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02/10/2013

HUAWEI E372 42Mbps USB Stick Work with Netgear MBRN3000

T-Mobile E372(Huawei) is sold under the name WEB 'N' WALK STICK BUSINESS II and it’s SIM card free without lock in Germany version. The Dual Carrier HSPA+ Huawei E372 reaches up to 42Mbit/s (according to manufacturer). The dual cell HSPA+ could support double speed than single HSPA+ network connection.

 

Huawei E372 with the Netgear MBRN3000 Router - but not with T-Mobile firmware

 

If you Plug the Huawei E372 to the router MBRN3000, it will not be recognized. The reason is the special T-Mobile firmware. In order to be able to run the E372 stick with the Netgear MBRN3000, user need a neutral firmware. This could be obtained free of charge on the Internet.


Instructions to play the firmware(User need 2 steps to play the firmware):

  • A. The current version firmware for the stick to find on dc-files.com
  • B. Flash code generator for Huawei (v4mpire_unlocker, simply v4mpire_unlocker in Google search)

 

First, you create the Flash code v4mpire_unlocker with the program. You start this program and return the IMEI number of a stick. The IMEI number can be found in the T-Mobile Connection Manager, or lay the stick in packing. Then click on Calculate the code. 

 

Now the flashing is: Code displayed. We record this or copy it. Then you start the firmware exe from dc-files.com. Shortly thereafter, we will post flash demand code we created before. Just enter the code and the stick gets filled with the new firmware. The whole takes a few minutes. Now you can plug the stick into the Netgear MBRN3000 and let run through the setup wizard. The stick is found and installed.

 

However, we have found that with the Netgear MBRN3000 loses about 40% of performance. When HUAWEI E372 stick connects to the PC directly, the speed of up to 24Mbps can be reached, but with the Netgear MBRN3000 router, only 16 Mbps can be achieved. Apparently the Netgear MBRN3000 is not designed for Dual Carrier HSPA+ and can’t not get sufficient power for such high bandwidths. The HUAWEI E372 stick also works with all providers in Austria because it is not locked to T-Mobile. It’s SIM card free and support 3G UMTS/DC-HSPA+ Qual-bands.  

30/09/2013

Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router

 

Vodafone B2000 is the direct successor to the B1000 LTE Router from Vodafone. This new 4G wireless gateway for housing is from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. Someone may the B2000 looks similar to LTE CPE B593, but more specifically, it is just the Huawei B593 in Vodafone logo. Below we could see the key features and specifications of Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router.        

Features and characteristics of B2000 Vodafone LTE Router

Manufacturer and type designation B2000 (Huawei B593u-12)
Download Speed up to 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed Up to 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE Band 7/20 (800/2600MHz)
backward compatible with: HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS (900, 2100 MHz), GSM
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna Yes, 2 SMA female
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) Router
Telephony
With integrated telephone system yes
Port for ISDN phones ?
Connection for analog phones yes, 2xRJ11
DECT ?
integrator answering machine -
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports 4 LAN ports (RJ45)
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b / g for up to 32 users
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA, WPA2
USB Yes, USB 2.0
Information material
Manual Vodafone B2000 User Manual (PDF)
Available since ... since April 2012 on Vodafone
Read Review B2000 Review
the provider side Vodafone

   


B2000 = Huawei B593  

 

 

Following the Vodafone B1000, B2000 is with improved hardware based on support from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The appearance of B2000 looks like the " Speedbox LTE "by Telekom, they are both from the original model Huawei B593u-12. With the demand from the operator, they adapted to the design for the respective mobile provider and logo. Thus, the B2000 from Vodafone comes in a white gown, while Telekom is focusing on noble black.  

