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30/06/2014

Huawei E5730 – 42Mbps MiFi Router with LAN Connector

If you had read our blogs about introducing the Huawei E5730, you may get to know some features of Huawei E5730. The new Huawei E5730 MiFi router is not an ordinary mobile hotspot: the device has a LAN port and a 5200 mAh battery besides mobile hotspots. On one hand, the E5730s hotspot can thus be used for devices that do not have Wi-Fi feature, on the other hand users have also a mobile battery ("Power Bank") the same time. Then users can charge the smartphones, tablets when the power is around off.  However, the small pocket router Huawei E5730 is not perfect, because it can’t support the LTE frequency bands.

 

     

DC-HSPA+ up to 42 Mbit/s

 

Inside the Huawei E5730, a Huawei subsidiary HiSilicon modem is inserted, which allows speeds of up to 42.2 Mbit/s in the downlink and 5.76 Mbit/s in the uplink. However, these are gross data rates, the real values can’t reach this speeds. Under a little congested UMTS cell, the top speed may achieve about 30Mbit/s. Another important feature of Huawei E5730 is that a maximum of 10 wireless devices to the router can be connected simultaneously. Since UMTS is supported only on the frequency bands around 900 and 2100 megahertz, you’d better to use the Huawei E5730 in Europe, even though it can use in other areas, but usually limited in America. What’s more, the slow quad-band GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) is supported. Unfortunately, unlike the predecessors Huawei E587 and E5756, there is no connector for an external antenna in Huawei E5730, so the transmission power cannot be improved if the signal is weak.

 

A special feature of the Huawei E5730 provides a LAN and a USB port.

 

Easy charging other devices

 

Another special feature is the full-size USB port on the side of the Huawei E5730 next to the LAN port. This allows easy charging of other devices such as smart phones via the integrated 5200 mAh battery in the E5730.The output is 5V/2A, so that almost all mobile companions should be easily charged. Of course you can use hotspot runtime for much longer time based on the strong battery in Huawei E5730, because with a fully charged, Huawei E5730s can provides an operating time of at least 16 hours according to the manufacturer!  

 

The operation of Huawei E5730 is via a web interface in the browser, which is connected to the router. Alternatively, an administration via Huawei Mobile WiFi app is also possible; this program is available for all devices with Apple iOS or Google Android operating system. The Huawei E5730 is now available in the color white and gold commercially without SIM lock on www.4gltemall.com . If you feel interested in this new mobile pocket router, welcome to check more details of it.  

26/06/2014

Vodafone K5150 4G Cat4 USB Stick

Since Vodafone had introduced the LTE-A technology, there must be wireless terminals to support the new technology. The new Vodafone K5150 Cat4 Surfstick is one of the LTE terminals. Vodafone K5150 can fully exploit its strengths in the new Vodafone category 4 networks. The Vodafone Surf Stick is a 4G LTE Cat4 150 Mbit/s USB key with the latest technology. The official name is Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB Stick K5150 or K5150H (H stands for Huawei).

 

 

 

Following the classic design, Vodafone K5150 USB Stick is in red and white color. The body of K5150 is looks like a bottle which is full of good wine. The K5150 is with hilink system, no installation is needed after it’s pluged to PC. Vodafone K5150 would automatically connect to wireless network through the SIM card. Vodafone K5150 is the ideal stick for people who travel a lot around the world.

 

 

Specifications of Vodafone K5150 / K5150H:  

* Manufacturer: Huawei

* Category 4 LTE modem with HiSilicon Balong 710 / chip Hi6920

* 4G Network: Supported LTE FDD frequencies 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz

* Maximum download up to 150 Mbit/s

* Maximum upload up to 50 Mbit/s

* 3G network: UMTS 900/2100MHz, Backwards compatible to 3G and 2G

* Maximum Download with DC-HSPA+ 42 Mbit/s

* Maximum upload with DC-HSPA+ 5.76 Mbit/s

* Supported GSM bands 850/900 /1800/ 1900 MHz

* Integrated LTE antenna, 2x TS-9 sockets for connection of LTE external antennas(Buy Vodafone K5150 Antenna)

* MicroSD memory card slot for cards up to 32 GB

* USB 2.0 High Speed connection

* Dimensions: 92mm x 32mm x 14mm

* Supported operating systems: - Microsoft ® Windows 8, Windows 7 ( SP1 ), Windows Vista ™ (SP2 ), Windows XP ( SP3) - Apple Mac Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel), 10.6, 10.7 or 10.8 - Linux Ubuntu 11.10/10.10/10.04 - openSUSE 11.4 / 11.3, Fedora 16/14 , Debian 6.0/5.0 , Mandriva 2010.2 , Red Flag 7.0.

