MAX Single Cellular Router


Automatic Failover 4G LTE Router

The MAX BR1 offers redundant SIM slots with automatic switching, DC or terminal block power capability, advanced GPS fleet tracking, and remote management, all packed into a durable metal enclosure. It is also Verizon XLTE certified.

Redundant SIM Slots for Multiple Carriers

Redundant SIM slots with automatic switching for reliable network. You can also set the MAX BR1 to automatically switch SIM cards when you’re in danger of exceeding a data cap. It also allows you travel across borders without changing SIM cards manually.

SpeedFusion Hot Failover

In case of a WAN failure, SpeedFusion technology powers the MAX BR1 for instant failover.

Fleet Tracking and Management

With built-in GPS fleet tracking and InControl 2 cloud-based management, you can keep tabs on location and manage your mobile network from any Internet-connected device.

Customizable Captive Portal

Branding your captive portal is as easy as uploading your logo and terms & conditions. You can easily set bandwidth allowance and access duration per user or manage access using RADIUS server.

With Social Wi-Fi Hotspot support, you can also receive valuable demographic data from your users.

Certified for Tough & Train Deployment

In addition to rugged metal enclosure, the MAX BR1 has certifications on: Shock and vibration resistance (EN 61373:1999, IEC 61373:1999)
Railway applications (EN 50155)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EN 61000)

Terminal Block for Secure Power Supply

The MAX BR1 is equipped with a terminal block for secure power installation in vehicles and other locations.

Reliable Replacement for Expensive Landline

Got expensive landline connections? Deploy the MAX BR1 and take advantage of high-speed LTE to save time and cut costs.

Model Comparison

Ethernet WAN Ports 1 (FE) 1 (FE) 1 (GE)
Ethernet LAN Ports 2(FE) 1(FE) 2(GE)
Embedded 4G LTE/3G 1 1 1
SIM Card Size Mini-Sim(2FF) Mini-Sim(2FF) Mini-Sim(2FF)
USB WAN Modem Port (NIM) 1
Wi-Fi WAN 1
Wi-Fi AP 1
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11b/g/n 150Mbps 802.11b/g/n 150Mbps
Transmit Power (2.4GHz) 25dBm 25dBm
Transmit Power (5GHz)
Recommended Users 2 1-25 1-25 1-25
Router Throughput 3 100Mbps 100Mbps 200Mbps
VPN Functionality
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Hot Failover
SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding
Number of PepVPN SpeedFusion Peers 2 2 2
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput (No Encryption)
40Mbps 40Mbps 100Mbps
PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput (256-bit AES) 20Mbps 20Mbps 60Mbps
Central Management
InControl Cloud Management
GPS Fleet Management
Hardware Features
Enclosure Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal Compact, Indoor Metal
PoE Output 802.3af PoE oU *
Terminal Block Power Connector
for Mobile/Vehicular Deployment
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth) 1.6 x 5.8 x 5.0 inches
40 x 147 x 128 mm
1.1 x 3.8 x 4.8 inches
26x x 97 x 120 mm
1.6 x 5.8 x 5.0 inches
40 x 147 x 128 mm
Weight 0.96 pound
435 grams
0.8 pound
350 grams
0.96 pound
435 grams
AC Adapter AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
AC Input 100V-240V
DC Output 12V, 2A
Power Input
DC 10V-30V 2A Micro USB 5V 2A DC 12V-48V 2A
Terminal Block
DC 10V-30V 2A DC 12V-24V 2A DC 12V-48V 2A
Power Consumption Max.:16W,Typical:11W,
Max.:16W, Typical: 11W,
Operating Temperature -40 - 149
-40 - 65
-40 - 149
-40 - 65
-40 - 149
-40 - 65
Humidity 15% - 95%(non-condensing)
Certifications – Motor Vehicle
Certifications – Rolling Stock
EN 61373:1999 IEC 61373:1999
Shock and Vibration Resistance
EN 50155
Railway Applications - Electronic
Equipment used on Rolling Stock
EN 61000
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty

1 The frequency range for 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi is 2412−2472 MHz.
2 Recommendation for sizing purposes only. No software restrictions applied.
3 Router Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments.
* Optional PoE Activation Kit is required to activate 802.3af PoE Output.

Ordering Information

Product Code Carrier Embedded Modem 4G Bands/Frequencies (MHz) 3G Bands/Frequencies (MHz)
4G LTE MAX-BR1-LTE-US-T Verizon/AT&T/T-Mobile 1 4G LTE:
B2/1900, B4/AWS (XLTE), B5/850, B13/700, B17/700, B25/1900
B1/2100, B2/1900, B4/AWS, B5/850, B8/900
EV-DO Rev.A:
BC0/800, BC1/1900, BC10/800
MAX-BR1-LTE-E-T Europe/International 1 4G LTE:
B1/2100, B3/1800, B7/2600, B8/900, B20/800
B1/2100, B2/1900, B5/850, B6/800, B8/900
B1/2100, B2/1900, B5/850, B6/800, B8/900
B2/1900, B3/1800, B5/850, B8/900
EV-DO Rev. A:
BC0/800, BC1/1900
B1/2100, B2/1900, B5/850, B6/800, B8/900
B2/1900, B3/1800, B5/850, B8/900

MAX BR1 – Feature Add-on

Product Code Feature Pack Description
MAX-BR1-ADV Advanced Feature Pack Package includes a software license key for Advanced Car-Fi Roaming; and SpeedFusion and IPsec X.509 Certificate Support

Technical Specifications


  • Pepwave MAX Firmware


  • Support for PPPoE, Static IP, DHCP
  • WAN Link Health Check
  • Bandwidth Allowance Monitor
  • Support for Dynamic DNS services
  • WAN Port Convertible into LAN Port


  • DHCP Server for LAN Clients
  • Extended DHCP Option
  • DHCP Reservation
  • DNS Proxy for LAN Clients
  • VLAN on LAN Support


  • NAT and IP Forwarding
  • Static Routes
  • Port Forwarding
  • Many to One, One to One NAT
  • NAT Pool
  • SIP ALG, H.323 ALG


  • Stateful Firewall
  • DoS Prevention
  • Web Blocking

Complete VPN Solution

  • PepVPN/SpeedFusion Hot Failover
    • Site-to-Site VPN
    • Hot Failover
    • 256-bit AES Encryption
    • Pre-shared Key Authentication
    • Dynamic Routing
    • X.509 Certificate Support 4
  • IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network) 5
    • X.509 Certificate Support 4

Captive Portal Support

  • Support for Wired and Wireless LAN clients
  • Support RADIUS Authentication
  • Time and Usage Quotas on Open Access Mode
  • Built-in Customizable Splash Page

Advanced QoS

  • Individual Bandwidth Limit
  • Application Prioritization
    • Custom Application QoS

Global Positioning System

  • Integrated GPS
  • Device Location Map
  • Location Tracking Data with InControl 2
  • Fleet Management with InControl 2

Device Management

  • Web Administrative Interface
  • Command Line Interface
  • InControl Cloud Management
  • Email Notification
  • Active Client and Session Lists
  • Bandwidth Usage Statistics
  • Syslog Service
  • SNMP v1, v2c and v3

Package Content

  • MAX BR1
  • 12V2A Power Supply
  • 1x 5dBi Wi-Fi Antenna
  • 1x GPS Antenna
  • 2x 2dBi 4G LTE Antennas (4G LTE)
  • 1x 3dBi 3G Magnetic Antenna (3G)

4 Feature is available as an upgrade.
5 IPsec VPN supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink, or Pepwave devices.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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