Cradlepoint MBR1200B Setup guide

MBR1200B
Small Business Mobile Broadband Router
CONNECTING YOUR COMPUTER
PORTS, SWITCHES & LEDs
SETTING UP THE ROUTER
COMPUTERS
or LOCAL DEVICES
( LAN )
1 ) Plug the power supply into an electrical outlet.
CABLE/DSL
MODEM
( WAN )
POWER
OFF/ON
EXPRESS CARD
WiFi
OFF/ON
POWER
12V DC
EXPRESS CARD
LOCK
3G/4G
MODEM SLOT
(USB)
After you connect your modem to the router, you’re now ready
to connect to the MBR1200B via Ethernet or WiFi. If using WiFi
ensure the WiFi switch is set to on “ | ”.
2 ) Connect the power supply to the MBR1200B.
Ensure power is switched on. o = OFF | = ON
RESET
Default SSID: MBR1200B-xxx
Internal 802.11n WiFi antennas provide up to 600 feet of range
3 ) Connect a: USB or Express Card Wireless Broadband
Data Modem with Active Subscription, or a Cable, DSL,
Satellite, T1, T3, Ethernet Modem.
from the CradlePoint router to your connected computers or
WiFi-enabled devices.
Find your default password on the bottom of your router
( last 8 characters of your MAC Address ).
What’s In The Box
NOTE: If you are asked for an “8-digit PIN”, click CONNECT
USING A SECURITY KEY and enter your eight character
default password found on the bottom of your router.
LEDs
MBR1200B
Small Business Mobile Broadband Router
POWER
solid green: on
3G/4G Wireless WAN Connectivity for
Small Business or Remote Office
Setup Guide
3G/4G Wireless WAN Connectivity for
Small Business or Remote Office
EXPRESS CARD MODEM STATUS
EC solid green: connected
blinking green: connecting
3G/4G MODEM STRENGTH
signal strength, blinking indicates ½ bar
for more information about your product, visit:
AC Power Supply
Ethernet Cable
Setup Guide
www.cradlepoint.com/mbr1200b
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LAN
solid: connected
blinking: traffic activity
WPS
solid: active
blinking: setting in progress
WAN
solid: connected
blinking: traffic activity
WIFI 2.4GHZ
solid: on
blinking: traffic activity
USB TYPE A MODEM STATUS
solid green: connected
blinking green: connecting
FAILOVER LED
off: primary WAN operating normally
green: secondary WAN is in use
Your unique default password
is shown on the product label
on the bottom of your router.
It’s the last eight characters
of the MAC Address.
You will be asked for this
password when you connect a
new device to the WiFi network
or log into the administration
pages.
The default password provides
WiFi security out-of-the-box.
For additional information, visit:
www.cradlepoint.com/mbr1200b
Setup Guide
Mobile Broadband Router
FINDING
YOUR
PASSWORD
ATTENTION LED
green: check for courtesy message
amber: attention
solid red: device booting or critical
system error such as “no WAN
is available”
find this label on the bottom of your router
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and the WiPipe logo are trademarks of CradlePoint, Inc. in the US and other countries. Other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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USING THE FIRST TIME SETUP WIZARD
MODEM SUPPORT & UPDATES (FIRMWARE)
SPECIAL FEATURES
The First Time Setup Wizard will help you customize the name of your wireless network, change passwords to
something you choose, and establish an optimal WiFi security mode. The MBR1200B comes with a unique
password creating built-in WiFi Security, which prevents unauthorized users from connecting to your WiFi network.
CradlePoint regularly makes new modem support and performance enhancements
available for our products in a software package called “firmware”. Updating firmware
ensures your MBR1200B is ready for today and tomorrow’s technology.
REMOTE MANAGEMENT
1) Connect your computer to the MBR1200B via its WiFi network broadcast or an Ethernet cable.
2) Open a browser window and type “cp/” or “192.168.0.1” in the address bar. PRESS ENTER/RETURN.
To Update Your Firmware, Follow The Steps Below:
4) When you log-in for the first time, you will be automatically directed to the FIRST TIME SETUP WIZARD.
2) Open a browser window and type “192.168.0.1” in the address bar. PRESS ENTER/RETURN.
5) If you choose, you can change the router’s ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD.
Then, select your TIME ZONE. Click NEXT.
3) Enter your password to login. Your unique password is the administrator password you set earlier
or the default password found on the bottom label (last 8 characters of the MAC Address).
8) Review the details and record your wireless network name, administrative and wireless
WPA password. Click APPLY to save the settings to your router.
If you are currently using the MBR1200B WiFi network, reconnect your devices to the network using the
new wireless network name and wireless security password.
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This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
Ce dispositif est conforme à la norme CNR-210 d'Industrie Canada applicable aux appareils radio exempts de licence. Son fonctionnement est sujet aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) le dispositif ne doit pas produire de
brouillage préjudiciable, et (2) ce dispositif doit accepter tout brouillage reçu, y compris un brouillage susceptible de provoquer un fonctionnement indésirable.
RF EXPOSURE SAFEFY NOTICE:
To comply with FCC/IC RF Exposure Limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment, the product must be installed and operated with a minimum separation distance (between nearby person(s) and radiating antenna)
according to the following scenarios:
1. 20cm minimum when the product is operated alone without co-transmitting with a plug-in 3G USB dongle device.
