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Cradlepoint AER3100
Advanced Edge Routing with WiFi for All-In-One Branch Networking

Cradlepoint AER3100

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Overview:

Ideal for Primary Routing for Branch Networks

Ideal for Primary Routing for Branch Networks

The Cradlepoint AER3100 is an advanced edge routing solution that 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 not available.

Administrators can extend best-in-breed management and security applications to remote branches with a solution that is customizable and lowers the total cost of ownership in a single deployment.

  • Cloud-managed
  • Dual-band, dual concurrent WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Dual modem / MultiCarrier Support
  • Ports: 1 GigE WAN/12 GigE LAN (switchable)
  • WWAN analytics
  • Industry-leading 4G failover
  • Unified Threat Management
  • Software-defined radio (supports multiple carriers)
  • Purpose-built for PCI Compliance 3.1

Advanced Edge Routing for the Agile, Connected Enterprise

Wired and LTE Wireless Routing Platforms for Branch Office, Retail, and More

The Cradlepoint AER Series of advanced edge routing platforms combines enterprise routing, multi-WAN support—wired plus 4G wireless, SD-WAN capabilities, advanced security, private network support, and high-performance WiFi in a series of routers that can be deployed, managed, and optimized via the cloud.

With the combination of Cradlepoint AER routers and NetCloud software and services, administrators can define, deploy, and manage branch networks on a highly capable solution platform that is customizable and lowers the total cost of ownership.

Applications:

  • Branch office networks
    • Wired and wireless WAN, WiFi, and failover
  • M2M / IoT for branch office
    • Kiosks, cameras, and sensors
    • Transactions and security
  • Failover networks
    • Easy overlay for existing networks
    • Out-of-Band Management
  • Specialty networks
    • Pop-up store and events
    • Connect anywhere

All-in-One Features:

  • Cloud-managed with NetCloud platform
  • WAN Diversity: wired and wireless for backup and bandwidth, or all wireless
  • Dual-modem and multi-carrier support
  • Industry-leading 4G failover and Out-of-Band Management
  • Cloud-enabled advanced routing and security options for UTM
  • Purpose-built for PCI Compliance

Benefits:

  • Centralized management with proactive alerts and analytics provide peace of mind for network administrators
  • Agile networks for changing environments
  • Deploy and scale quickly: day 1, zero-touch Internet
  • Increased availability and improved user experience (QoE)
  • Additional bandwidth options with traffic control
  • Built-in security, plus add-ons from best-in-class technology partners

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Benefits:

Improve QoE & Increase Availability

  • Supports LTE Advanced with SIM-based auto-carrier selection (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

Location-based analytics
Location-based analytics

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

Dual modem signal strength analytics
Dual modem signal strength analytics

Deploy & Scale Quickly

  • 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

Cloud-enabled security applications
Cloud-enabled security applications

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

Rogue AP detection
Rogue AP detection

Specifications:


Cradlepoint AER3100 / AER3150 Series Specifications
Technical Specifications
WAN
  • Integrated LP6 Category 6 LTE Advanced LTE modem (with DC-HSPA+ failover)
  • LP5 Category 6 LTE Advanced LTE modem (with DC-HSPA+ failover)
  • LPE 4G LTE modem (with HSPA+/ EVDO/3G and 2G failover)
  • LP3 4G LTE modem (with HSPA+ and 2G failover)
  • One modem included, dual-modem option
  • 13 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (cable/DSL/T1/satellite/Metro Ethernet; WAN/LAN switchable)
  • WiFi* (as WAN; Metro WiFi) 3x3 MIMO 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
LAN
  • Dual-band dual-concurrent WiFi* (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
  • 13 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • Serial console
Temperature
  • 0 °C to 50 °C (32 °F to 122 °F) operating
  • -20 °C to 70 °C (-4 °F to 158 °F) storage
  • Redundant internal fans for reliable cooling
Humidity (non-condensing)
  • 10% to 85% operating non-condensing
  • 5% to 90% storage non-condensing
Memory 1 GB DRAM; 16 MB SPI Flash; 1 GB NAND Flash
Size
  • 12.2 x 10.6 x 1.75 in (310 x 270 x 45 mm)
  • 1U height for rack mount
Weight 6 lb (2.72 kg)
Certifiication FCC, WiFi Alliance, CE, IC, carrier certifications
WAN to LAN 950 Mbps
LAN to WAN 950 Mbps
Stateful Throughput 950 Mbps
WiFi Power (FCC)
  • 2402–2483.5 MHz (2.4 GHz band): 29.8 dBm conducted
  • 5150–5250 MHz (5 GHz band 1): 28.5 dBm conducted
  • 5725–5850 MHz (5 GHz band 3): 24.4 dBm conducted
WiFi Power (Europe/Rest of World)
  • 2.4 GHz band: 19.96 dBm EIRP
  • 5150-5250 MHz: 22.98 dBm EIRP
Power Consumption (Typical)
  • AER1600
    • Idle: 16.4 W
    • Single Modem: 20.6 W
    • Dual Modem: 22.4 W
  • AER1650
    • Idle: 13.1 W
    • Single Modem: 14.9 W
    • Dual Modem: 17.3 W
Specific Features
WAN
  • Integrated 4G LTE Advanced or LTE (with 3G failover) Multi-Carrier Software-Defined radio
  • LP6: LTE Advanced LTE/HSPA+ (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection for all North American carriers and European operators)
  • LP5: LTE Advanced (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection for Asia Pacific and Saudi Arabia operators)
  • LP4 (accessory option only): LTE/DC-HSPA+ for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Canadian carriers (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection, dual-modem capable)
  • LPE: 4G LTE/HSPA+/EVDO (multi-carrier, North America)
  • LP3: 4G LTE/HSPA+ (Europe, EMEA, and Australia/New Zealand)
  • Dual integrated modem option
  • Dual SIM slot in each modem
  • Most models include support for active GPS
  • 13 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • WiFi as WAN (only on AER3100)
  • Failover/Failback
  • Load Balancing
  • Advance Modem Failure Check
  • WAN Port Speed Control
  • WAN/LAN Affinity
  • IP Passthrough
  • Standby
LAN
  • 13 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable); Supports four ports of PoE (9-12) for class I, II, or III devices (up to 15 W) or two ports high power PoE for class IV devices (up to 30 W)
  • LLDP support
  • 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
WiFi (only on AER3100)
  • Dual-Band Dual-Concurrent (3×3 MIMO)
  • 802.11 (a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Up to 256 connected devices (128 per channel – 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
  • WEP Auto, WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise (WiFi)
  • Hotspot/Captive Portal
  • SSID-based Priority
Management
  • Cradlepoint Enterprise Cloud Manager2
  • Web UI, API, CLI
  • GPS Location
  • Data Usage Alerts (router and per client)
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (support)5
  • Device Alerts
  • SNMP
  • SMS control
  • Console Port for Out-of-Band Management
Routing
  • IPsec Tunnel – up to 40 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
Security
  • RADIUS and TACACS+ support*
  • 802.1x authentication for Wireless and Wired Networks
  • Zscaler Internet Security4
  • Certificate support
  • ALGs
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • CP Secure Threat Management3
  • 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
Cloud Optimized IP Communications
  • Automated WAN Failover/Failback support
  • WAN Affinity and QoS allow prioritization of VoIP services
  • Advanced VPN connectivity options to HQ
  • SIP ALG and NAT to allow VoIP and UC communications to traverse firewall
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • 802.1p/q for LAN QoS segmentation and treatment of VoIP on LAN
  • Private Network support (wired and 4G WAN)
  • Cloud-based management2
What's In The Box
What's In The Box
  • AER3100 or AER3150
  • MC400 4G LTE Advanced or 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
  • 54 V 2.25 A 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
Support and Warranty
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
Router Accessories
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)
  • Replacement power supply (line cord not included)(Part # 170671-000)
  • Replacement US line cord (Part # 170671-001)

* Native support for authentication. Authorization and accounting support through hotspot/captive portal services
1 Requires an ECM PRIME subscription or an Extended Enterprise License
2 Enterprise Cloud Manager requires a subscription
3 Requires a CP Secure Threat Management license
4 Requires Zscaler Internet Security License
5 Requires CradleCare Support

Business-Grade Modem Specifications:

Cradlepoint AER3100/AER3150 Modem

AER3100/AER3150 LP6 models include an integrated LTE Advanced Category 6 4G LTE modem. 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.

