The CradlePoint Failsafe Gigabit N Router for Mobile Broadband is a robust router with a WiFi range of over 600 feet. The most important feature of this router is its failover/failback capability. The router automatically switches to a secondary connection (either wired or wireless) when your primary service is interrupted. Once the service is restored, the router will automatically failback to the primary connection - keeping your business online with minimal interruption to users.
The Failsafe Gigabit n Router is ideal for homes, small businesses, branch offices, temporary and remote enterprise environments who need continuous, always-on connectivity.
The CradlePoint MBR1200 is a robust 802.11n router with 3G/4G failover capabilities. Built for home, small business, branch offices, temporary and remote enterprise environments seeking to implement continuous, always-on connectivity.
With its failover/failback capability, the MBR1200 automatically switches to a secondary connection (either wired or wireless) when your primary service is interrupted. Once your service is restored, the MBR1200 will automatically failback to the primary connection - keeping your business online with minimal interruption to users.
Whether you're wired or wireless, the MBR1200 Business Series Router keeps your business connected.
VPN: Secure and Reliable
The high-performance MBR1200 has the capability to create, manage and terminate multiple IPSec VPN sessions. It provides up to ten concurrent sessions, supporting transfer and tunnel modes and several Hash and Cipher algorithms. These encryption protocols protect your communications from one private network to another from end-to-end.
Enterprise Power - SMB Simple
Powered by WiPipe technology, the MBR1200 router includes many features found in expensive, enterprise class routers at a fraction of the cost. With minimal setup and maintenance, including our pre-installed software, it has "right out of the box" simplicity.
Standard on the MBR1200 are security features such as multiple WiFi encryption modes (WEP and WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise) and built-in firewall, which prevent unauthorized use of your connection. With no additional software to load, you'll be up and running in minutes.
Supports 64/128-bit WEP and WPA/WPA2 (Personal & Enterprise) encryption modes, as well as user login.
Access control in Encrypted and Open modes and Password Protected to prevent unauthorized Internet access.
Provides additional security of Show/Hide Network Name (SSID) and Internet Access Control (Services, User, URL, MAC Filtering).
Firewall features Network Address Translation (NAT) and Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) which protects against DoS attacks.
Share a single broadband Data Modem signal with up to 30 people.
Easy-to-use Security Setup Wizard.
No drivers or software to install.
Advanced security with WiPipe technology.
Failover/Failback to 3G/4G mobile broadband.
Broadest USB Modem support on the market.
In the Box
CradlePoint Failsafe Gigabit N Router for Mobile Broadband
Power Adapter (12V, 1.5A)
5' (1.52 m) CAT5 Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guide
1 Year Limited Warranty
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3G/4G via Five modem ports (3 USB 2.0, 1 ExpressCard, 1 PC Card)
one Ethernet port (10/100/1000); one LAN Ethernet Port re-configurable to WAN for redundancy
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Four Ethernet ports (10/100/1000)
Internal WiFi antennas (600 feet range), external antenna ports for optional antennas providing additional distance and performance
Buttons / Switches:
WiFi On/Off switch, WPS button (WiFi Protected Setup), modem signal strength, reset and power switch
Power, Ethernet LAN (1-4), Ethernet WAN, Modem status (5),
WPS (WiFi protected setup), signal strength
Mobile broadband USB, ExpressCard or PC card data modem with active subscription or supported
Phone with Active Tethered (Phone-As-Modem) Data Plan
Management interface requires an internet browser:
Internet Explorer v6.0, Firefox v2.0, or Safari v1.0 minimum
2.412 to 2.484 GHz frequency band operation
Compliant with IEEE 802.3 and 3u standards
Supports OFDM and CCK modulation
Supports Cable/DSL modems with Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, or L2TP Connection types
Traffic control and virtual server (max 32 servers) and DMZ
Compatible with 200+ LTE, WiMAX, EVDO, HSPA+ USB and ExpressCard modems
Easy management via HTTP and remote management via HTTP and SNMP
Full integration with WiPipe manager (Optional managed services from CradlePoint)
Create, manage and terminate up To 5 IPSec VPN sessions
Supported VPN implementations:
MBR1x00 to MBR1x00, MBR1x00 to Cisco/Linksys routers1,, MBR1x00 to Linux systems2
Tunnel (default) and Transfer (a.k.a. transport) modes
Cipher algorithms (hardware accelerated) - AES, 3DES, DES
Keying - automatic using IKE 1.0 or manual
1 Tested against Cisco 5500/IKE Microcode: CNlite-MC-IPSEC-Admin-3.03 IPSec Microcode: CNlite-MC-IPSECm-MAIN-2.032 Tested with Linux Kernel: 2.6.18-2.6.25; IKE (Racoon): 0.7.0 & 0.7.1
Authentication Method: Pre-Shared Key 3
3: No stream compression, LT2TP or PPTP support
Optional modem security cap ensures your modems stay where you put them
Firewall features Network Address Translation (NAT) and Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) which prevents against DoS attacks
Access Control available in encrypted and open modes, as well as password protected Internet Access to prevent unauthorized usage
Provides additional security of enable/disable SSID and Internet Access Control (Services, URL, and MAC Filtering)
Supports multiple concurrent IPSec, L2TP, and PPTP VPN Pass-Through sessions
Supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2 (personal & enterprise) Wireless Security modes
FCC, IC, CE, WiFi Alliance
32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
9 x 5.1 x 1.57" (23.0 x 13. x 4.0 cm)
Not specified by the manufacturer
CradlePoint Failsafe Gigabit N Router for Mobile Broadband Review