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COR IBR9x0 Series Manual: Intro

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Package Contents


  • Ruggedized router with integrated business-class 3G/4G modem; includes integrated mounting plate
  • Quick Start Guide with warranty information
  • External 3G/4G mobile broadband modem antennas (2) (SMA), finger tighten only
  • External WiFi antennas (2) reverse SMA*, < 5 dBi gain, finger tighten only
  • 12 V / 2 A power supply w/ locking connector; DC GPIO/power cable available
  • Extra SIM door screws (2)

NOTE: -NPS SKU comes with no antennas or power supply, and includes a 2-meter locking power and GPIO cable (direct wire).

*IBR900 only

System Requirements


  • At least one Internet source: a Cradlepoint integrated 3G/4G modem with an active data plan, an Ethernet-based modem, or WiFi as WAN
  • Windows 2000/XP/7/8, Mac OS X, or Linux computer (with WiFi adapter – 802.11n recommended – for WiFi functionality).
  • Internet Explorer v6.0 or higher, Firefox v2.0 or higher, Safari v1.0 or higher.

Specifications


WAN:

  • Dual-modem capable with optional COR Extensibility Dock
  • Integrated LP6 Category 6 LTE Advanced LTE modem (with DC-HSPA+ failover)
  • Two LAN/WAN switchable 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports – one default WAN (cable/DSL/T1/satellite/Metro Ethernet)
  • WiFi as WAN, Metro WiFi; 2×2 MIMO “N” 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz; 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2 (IBR900 only)

LAN:

  • Dual-band dual-concurrent WiFi; 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2 (IBR900 only)
  • Two LAN/WAN switchable 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports – one default LAN
  • Serial console support for out-of-band management of a connected device

PORTS:

  • Power
  • 2-wire GPIO
  • Add more GPIO ports with optional 9-wire GPIO cable or COR Extensibility Dock (see Accessories section below)
  • USB 2.0
  • Two Ethernet LAN/WAN
  • Two cellular antenna connectors (SMA)
  • One active GPS antenna connector (SMA)
  • Two WiFi antenna connectors (R-SMA)
  • 15-pin dock port for COR Extensibiliity Dock or 9-wire GPIO cable

TEMPERATURE:

  • -30 °C to 70 °C (-22 °F to 158 °F) operating

HUMIDITY (non-condensing):

  • 5% to 95% operating
  • 5% to 95% storage

POWER:

  • DC input steady state voltage range: 9–33 VDC (requires inline fuse for vehicle installations)
    • For 9–24 VDC installations, use a 3 A fuse
    • For > 24 VDC installations, use a 2.5 A fuse
  • Reverse polarity and transient voltage protection per ISO 7637-2
  • Ignition sensing (automatic ON and time-delay OFF)
  • Power consumption:
    • Idle: 4 W
    • WiFi Tx/Rx: 9 W
    • LTE Tx/Tx: 6.25 W
    • 12 VDC / 2 A adapter recommended

WIFI POWER:

  • 2.4 GHz: 18 dBm conducted
  • 5 GHz VHT20: 17.5 dBm conducted
  • 5 GHz VHT40: 17 dBm conducted
  • 5 GHz VHT80: 16.5 dBm conducted

SIZE: 4.6 × 4.5 × 1.2 in (118 × 113.5 × 29.3 mm)

WEIGHT: 14 oz (400 g)

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • FCC, CE, IC
  • AS, NZS, SGP (IMDA)
  • WiFi Alliance (IBR900 only) – 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2 certified
  • Safety: UL/CUL, CB Scheme, EN60950-1
  • Shock/Vibration/Humidity: compliant with MIL STD 810G and SAEJ1455
  • Ingress Protection: compliant with IP54 (includes protection from dust and splashing water)
  • Materials: WEEE, RoHS, RoHS-2, California Prop 65
  • Vehicle: E-Mark, compliant with ISO 7637-2
  • Telecom: PTCRB/CTIA, GCF-CC
  • Regulatory Models: S5A643A, S5A644A, S5A648A, S5A701A, S5A706A

