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Quick Start Guide
Wireless Setup using a Mobile Broadband
Wired Connection using Cable/DSL Internet Service
(cellular) Data Card
Connect power and insert one end of your Ethernet cable to the WAN port. Insert the other end of
the Ethernet cable into your Internet service provider's modem. It may take a minute or two for the
Connect Power Supply and insert ExpressCard or USB modem/s.*
MBR1000 to initialize. Open your web browser. You can now access the Internet.
Then establish a wireless internet connection as shown below.
Note: CradlePoint recommends that WiFi security be setup at this point.
See the "Setting WiFi security on your CradlePoint Router" section of this guide.
Internet Service (ISP)
*Only one Mobile Broadband Card is required to operate the MBR1000 as a wireless network in this setup.
Mobile Broadband Card not included. See your Mobile Broadband Service Provider for details.
Establishing a Wireless Internet Connection
I dentify the MBR1000
find connection starting with "MBR"
Open your computer's WIRELESS
NETWORK CONNECTION to associate
with the router's Wireless Access Point.
This is typically completed by opening
VIEW AVAILABLE NETWORKS
window. After you have highlighted the
MBR-xxx, click CONNECT.
Open CONNECT TO A NETWORK by
clicking the Start button, and then
click CONNECT TO. You'll see a list
of the wireless networks currently
available. Click on the MBR-xxx
network, and then click CONNECT.
Open your wireless connection list
by clicking the AIRPORT wireless
icon on your menu bar. Click the
LED Status Lights
Signifies the MBR1000 has power.
Signifies that the WiFi radio of the router is "On".
Blinking indicates traffic.
Signifies that a connection is made on
Indicates that recognizable cellular device is
2) Connect To the Internet
respective LAN port. Blinking indicates
connected to the router.
traffic over the port.
Red No Connection is being Attempted
1) Using either a Windows or Mac platform, open a
Device not Recognized or Supported
Signifies that connection is made on the WAN
browser window. A default CradlePoint page will
Orange (Blinking) Modem is Dialing
port. Blinking indicates traffic over the port.
appear asking for a password.
Orange (Solid) Modem is Recognized
The WAN port will turn on even if plugged into a computer. It is for Internet
2) The password is the last six digits of the MAC
connections only i.e. DSL/Cable modems.
Green (Blinking) Modem is Negotiating
address shown on the box label and on the
Stands for "WiFi Protected Setup." When you
bottom of the router. This is a unique number
Green (Solid) Modem is Connected
push it, the router goes into setup mode for 90
identifying your router.
This is the 4th SGNL indicator LED while
seconds; in which time, it looks for other WPS
3) Once you have correctly entered your password,
devices that are also in setup mode. When
the router is in SGNL mode. While in SGNL
click "OK". You can now access the Internet.
they find each other, they setup WPA-Personal
mode, WPS, WLAN,
and MDM are used to
Security between the 2 WiFi devices.
indicate the other 3 SGNL bars.
Note: CradlePoint recommends that WiFi security
Note: While in SGNL mode, you are still able to enter WPS mode, but the WPS LED
be setup at this point. See the "Setting WiFi security
will not be used. Also, if you enter SGNL mode while in WPS mode, WPS will continue
Indicates the router is in Signal Mode.
on your CradlePoint Router" section of this guide.
normally but the WPS LED will not be used.