AirLink® Routers & Gateways Portfolio

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 Performance Series 
Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - GX450 GX450 Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - RV50 RV50/RV50X Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - MP70 MP70 Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - MG90 MG90
Cellular LTE, HSPA+
EVDO
LTE, HSPA+ EVDO
(RV50X: LTE-A)
LTE-A, HSPA+ Dual Radio LTE-A, HSPA+
Max Cellular Speed (DL/UL Mbps) 150/50 RV50: 150/50
RV50X: 300/50
300/50 300/50
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz 802.11n N/A 2.4/5GHz 802.11ac
3x3 MIMO
Dual 2.4/5GHz
802.11ac
3x3 MIMO
GNSS Yes Yes Yes (with dead reckoning) *Yes (with dead reckoning)
SIM Slots Single Dual Dual Dual
Enclosure Die-Cast Aluminum Die-Cast Aluminum Die-Cast Aluminum Die-Cast Aluminum
Voltage 9-36V 7-36VDC 7-36VDC 7-36VDC
Ethernet 1 Port 10/100 1 Port 10/100/1000 4 Port 10/100/1000 5 port 10/100/1000
Serial, I/O RS-232, 1 GPIO RS-232, 1 GPIO RS-232, 5 GPIO
OBD-II/J1939
RS-232, 4+1 GPIO
Bluetooth
**OBD-II/J1939/1708
Applications: Industrial IoT, Asset Monitoring, Public Transit, First Responders (Police, Fire, EMS), Oil & Gas, Water, Smart Grid, Video, Transportation
*Available in an upcoming software release
**Requires external scanner accessory
 Essential Series 
Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - LX60 LX60/60 Wi-Fi Sierra Wireless - AirLink Comparison - ES450 ES450
Cellular LTE, HSPA+
Global: LTE-M/NB-IoT
LTE, HSPA+
EVDO
Max Cellular Speed (DL/UL Mbps) LTE: 150/50
LTE-M/NB-IoT: 300 Kbps/375 Kbps, 27 Kbps/65 Kbps
150/50
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 802.11ac* N/A
GNSS Yes* No
SIM Slots Single Single
Enclosure Polycarbonate Die-Cast Aluminum
Voltage 7-36V 9-36V
Ethernet 2 Ports 10/100/1000 1 Port 10/100
Serial, I/O RS-232, RS-485, 5x GPIO RS-232, 1 GPIO
Applications: IoT/M2M, Building Automation, Digital Signage, Taxi ATMs, Kiosks, POS, Lottery, Backup Connectivity
*Optional

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