GPS

  • GPS Protocols: TAIP and NMEA 0183 V3.0
  • Satellite channels: Maximum 40 channels, simultaneous tracking
  • Concurrent standalone GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo
  • 1 Hz refresh rate
  • Accuracy:
    • < 2 m: 50%
    • < 5 m: 90%
    • Horizontal: < 2 m (50%); < 5 m (90%)
    • Altitude: < 4 m (50%); < 8 m (90%)
    • Velocity: < 0.2 m/s
  • Acquisition (measured with signal strength: -135 dBm):
    • Hot start: 1 second
    • arm start: 29 seconds
    • Cold start: 32 seconds
  • Sensitivity
    • Tracking: -160 dBm (tracking sensitivity is the lowest GNSS signal level for which the device can still detect an in-view satellite 50% of the time when in sequential tracking mode)
  • Acquisition (standalone): -145 dBm (acquisition sensitivity is the lowest GNSS signal level for which the device can still detect an in-view satellite 50% of the time)
  • Operational limits: altitude <6000 m or velocity <100 m/s (either limit may be exceeded, but not both)

Feature Details

WAN

  • Dual-modem capable with optional COR Extensibility Dock
  • LP6: LTE Advanced LTE/HSPA+ (SIM-based Auto-Carrier Selection for all North American and European carriers)
  • WiFi as WAN¹, with WPA2 Enterprise Authentication for WiFi-as-WAN³
  • Failover/Failback
  • Load Balancing
  • Advanced Modem Failure Check
  • WAN Port Speed Control
  • WAN/LAN Affinity
  • IP Passthrough
  • Standby

LAN

  • VLAN 802.1Q
  • DHCP Server, Client, Relay
  • DNS and DNS Proxy
  • DynDNS
  • UPnP
  • DMZ
  • Multicast/Multicast Proxy
  • QoS (DSCP and Priority Queuing)
  • MAC Address Filtering

WIFI(1)

  • Dual-Band Dual-Concurrent
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2
  • MU-MIMO and 256 QAM support
  • Up to 128 connected devices (64 per radio – 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
  • Multiple SSIDs: 2 per radio (4 total)
  • WPA2 Enterprise (WiFi)
  • Hotspot/Captive Portal
  • SSID-based Priority
  • Client Mode for faster data offload

MANAGEMENT

  • Cradlepoint Enterprise Cloud Manager(2)
  • Web UI, API, CLI
  • Active GPS support on all models
  • Data Usage Alerts (router and per client)
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (support)
  • Device Alerts
  • SNMP
  • SMS control
  • Serial Redirector
  • Auto APN Recovery
  • Syslog

VPN AND ROUTING

  • IPsec Tunnel – up to five concurrent sessions
  • L2TP(3)
  • GRE Tunnel
  • OSPF/BGP/RIP(3)
  • Route Filters (Access Control Lists, Prefix Filters, Route Maps, Communities for BGP)
  • Per-Interface Routing
  • Routing Rules
  • Policy-based Routing
  • NAT-less Routing
  • Virtual Server/Port Forwarding
  • NEMO/DMNR(3)
  • IPv6
  • VRRP(3)
  • STP(3)
  • NHRP(3)
  • VTI Tunnel support
  • OpenVPN support
  • CP Secure VPN compatible
  • Serial PAD Mode

SECURITY

  • RADIUS and TACACS+ support*
  • 802.1x authentication for Ethernet
  • Zscaler integration(3)
  • Certificate support
  • ALGs
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • Advanced Security Mode (local user management only)
  • Per-Client Web Filtering
  • IP Filtering
  • Content Filtering (basic)
  • Website Filtering
  • Zone-Based Object Firewall with host address (IP or FQDN), port, and MAC address

*-Native support for authentication. Authorization and accounting support through hotspot/captive portal services.

