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MBR1400 Series
Mission-Critical Broadband Router
with Integrated Business Modem
Setup Guide

Summary of Contents

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    MBR1400 Series Mission-Critical Broadband Router with Integrated Business Modem Setup Guide...

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    MBR1400 - Mission-Critical Broadband Router P A C K A G E I n C l u d E s MBR1400 Router (Wireless N Gigabit) Integrated Business-Grade Modem (Optional) WiFi Antennas (3x) Modem Antennas (2x optional) Wall Power Adapter (12v DC) Ethernet Cable (5-feet) MBR1400 Series Mounting Hardware (1x)

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    MBR1400 - Mission-Critical Broadband Router The CradlePoint Mission-Critical Broadband Router (MBR1400) is built to provide an instant network connection from high-speed broadband data modems to your network. C O n n E C T Integrated Business-Grade Modem, USB or ExpressCard...

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    WiFi Networking with the MBR1400 The MBR1400 is compatible with all major corporate network environments like Cisco, Juniper, SonicWall, and others. It also fully supports all 802.11 a/b/g/n client adapters for WiFi networking. Our web-based configuration and status tool supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X, and most of the Linux distributions - allowing you to manage the router in common environments.

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    Ports and Features of the Router ( left side ) Modem Port Power 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports (USB 2.0) Switch and Port (Configurable LAN or WAN) Reset WiFi Antenna Connector WiFi Antenna Connector WiFi Antenna Connector (Reverse SMA) (Reverse SMA) (Reverse SMA)

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    Ports and Features of the Router ( right side ) Note: may be covered Modem Security Tab Slot Modem Security Tab Slot by Integrated Business- ExpressCard Lock ExpressCard Lock Grade Modem WiFi Modem Port Modem Port On/Off (USB 2.0) (USB 2.0) Modem Slot Modem Slot (ExpressCard)

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    SIM Card Installation (LTE version only) Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 1. Disconnect the modem from the router by pulling from side to side. If you experience difficulty, apply slight pressure to the back of the device to facilitate separation.

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    1. Connect the Router to a Modem / Data Source. Keep the router in the OFF position until the modem is securely connected. Connect a CradlePoint Business-Grade Modem, or a supported USB or ExpressCard modem to the router in their appropriate port or slot.

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    Getting Started (continued) CradlePoint MBR1400 (Slickrock) PRODU 4. Connect to a Computer or other Network Equipment. In order to access the MBR1400, establish a connection to the router. Connect wirelessly to the WiFi broadcast, or with an Ethernet cable connected to your computer and then plugged into one of the Orange Ethernet ports.

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    4) If you choose, you can change the router’s dEFAulT AdMInIsTRATOR PAssWORd. Then, select your TIME ZOnE. Click nEXT. 5) CradlePoint recommends you customize your WiFi network name. Type in your personalized network name here. You can also enable the Guest Network feature (see description on page 15).

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    First Time Setup Wizard Choose the WIFI sECuRITY MOdE that best fits your needs: POOR for WEP, GOOd for WPA1/WPA2 or BEsT for WPA2. Make sure your PC or other devices support the mode you choose. Choose a personalized WPA PAssWORd or WEP KEY. This password will be used to reconnect devices to the router’s WiFi broadcast once the security settings have been saved.

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    WiFi security. Blinking Blue = WPS setting is in progress. Solid Blue = WPS is active. CradlePoint recommends using WPA2 WiFi Security. WAN CONNECTION Indicates information about a data source connected to the WAN port (Blue Ethernet port).

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    USB MODEMS Indicates the status of any USB or Business-Grade modems connected to the MBR1400. A connected CradlePoint Business Grade Modem LED information will be shown on LED #1 or #2. Green = Modem has established an active connection. Blinking Green = Modem is connecting.

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    Features of the MBR1400 The CradlePoint MBR1400 is a business-grade router specifically designed for retail locations and small/branch offices. Optimized for performance, reliability, and maximum WiFi range, the MBR1400 has access to a cloud- based tool called WiPipe Central, for group-based configuration, management, and monitoring of remotely deployed routers.

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    Features of the MBR1400 (continued) Network Failover Support When multiple Internet sources (4G, 3G, DSL, Cable, T1, modems) are connected to the MBR1400, it can automatically detect an Internet outage and “failover” to a secondary connection and “failback” when the primary data service returns.

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    Features of the MBR1400 (continued) WiFi Networks The MBR1400 can make four WiFi networks on either the 2.4GHz or 5GHz band. Secured SSIDs are used for your trusted workgroup members. Guest (public) SSIDs can provide full, secure access to the Internet - but users are restricted from accessing the router administration console or any connected devices on the private network.

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    Demo NOTE: This account is tied to 15 dedicated routers at CradlePoint Headquarters. The routers and account are live – you may view connection status, update firmware, and change the configuration settings. The routers and management account are reset nightly to original settings.

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    Integrated Business-Grade Modem The CradlePoint series of Business-Grade Modems provides the highest level of data throughput at the same location as a standard USB modem. CradlePoint optimizes and intelligently manages the co-existence between the wireless broadband signal and the WiFi broadcast of the router, creating a fast, wide-range, truly business-class, modem-based instant network.

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    Antenna Positioning with Business Grade Modem CradlePoint recommends the following antenna positioning for best performance. Verizon: MBR1400LE-VZ (LTE/EVDO), MBR1400E-VZ (EVDO) Sprint: MBR1400W-SP (WiMAX), MBR1400E-SP (EVDO) WiFi When connecting the provided antennas, review the connection points. WiFi antennas have flat circular bases.

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