • 20+ 3/7
    • 30+ 5/12
    • 41+ 41
  • Fallback: WCDMA/DC-HSPA+ (42/5.76 Mbps): Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • SMS: SMS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: CE, FCC, GCF-CC, IC, PTCRB, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LP6

AER1600/AER1650 LP5 models include an integrated LTE Advanced Category 6 4G LTE modem, and support Asia Pacific and Saudi Arabia. The LP5 modems support SIM-Based Auto-Carrier selection. Simply insert the SIM and wait for the router to automatically detect the SIM and establish a connection.

AER1600LP5-AU, AER1650LP5-AU

  • Technology:FDD/TDD (Category 6) LTE Advanced, DC-HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 300 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 18, 19, 21, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
    • TD-SCDMA: 39
  • Carrier Aggregation:
    • 1+ (8, 18, 19, 21)
    • 3+ (5, 7, 19, 28)
    • 7+ (5, 7, 28)
    • 19+ 21
    • 38+ 38
    • 39+ 39
    • 40+ 40
    • 41+ 41
  • Fallback: WCDMA/DC-HSPA+ (42/5.76 Mbps): Bands 1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • SMS: SMS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: CE, GCF-CC, RC Australia, others pending
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LP5

AER1600LP4, AER1650LP4

  • Technology: Category 4 LTE, DC-HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 150 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE: Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz)
    • DC-HSPA+/UMTS Rel. 9, Cat 24: Bands 5 and 2 (850/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE 23 dBm ± 1, DC-HSPA+ 23 dBm ± 1
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • Industry Standards & Certs: FCC, WiFi Alliance (AER1600 only), Verizon, AT&T, PTCRB, carrier Private Networks, IC
  • SIM: two 2FF slots (secured)
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LP4

Some AER1600/AER1650 models include an embedded 4G LTE modem (MC400). Please note that LPE models are flexible and support bands for multiple cellular providers; however, only the frequency bands in bold below are supported by the listed provider.

AER1600LPE-VZ – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for Verizon

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: FCC, Verizon

AER1650LPE-VZ – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for Verizon (non-WiFi)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: FCC, Verizon

AER1600LPE-AT – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for AT&T

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz)Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz)Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: PTCRB, FCC, IC, AT&T

AER1650LPE-AT – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for AT&T (non-WiFi)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz)Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz)Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: PTCRB, FCC, IC, AT&T

AER1600LPE-SP – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for Sprint

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: FCC, Sprint

AER1650LPE-SP – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO for Sprint (non-WiFi)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 – AWS (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: FCC, Sprint

AER1600LP3-EU – 4G LTE/HSPA+ for Europe (United Kingdom)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 3 (1800 MHz), Band 7 (2600 MHz), Band 8 (900 MHz), Band 20 (800 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-Band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE Band 1/3/8/20: 23 dBm ± 1; LTE Band 7: 22 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: CE, GCF-CC
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LP3

AER1650LP3-EU – 4G LTE/HSPA+ for Europe (United Kingdom) (non-WiFi)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 3 (1800 MHz), Band 7 (2600 MHz), Band 8 (900 MHz), Band 20 (800 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (800/850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-Band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE Band 1/3/8/20: 23 dBm ± 1; LTE Band 7: 22 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: CE, GCF-CC
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LP3

AER1600LPE-GN – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO (generic – for use on T-Mobile and US Cellular in the U.S. and Rogers, Bell, & TELUS in Canada)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 (AWS), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: PTCRB, FCC, IC

AER1650LPE-GN – 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO (generic – for use on T-Mobile and US Cellular in the U.S. and Rogers, Bell, & TELUS in Canada) (non-WiFi)

  • Technology: LTE, HSPA+, EVDO Rev A
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 100 Mbps, HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, EVDO 3.1 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps, EVDO 1.8 Mbps (theoretical)
  • Frequency Bands:
    • LTE Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 (AWS), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 13 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700 MHz), Band 25 (1900 MHz)
    • HSPA+/UMTS (850/900/1900/2100 MHz, AWS)
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    • CDMA EVDO Rev A/1xRTT (800/1900 MHz)
  • Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1; EVDO: 24 dBm +0.5/−1 (typical conducted)
  • Antennas: two SMA male (plug), 1 dBi (LTE), 2 dBi (Cellular/PCS) gain; finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)
  • GPS: active GPS support
  • Industry Standards & Certs: PTCRB, FCC, IC

Below is a list of carrier-supplied modems compatible with the AER1600.

AT&T

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-AT
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 340U [Beam]

Band 14 Public Safety LTE

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400L2

Bell Mobility (CA)

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-GN
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Novatel Wireless U679

POTS (Analog)

  • USB
    • Portsmith PSA1U1M

Rogers (CA)

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-GN
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Sierra Wireless 330U [LTE Rocket Stick]

Sprint

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-SP
    • Cradlepoint MC400LE2-SP
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Franklin Wireless U770 [Plug-in-Connect Tri-Mode USB]
    • Franklin Wireless U600
    • Franklin Wireless U772 [Franklin U772 Smart USB Modem]
    • NETGEAR 341U

T-Mobile (USA)

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-GN
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • ZTE MF683 [Rocket 3.0]

Telstra/BigPond (AU)

  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 320U

TELUS (CA)

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-GN
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Huawei E3276

Verizon

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-VZ
    • Novatel Wireless Ovation MC551 [ 551L 4G LTE USB Modem]
    • Novatel Wireless U620L [MiFi 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L]
    • Pantech UML295