 

 

How to use the Vodafone K5150 / K5150H 4G LTE Stick:  

1. First, pull the cover of the surf sticks and insert the SIM card

2. Important: If you have an older version of the Vodafone Mobile Broadband software onto your computer, then this software must be uninstalled. Then the computer must be rebooted.

3. The Vodafone Surf Stick plugs into the USB port of the computer. The VMB software will now install automatically. The VMB software starts automatically after installation. If a PIN is required, a window appears where you can enter it.

4. The LED of the Surfstick change from flashing to steady lighting. The Internet connection has been made.  

Lighting of the LED indicates the status of the wireless connection:

* LED flashes green: A GPRS network has been found, an Internet connection can be established

* LED is green: The Surf Stick is connected via GPRS to the Internet.

* LED flashes blue: A 3G network is found; an Internet connection can be established

* Lights up in blue: The Surf Stick is connected to the 3G network.

* LED lights light blue: The surf stick is connected to the Internet via 3G Broadband.

* LED is purple: A 4G LTE network has been found. The Vodafone dashboard software reports when connected to the 4G LTE network is present.  

 

Conclusion:  

 

With the Vodafone K5150 USB Stick you surf Vodafone 4G Cat4 network in the multiple cities with up to 150 Mbit/s Germany. Here now we can offer Unlocked Vodafone K5150, which would work with in almost all the European and Asia countries. Vodafone K5150 LTE stick is also backwards compatible with 3G network and 2G network.

24/06/2014

O2 Surfstick LTE 4G – ZTE MF821D

With the O2 Surf Stick 4G LTE you can surf with any standard notebook rapidly in LTE Network. The O2 Surfstick 4G LTE is a new 4G USB Stick from ZTE and model number is ZTE MF821D. The body is bigger than the O2 MF823. The O2 Surf Stick 4G LTE is characterized by the following properties:

 

* Simple Surf Stick installation

* plug and play

* Supports all German LTE standards and is backward compatible with 3G ( UMTS) and 2G ( GSM) standards.

* SIM card unlocked for all the network provides in Europe  

 

And below the features are also important for users:

* Installation software is integrated into the surf stick

* With MicroSD memory card up to 32 GB is the o2 Surf Stick 4G LTE is Surfstick

* ZTE MF821D can also be used as a USB data stick

* Mobile access for the notebook to e-mail and Internet

* Usable by rotating USB connector

* SMS support and Phone book function  

 

Requirements for operating an o2 Surf Stick 4G LTE :

* LTE network Available

* LTE tariff    

 

O2 Surf Stick 4G LTE Specifications:  

* LTE category 3 USB Dongle

* Manufacturer: ZTE

* Manufacturer description: ZTE Surfstick LTE 4G MF821D

* Processor: Qualcomm MDM9200

* Surfing LTE with download up to 100Mbit/s

* Surfing DC-HSPA+ with download up to 42.2 Mbit/s

* Supports the following networks:

- GSM: 900/1800 MHz

- GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

- UMTS/HSUPA/HSDPA: 900/2100MHz

- LTE : 800/1800/2600 MHz

* Modern and compact design with rotating in 2 axis USB connector

* Auto Install Connection Manager (plug & play)

* HSUPA, HSDPA and UMTS for use in all 2100 MHz networks

* Quad-band EDGE and GPRS for use in all 850/900/1800/1900 MHz networks

* HSUPA connections with download up to 7.2 Mbit/s and upload up to 5.76 Mbit/s

* HSDPA connections with download up to 3.6 Mbit/s and upload up to 384 kbit/s

* EDGE connections up to 247 kbit/s downstream and up to 120 kbit/s in the uplink.

* SMS Support

* SIM card Size: Mini-SIM (Normal)

* VPN Layer 3 protocol (including GRE & IPSEC)

* Phonebook

* External antenna: Yes, 2 connectors (TS-9)

* Operating temp. -10 To +45 ° C

* Storage temp. -40 To +80 ° C

* Max. Power consumption: 3.5W  

 

We found there are two 4g external antenna connectors in the O2 Surfstick 4G LTE, the connectors are TS-9 and you can buy the antenna from 4gltemall.com , below is the image of the antenna for reference.