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Pepwave MAX BR1
Embedded 4G LTE Automatic Failover Router

Pepwave MAX BR1

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Overview:

The BR1 offers redundant SIM slots with automatic switching, DC or terminal block power capability, advanced GPS fleet tracking, and remote management, all packed into a durable metal enclosure. It is also Verizon XLTE certified.

Redundant SIM Slots for Multiple Carriers.

Redundant SIM slots with automatic switching for reliable network. You can set the BR1 to automatically switch SIM cards when you're in danger of exceeding a data cap. It also allows you travel across borders without changing SIM cards manually.

Fleet Tracking and Management

With built-in GPS fleet tracking and InControl cloud-based management, you can keep tabs on location and manage your mobile network from any Internet-connected device.

Customize Captive Portal

Branding your captive portal is as easy as uploading your logo and terms & conditions. You can easily set bandwidth allowance and access duration per user or manage access using RADIUS.

SpeedFusion Hot Failover

SpeedFusion technology powers MAX BR1 for seamless failover.

Terminal Block for Secure Power Supply

MAX BR1 is equipped with a terminal block for secure power installation in vehicles and other locations.

Certified Toughness

In addition to rugged metal enclosure, BR1 has certifications on: Shock and vibration resistance (EN 61373:1999, IEC 61373:1999) Railway applications (EN 50155) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EN 61000)

Application:

Bus Wi-Fi - Customize Captive Portal & Fleet Managment

Bus Wi-Fi - Customize Captive Portal & Fleet Managment

First Responders – Fast and Reliable Mobile Networking

First Responders – Fast and Reliable Mobile Networking

Specifications:


Software

  • Pepwave MAX Firmware

WAN

  • Support for PPPoE, Static IP, DHCP
  • WAN Link Health Check
  • Bandwidth Allowance Monitor
  • Support for Dynamic DNS services
  • WAN Port Convertible into LAN Port

LAN

  • DHCP Server for LAN Clients
  • Extended DHCP Option
  • DHCP Reservation
  • DNS Proxy for LAN Clients
  • VLAN on LAN Support

Networking

  • NAT and IP Forwarding
  • Static Routes
  • Port Forwarding
  • Many to One, One to One NAT
  • NAT Pool
  • SIP ALG, H.323 ALG
  • UPnP, NAT-PMP

Security

  • Stateful Firewall
  • DoS Prevention
  • Web Blocking

Complete VPN Solution

  • PepVPN/SpeedFusion Hot Failover
    • Site-to-Site VPN
    • Hot Failover
    • 256-bit AES Encryption
    • Pre-shared Key Authentication
    • Dynamic Routing
    • X.509 Certificate Support 1
  • IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network) 2
    • X.509 Certificate Support 1

Captive Portal Support

  • Support for Wired and Wireless LAN clients
  • Support RADIUS Authentication
  • Time and Usage Quotas on Open Access Mode
  • Built-in Customizable Splash Page

Advanced QoS

  • Individual Bandwidth Limit
  • Application Prioritization
    • SIP, HTTPS, VPN QoS
    • Custom Application QoS

Global Positioning System

  • Integrated GPS
  • Device Location Map
  • Location Tracking Data
  • Fleet Management with InControl 2

Device Management

  • Web Administrative Interface
  • Command Line Interface
  • InControl Cloud Management
  • Email Notification
  • Active Client and Session Lists
  • Bandwidth Usage Statistics
  • Syslog Service
  • SNMP v1, v2c and v3

Package Content

  • MAX BR1
    • MAX BR1
    • 12V2A Power Supply
    • 1x 5dBi Wi-Fi Antenna
    • 1x GPS Antenna
    • 2x 2dBi 4G LTE Antennas (4G LTE)
    • 1x 3dBi 3G Magnetic Antenna (3G)

1Feature is available as an upgrade.
2 IPsec VPN supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink, or Pepwave devices.

MAX BR1 Specifications

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model Comparison:


