CradlePoint MBR1000 Support, Firmware, and FAQs - DISCONTINUED


This product was announced as End of Life on August 1, 2011 and the last firmware release was version 2.0 posted on April 16, 2012.

CradlePoint MBR1000 Knowledgebase

For our next genertaion products, please see the following:

CradlePoint MBR1200B
CradlePoint ARC MBR1400

Tech Specs

  • Up to 750 feet WiFi Range
  • Connect up to 64 Devices ( Unlimited via Ethernet)
  • Uses USB and ExpressCard Mobile Broadband Modems
  • Supports Cable/DSL modems with dynamic IP, static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, or BigPond Connection Types
  • Compliance with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • 2.412 to 2.484 GHz Frequency Band Operation
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.3 and 3u Standards
  • Supports OFDM and CCK Modulation
  • Traffic control with Virtual Server (max 64 servers) and DMZ
  • Compatible with HSDPA and EVDO Mobile Broadband Devices
  • UPnP (Universal Plug & Play) and ALGs support for Internet applications such as Email, FTP, Gaming, Remote Desktop, Net Meeting, Telnet, SSH and SCP
  • Firewall features Network Address Translation (NAT), and Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) protects against DoS Attacks
  • Access Control Available in Encrypted and Open Modes and Password Protected Internet Access to Prevent Unauthorized Usage
  • Provides Additional Security of Enable/Disable SSID, Internet Access Control (Services, URL and MAC Filtering)
  • Supports multiple and concurrent IPSec, L2TP and PPTP VPN Pass-Through Sessions
  • Supports 64/128-bit WEP (11b/g), WPA, WPA2, and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
  • Supports WDS
  • Flash Memory for Firmware Upgrade, Save/Restore Settings
  • Easy Management via HTTP and Remote Management via HTTP and SNMP
  • Compliant with Windows 98SE/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server, Linux and Mac OS

Below is a list of carrier-supplied modems compatible with the MBR1000.

3 (SWE)

  • USB
    • Huawei E1550


  • USB
    • Huawei EC168
    • Huawei EC228


  • USB
    • Huawei E368 [Force 4G]
    • LG AD600 [USB Connect Adrenaline (LTE)]
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard USB 308 [Shockwave]
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 880U
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U [USB Connect Momentum 4G (LTE)]
    • ZTE MF626
    • ZTE MF636
  • PC/Ex Card (Ex Card Only)
    • Huawei E870
  • Express Card
    • Option GT Max 3.6 Express
    • Option GlobeTrotter Express HSUPA W [GT Ultra Express]
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 880E

B-Mobile (JP)

  • USB
    • ZTE MF626


  • USB
    • AxessTel MV240


  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless 250U [CLEAR 4G+ USB (Series S)]

E-Mobile (JP)

  • USB (Tethered)
    • Huawei D02HW (Huawei)
  • USB
    • Huawei D21HW (Huawei)
    • Huawei D22HW (Huawei)

MTS India (IN)

  • USB
    • ZTE AC2746 [MBLAZE]

O2 (UK)

  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless Compass 889

Orange (UK)

  • USB
    • ZTE MF636

Reliance (IN)

  • USB
    • Huawei EC168C

Rogers (CA)

  • USB
    • ZTE MF636 [ZTE MF636 Rocket Stick]


  • USB
    • Franklin Wireless U600
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard USB 598 [Sprint 598U]
    • Sierra Wireless 250U [3G/4G USB Modem 250U]
    • Ubee PXU1901
  • PC/Ex Card (Ex Card Only)
    • Novatel Wireless CC208

T-Mobile (USA)

  • USB
    • ZTE MF691 [webConnect Rocket 2.0 HSPA+]
    • ZTE MF683 [Rocket 3.0]
  • Express Card
    • Option GlobeTrotter Express 442

Tata Teleservices (IN)

  • USB
    • Huawei EC168C [Tata Photon+]

Tele2 (SWE)

  • USB
    • Huawei E1550

Telenor (SWE)

  • USB
    • Huawei E1550

Time Warner

  • USB
    • Franklin Wireless U301 [Road Runner Franklin U301]


  • USB
    • Huawei EC168
    • LG VL600 [VL600 4G LTE USB Modem]
    • Novatel Wireless Ovation MC551 [ 551L 4G LTE USB Modem]
    • Pantech UML290 [UML290 4G LTE USB Modem]

Vodafone (UK)

  • USB
    • Huawei K3565 [Vodafone K3565]

Latest Reviews

Jim Gordon

I have had this mod. for 4 to 5 years and never had a problem of any kind. This is a great router.


Great router! I love the continued support by cradlepoint. I recommend their products to all.