Discontinued: Cradlepoint MBR1200B

This product has been replaced by the AER1600 Series.


The Cradlepoint MBR1200B router enables easy-to-install wireless connectivity in small business or remote office locations. Ideal for small businesses, temporary command centers, home offices, recreational vehicles, and mobile networks; the Cradlepoint MBR1200B provides wired Ethernet, and 3G/4G wireless WAN connectivity to keep you and your business up and running.





  • Use as primary connection to the Internet with wired or wireless broadband.
  • Ensure against loss of productivity and business opportunity with automatic failover to 3G/4G when the wired connection is disrupted.
  • Load balance across the multiple wired and/or wireless connections when additional bandwidth is required.


  • LAN connections are protected with advanced WiFi encryption.
  • Main office access and business transactions are protected by VPN capability and other security features to ensure your network stays secure.
  • Designed for small office/home office deployments.
  • Engineered for day-in, day-out 24/7 Internet connectivity.


  • Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager – Improve productivity, increase reliability, reduce costs, and enhance the intelligence of your network and business operations.
  • CradleCare Support – CradleCare Support available for unlimited access to the Cradlepoint Technical Assistance Center (1, 3, or 5 year options); CradleCare Extended Warranty to extend the standard hardware warranty to 2, 3, or 5 years.


Technical Specifications 

  • DATA IN: USB modem (2), ExpressCard modem (1), 10/100 Ethernet ports (2) (cable/DSL/satellite modems), WiFi (as WAN) wireless 2x2 MIMO “N” WiFi 2.4GHz (802.11 b/g/n)
  • DATA OUT: WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), five 10/100 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN Switchable)
  • TEMPERATURE: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) operating, −20°C to 70°C (−4°F to 158°F) storage
  • SIZE: 9-in x 5.1-in x 1.6-in (230mm x 130mm x 40mm)
  • WAN Security: NAT, SPI, ALG, inbound filtering of IP addresses, port blocking, service (port) filtering (FTP, SMTP, HTTP, RPL, SNMP, DNS, ICMP, NNTP, POP3, SSH), protocol filtering, WAN ping (allow/ignore)
  • Redundancy and Load Balancing: Failover/failback with 4G/3G/Ethernet, Load Balancing, WAN failure detection
  • Intelligent Routing: UPnP, DMZ, virtual server/port forwarding, routing rules, NAT-less routing, route management, content filtering, website filtering, local DHCP server, DHCP client, DNS, DNS proxy. ALGs: PPTP, L2TP, PPPoE passthrough, IPSec passthrough, FTP (passive), FTP (active), MAC address filtering, dynamic DNS
  • Management: NetCloud Manager: cloud-enabled management and application platform (subscription-based); web-based GUI (easy management), remote WAN web-based management access (HTTP, HTTPS), SNMP v1, v2c & v3, one-button NetCloud OS upgrade, modem configuration and management, modem data usage and alerts
  • Performance & Health Monitoring: Modem Health Management (MHM) improves connectivity of 3G/4G modems, SSID-based priority, WAN port speed control
  • VPN (IPSec) Tunnel: NAT-T and transport modes, device to Cradlepoint, Cisco/Linksys, Linux system, Hash (MD5, SHA128, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512), Cipher (AES, 3DES, DES), support for 2 connections, GRE tunneling, multiple networks supported in a single tunnel

Specific Features 


  • Plug-and-play support for over 125 of the most advanced broadband data modems (LTE, WiMAX, HSPA+). Security cap available to prevent device theft
  • 5 Ethernet 10/100 LAN/WAN ports for Ethernet-enabled devices or landline Internet (up to 2 WAN, up to 5 LAN, 5 total)
  • Wireless LAN – WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) supports up to 64 connections at a time


  • Automatic failover to wireless WAN connection when wired WAN disruption occurs, automatic failback when wired WAN connection is restored
  • Load balancing across multiple wired and wireless WANs for more bandwidth
  • Proactive alerts when failover occurs through Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager


  • Remote management with Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager and SNMP v1,2,3
  • Two SSIDs, with individual security, separate critical traffic
  • “WiFi-as-WAN” mode enables use as a WiFi repeater, WiFi bridge or as a WiFi-to-Ethernet adapter for Ethernet-enabled devices
  • Two Ethernet ports can be configured to “WAN Mode” to provide wireless and wired failover and load balancing
  • Data usage management and alerts to monitor data usage and avoid overages


  • IPsec VPN (two concurrent sessions) with GRE tunneling option, also supports pass-through VPN connections (IPSec, L2TP, PPTP)
  • WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPA2 Enterprise and AES encryption for secure WiFi
  • Stateful packet inspection firewall and NAT (network address translation) to prevent unwanted access to connected computers
  • Variety of security features (URL filtering, traffic filtering, DMZ, virtual server, port forwarding) for safer Internet access
  • Zone-Based Object Firewall with host address (IP or FQDN), port, and mac address


  • Limited 1 year warranty included featuring access to software updates and hardware repair or replacement; CradleCare Extended Warranty available (2, 3, or 5 years)
  • CradleCare Support available with year-round technical support, software updates and upgrades, and advanced hardware exchange (1, 3, or 5 years)


Below is a list of carrier-supplied modems compatible with the MBR1200B.


  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 340U [Beam]

Bell Mobility (CA)

  • USB
    • Novatel Wireless U679

POTS (Analog)

  • USB
    • Portsmith PSA1U1M
  • Express Card
    • Portsmith PS6EX1M

Rogers (CA)

  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless 330U [LTE Rocket Stick]


  • USB
    • Franklin Wireless U772 [Franklin U772 Smart USB Modem]
    • Franklin Wireless U600
    • Franklin Wireless U770 [Plug-in-Connect Tri-Mode USB]
    • NETGEAR 341U

T-Mobile (USA)

  • USB
    • ZTE MF683 [Rocket 3.0]

Telstra/BigPond (AU)

  • USB
    • Sierra Wireless AirCard 320U


  • USB
    • Huawei E3276


  • USB
    • Novatel Wireless U620L [MiFi 4G LTE Global USB Modem U620L]
    • Novatel Wireless USB730L [Verizon Global USB Modem USB730L]
    • Novatel Wireless Ovation MC551 [ 551L 4G LTE USB Modem]
    • Pantech UML295


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The MBR1200B seamlessly integrates 3G/4G/LTE from your preferred carrier. Choose from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Clear, Virgin Mobile, Bell, Rogers, Telus and Telstra/Big Pond.

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