CLOUD OPTIMIZED IP COMMUNICATIONS

Automated WAN Failover/Failback support WAN Affinity and QoS allow prioritization of VoIP services Advanced VPN connectivity options to HQ SIP ALG and NAT to allow VoIP and UC communications to traverse firewall MAC Address Filtering 802.1p/q for LAN QoS segmentation and treatment of VoIP on LAN Private Network support (wired and 4G WAN) Cloud-based management(2)

(1)– WiFi-related functions are only supported on IBR900 models (2) – Enterprise Cloud Manager requires a subscription (3) – Requires an Extended Enterprise License

Support and Warranty

CradleCare Support available in the US and Canada with technical support, software upgrades, and advanced hardware exchange: 1-, 3-, and 5-year options. Three-year limited hardware warranty available world-wide on IBR900/IBR950 series products when purchased from an approved Cradlepoint Partner or Distributor — extend warranty to 5 years.

Accessories

Cradlepoint offers several accessory options for extensibility, power and antennas:

Power

EXTENSIBILITY

  • COR Extensibility Dock (Part # 170700-000)
  • 9-wire power & GPIO cable (Part #170680-000)

POWER

  • Vehicle options
    • Vehicle locking power adapter for COR (Part # 170635-000)
    • Two meter locking power and GPIO cable (direct wire) (Part # 170585-000) – included by default on IBR900LP6-NANPS only
  • Power Supplies/Adapters
    • North America COR IBR900/IBR950 power supply (Part # 170716-000)
    • International power supply -includes adapters for US, EU, UK, AU (Part # 170717-000)
    • Barrel to 4-pin power adapter (Part # 170665-000)

ANTENNAS – 3G/4G Modem, WiFi, & GPS

  • 700 MHz – 2700 MHz Wide Band Directional Antenna (Yagi/LogPeriodic) Part #: 170588-000
  • 12” Mag-Mount Antenna with SMA Male Connector Part #: 170605-000
  • 4” Mini Mag-Mount Antenna with SMA Male Connector Part #: 170606-000
  • 2.4/5 GHz Dual-band Dual-concurrent WiFi Antenna Part #: 170628-000 (WiFi models only)
  • Universal 3G/4G/LTE Modem Antenna Part #: 170649-000
  • GPS Screw-Mount Antenna Part #: 170651-000
  • GPS Mag-Mount Antenna Part #: 170652-000
  • Multi-Band Omni-Directional Antenna Part #: 170668-000
  • Indoor/Outdoor Panel Patch Part #: 170669-000
  • Universal LTE/4G/3G / 2dBi/3dBi antenna with SMA connector for all AER, ARC, COR, and MC400 products (Part # 0704-001) Vehicle Antennas
  • 3-in-1 GPS & Modem Screw-Mount Part #: 170653-000
  • 3-in-1 Adhesive-Mount Antenna Part #: 170653-001
  • 5-in-1 GPS, Modem & WiFi Screw-mount Part #: 170654-000
  • Low Profile 5-in-1 MIMO LTE, MIMO WiFi (2.4/5 GHz), & GPS Screw Mount Antenna with 5 m Cables Part #: 170654-001

See the Cradlepoint antenna accessories page for more information about antennas. Also see the Antenna Ordering and Installation Guide, available as a PDF in the Resources section of antenna and router product pages.


Business-Grade Modem Specifications

COR IBR900/IBR950 LP6 models include an integrated LTE Advanced Category 6 4G LTE modem. The LP6 modems support SIM-Based Auto-Carrier selection so there is only one model for all of North America. Simply insert the SIM and wait for the router to automatically detect the SIM and establish a connection. The LTE bands certified for each carrier are listed below.