AER3100LP6-NA, AER3150LP6-NA, AER3100LP6-EU, AER3150LP6-EU, AER3100LP6-UK, AER3150LP6-UK

  • 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, 17, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41
      • Verizon: 2, 4, 5, 13 (XLTE support w/carrier aggregation)
      • AT&T: 2, 4, 5, 12/17, 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 (17 w/MFBI)/13/29
    • 3+ 7/20
    • 4+ 4/5/12 (17 w/MFBI)/13/29
    • 5+ 2/4/30
    • 7+ 3/7/20
    • 8+ 1
    • 12 (17 w/MFBI) + 2/4/30
    • 13+ 2/4
    • 20+ 3/7
    • 30+ 5/12 (17 w/MFBI)
    • 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

AER3100/AER3150 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.

AER3100LP5-AU, AER3150LP5-AU

  • Technology: FDD/TDD (Category 6) LTE Advanced, DC-HSPA+
  • Downlink Rates: LTE 300 Mbps, HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps
  • Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, 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


AER3100/AER3150 models include an integrated 4G LTE Multi-Carrier Software-Defined radio modem (MC400); specific model names include a specific modem (e.g., the AER3100LPE-VZ includes an MC400LPE-VZ modem for Verizon). 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.

AER3100LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3100LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3100LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3150LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3150LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3150LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3100LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

AER3150LPE-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
  • Modem Part Number: MC400LPE

Hardware Specifications:

Cradlepoint AER3100 / AER3150 Front and Back Specificaitons

Cradlepoint AER3100 / AER3150 Dual Modem


Software:

Cradlepoint’s NetCloud

Cloud Networking for Branch Office, Retail, and More

Cradlepoint’s NetCloud platform includes an industryleading router operating system, an award-winning management platform optimized for cellular, and virtual private cloud networking. When combined with Cradlepoint routers, this integrated platform of flexible, extensible, and rapidly deployable applications enables an entirely new way to easily build, secure, control, and manage end-to-end private networks in the cloud.

NetCloud OS

Firewall, Advanced Routing-Optimized for LTE
NetCloud OS is the heart of our industry-leading LTE routers. Sustained commitment to new features and capabilities ensures your network is always up to date and secure.

NetCloud Manager

Quickly Deploy, Manage & Monitor Your Network
NetCloud Manager is a cloud management service that enables zero-touch deployment, remote management, alerting, and network analytics for all Cradlepoint routers.

NetCloud Engine

Software-Defined. Security-Driven. Cloud-Delivered.
NetCloud Engine leverages SoftwareDefined Networking (SDN) to instantly create secure Virtual Cloud Networks over more cost-effective wired and wireless broadband Internet services.

Security Applications

Enhance network security with best-in-class applications from Cradlepoint Technology Partners. Create, deploy, and manage network security applications at remote locations with the Cradlepoint NetCloud platform. Improve productivity, reduce costs, and enhance the security intelligence of your network.

Zscaler Internet SecurityZscaler Internet Security

Configured in minutes, best-inclass Zscaler Internet Security protects your organization from web-based threats.

CP Secure Threat ManagementCP Secure Threat Management

A comprehensive intrusion prevention and detection system (IPS/IDS) for full defense-in-depth.

AER Platform Extensibility
AER Platform Extensibility

Cradlepoint Extensibility enables customers and developers to build one-of-a-kind applications and vertical solutions by extending key elements of the Cradlepoint platform. By leveraging our hardware, firmware, and cloud services, developers can add differentiation and unique value to the solutions they offer.

Router SDK (Open Beta)
Build custom vertical applications securely running at the Edge, protected on device, and deployed through the cloud. Manage, deploy, and monitor customer Edge applications from the cloud across the entire fleet.

NetCloud API
Cradlepoint’s API provides the building blocks developers need to craft applications that access the data from a software platform.

Developer Community (Open Beta)
The Cradlepoint Developer Community enables members to leverage knowledge, share, and collaborate with other developers.

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Enterprise Branch Routers: AER Routers

Connect confidently at the network's edge with Cradlepoint AER, the cloud-managed Advanced Edge Router that supports both wired (Broadband/MPLS) and 4G LTE wireless.

