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Topic # 82154 22-Apr-2011 07:20
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I purchased an EDUP 11N 3G Router EP-9501N to allow me to share my Seirra Wireless XT 3G modem with another laptop and IPad. The 3G card is plugged into the router and I can easily connect to the other laptop and IPad but it does not connect the router to the internet.

I actullay do not understand how it could as when you plug the 3G Card into the laptop you need to open the application on the laptop to connect to the internet.   The router does not have the same funtionality to allow this to happen.

What am I missing here. The 3G router has a money back guarantee fortunately in case it is not possible.

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  Reply # 461526 22-Apr-2011 10:37
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Are you sure you bought a 850 MHz WCDMA version?

3G routers don't need the application you are used to in your PC because they already have similar functionatlity built-in.

Providing this is the correct version (again 850 MHz WCDMA), then you need to login to the router, go to its configuration pages and find where to add the correct APN (internet.telecom.co.nz) to it.







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  Reply # 461565 22-Apr-2011 12:50
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Thanks for the info. I am not sure if is the a 850 MHz WCDMA version but I suspect not but will try to figure out as next step.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 461567 22-Apr-2011 12:53
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The specifications will tell you. If it's not a 850 MHz WCDMA version it will not work on XT.







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  Reply # 461569 22-Apr-2011 12:54
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Does this tell me?

Product Description
Description
The EP-9501N is a mini size portable 3G/150M wireless router integrated access point, router and firewall, share a HSDPA/EVDO mobile connection. By plug-in a HSPA/EVDO USB modem to the router, a Wi-Fi hotspot is established instantly, allowing users to share an Internet connection somewhere 3G coverage is available.
Because supports ROUTER/AP/CLIENT-3modes selection by the hardware switch and powered by battery, so it is very suitable for travel, moving and outdoor application.
The AUTO-RUN CD can help novice user setup the router step by step to complete the Internet connection, wireless network settings and security configurations.

Features
1. Supports 64/128-bit WEP, complies with 128 bit WPA standard (TKIP/AES)
2. Supports 135/121.5/108/81/54/40.5/27/13.5/65/58.5/52/39/26/ 19.5/13/6.5/54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6/11/5.5/2/1Mbps wireless LAN Data transfer rates
3. Provides Bridge(AP/Client) mode
4. Wireless speed up to 150Mbps when connected to 11n device
5. Wireless security encryption easily at a push of "WPS" button
6. Seamlessly compatible with 802.11b and 802.11g devices
7. Internal Antenna

Specification
Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Wireless Signal
Rates With
Automatic Fallback 11n: Up to 150Mbps (Dynamic)
11g: Up to 54Mbps (Dynamic)
11b: Up to 11Mbps (Dynamic)
Frequency Range 2.4-2.4835GHz
Wireless
Transmit Power 20dBm(EIRP)
Modulation Type DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, OFDM
Receiver Sensitivity 135M: -68dBm@10% PER
54M: -68dBm@10% PER
11M: -85dBm@8% PER

Wireless Security 64/128 bit WEPWPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
Interface 1 10/100M WAN Ports
1 USB2.0 for UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB Modem
Antenna Type 2dBi Internal Omni-directional Antenna
Power supply Input AC100~240V, output DC/5V/1A
Operating Temperature 0? C~40? C (32? F~104? F)
Storage Temperature -40? C~70? C (-40? F~158? F)
Relative Humidity 10% ~ 90%, non condensation
Storage Humidity 5%~95% non-condensing
Weight 110g
Dimensions: 88mm? 62mm? 18mm


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  Reply # 461571 22-Apr-2011 12:58
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  Reply # 461572 22-Apr-2011 13:06
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Why would the 3G router care what frequency the 3G modem uses?

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  Reply # 461574 22-Apr-2011 13:08
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Skolink: Why would the 3G router care what frequency the 3G modem uses?


Only if it was an internal modem. I see this one uses an external USB modem, so it doesn't really matter.
What you have to do now is connect to the administration interface and find the modem configuration where you have to enter the correct APN to use. With Telecom NZ you must use "internet.telecom.co.nz".

 



 




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  Reply # 461577 22-Apr-2011 13:21
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You'll also need to establish if it is compatible with a Sierra Wireless modem. Not all 3G sticks will work with every router as specific support is required.



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  Reply # 461622 22-Apr-2011 16:12
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Now my 3G card is not working, seems to have lost some settings. Luckily I have two. Might be right about not being compatible. A bit of work to do now.

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  Reply # 461673 22-Apr-2011 20:39
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What stick do you have? Assuming its a 306 or 308 Sierra if purchased from Telecom?



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  Reply # 461717 23-Apr-2011 07:54
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It is a USB 306. Any idea how I can reset to Telecom the standard Telecom profile?

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  Reply # 461718 23-Apr-2011 08:10
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If you have the software installed on a PC you should be able to open it, and change the configuration there. Check that the correct APN is the one in use.






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  Reply # 461722 23-Apr-2011 08:35
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Attached are screen shots form the device. I think it is the same as it was before I plugged into the 3G router and the APN appears correct. Can you see anything wrong? Not sure if I have uploaded correctly??

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  Reply # 461723 23-Apr-2011 08:37
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You probably uploaded, but you have to insert the images. Open your gallery (http://www.geekzone.co.nz/gallery.asp). Edit the post, and use the image button to insert the images.







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  Reply # 461729 23-Apr-2011 08:52
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I must be doing someting wrong. It appears to upload and is less that 200kb's but when I go to the image gallery I can not see it.

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