CTR500 Cellular Travel Router for WWAN 3G/4G to WiFi/Ethernet Networks

CTR500 Cellular Travel Router More Like This The CradlePoint CTR500 Cellular Travel Router creates a secure Wi-Fi Hotspot from broadband enabled cellular data modems. The CTR500 is the world's most compact router that is able to support BOTH ExpressCard and USB-style Cellular Modems. Powered by CradlePoint's WiPipe™ technology, it supports a wide variety of modems and handsets on the ATT, Verizon, Sprint, and Alltel networks and gives users hassle-free Wi-Fi access nearly anywhere.

The high-performance router platform supports multiple and concurrent VPN pass-through sessions, plus encryption modes including WPA2 Personal and Enterprise to provide secure client access. Unique built-in auto-failover between broadband sources enables wireless backup applications and maximum uptime. CradlePoint's built-in Setup Wizard provides diskless set up of security settings - getting a remote workgroup up and running quickly regardless of OS or device-type on the network. For site selection and placement convenience, the CTR500 also includes a signal strength mode, which enables external LED indication of cellular signal strength.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
CP-WANLAN-CTR500 CTR500 Cellular Travel Router for WWAN 3G/4G to WiFi/Ethernet Networks N/A SOLD OUT
Optional Accessories
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Features and Specifications

MacOSX MacOS Win32 x86Unix

CE Mark

wipipe technology

WiFi b g

Vista Ready

  • Fully compliant 802.11b/g router
  • Supports select handsets via USB cable
  • Supports external 802.11 antenna (not included)
  • 10/100 Ethernet port switchable as WAN or LAN
  • Auto-failover mode for a compact broadband source backup solution
  • Cellular signal strength indication on top panel eases site selection
  • Compatible with ExpressCard and USB style cellular modems (EVDO and HSDPA networks)
  • 10/100 Ethernet port available for wired uplink when available
  • Configurable adult content filtering and phishing protection
  • Powered by WiPipe™ technology
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
WWAN ExpressCards and USB Devices Supported
WWAN (3G/4G) Capabilities
  • Cellular Network Connection: Compatible 3G handset with USB data connection, USB Cellular modems, and ExpressCard cellular modems (EVDO and HSDPA; see supported devices list for details)
WLAN (WiFi) Capabilities
  • WiFi Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g
LAN/WAN Capabilities
  • Wired Network Connection: 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet port (switchable LAN/WAN)
  • Device Management: Local and remote via Web Browser (HTTP)
  • Firewall: NAT (Network Address Translation) with SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection)
  • Security and Access Control: Enable/Disable SSID, Internet Access Control (Services, URL, MAC, and DNS based)
  • Encryption: 64/128 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
  • Network Applications Support: UPnP, ALG, Email, FTP, Gaming, Remote Desktop, NetMeeting, Telnet and others
  • Business Applications Support: Multiple and Concurrent IPSEC, L2TP and PPTP VPN pass-through sessions
  • Platform Compatibility: Mac OS X, Linux, Windows 98SE/NT/2000/XP/Vista, and WiFi-enabled PDAs
  • Firmware Upgrade: Flash based with save and restore options (available from www.cradlepoint.com)
  • Wired: 10/100Base-T (LAN)
  • Wireless: 3G/4G via Cellular Network ExpressCard Slot
  • Wireless: 3G/4G via USB Port
  • Wireless: IEEE 802.11b/g (WiFi) embedded
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 50° C
  • FCC, CE, IC, RoHS, Wi-Fi Alliance
LED Indicators
  • Power, WLAN (wireless LAN status), WAN/LAN (Ethernet link status), USB modem active, ExpressCard modem active, Cellular Signal Strength
Physical Dimensions
  • Weight: 114 kg (4.0 oz)
  • Dimensions: 122 x 73 x 18.5mm (LWH) (4.7 x 2.8 x 0.8")

Support and Help

PDF Document Data Sheet for this device
PDF Document Compatibility matrix for this device
Aids in determining wireless gateway/router compatibility with individual mobile (cellular) broadband data networking devices.

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