Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Cradlepoint MBR1000 Firmware 1.5 adds support for 16 3G devices

CradlePoint has released Firmware Version 1.5 for their MBR1000 router providing official support for sixteen more 3G data modems and handsets, including these popular devices:
  • Alltel's EC168 USB modem
  • AT&T's Quicksilver & MC930D USB modems & Huawei E870 expresscard
  • Cricket's Calcomp A600 USB modem
  • Sprint's 598U , U760 & U300 USB modems (3G only)
  • Rogers ZTE MF636 USB modem
  • Verizon's BlackBerry Storm phone & USB760 USB modem

In addition to support for the new devices, firmware 1.5 implements the following:

  • Load Balancing now includes the Ethernet WAN port
  • Increased Max user limit from 32 to 64
  • OpenDNS now has it own section in the user interface.
  • Modified the modem reset architecture.

NOTE: The U300 requires a special driver download. If you have a U300 connected to the router you will see a new Modem Driver section in the Tools > Firmware menu. This is where you will load the modem .bin file

Download the Cradlepoint MBR1000 Firmware 1.5 Release Notes to learn more about what this firmware offers, and what other devices it supports.

For those ordering the MBR1000 from 3Gstore.com, starting 03/19/2009, we will automatically include a CD that has the latest firmware. Also, you can Order your MBR1000 with 1.5 Already installed.

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