  AER1600 / AER1650 AER2100 AER3100 / AER3150
Supports LTE-A Yes Yes Yes
Cloud Management Yes Yes Yes
NetCloud Engine Yes Yes Yes
Zone-Based Firewall Yes Yes Yes
Zscaler Internet Security Support Yes Yes Yes
CP Secure Threat Management Support Yes Yes Yes
Ports (LAN/WAN) 4 / 1 (Switchable) 4 / 1 (Switchable) 12 / 1 (Switchable)
WiFi (Dual-band, dual concurrent a/b/g/n/ac) No external Antennas
2x2 MIMO
External antennas
3x3 MIMO
External antennas
3x3 MIMO
Dual Modem Support 1 embedded, 1 integrated* 2 integrated 2 integrated
WiFi as WAN Yes Yes Yes
Rack Mount No Optional Kit Yes
Housing Industrial Plastic Metal Metal
Processor 800MHz dual-core processor 800MHz dual-core processor 1.2GHz dual-core processor
Memory 256MB DDR3 256MB DDR3 1GB DDR3
Power-over-Ethernet No No Yes (4 ports .af OR 2 port high power.at)

*LP6-M versions of the AER1600/AER1650 come with a single LTE-A capable modem. Dual modem operation is not supported.

CradleCare Support:

CradleCare SupportFrom initial device deployment to long-term operations, Cradlepoint Global Support offers world-class resources and expertise to keep your network secure, simple and efficient. Cradlepoint offers multiple tiers of support to provide you exactly what you need.

With Cradlepoint Global Support and CradleCare, you can:

  • Maximize revenue through always-on uptime and response times
  • Save time with our web-based Connect Portal and Knowledge Base
  • Collaborate with our multi-certified technical team
  • Maintain PCI Compliance with up-to-date router and modem firmware

The following chart provides an overview of Cradlepoint's support and maintenance offerings:

Included with every Cradlepoint purchase CradleCare Basic CradleCare

Web-based Cradlepoint Connect Portal:

  • 24x7x365 access to our Knowledge Base and Firmware download library
  • 12x5 email support (for Enterprise Cloud Manager and NetCloud Gateway only)
  • Knowledge Base access
  • Firmware upgrades
  • Standard warranty with extended warranty options

Included +

  • Covers all products and services
  • 12x5 phone, email and chat support for Cradlepoint routers, ECM and NetCloud Gateway
  • Knowledge Base access
  • Firmware upgrades
  • Standard warranty with extended warranty options

CradleCare Basic +

  • 24x7 qualified phone support and 12x5 email/chat support for Cradlepoint routers, ECM and NetCloud Gateway
  • Advanced Exchange: Next business day replacement
  • Service level targets
  • Assigned Enterprise Support Engineer (for deployments of 50 routers or more)
  • Enterprise engineering resources for network design and best practices implementation
  • Priority consideration of future feature requests and beta trials
  • Knowledge Base access
  • Firmware upgrades
  • Extended Warranty for routers for the term of CradleCare license

Extended Warranties

Extended Warranties can be purchased in subsequent years, and as a follow-on warranty at the conclusion of the standard warranty period. No gap in coverage is allowed: the new warranty must be in place before the existing warranty expires.

Standard One-Year Warranty (With Extended Warranty Option) Includes:

  • Access to Cradlepoint Connect portal and Knowledge Base
  • Hardware repair/replacement with 3-5 day shipping
  • Software bug fixes
  • An option to extend your warranty to 2, 3, or 5 years at the conclusion of the standard warranty period*

*Hardware warranties cannot be extended beyond 5 years from the date of purchase.

Documentation:

Download the Cradlepoint AER Series Datasheet (.PDF)

Download the Cradlepoint AER3100/AER3150 Spec Sheet (.PDF)

Below is a list of carrier-supplied modems compatible with the AER3100/AER3150.


AT&T

  • USB
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP6
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-AT
    • 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 MC400LP6
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-SP
    • Cradlepoint MC400LE2-SP
    • 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 MC400LP6
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-GN
    • 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 MC400LP6
    • Cradlepoint MC300LE-VZ
    • Cradlepoint MC400LPE-VZ
    • Cradlepoint MC400LP4
    • Novatel Wireless Ovation MC551 [ 551L 4G LTE USB Modem]
    • Novatel Wireless U620L [MiFi 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L]
    • Pantech UML295