Model MAX BR1 MAX BR1 MK2 MAX BR1 MINI MAX BR1 M2M MAX BR1 SLIM MAX BR1 ENT MAX BR1 PRO MAX HOTSPOT
Product Code BR1-LTE/
BR1-LTEA
BR1-MK2-LTE/
BR1-MK2-LTEA
BR1-MINI-LTE/
BR1-MINI-LTEA
BR1-M2M BR1-SLIM-LTE BR1-ENT-LTE/
BR1-ENT-LTEA
BR1-PRO-LTE/
BR1-PRO-LTEA
MAX-HSP
Ethernet WAN Ports 1 (FE) 1 (GE) 1 (FE) # 1 (FE) 1 (FE) 1 (GE) 1 (GE) 1 (GE)
Ethernet LAN Ports 2 (FE) 1 (GE) 1-2 (FE) 1 (FE) 1 (FE) 2 (GE) 4 (GE) 1 (GE)
Embedded 4G LTE/3G 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cellular Modem @ LTE / LTE-A LTE / LTE-A LTE / LTE-A LTE LTE LTE / LTE-A LTE / LTE-A LTE / LTE-A
SIM Card Size Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF) Mini-SIM (2FF)
Redundant SIM Slots Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
USB WAN Modem Port No No No No No 1 No No
Wi-Fi WAN1 Yes Yes Yes # No Yes No Yes Yes
Wi-Fi AP1 Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Maximum number of SSID 16 16 16 N/A 16 No 16 16
Transmit Power (2.4GHz) 25dBm 24dBm 24dBm No 25dBm No 26dBm 25dBm /
17dBm (CE)
Transmit Power (5GHz) No 17dBm No No No No 25dBm 23dBm
Recommended Users2 1-60 1-60 1-60 M2M 1-60 25-100 1-60 1-60
Router Throughput3 100Mbps 100Mbps 100Mbps 100Mbps 100Mbps 300Mbps 120Mbps 100Mbps
Core Functionality
802.1q VLANs Supported 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Drop-In Mode Yes # Yes # Yes # Yes # Yes # Yes # Yes # No
High Availability Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
IP Passthrough Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WAN as LAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Blocking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Filtering Blacklist Lite Lite Lite Lite Lite Lite Lite Lite
VPN Functionality
PepVPN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SpeedFusion Hot Failover Yes Yes Yes # Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SpeedFusion WAN Smoothing Yes Yes Yes # No Yes Yes Yes No
SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding No No No No No No No No
Number of PepVPN SpeedFusion Peers 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5 ! 2/5/20 - 2/5 ! 2
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput (No Encryption) 40Mbps 40Mbps 40Mbps 40Mbps 40Mbps 100Mbps 40Mbps 40Mbps
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput (256-bit AES) 20Mbps 20Mbps 20Mbps 20Mbps 20Mbps 60Mbps 20Mbps 20Mbps
Central Management
InControl Cloud Management Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GPS Fleet Management Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Hardware Features
Enclosure Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal IP50 Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal Plenum-rated, Indoor Plastic
PoE Output No No No No No 802.3af PoE Output * No No
Terminal Block Power Connector for
Mobile/Vehicular Deployment
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions
(Height x Width x Depth)
4.1 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches
105 x 110 x 30 mm
1.6 x 5.8 x 5.0 inches
40 x 147 x 128 mm
4.1 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches
105 x 110 x 30 mm
4.8 x 3.8 x 1.1 inches
120 x 97 x 26mm
4.8 x 3.8 x 1.1 inches
120 x 97 x 26mm
1.6 x 5.8 x 5.0 inches
40 x 147 x 128 mm
1.6 x 10.2 x 5.6 inches
40 x 260 x 143 mm
6.8 (diameter) x 1.5 inches
173 (diameter) x 38 mm
Weight 0.54 pounds
244 grams
0.96 pounds
435 grams
0.54 pounds
244 grams
0.8 pound
350 grams
0.8 pound
350 grams
0.96 pounds
435 grams
2.65 pounds
1.2 kg
0.89 pounds
405 grams
Operations
AC Adapter AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
No AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
AC Input 100V – 240V
DC Output 12V, 3A
No
Power Input DC 12V-30V 2A DC 10V-30V 2A DC 12V – 28V 2A DC 10V-30V, 2A Micro USB 5V 2A DC 10V-56V 2A DC 12-28 V PoE: 802.3at
Terminal Block No DC 10V-30V 2A No DC 10V-30V, 2A DC 12V-24V 2A DC 10V-56V 2A DC 12-28 V, 2A No
Power Consumption Max.: 12W Max.: 16W, Typical: 11W, Min.: 8W Max.: 12W Max.: 10W, Typical: 8.5W, Min.: 6W Max.: 10W, Typical: 8.5W, Min.: 6W Max.: 16W, Typical: 11W, Min.: 8W Max.: 25W Max.:18W
Operating Temperature -40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 131°F
-40° – 55°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-40° – 149°F
-40° – 65°C
-5° – 113°F
-5° – 45°C
Humidity 15% – 95% (non-condensing)
Certifications
FCC, CE, RoHS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Certifications – Motor Vehicle
E-Mark Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Certifications – Rolling Stock
EN 61373 Shock and Vibration Resistance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
EN 50155
Railway Applications – Electronic
Equipment used on Rolling Stock
Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No
EN 61000
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty

[1] The frequency range for 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi is 2412−2472 MHz.
[2] Recommendation for sizing purposes only. No software restrictions applied.
[3] Router Throughput is valid only for currently shipping devices running Firmware 7.0.1 or later. Router Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments.
^ Certifications pending.
* Optional PoE Activation Kit is required to activate 802.3af PoE Output.
! 2 PepVPN Peers are enabled by default. Can be increased to 5 Peers using license PVN-LC-05.
~ 2 PepVPN Peers are enabled by default. Can be increased to 5 Peers using license PVN-LC-05 or to 20 Peers using license MAX-HD-020-SPF.
# Sold Separately.
@ LTE-A option: 300Mbs / 50Mbs available. (LTE option: 100Mbs / 50Mbs)

Documentation:

Download the Pepwave MAX BR1 Cellular Router Datasheet (PDF).

Download the Pepwave MAX Full Comparison Chart (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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MAX BR1 Advanced Feature Pack
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Peplink SmartCare
1-Year SmartCare for MAX BR1 LTE
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3-Year SmartCare for MAX BR1 LTE
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Warranty
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Frontier Care
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1-Year Warranty
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1-Year Frontier Care
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3-Year Frontier Care
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