2. 45cm minimum when the product is operated with a plug-in 3G USB device which has maximum of 7W ERP output power.
3. For co-transmission scenario which is not covered above, please consult the RF technician or device supplier.
Monitor data usage and avoid overages
VPN SUPPORT
IPSec VPN (2 sessions) with GRE tunneling option, also supports pass-through VPN connections (IPSec, L2TP, PPTP)
FAILOVER/FAILBACK
5) Find the FIRMWARE UPGRADE section. This will display the current firmware version that is installed
and indicate if updated firmware is available.
7) If your router does not have an active internet connection (ie: modem not working on older firmware)
you will need to use another Internet connection to download the latest firmware from www.cradlepoint.com
to your desktop, then use MANUAL FIRMWARE UPLOAD option.
Industry Canada statement:
This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
DATA USAGE MANAGMENT AND ALERTS
Automatic failover to secondary wireless or wired WAN connection when the primary WAN connection is disrupted.
Automatic failback when primary connection comes back online.
6) Click AUTOMATIC (Internet) if new firmware is available. The router will download and install the firmware
and automatically reboot itself. A status monitor will appear and indicate when this process is complete. This
process may take several minutes depending on your internet connection speed.
7) If necessary, select your 4G WiMAX Realm. Using a 3G or LTE modem no selection is necessary.
Click NEXT.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
GUEST WiFi NETWORK
Enables use as a WiFi repeater, WiFi Bridge or as a WiFi-to-Ethernet adapter for Ethernet-enabled devices.
4) Select SYSTEM SETTINGS on the top navigation bar, then SYSTEM SOFTWARE in the drop down menu.
Choose a personalized WIRELESS SECURITY PASSWORD. This password will be used to reconnect
your devices to the router once the security settings have been saved. Click NEXT.
WiPipe™ Central, SNMP v1,2,3
WiFi-as-WAN
1) Connect your computer to the MBR1200B via its WiFi network broadcast or an Ethernet cable.
Choose the WIFI SECURITY MODE that best fits your needs: POOR for WEP, GOOD for WPA/WPA2
and BEST for WPA2 Only. ( Make sure your PC or other devices support the mode you choose ).
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that
to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Two SSIDs, with individual security settings, separate critical traffic or create a public WiFi hotspot.
3) When prompted for your password, type the eight character Default Password found on product label
(the last eight characters of the MAC Address).
6) CradlePoint recommends you customize your WiFi Network Name. Type in your personalized
Wireless Network Name here. You can also enable the Guest Network feature (see description on page 7).
FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION STATEMENT
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
LOAD BALANCING
WARRANTY INFORMATION
CradlePoint, Inc. warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship to the original purchaser (or the first purchaser in the case of resale by an authorized distributor) for a period of one (1) year from the
date of shipment. This warranty is limited to a repair or replacement of the product, at CradlePoint’s discretion. CradlePoint does not warrant that the operation of the device will meet your requirements or be error free.
Within thirty (30) days of receipt should the product fail for any reason other than damage due to customer negligence, purchaser may return the product to the point of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price.
If the purchaser wishes to upgrade or convert to another CradlePoint, Inc. product within the thirty (30) day period, purchaser may return the product and apply the full purchase price toward the purchase of another
CradlePoint product. Any other return will be subject to CradlePoint, Inc.’s existing return policy.
SAFETY AND HAZARDS
Due to the nature of wireless communications, data transmission and reception is not guaranteed and may be delayed, corrupted (i.e., contain errors), or lost. The device is not intended for and should not be used in
any critical applications where failure to transmit or receive data properly could result in property damage, loss or personal injury of any kind (including death). CradlePoint expressly disclaims liability for damages of any
kind resulting from: (a) delays, errors, or losses of any data transmitted or received using the device; or (b) any failure of the device to transmit or receive such data.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
THE REMEDIES PROVIDED HEREIN ARE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL CRADLEPOINT INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.
Distribute traffic across multiple wired and wireless WANs to increase bandwidth and relieve congestions.
PRIVACY
CradlePoint may collect general data pertaining to the use of CradlePoint products via the Internet including, by way of example, IP address, device ID, operating system, browser type and version number, etc. To review
CradlePoint’s privacy policy, please visit: http://www.cradlepoint.com/privacy.
RESET: To restore the router to its factory default settings, press and hold the RESET button on the side of the router for
ten seconds. Reset returns the login to the DEFAULT PASSWORD (the last eight characters of the MAC address)
and resets all configuration changes.
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AVERTISSEMENT DE SECURITE CONCERNANT LES EXPOSITIONS AUX FREQUENCES RADIO
Pour etre conforme aux limites d’exposition aux frequences radio FCC/IC etablies pour un environnement non controle (utilisation par le grand public), l’equipement doit etre installe et utilise en laissant une distance de
separation de securite (entre la ou les personnes presentes dans le perimetre et l’antenne d’emission) selon les cas suivants :
1. 20cm au minimum quand le produit est utilise seul sans co-transmettre a l’aide d’un appareil 3G USB enfichable.
2. 45cm au minimum quand le produit est utilise avec un appareil 3G USB enfichable ayant une puissance de sortie maximale de 7W ERP.
3. Dans des cas de co-transmission non mentionnes ci-dessus, merci de bien vouloir consulter un technicien radio qualifie ou directement le fabricant de l’appareil.
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