SIM8200EA-M2 5G Router

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SIM8200EA-M2 5G Router
Industrial 5G Router,Gigabit Ethernet And WiFi, 5G/4G/3G
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Overview

Feature

  • Supporting SIM8200EA-M2 core module, based on Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 platform with multi mode multi band support.
  • Support 5G/4G/3G Internet access in various modes, which can be used in the fields of Internet of Networked Medical Treatment, Intelligent Agriculture, Smart City, Smart Robots, Security Monitoring Networking, Intelligent Bus Wifi etc.
  • Enjoy High Speed 5G Networking Via The Gigabit Ethernet Port Or WiFi Connection
  • Onboard 1 WAN interface and 4 LAN interfaces, the interface is 10 / 100 / 1000M Ethernet port, adaptive MDI/MDIX
  • Onboard 1x M.2 connector, 3x mini PCIE connectors,you can flexibly customize or upgrade the software/hardware by yourself
  • Onboard multi-function RS232/RS485 serial communication, support TCP/UDP transparent transmission, Modbus and MQTT multi-mode work
  • Onboard one 4G-SIM card slot and one 5G-SIM card slot, support 1.8V and 3V SIM card
  • Onboard 16 LED indicators for easy viewing of module operating status
  • Support AT command control (based on 3GPP TS 27.007, 27.005, and V.25TER command set)
  • Integrated multi-constellation system dual-frequency positioning: GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS*
  • Support operator private network access, adopt financial-grade data security standards, and data transmission is stable and reliable.
  • Quality metal case, with multi protections like ESD protection, surge protection, electric fast pulse protection, power supply phase-reversal protection

Specification

Frequency band

Sub-6G

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79

LTE-FDD

B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B14/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B29/B30/B66/B71

LTE-TDD

B34/B38/B39/B40/B41/B42/B48

WCDMA

B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8

GNSS

GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS

Data rate

Sub-6G

2.4 Gbps (DL)  /  500 Mbps (UL)

LTE

1 Gbps (DL)  /  200 Mbps (UL)

HSPA

42 Mbps (DL)  /  5.76 Mbps (UL)

Software enviroment

OS

Windows/Linux/Android

Protocol

TCP/IP/IPV4/IPV6/Multi-PDP/FTP/FTPS/HTTP/HTTPS/MQTTS/DNS/SSL3.0

SMS

Support MT、MO、CB、Text、PDU

Firmware upgrade

Support to upgrade firmware via USB interface

Hardware

SIM Card

1.8V/3.0V

Antenna interface

6 × IPEX-4 interfaces for 3G/4G/5G/GNSS

Power supplay

5V 3A

Applications

Available area

Applicable For Regions With 5G Sub-6G Signal Coverage Including China, US, Japan, South Korea, Europe, The Middle East, Latin America...

Classic application

CPE/Intelligent router/UAL/Live video/Telehealth/Intelligent Security

Interfaces

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Interface Type

M.2

1x connector, comes with 1x SIM8200EA-M2 module by default, supports other 5G modules

Mini PCIE

3x connectors, comes with 1x 2.4GHz WiFi module, allows connecting one more 4G module and one more 5.8GHz WiFi module

WAN

1x 10 / 100 / 1000M Ethernet, auto-negotiation MDI/MDIX, embedded 1.5KV electromagnetic isolation protection (the WAN RJ45 can be used as LAN RJ45 port, so there could be totally 5x LAN RJ45 port)

LAN

4x 10 / 100 / 1000M Ethernet, auto-negotiation MDI/MDIX, embedded 1.5KV electromagnetic isolation protection

Serial port

1x RS232 + 1x RS485, embedded ESD protection

SIM/UIM card slot

drawer SIM card slot, prevents the SIM card from dropping out, embedded 15KV ESD protection

Antenna connector

SMA standard antenna connector, comes with 6x 5G antennas, 2x WiFi antennas by default

TF card slot

for external storage

Power supply

standard power supply interface, supply 12~24V input, embedded power supply phase-reversal protection and over-voltage protection

Reset button

press and hold for 5~10s then release, restores the router to factory setting
Indicators PWR, SYS, 5G, 4G, WAN, LAN, TF, 2.4G, 5.8G status indicators

About the Speed

Due to the fact that there will be many inconsistencies between actual and laboratory conditions, the 5G speed will not be ideal and stable to maintain 100MBPS. There are several reasons:

  • Distance: The closer to the 5G base station, the better the signal and the faster the speed;
  • Load: The fewer people use, the faster the speed will be, and in the rush hour it will be slower.
  • Number: Due to the spectrum, the equivalent 4G coverage rate requires double 5G base stations
  • Operator: You need to confirm whether your 5G card is limited in speed, you can periodically ask the operator to reset your network
  • The area: Becuase of building penetration attenuation, and indoor diffraction attenuation, the signal will be better outdoors.

PS:The current number of base stations still does not have good coverage, and the speed measurement in different locations is not the same.

