Review: The Wirie Pro and The Wirie AP+ by Island Consulting (Mobile Router / Long Range WiFi)

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Island Consulting designs marine-grade Wi-Fi repeating systems the integrate in cellular capability, that is also suitable for some RVing situations.

The Wirie Pro is their flagship product - combining a Ubiquiti Bullet M2 Titanium long range wifi radio with a global 2G/3G/4G GSM cellular modem, proprietary router all into a single waterproof box with a customized user interface for managing it all.  The Wirie AP+ ditches the cellular capability, but is otherwise identical for $399.

This creates an all-in-one cellular and WiFi-as-WAN system for nomads looking to get connected anywhere there is even the faintest hint of cellular or WiFi signal.

Specifications - The Wirie

  • Base Technology: Ubiquiti Bullet M2 Titanium
  • Wi-Fi Router: Yes
    • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n -
    • 5GHz Wi-Fi: N/A
    • Wi-Fi Antenna: 1x Integrated , 8 dBi Antenna Included
    • Wi-Fi as WAN: Yes
    • Guest Wi-Fi Network:
  • Cellular Tethering via USB: No USB Port
  • Integrated Cellular Modem: Yes
    • Carriers: AT&T, T-Mobile
      • B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B13/B17/B20
      • 2G/3G/4G Model: 850/900/AWS/1800/1900/2100
    • 4G/3G: ?
    • 2G: ?
    • LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
    • LTE Performance Category:
    • Cellular Antennas: Integrated
    • SIM Slots:
  • Ethernet Ports: No
  • Special Features:
  • Power Source: 12v
  • Dimensions: 113 x 138 x 29 mm
  • Outdoor Rated: Yes
  • Retail Price:  $699.99 | $799.99 w/LTE | AP+ for $399

Testing Status: We do not have an evaluation unit.

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