Portable Mini 802.11n WiFi Wireless 3G Router

24. May 2012 07:41 by Ron in   //  Tags:   //   Comments

Just because it is possible I wanted to have a 3G-Wifi router so I ordered one from China (where else..).

I was looking for something that could do all/most standard Wifi standards and had a USB connector for the 3G dongle.

This was the smallest router I could find and also the cheapest.



Some features of the device:

  • 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3 and 802.3u
  • Wireless Signal Rates with Automatic Fallback (11n:150Mbps, 11g:54Mbps, 11b: 11Mbps)
  • Wireless Transmit Power 20dBm(EIRP)
  • Work Mode Ad-Hoc and Infrastructure
  • Wireless Security 64/128 bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
  • Size: 9.1 * 6.8 * 2.4cm
  • Antenna length: 19.5cm
  • Auto failover from LAN to 3G (and back)

As you can see all the good stuff is there.



I have tested it with a Huawai 220 dongle and it works fine.

The setup I made to test the auto failover test from Ethernet to 3G was easy. The LAN port was connected to a switch and gave an internet link, 3G was enabled but in failover mode.

I connected to the Wifi with my laptop to check if I could browse the internet. When that worked I disabled the switch port on the switch so that the Wifi router lost it’s internet connection. Within 30 seconds I could browse again, it automatically did the dialup with the 3G dongle.

This is a very cool device for small offices that need internet access all the time,.

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