Log in

  • Connect the SIM card to the SIM-2 card slot (SIM-1 card slot corresponds to the 4G module) -> install the antenna -> connect the computer and router with a network cable -> open the browser and enter 192.168.8.1 -> login interface -> user name and The initial value of the password is admin

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Summary

The page shows the number of client access, network connection status, network speed and CPU usage:
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  • Summary: Display the current basic status of the gateway, mainly connection status and real-time traffic, number of terminals, wireless name channel, CPU memory load;
  • Resources: Details of gateway system resources;
  • Interface: Details of all network interfaces of the gateway;
  • Network: Common network settings, such as 4G network, local network, routing table, port mapping, firewall and other basic network settings;
  • Wireless: Wireless SSID settings;
  • Station Control: terminal management, Internet access control, access control, traffic management, etc.;
  • Application: Various applications, various application software in the gateway will be displayed in this menu item;
  • System: Management configuration for the gateway, such as upgrade, configuration management, password management, etc.;
  • Debug: Some functions that engineers and technicians need to debug or develop.

Interface

The working status of the network port, operator information, signal value, network type, IP address information and related information of the module are displayed here:
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Note: The interface for selecting the same working mode is different. For details, please refer to the settings in the system settings section. The 5G router mode is selected here.

Network

  • Log in to the router -> Network -> 4G/5G network, after successfully connecting to the 5G network, the status is connected successfully, and the network type is NR5G:

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  • Network -> turn on 2.4G AP Client -> scan WIFI hotspots -> select available hotspots -> enter password -> apply:

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Wireless

  • Wireless->SSID->open WiFi 2.4G->Apply

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Staion Control

  • Staion Control -> Station list interface displays the devices and working status information that have been connected to the router:

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  • Staion access control -> check the corresponding host -> enable Staion Access Control -> add ACL Rule Settings

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4G/5G module terminal

  • Debug -> Terminal command line -> 4G/5G module terminal -> Send AT command to debug -> Click close before leave:

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Dynamic Domain Name Server(DDNS)

DDNS is to map the user's dynamic IP address to a fixed domain name resolution service. Every time the user connects to the network, the Client program will transfer the dynamic IP address of the host through information transmission. It is transmitted to the server program located on the host of the service provider, and the Server program is responsible for providing DNS services and implementing dynamic domain name resolution.
For example, to map the login IP of the 5G router—192.168.8.1 to the domain name of Oray, we can also log in to the router through the computer outside the LAN through the domain name:

  • Register Oray -> download client (or Oray console) -> intranet penetration -> apply for HTTP domain name -> fill in intranet host IP (router login IP) and port number (80)

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  • Application->DDNS->Status on->Select service provider (here select Oray)->fill in the mapped domain name, login account and password of Oray->click Apply

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  • Internet-connected browsers worldwide -> enter the domain name mapped by Oray -> log in to the router (the effect is equivalent to logging in to 192.168.8.1 in the local area network)

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Application

File Sharing

  • Application->File Sharing->FTP Server->Status Enabled->Login Method Select username and password to log in->Enable writable:

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  • When the computer is connected to the 5G router -> open the file manager file or browser -> enter ftp://192.168.8.1:21 -> enter the router shared file directory

Serial (232)

  • Application->Serial#(232)->Open Status->Select data transparent forwarding mode->Configure baud rate 115200->Data center address (set to 120.79.2.0 here, you can build your own TCP server)

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  • Application -> Serial#(232) keep-alive packets are sent to the server regularly -> the content is aa(hex) -> the time interval is set to 2 seconds here

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  • Connect the RS232 interface of USB to RS232/485/TTL to the RS232 interface of the router (TXD-RXD, RXD-TXD) -> upload the data sent by the serial port to the server -> send the data from the server to the serial port

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Note: The RS232 serial port is used as an example here, and the same is true for the RS485 serial port test.

System

Device

  • System->Device->Modify->Modify the Device Name yourself;
  • Copy from computer -> get time from computer and synchronize with computer time;
  • System Reboot->The device will reboot after confirmation;
  • Operation Mode->LTE/NR Modem->Select the third LTE/NR gateway mode here (5G module is installed by default on the device, please select a mode that can use 5G network);
  • Language Settings -> You can set "Chinese" or "English" (default is English)";
  • Time zone -> select the time zone corresponding to your location;

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Software management

  • System->Software Management->View Version Number->Firmware Version (4.3.3w-052221)->Software Update->Choose->Select the corresponding firmware version to upgrade

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Password management

  • System->Software->New Password->Repeat New Password->Modify

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SSH server

  • Open SSH Server->Open Remote SSH Access->set the port number to 22->Apply

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  • After the SSH server is enabled -> you can log in to the terminal through the SSH tool (xshell here) -> the account password is the same as that used to log in to the router (all are admin here)

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Debug

HE terminal

  • Debug->Terminal command line->HE terminal->Send HE command to control the device->Click close before leaving:

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[email protected] // Get 5G module network status information
[email protected] // Get client information
[email protected] //Get device LAN port information

4G/5G module terminal

  • Debug -> Terminal command line -> 4G/5G module terminal -> Send AT command to debug -> Click close before leaving:

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FAQ

 Answer:
First of all, it is necessary to understand the difference between the laboratory data and the actual data. In practice, due to insufficient base stations, poor signal coverage, and many 5G coverage holes, the network speed may not reach the highest peak. Under normal circumstances, the 4G upload speed is stable at 20-40Mbps, and the 5G upload speed is stable at 100Mbps (the fewer people are, the closer to the base station, the faster the speed is.)


Support

If you require technical support, please go to the Support page and open a ticket.