COR IBR900LP6-NA, COR IBR950LP6-NA, COR IBR900LP6-EU

Technology: LTE Advanced, HSPA+

Downlink Rates: LTE 300 Mbps, HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps

Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps

Frequency Bands:

  • LTE Bands 1-5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41
  • Verizon: 2, 4, 5, 13 (XLTE support w/carrier aggregation)
  • AT&T: 2, 4, 5, 12/17, 29, 30
  • Sprint: 25, 26, 41 (LTE Plus Support)
  • T-Mobile: 2, 4, 12 (T-Mobile Wideband LTE Support)

Carrier Aggregation:

  • 1+ 8
  • 2+ 2/5/12 (17 w/MFBI)/13/29
  • 3+ 7/20
  • 4+ 4/5/12 (17 w/MFBI)/13/29
  • 5+ 2/4/30
  • 7+ 3/7/20
  • 8+ 1
  • 12 (17 w/MFBI) + 2/4/30
  • 13+ 2/4
  • 20+ 3/7
  • 30+ 5/12 (17 w/MFBI)
  • 41+ 41

Fallback: WCDMA/DC-HSPA+ (42/5.76 Mbps): Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8

Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1

Antennas: two SMA male (plug), finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)

GPS: active GPS support

SMS: SMS support

Industry Standards & Certs: CE, FCC, GCF-CC, IC, PTCRB, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon

COR IBR900/IBR950LP5 models include an integrated LTE Advanced Category 6 4G LTE modem, and support Asia Pacific. The LP5 modems support SIM-Based Auto-Carrier selection. Simply insert the SIM and wait for the router to automatically detect the SIM and establish a connection.

COR IBR900LP5-AP, COR IBR950LP5-AP

Technology: FDD/TDD (Category 6) LTE Avanced, DC-HSPA+

Downlink Rates: LTE 300 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps

Uplink Rates: LTE 50 Mbps, DC-HSPA+ 5.76 Mbps

Frequency Bands:

  • LTE Bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 18, 19, 21, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • TD-SCDMA 39

Carrier Aggregation:

  • 1+ (8, 18, 19, 21)
  • 3+ (5, 7, 19, 28)
  • 7+ (5, 7, 28)
  • 19+ 21
  • 38+ 38
  • 39+ 39
  • 40+ 40
  • 41+ 41

Fallback: WCDMA/DC-HSPA+ (42/5.76 Mbps): Bands 1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19

Power: LTE: 23 dBm ± 1; DC-HSPA+: 23 dBm ± 1

Antennas: two SMA male (plug), finger tighten only (maximum torque spec is 7 kgf/cm2)

GPS: active GPS support

SMS: SMS support

Industry Standards & Certs: CE, GCF-CC, RC Australia, others pending

Hardware


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Ports & LEDs

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POWER/GPIO CONNECTOR – This connector has four pin slots: power, ground, input, and output.

Connector pinout – view into router (rear view of cable connector):

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PinDefinitionDetailsWire Color
1GroundBlack
2Power9–33 V DCRed
3Input3 V input high threshold (36 V tolerant)Orange
4Outputcapable of sinking 250 mABlue

 

LEDs


2031_img05.JPG – POWER The Cradlepoint IBR900/IBR950 must be powered using an approved 9-33 VDC power source.

  • Green = Powered ON.
  • No Light = Not receiving power. Check the power switch and the power source connection.
  • Yellow = Attention. Open the administration pages and check the router status.

2031_img06.JPGWiFi BROADCAST Indicates WiFi activity.

  • Green = On and operating normally.
  • Yellow = Attention.

2031_img07.JPG –GPS Indicates the status of GPS connection.

  • Blue = GPS locked.
  • Blinking Blue = Obtaining lock.
  • No Light = Off/no lock.

2031_img08.JPG – INTEGRATED MODEM Indicates the status of integrated modems.

  • Green = Modem has established active WAN connection.
  • Blinking Green = Modem is connecting.
  • Yellow = Modem not active.
  • Blinking Yellow = Data connection error.
  • Blinking Red = In process of resetting.
  • No Light = Modem not connected.

2031_img09.JPG – SIGNAL STRENGTH Blue LED bars indicate the active modem’s signal strength

  • 4 Solid Bars = Strongest signal.
  • 1 Blinking Bar = Weakest signal. (A blinking bar indicates half of a bar.)

ADDITIONAL LED INDICATIONS

  • Several different LEDs flash when the factory reset button is detected.
  • Two of the modem LEDs blink red in unison for 10 seconds when there is an error during firmware upgrade.

 
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