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Cradlepoint CTR500

details: 3G/4G Mobile Broadband Travel Router
hardware type: Travel Router
date added: 2009-10-23
updated: 2015-10-25
The CTR500 is a wireless router with one 10/100Base-T port, configurable as either LAN or WAN port, an ExpressCard slot and a single USB port, used for connecting the router to a 3G/4G USB modem. Small enough to fit into your back pocket, the CTR500 can go anywhere with you. An optional external WiFi antenna can be attached for increased signal.

This device supports failover/failback redundancy, in case of primary service interrupted, the CTR500 will automatically discover another connected data network so you're never offline. When your primary service is restored, it will automatically re-connect.

The integrated access point complies with the IEEE 802.11b/g standards, providing WiFi network of up to 150 feet and the ability to connect up to 32 WiFi-enabled devices. It supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption.

The router supports multiple concurrent IPSec, L2TP and PPTP VPN pass-through sessions.
A built-in SPI firewall provides a reliable protection against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
 CTR500 Features
 Availability: discontinued
 List price: $199
 Street price: $137
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
3G/4G USB modem port, ExpressCard modem slot
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 LAN ports: 1
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 USB port(s): 1
USB modem port
 Auto-failover connection: yes
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 54 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 L2TP passthrough: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: n/a
 Default admin password: the last six digits of the MAC address
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Product page:
 Quick Install Guide:

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