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Topic # 70314 21-Oct-2010 14:33 Send private message

Hi

Looking for a 3g Wireless router/AP that I can take with me on the train with my Telecom prepay sim in it.

I've heard of the Huawei e5838 - which has the necessary frequencies, and assume there might be some others.

Anyone know of others, and where I can get one from?  Devices for the vodafone network seem pretty commonplace but not xt.





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  Reply # 394625 22-Oct-2010 06:07 Send private message

I was looking to import a Novatel Mifi 2572 from US but the Netcomm MyZone available in Aus has now caught my attention
http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/3g-mobile-broadband/3g24w



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  Reply # 394671 22-Oct-2010 09:39 Send private message

MattD: I was looking to import a Novatel Mifi 2572 from US but the Netcomm MyZone available in Aus has now caught my attention
http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/3g-mobile-broadband/3g24w


"The MyZone is designed for a mini-SIM card and not a micro-SIM card."  A what?

So is this a micro sim, or a different shape?

i couldn't find a price and/or shipping details - have you?




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  Reply # 394742 22-Oct-2010 12:53 Send private message

What sort of cellphone do you have?

I have a Nokia E71 and use Joikuspot to do exactly what you're after. Works fine, though after a decent amount of use, the phone does start to warm up and I amagine that a couple of hours would ding the battery life pretty hard.



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  Reply # 394745 22-Oct-2010 13:27 Send private message

I have an iphone, but I'm wanting to effectively use a second XT sim (I'm on vodafone) for data only.




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  Reply # 394750 22-Oct-2010 13:50 Send private message

I have a Netcomm N3G002W which works a treat with a USB and PCMCIA datacard.

E-Mail me and we could do a deal, if you want to borrow it from me ;)




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  Reply # 394775 22-Oct-2010 15:11 Send private message

HI thanks for the reply, was hoping for something small and "bag" compatible since I'll be lugging it around wiht me.




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  Reply # 398383 1-Nov-2010 09:45 Send private message

Where can I buy that Netcomm 3G24w in NZ?




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  Reply # 398424 1-Nov-2010 11:10 Send private message

What about one of these?
http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/3g-mobile-broadband/3gt1wn

Looks like you can only connect a 3G USB dongle and not insert a sim directly though.




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  Reply # 398434 1-Nov-2010 11:23 Send private message

FYI: Mini SIM what we are accustomed to right now, microSim is what iPhone 4 and iPad are using.




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  Reply # 398467 1-Nov-2010 12:05 Send private message

I still prefer a pocket size MiFi rather than a AC powered 3G router.




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  Reply # 400985 5-Nov-2010 22:05 Send private message

I found out Telecom New Zealand will be bringing a Netcom 3G WiFi router, mains powered.

The company who is bringing the BnadLuxe will bring the battery operated versions though, and I was told they will send one here sometime soon.





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  Reply # 401006 5-Nov-2010 23:02 Send private message

davidcole: Hi

Looking for a 3g Wireless router/AP that I can take with me on the train with my Telecom prepay sim in it.

I've heard of the Huawei e5838 - which has the necessary frequencies, and assume there might be some others.

Anyone know of others, and where I can get one from?  Devices for the vodafone network seem pretty commonplace but not xt.



Were you talking about this?

this one from 2degrees

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  Reply # 401008 5-Nov-2010 23:13 Send private message

insane:
davidcole: Hi

Looking for a 3g Wireless router/AP that I can take with me on the train with my Telecom prepay sim in it.

I've heard of the Huawei e5838 - which has the necessary frequencies, and assume there might be some others.

Anyone know of others, and where I can get one from?? Devices for the vodafone network seem pretty commonplace but not xt.



Were you talking about this?

this one from 2degrees

I think that huawei is for XT.




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  Reply # 401009 5-Nov-2010 23:14 Send private message

freitasm: I found out Telecom New Zealand will be bringing a Netcom 3G WiFi router, mains powered.

The company who is bringing the BnadLuxe will bring the battery operated versions though, and I was told they will send one here sometime soon.


So Netcomm one is not battery powered? Not lucky for me. I need a pocket sized one. Bandluxe is too big to be pocketable




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  Reply # 401012 5-Nov-2010 23:32 Send private message

Don't forget you want something that does 850/2100mhz 3G :)

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