 

   


More power with LTE  

 

 

First, the positive features with improved LTE attract eyes. While the B1000 "only" supported up to 50 Mbit/s, the B2000 now offers full support of up to 100 Mbps download speed and 50 Mbps upload transmission. The data is based on perfect network reception conditions. Huawei has also broadened the network support on Vodafone B2000. Instead of only on the LTE800 band, the B2000 can now also be used for LTE 2.6GHz (1.8 GHz would possibly be available after later firmware update). With backward compatible with 3G or 2G networks, when LTE is not available, it switches to HSPA, UMST, GSM or necessary. But for the B1000, this feature was not yet operational. Two external antennas can be connected via SMA connector to B2000 in case that the local reception conditions are not sufficient. A new feature is the telephone support, which is not supported by B1000.    


Telephone and WLAN  


Vodafone B2000 is the first time to bring telephones connection. If using B1000 Router, you had to combine with a DSL router to set up an LTE phone system or analog. B2000 LTE Router also supports VOIP, there are 2 RJ11 telephone interface. Local wireless networks can now be operated with the contemporary 802.11n WLAN standard with the B2000. That means up to 300 Mbps transfer rate could make true. Unfortunately, B2000 Router is lack of support the 5GHz band, but WEP encryption, WPA and WPA2 and 4 LAN Ports are available.   Now you can get the Vodafone B2000 4G LTE Router from www.4gltemall.com .

26/09/2013

Vodafone R210 4G Mobile Hotspot LTE Router

Vodafone R210 is a new 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot which to support most of the European LTE network. With the LTE connection, users can enjoy the same advantages of stationary routers. By mid 2012, there were few models that could support LTE networks. Vodafone now offers the R210 for the first time and all common frequency bands in Germany could be supported. Below are the key features and specifications of Vodafone R210 4G LTE Router.   Vodafone R210 4G Mobile Hotspot 

Features and Characteristics of Vodafone R210

Manufacturer and type designation Huawei R210 LTE Mobile Wi-Fi
Download Speed 100 Mbit/s
Upload Speed 50 Mbit/s
Supported LTE bands: LTE Band 3/7/20 (800/1800/2600MHz)
other compatible standards UMTS 900 and 2100 MHz, EDGE, GPRS (2G)
MIMO Support: MIMO 2x2
Connector for external antenna One TS9 Connector
Category: LTE Category 3 (3GPP Release 8) hotspot
Networking | LAN & WLAN
LAN ports No, only wireless
WLAN standards Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
5 GHz Wi-Fi support no
Coding WEP, WPA/WPA2
USB 2x USB 2.0
Integrated battery 3000mAh
Dimensions (H | D | B) & Weight 113 x 62 x 13.5 mm at 140 grams
Information material
Review Vodafone R210 Review

    The Vodafone R210 is from the Chinese supplier HUAWEI, and is customized from the model HUAWEI E589. The R210 should be a god partner for business trips. If you put his SIM card in the device, it allows up to 10 other Wi-Fi devices access 4G (LTE) network. This device could be be tablets, laptops or smartphones. The R210 router supports all three relevant LTE bands at 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz. Of course, there is a "fall-back" option. In other words, if LTE is not available locally, the R210 would automatically switch to the next best available network. To optimize the reception, an external antenna can be connected via TS9 connector. The Vodafone R210 is identical with the Huawei E589, except that Vodafone logo emblazoned on the front. It’s a pity they has only one external antenna connector.     As you can see from the picture, the R210 offers operator information via a small display. The display also provides information about the current signal strength, network technology used (eg LTE) and the battery status. And you don’t need worry about the battery supply, it’s has total capacity of 3000 mAh, which is even larger than most smartphones.     What’s more, the R210 is unlimited to Vodafone 4G LTE network, so if you other SIM which works on Band 3/7/20 or single one of them, the Vodafone R210 will also work well without any trouble. Since band 3/7/20 are the most common 4G Frequency bands in Europe, the HUAWEI R210 support almost all the LTE network and 3G UMTS networks in Europe. So HUAWEI R210 is one of the best potable 4G Router to surf and take around.