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CradlePoint CTR35 Wireless N Portable Router
Firmware 3.6.3

No Longer Available

Item Number: 2736

Price:

$79.99

The CTR35 has reached "end of life" and is no longer available. There are a variety of other routers available, including the popular MBR95. To view and compare ALL the available routers, use our Router Advisor.

Fast Facts About This Product:

  • This router is best for: The CradlePoint CTR35 is the least expensive way to allow multiple computers to share a 3G or 4G mobile broadband connection and is ideal for traveling or installing in small places; it's also the most affordable wireless N mobile broadband router! Additionally, the CTR35 is perfect for people who want to use their router as a WiFi repeater, thanks to the “WiFi-as-WAN” feature.
  • Form Factors Supported: 1 USB
  • Technologies Supported: 2G, 3G, and 4G (view compatible modems)
  • WiFi Standard: 802.11 B, G, & N
  • WiFi as WAN: Yes (more info)
  • WiFi Range: 30-80ft through walls, much greater unobstructed (variable depending on interference from other electronics and physical interference such as thick walls).
  • Number of Ethernet ports: 1 WAN/LAN port (configurable in router admin)
  • Load Balancing: No (more info)
  • Power Supply: AC Adapter included, DC adapter sold separately
  • Size: very small - 4.7” x 2.7” x 0.8”
  • Click here for compatible accessories

The CradlePoint CTR35 converts a 4G or 3G USB Data Modem into a secure 16-connection WiFi network. It can also use traditional Cable/DSL Ethernet modems or existing WiFi as a data source, creating secure wireless from a public hotspot ("WiFi as WAN").

The CradlePoint CTR-35 also allows you to create two WiFi Networks SSIDs (1 for owner / private + 1 for guests / public ). So you can create a private, secure and prioritized connection for you while still sharing with your friends!


Tech Support and 24/7 Support Portal Access Included: Our expert tech support is included for free with your purchase. You'll also have 24/7 access to our online Support Portal (which includes step-by-step guides, tip sheets, documentation, manuals, and more)! You can view all the support items you'll have access to by clicking on the "Support" tab above.


Features:

  • Supports up to 16 WiFi connections at a time
  • Two WiFi Networks SSIDs
  • Ethernet port to connect devices without WiFi
  • Secure WiFi with WEP, WPA, WPA2, and AES encryption
  • Prevent unwanted access to connected computers with SPI Firewall and NAT (Network Address Translation)
  • Security features for safer internet access (URL filtering, traffic filtering, DMZ, virtual server, port forwarding)
  • Configure the Ethernet port as “WAN Mode” and create a WiFi hotspot from a wired internet connection ( Cable / DSL )
  • Pass-Through VPN connection support enables a laptop with a VPN client to create a secure tunnel to corporate networks (IPSec, L2TP, PPTP)
  • When using a wired internet source (DSL/Cable Modem) connected to the Ethernet port, the CTR35 will detect an internet outage and switch to an attached 4G/3G data modem
  • Use your CTR35 + 4G/3G modem to back up your home network
  • Hide your WiFi network name from your neighbors

Specs:

  • Ports
    • One USB 2.0 for 3G/4G modems
    • One 10/100 Ethernet WAN/LAN port (configurable)
  • WiFi
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    • Supports 2 SSIDs
    • Supports up to 16 users
    • WiFi as WAN (for WiFi extension or WiFi-to-Ethernet Bridge)
  • WiFi Security
    • WEP (64/128bit, only for b/g)
    • WPA/WPA2 (AES) – Personal
    • 802.1 authentication
    • Wi-Fi Protected Setup
    • SSID broadcast disable
  • WAN Connection Types
    • Static IP, DHCP, PPPoE, Cellular Modem PPP Authentication, Sprint MPLS
  • WAN Redundancy
    • Failover/Failback (4G/3G/Ethernet)
  • WAN Security
    • NAT, SPI, ALG, Inbound Filtering of IP addresses, Port Blocking, Service Filtering (FTP, SMTP, HTTP, RPL, SNMP, DNS, ICMP, NNTP, POP3, SSH)
    • Protocol filtering
    • WAN ping (allow/ignore)
  • Intelligent Routing
    • UPnP, DMZ, Virtual Server/Port Forwarding, Routing Rules, Route Management, Content Filtering, Website Filtering
    • Local DHCP server
    • DHCP Client
    • DNS, DNS Proxy
    • ALGs: PPTP, L2TP, PPPoE pass-Through, IPSec pass-through, FTP (passive), FTP (active)
    • MAC Address Filtering
    • Dynamic DNS
  • Management
    • HTTP, HTTPS (Remote Management)
    • Web-Based GUI (Easy Management)
    • User Help Screens with Web GUI
    • One button FW upgrade & FW upgrade via USB
    • Server-based Centralized Management (WiPipeTM Central)
    • WAN (remote) Web-based Management access
    • Modem Configuration and Management
  • VPN
    • Pass-through support for laptop-based VPN clients
  • Performance Management
    • Traffic Shaping
    • SSID based priority
    • WAN port speed control
    • Multicast Stream enable/disable
  • Environmental
    • Temperature: 0 to 40ºC (32 to 104ºC), operating; -20 to 70º C ( -4 to 158º F), storage
    • Relative Humidity: 10% to 85%, operating; 5% to 90%, storage
  • Size
    • Dimensions: 4.7” x 2.7” x 0.8”
    • Weight: 3.5oz
  • Package Contents
    • CTR35 Wireless N Home Router
    • 12V/1.5A power supply
    • Quick Start Guide with warranty info


Small, portable and offers WiFi as WAN

The CTR35 looks very similar to the PHS300 and CTR500. It's definitely "travel-size", at just 4.7” x 2.7” x 0.8”. Like the PHS300, the CTR35 features just one input for cellular modems

Simply put, WiFi as WAN means that the router can receive WiFi from an external source (for example, campground WiFi at an RV park, free WiFi at McDonald's, etc) and create a private network that you can access securely through the CTR35 (either via WiFi or ethernet, however you like to connect to your router).

