Sierra Wireless as the most famous wireless company who set the headquarter in Canada in 1993 is now taking more & more market share per its new product launching, not only in North America, but also in other continents like Europe, Asia etc. a new evolution in wireless telecommunication field is created by Sierra Wireless, the world’s first 42Mbps usb modem: Sierra aircard 312U the fastest modem till now.
Now let’s go to the mysterious world of Sierra Aircard 312U.
Sierra Wireless AirCard 312U is the first modem supporting speeds of up to 42 Mbps. It operates on Dual Carrier HSPA+ networks; the fastest carrier speeds to date, and is also backwards compatible with earlier HSPA technologies so you can work without interruption virtually anywhere you go. Connect your computer to check email, deliver web seminars, and query ERP / CRM applications, or video conference with your team. The highlights of Sierra Aircard 312U is not only at downlink speed, but also at two other points, folding usb design, supporting external antenna. Folding usb design makes it save space when necessary, and there are two ports which could support two external antenna when you are at signal low-coverage even though it has already been built in antenna. Below is the picture guiding you to process.
To connect the external antenna to the AirCard 312U modem:
1. Remove the back cover.
2. Pull back the antenna connector cover. Connect the external antenna to antenna port #1.
3. Replace the back cover.
There is one usb extension cable in the packaging, which is also for strong signal.
Here is the full specification of this model:
* Dual Carrier HSPA+/UMTS/HSPA/EDGE
* Frequency Bands WCDMA 850/1900/2100 MHz
* EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
* Max Downlink Speed 42 Mbps
* Operating Temperature 0 to 45° Celsius
* Storage Temperature -40 to 85° Celsius
* Form Factor USB
* System Requirements: USB Port (2.0 recommended)
* Disk Space Requirements: 150 MB
* Antenna Diversity Support: Yes
* Approvals Compliance
* ROHS Compliant
* Microsoft WHQL
* Optional External Antenna: Yes
* Additional Features: MicroSD Slot
* Receive Equalizer: Yes
* Weight: 55 g
* Volume 36 cc
* Device Dimensions: 50 mm (L) x 64 mm (W) x 11 mm (H)
* Operating System Support Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP/Mac OS X/Linux