Specs

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Technical Specifications

WAN

  • Integrated 4G LTE (with 3G failover) Multi-Carrier Software-Defined radio
  • Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, Europe, and generic models available
  • Dual integrated modem option
  • Dual SIM slot in each modem
  • Most models include support for active GPS
  • WiFi as WAN (only on AER3100)
  • Failover/Failback
  • Load Balancing
  • Advance Modem Failure Check
  • WAN Port Speed Control
  • WAN/LAN Affinity
  • IP Passthrough

LAN

  • VLAN 802.1Q
  • DHCP Server, Client, Relay
  • DNS and DNS Proxy
  • DynDNS
  • Split DNS
  • UPnP
  • DMZ
  • Multicast/Multicast Proxy
  • QoS (DSCP and Priority Queuing)
  • MAC Address Filtering

MANAGEMENT

  • Cradlepoint Enterprise Cloud Manager¹
  • Web UI, API, CLI
  • GPS Location
  • Data Usage Alerts (router and per client)
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (support)
  • Device Alerts
  • SNMP
  • SMS control
  • Console Port for Out-of-Band Management

¹Enterprise Cloud Manager requires a subscription

ROUTING

  • IPsec Tunnel – up to 40 concurrent sessions
  • OpenVPN (SSL VPN)¹
  • L2TP¹
  • GRE Tunnel
  • OSPF/BGP/RIP¹
  • Per-Interface Routing
  • Routing Rules
  • NAT-less Routing
  • Virtual Server/Port Forwarding
  • VTI Tunnel Support
  • NEMO/DMNR¹
  • IPv6
  • VRRP¹
  • STP¹
  • NHRP¹

¹–Requires an Extended Enterprise License

SECURITY

  • RADIUS and TACACS+
  • 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
  • Real-time clock with battery backup for CA certificate validation

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

PORTS AND BUTTONS

  • 54V DC Power
  • 12 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
  • Console port
  • Two cellular antenna connectors (SMA)
  • GPS antenna connector (SMA)
  • Lock compatible
  • External USB port for USB modem and/or firmware updates
  • Factory Reset

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

POWER

  • 54VDC 2.25A adapter
  • 802.3af (15W) or 802.3at (30W) PoE capable

SIZE

  • 12.2 in x 10.6 in x 1.75 in (310 mm x 270 mm x 45 mm)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • FCC, CE, IC
  • Safety: UL/CUL/CB Scheme
  • Materials: WEEE, RoHS, RoHS-2, California Prop 65

What's In The Box

  • AER3100 or AER3150
  • MC400 4G LTE modem with with security screws (2)
  • External 3G/4G mobile broadband modem antennas (2) (SMA); finger tighten only
  • External dual-band high-gain WiFi antennas (3) reverse SMA (5 dBi, 2.4 GHz, 5 dBi 5 GHz, VSWR ≤ 2); finger tighten only
  • 54V 2.25A AC/DC power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty information
  • Brackets (2) for rack mounting with screws (8 + 4)
  • Rubber feet (4) for desk mounting
  • Field-replaceable battery for real-time clock, with pull tab

Feature Details

  • WAN Security – IPS/IDS & Application Identification (subscription required), 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)
  • Redundancy and Load Balancing – Failover/failback on all WAN connections with rule selection; advanced load balancing options (round robin, spillover, data usage, rate); WAN failure detection; VRRP (subscription required)
  • Intelligent Routing – UPnP, DMZ, virtual server/port forwarding, routing rules, NAT-less routing, wired or wireless WAN-to-LAN IP passthrough, route management, per-interface routing, content filtering, IP filtering, website filtering, per-client Web filtering, local DHCP server, DHCP client, DHCP relay, DNS, DNS proxy, Split DNS; ALGs: PPTP, L2TP, PPPoE passthrough, IPsec passthrough, FTP (passive), FTP (active), SIP, TFTP, IRC, MAC address filtering, Dynamic DNS, LAN/WAN affinity, VLAN support (802.1Q), STP, enterprise routing protocols: BGP/OSPF/RIP (subscription required), multicast proxy support, IP setting overrides, IPv6 support
  • Management – Enterprise Cloud Manager: cloud-enabled management and application platform (subscription required); web-based GUI (local management), optional RADIUS or TACACS+ username/password; remote WAN web-based management w/ access control (HTTP, HTTPS); SNMP v1, v2c, & v3; CLI over SSH, SSH to serial, SSH to telnet; API; one-button firmware upgrade; modem configuration, update, and management; modem data usage w/ alerts, per-client data usage; custom AT scripting to modems; SMS for device recovery
  • Performance & Health Monitoring – Advanced QoS with traffic shaping, with DSCP/DiffServe QoS, Modem Health Management (MHM) improves connectivity of modem, SSID-based priority, WAN port speed control, several levels of basic and advanced logging for troubleshooting
  • VPN (IPsec) – Tunnel, NAT-T, and transport modes; connect to Cradlepoint, Cisco/Linksys, CheckPoint, Watchguard, Juniper, SonicWall, Adtran and others; certificate support; Hash (MD5, SHA128, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512), Cipher (AES, 3DES, DES); support for 40 concurrent connections; GRE tunneling; L2TP support (subscription required); multiple networks supported in a single tunnel; OpenVPN/SSL VPN (subscription required); site-to-site dynamic VPN with NHRP (subscription required); VTI support
  • GPS – Active GPS supported on most models (see attached); GUI mapping as well as local or remote server logging

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
    • 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)
  • Directional Yagi (Log-Periodic) antennas for external (outside) mounting (Part # 170588-000)
  • 12" Mag-mount antenna (Part # 170605-000)
  • 4" Mini mag-mount antenna (Part # 170606-000)
  • Replacement power supply (line cord not included)(Part # 170671-000)
  • Replacement US line cord (Part # 170671-001)

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.

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