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Pepwave MAX BR1 Router With Embedded AT&T/Canada 3G/4G Modem - DISCONTINUED

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Item Number: 3945

Price:

$599.00


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This router has reached end of life and has been replaced with the BR1 for North America, which supports AT&T as well as many other carriers.

The Pepwave MAX BR1 is a rugged, ready-for-anything M2M connectivity solution that powers unparalleled uptime and dependability in mobile command, first response, surveillance, banking, retail, healthcare, and other deployments. Featuring Automatic Failover between fixed and mobile links, built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi and AT&T 4G LTE/3G modems, and SpeedFusion™ persistent session roaming, the MAX BR1 keeps critical voice, data, and video streams flowing fast, without interruption, wherever your work takes you.

3Gstore is a Peplink Certified PartnerFast Facts About This Product:

  • This router is best for: Enterprise applications where the need for "always on" connectivity is a must; perfect for businesses who want an all-in-one solution, since the AT&T modem chip is built into the router - no need for a separate aircard!
  • Internet Connections Supported: 1 Embedded 3G/4G, 1 Wired WAN, WiFi as WAN* (more info)
  • Networks Supported for Embedded Modem: 4G LTE (Band 4/17); WCDMA/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+/DC-HSPA+ (800/850/1900/2100 MHz) - this includes AT&T, Telcel, and T-Mobile where T-Mobile is utilizing 1900/2100mhz
  • WiFi Standard: 802.11 B, G, & N
  • WiFi Range: 250-300' through walls, much greater unobstructed (variable depending on interference from other electronics and physical interference such as walls and ceilings)
  • Ethernet ports: 2 LAN + 1 WAN (WAN port can be configured as a third LAN if desired)
  • Power Supply: AC Adapter included, DC adapter sold separately
  • Size: 5.8" x 5.0" x 1.6"

*Compatibility with all WiFi networks cannot be guaranteed. Networks requiring authentication on a "splash page" (e.g. Starbucks WiFi) in particular can be hit or miss.




click the image above for a demo of the Peplink admin interface!

Features:

  • Automatic WAN Failover: MAX BR1 automatically switches between Ethernet WAN, Wi-Fi as WAN, and AT&T 4G LTE/3G links to keep your WAN up and running at all times.
  • Embedded 4G LTE Modem: Cut complexity and cost with a built-in 4G modem that supports AT&T's 4G LTE network.
  • Redundant SIM Slots with Data Overage Protection: The BR1 saves you money with a bandwidth allowance monitor that switches SIMs when you're close to a data cap.
  • Switchable 802.11n Wi-Fi as WAN or AP: Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi lets you connect to a Wi-Fi source as WAN. Switchable to Wi-Fi AP, the MAX BR1 also lets you deploy a fast, secure, and reliable Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere.
  • Industrial Durability: Built to withstand temperatures from -40° to 65°C and featuring ESD/surge protection for all ports, the MAX BR1 is designed for worry-free performance wherever your work takes you.
  • Versatile Input Voltage. Redundant Power Supply: The MAX BR1 supports a wide input range of 10V - 30V DC. It also keeps the current and your work uninterrupted with a built-in terminal block that can be used in tandem with the BR1’s DC connector to give you high availability power you can depend on.
  • SpeedFusion Persistent Session Roaming: Thanks to persistent session roaming powered by SpeedFusion technology, failover between fixed and mobile links is completely seamless. With other technologies, fixed/mobile failover terminates existing connections, creating costly downtime. with SpeedFusion persistent session roaming, you won't miss a beat when your MAX BR1 switches between connections.
  • Bridge/IP Pass-Through Mode: Bridge/IP pass-through mode transparently passes your cellular public IP to your Ethernet LAN, simplifying your deployments alongside existing equipmenet.
  • Dual Ethernet LAN Ports: Dual Ethernet LAN ports mean you don’t have to worry about external switches and power supplies or unnecessary maintenance and setup hassles, even if your work requires two LAN ports.
  • Central Management: Cloud and local administration options let you manage all your mobile outposts from one intuitive interface.
  • GPS Location Service: Built-in GPS lets you keep tabs on fleet vehicles wherever they may be. Easy to interface with external GPS systems, the MAX BR1 allows you to maximize resources and team coordination while improving safety and productivity. NOTE: a firmware upgrade or unlock key (free) is required to enable GPS.

Specs:

  • WAN Interface:
    • 1x 10/100M Ethernet Port (can be configured as a third LAN if desired)
    • 1x Embedded Cellular Modem with Redundant SIM Slots
    • Support for PPPoE, Static IP, DHCP WAN Link Health Check
    • Bandwidth Allowance Monitor
    • IPv6 Support
  • LAN Interface:
    • 2x 10/100M Ethernet Ports (the WAN port can also be configured as a third LAN if desired)
    • 1x 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Access Point
    • DHCP Server for LAN Clients
    • Extended DHCP Options
    • DHCP Reservation Support for Dynamic DNS services
    • DNS Proxy for LAN Clients
  • WiFi Operating Frequency:
    • 2x 10/100M Ethernet Ports
    • 1x 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Access Point
  • Complete VPN Solution:
    • SpeedFusion VPN
    • Site-to-Site VPN
    • Intelligent Failover
    • LiveSession Technology
    • 256-bit AES Encryption
    • Pre-shared Key Authentication
    • Dynamic Routing
    • IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network) - 2 tunnels
  • Networking:
    • NAT and IP Forwarding
    • Static Routes
    • Port Forwarding
    • Many to One, One to One NAT
    • NAT Pool
    • SIP ALG, H.323 ALG
    • UPnP, NAT-PMP
    • WINS Server
  • Advanced QOS:
    • Application Prioritzation
    • Custom Application QoS
  • Security:
    • DoS Prevention
    • Stateful Firewall
  • Device Management:
    • Web Administrative Interface
    • Command Line Interface
    • FusionHub Central Management
    • Email Notification
    • Active Client and Session Lists
    • Bandwidth Usage Statistics
    • Web Reporting Services
    • Syslog Service
    • SNMP v1, v2c and v3
  • Physical Specs:
    • Dimensions: 5.8" x 5.0" x 1.6"
    • Weight: 0.96 lbs
  • Antenna Connectors:
    • 2x SMA/Female Cellular Antenna Connectors (2 cellular antennas included)
    • 1x SMA/Female GPS Antenna Connector (GPS antenna included)
    • 1x RP-SMA/Female Wi-Fi Connector (WiFi antenna included)
  • Power Input: 
    • Device: 10V - 30V DC
    • AC Adapter: AC Input 100V - 240V, DC Output 12V
    • Terminal Block: 10V - 30V DC
  • Power Consumption:
    • 16W (max.)
  • Operating Temperature: 
    • -40° - 149°F
    • -40° - 65°C
  • Humidity:
    • 15 to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Support and Warranty:
    • 1-year limited warranty
  • Certifications:
    • FCC, CE, RoHS
    • Shock and Vibration Resistance
      • EN 61373:1999 IEC 61373:1999
    • RF Port Lighting Immunity – ITU-T K.20 (+/- 1.5 kV) - on Cellular Main, Cellular AUX & Wi-Fi ports
  • Minimum Requirements:
    • SIM card with active 3G/4G mobile broadband plan from AT&T

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Date Added: 01/21/2016 by Eric W. (Trinidad, CA)
took a couple of hours to set up with the help of 3G staff. He was very patient. It works great. Would have been nice to have better paper work as to how to put the card into the route, what end goes up etc.Still do not quite get it, but placed it in the lower slot. Just better documentation on the basics to set up the pepwave, rather than having to look thru movies and pdf's that do not quite address entirely the set up. (ie the top slot is fed this way and the bottom that way, just a couple of pictures. Which antenna goes with which slot. What is the use of the GPS unit. Just the simple basics from A to Z on how to hook it up. Also do not quite get it, but near us in a location that has worse reception via iphone, a neighbor of mine got a new Verizon router that gets better reception than ours (14 compared to 10 MBps.). Is theirs a better unit, better antenna than the pepwave? Verizon can see once the card is on the pepwave that the original phone is not being used. They can not tell what is being used.

Date Added: 01/07/2016 by William H. (Sayville, NY)
Works great with my AT&T service, I haven't had any problems. I use it inside my truck as a hotspot, when doing fire investigations.

Date Added: 01/02/2016 by Doreen W. (Albion, NY)
This unit has to disconnected every two days plus the printer does not work for any computer unless you disconnect the wireless connections and then reconnect. Not happy with this at this time.

3Gstore Comments:
We're sorry this hasn't been working out for you! Our support team will be happy to continue troubleshooting with you to get you up and running, and Peplink is investigating the printer issue with you. Keep in mind we do have a 30 day return period and the router is covered under warranty for 2 years, so we can help you with a swap if needed.

Date Added: 11/17/2015 by Alan B. (Omaha, NE)
This worked out great for remote access to our site. Easy to set up and intuitive. Also like the ability to VPN. We will use more of these in the future. Kevin Pfeifer and Dario were very helpful in answering my questions. Shipping was fast.

Date Added: 10/29/2015 by peter m. (richmond, VA)
Insanely easy/fast setup. Got online with an AT&T static pass-through IP address in under 15 minutes. Spins circles around Sierra Wireless products.

Date Added: 10/18/2015 by Gary C. (Lockport, IL)
This thing is perfect....

Date Added: 10/12/2015 by James R. (E Otis, MA)
Amazing -ROCK SOLID- product. We moved from a Pepwave Surf Soho with a UM175 connected that we were rebooting every day. This has been up for over 155 days without a reboot and transferred hundreds of megs of data without an issue. We have the BR1 mounted in our basement and connected to two Wilson Single-Band 700-960MHz Yagi Antenna (301111) in opposite polarities mounted on the roof. We get full bars with the antenna pointed at the nearest Verizon cell tower. We just inserted our Verizon SIM and it was off to the races. It just works. The built-in router has enough features for a network engineer (like me) including DHCP reservations, local DNS, static routes, etc. We have the Ethernet LAN port connected to our local Ethernet network and 4 Ubiquity UniFi access points. We do not use the internal WiFi access point. We love this thing. It might be spendy, but it was worth every single penny.

Date Added: 09/30/2015 by Michael D. (El Cerrito, CA)
Great product! Does exactly what it says and super easy to setup. I have it running with a T-Mobile SIM and it configured 'automagically'.

Date Added: 09/22/2015 by S. (Gause, TX)
Good quality

Date Added: 09/18/2015 by Ari B. (Jenkintown, PA)
The Pepwave Router ended up being perfect for what my business needed. We needed our own network that can travel with us from location to location. We bought a SIM card from Verizon, put it in the router, and now we can have wired internet for our computer anywhere we go. Thanks so much to 3G for recommending this - we are very happy with the product!

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