Product Overview: AirCard Smart Cradle (Mobile Routers)

The AirCard Smart Cradle transforms a Netgear mobile hotspot into a LTE router. It also provides 5 Gigabit ethernet ports for integrating hard-wired internet (ethernet) into your set-up.

It features high-gain internal 4G/3G antennas and external Wi-Fi antennas, 1 USB port and 5 Gigabit ethernet ports.

It offers 802.11ac dual-Band and dual-concurrent Wi-Fi (DBDC) for improved performance and reduced interference.

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Compatible Products
  • AirCard 782S Mobile Hotspot
  • AirCard 785S Mobile Hotspot
  • AirCard 790S Mobile Hotspot
  • AirCard 810S Mobile Hotspot
  • AT&T Unite Explore (NETGEAR AC815S)
  • Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot (NETGEAR AC791L)
  • Future NETGEAR AirCard Mobile Hotspots

Specifications - AirCard Smart Cradle

  • Wi-Fi Router: Yes
    • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi: Yes - up to 600Mbps
    • 5GHz Wi-Fi: Yes - up to 1300Mbps
    • Wi-Fi Antenna: 2 external high-gain Wi-Fi antennas (50ohm impedance)
    • Wi-Fi as WAN: Yes
    • Guest Wi-Fi Network:
  • Cellular Tethering via USB: 1x USB Port
  • Integrated Cellular Modem:
    • LTE Bands Supported:  700 MHz (B28) / 850 MHz (B5) / 900 MHz (B8) / 1800 MHz (B3) / 1900 MHz (B2) / 2100 MHz (B1) / 2600MHz (B7)
    • Cellular Antennas: 2 TS-9 connector ports
    • SIM Slots: none (insert hotspot)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 Gigabit LAN ports, 1 Gigabit WAN port
  • Special Features:
  • Device Connections: Up to 20 devices can be connected
  • Power Source: 12 V DC 2.5 Amp
  • Dimensions: 157.0 (H) x 230.4 (L) x 148.75 (W) mm
  • Outdoor Rated: No
  • Retail Price:  $198.99

Testing Status: We have this device in for testing.

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Transforms a Netgear mobile hotspot into a LTE router.

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