Cradlepoint AER1600 router
The Cradlepoint AER1600 4G router comes in several different configurations with embedded and plug-in modems available. The 1600 is offered with either an LP6 modem – which features an LTE – A Cat 6 capable modem with support for most North American carriers – or an LP4 Cat 4 modem.
Basically, this device is sort of the ‘little brother’ of the AER 2200. It has the same advanced LTE-A modem, but it has fewer ethernet ports and lacks the internal space.
The AER1600 contains a built-in LTE broadband modem. Plus, they enable local Wi-Fi and/or Ethernet devices to share the LTE connection.
Performance of the Cradlepoint AER1600
The Cradlepoint 1600’s WAN Connectivity is 4G Cat 6/Cat 4 (depending on the option you choose), GbE, and LAN Connectivity is Wi-Fi 4 with 2×2 MIMO support. It’s embedded Category 6 LTE modem offers 300 Mbps download speeds, and 50 Mbps upload speeds. The Category 4 version delivers 150 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload speeds. It has 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
NetCloud IoT Package
The AER1600 is sold as a package with NetCloud. It is a secure networking plan built for Internet of Things and machine-to-machine uses. Basically, it’s similar to the bundles that firewalls often come with. In a nutshell, his cloud service adds greatly to the features and capabilities of your router. For example, NetCloud offers secure, cloud management and control of your AER1600. NetCloud is available in one, three, and five-year subscriptions. These include 24×7 support. Read our article to learn more about your NetCloud options.
Wi-Fi 4 with 2×2 MIMO support
Category 6 modem – 300 Mbps download / 50 Mbps upload speeds
Category 4 modem – 150 Mbps download / 50 Mbps upload speeds