Read our complete hands-on review of the CTR35 on EVDOinfo.com


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Date Added: 01/29/2013 by Richard B. (Hadley, MI)
The purchase went with out a hitch. There was an issue of conflicting IP addresses with the router and modem which made the installation more difficult than usual. For an amateur such as myself your technical department and technician, Mallory, were incredible in resolving the matter. Look forward to doing business in the future.

Date Added: 11/21/2012 by Andrew R. (Summerville, SC)
Just installed this router today on 11-21-2012. I took it out of the box and hooked it up per the quick install guide. The first 30 min was touch and go. The router would drop in and out. I checked the firm ware and everything was up to date. After 30 minutes the router worked flawlessly. Its almost like it needed to warm up or something. I have two PC's connected now and everything has been working fine for hours. This is a very good product so far and i would recommend it.

Date Added: 10/22/2012 by Cheryl C. (Fredericksburg, VA)
Love this CTR35. Works great with my Verizon UML290 out here in the country. I have been using it for a week now and have had no disconnects or any other problems.

Date Added: 09/25/2012 by Vinnie G. (Newburgh, IN)
I received prompt and excellent service. Cradlepoint was easy to connect and works like a dream. Thank you 3G.

Date Added: 05/21/2011 by Allen M. (Vero Beach, FL)
So far so good. The CTR35 worked right out of the box with no setup required. I replaced a Kyocera KR2 / Verizon PC5750. I installed the CTR35 with a Novetel MC760. When I first accessed the CTR35 admin pages it informed me that there was a firmware update available. I allowed it to do an automatic update from version 3.2.1. to version 3.2.2 and that went fine. The CTR35/MC760 stays connected to the Verizon network much better than the KR2/PC5750 which had a problems when operating in weak signal areas. Other than a disconnect / reconnect at about 1930h each of the past two days it has been solid with no problems. The download performance is significanty better than the KR2. The guest network feature is a nice addition. I have not tried the Wifi as a WAN feature yet. Since I will also use the CTR35 in my Motorcoach it should be a handy capability. I added my wifes computer, my android phone and my HP wireless printer with no problems. The only problem to date is caused by the HP wireless printer requesting association / WPA2 key negotiaion every 5 minutes which clutters up the log. Al

Date Added: 03/02/2011 by Robert B. (Livingston, TX)
I ordered the CTR35 by phone on Thursday, it arrived in Las Vegas on Tuesday and Tuesday evening I had it on line using the Verizon UML290 on a 4G connection. Wow, is it great. Thank you very much for the efforts to date and I hope it continues the same for the next few years.

Date Added: 01/25/2011 by Joseph F. (Virginia Beach, VA)
I have been a 3Gstore.com customer for a couple of years, for good reason. They have ALWAYS shipped my order quickly, and are very responsive to questions before, during, and AFTER the sale. In fact, what I appreciate the most is the superb technical support I've received so far. I purchased a Cradlepoint CTR35, and had difficulty getting it to connect as a wifi client on my home network. A quick call to Matt at 3Gstore.com, and I was up and running! I have recommended 3Gstore.com to my friends and associates for their Cradlepoint purchases, and will continue to go to them first for the latest and greatest technology.

Date Added: 01/20/2011 by Steven G. (Pensacola, FL)
Bought this to use with my new Pantech card from Verizon. My older CTR350 would not work with new modem. Set up was fast and it worked well out of the box. I am in a 3g only area now so I ran the Pantech utility that I downloaded from 3gStore. It works great and no problems at all. I look forward to my travels in the RV and being able to have 3 and 4g and wifi connections. Great product. Great support. Great price.

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Warranty info: Like all products purchased from 3Gstore, this router falls under our 30-day return policy (read full details here: 3gstore.com/rma). Thereafter, CradlePoint, Inc. warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship to the original purchases (or the first purchaser in the case of resale by an authorized distributor) for a period of one (1) year from the date of shipment. This warranty is limited to a repair or replacement of the product, at CradlePoint’s discretion.

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CTR35 3.6.0 Firmware Download Link
Windows 'Unable to Find a Certificate' error Fix
CradlePoint Warranty
Change Ethernet Link Speed
Ping Target/ Active Ping Setting
How To Find Modem Signal Strength
Changing WiFi Security Mode
Enabling Remote Administration
CTR35 Firmware Update
Failback Time Setting Instructions
Failback Failover Instructions
DNS Setup Configuration
Turning off DHCP
Data Usage Tracking
Cradlepoint (NetBSD) Backup/Restore/Reset 09/09/2014
Cradlepoint (NetBSD) Verizon Wireless PRL Update
Prepping Your Cell Phone Hotspot for WiFi as WAN 02/02/2012
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Force Modem Connection Mode - 4G/3G/2G 09/09/2014
Check Data Usage via Carrier Software (VZW/Sprint) 09/26/2012
Cradlepoint - How to Cascade 2 Routers 09/26/2012
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