Proxicast PocketPORT 2: Pocket-Sized 4G/LTE USB Cellular Modem Bridge (Mini Router)
The ultra-small Proxicast PocketPORT 2 4G/LTE Cellular Modem Bridge supports all major modem standards. The PocketPORT 2 can function as a 4G/LTE Modem or Router.
The PocketPORT 2 is the world’s smallest 4G USB Cellular Modem Bridge which can function as a 4G modem or mini 4G router. The PocketPORT 2 instantly connects virtually any cellular 4G USB modem to any Ethernet device simply by plugging both devices into the PocketPORT 2. The PocketPORT 2 is the highly portable, simple and low-cost alternative to large, complex and expensive cellular Ethernet modems. It also has some the functions of more expensive cellular routers.
Use a PocketPORT 2 wherever wired Internet service is unavailable, difficult, costly or time-consuming to install. Plug a PocketPORT 2 into the Ethernet port of devices such as IP cameras (web cams) for security applications, programmable logic controllers (PLC) for industrial processes, digital & network video recorders (DVR/NVR) or any other equipment that needs Internet service for remote access. Have field service technicians keep a PocketPORT 2 in their “pocket” for instant 4G Internet access for remote equipment when they are on site visits.
The PocketPORT 2 can also create a fully encrypted "virtual cable" VPN link between two Ethernet devices over the Internet, using standard 4G cellular USB modems. The PocketPORT 2 contains a powerful VPN controller that is capable of establishing transparent peer-to-peer connections from behind firewalls. It acts just like a very long virtual Ethernet cable. Virtual cable mode can be configured either as point-to-point or point-to-multi-point connections.
3 Modes of Operation
- Bridge Mode - plug a USB modem into any Ethernet port
- Router Mode - provide an Internet connection to an existing network
- Virtual Cable - create a secure Ethernet connection between any Internet connected devices
Read more in the PocketPORT 2 User's Guide
Standard Included Items
- PocketPORT 2 Cellular Modem Bridge
- Auto switching 100-240 VAC to 5 VDC power supply w/US Plugs
- PocketPORT 2 Quick Start Guide
- Proxicast 1 Year Limited Warranty
- Free Firmware Upgrades
- Free Technical Support
Our PocketPORT 2 kits do not include the cellular USB modem. All USB Modems are sold separately.
Customers desiring a dedicated Virtual Cable Switchboard may purchase a Virtual Cable Switchboard Server Software for Linux license, sold separately
For maximum 4G speeds and connection reliability, Proxicast strongly recommends the use of external antennas with USB modems.
Note for users of the Netgear 340U (AT&T Beam), ZTE MF861 (AT&T Velocity) or Netgear 341U (Sprint) USB Modems
The Proxicast PocketPORT 2 is compatible with most cellular equipment including 4G/LTE modems from Alcatel, AT&T, Franklin, Huawei, Netgear, Nokia, Novatel, Option, Pantech, Sierra Wireless, Verizon, ZTE, and many more. On 3G/4G/LTE carriers such as, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, US Cellular, Bell Canada, Rogers, Telus, SaskTel, BTC, Digicel, FLOW, Moviestar, Telcel, and many other carriers around the globe.
|Dimensions||62 mm x 23 mm x 15 mm
2.4 in x 0.9 in x 0.6 in
|Operating Temperature||-10° C ~ 55°|
|Operating Humidity||10% ~ 80% RH|
|Storage Temperature||-20° C ~ 60° C|
|Storage Humidity||5% ~ 90% RH|
|Operating Voltage||5 VDC (regulated to ±5%)|
0.75 W without USB modem
|Interfaces||1x USB 2.0 (USB modem)
1x RJ45 (10/100 Ethernet)
|Certifications||FCC Class B, CE|
|External Power Adapter||7.5 W (5 VDC @ 1.5A), 100~240 VAC input, interchangeable blades|
|Operating Modes||IP Pass-Through/Bridge
Virtual Cable (VPN)
|# LAN Devices Supported||1 (IP Pass-Through/Bridge mode)
253 (NAT Router mode)
Unlimited (Virtual Cable mode)
|User Definable IP Address||Yes|
|DHCP Server||Yes, user configurable (NAT Router mode)|
|Dynamic DNS Support||Permanent dynamic DNS hostname: serial#.pocketport.net
User-definable DynDNS.com hostname
|Encryption Algorithm||Twofish, 256 bit keys (Virtual Cable mode)|
|Authentication||Pre-shared Key (Virtual Cable mode)|
|Connection Behind Firewalls||Yes|
|SIM / RUIM Pin Support||Yes|
|Device Configuration||Web-browser based (HTTP)|
|USB Modem Features|
|USB Modems Supported||Most USB form-factor 3G & 4G GSM, LTE, HSPA+, HSPA, HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, GPRS, CDMA, EVDO and 1X modems|
|Automatic Configuration of Modem Settings||Yes|
|Connection Monitoring||Yes w/ automatic ICMP (ping) keep-alive heartbeat function|
|Connection Types||Static IP, Dynamic IP, Custom APN|
|Modem Signal Strength Display||Yes, dependent on modem capabilities, including signal strength history graph|
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