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Use Cases

Mobile mission critical applications in public safety and field service fleets, Fixed Wireless Access, SCADA, Edge and industrial IoT.

Benefits

Designed for fixed and mobile-mission and business critical applications

Designed for fixed and mobile-mission and business critical applications that require ultimate connectivity and reliability

“Always-on” connectivity

“Always-on” connectivity delivers consistent primary and backup connectivity for public and private networks

AirLink Out-of-Band Management

AirLink Out-of-Band Management simplifies deployment and troubleshooting reducing total cost of ownership (TCO)

Simplified set up and usability

Simplified set up and usability with new AirLink OS and upgraded AirLink Management Service (ALMS)

Services & Support

AirLink Complete

Tools and support to self-manage devices

Maximize your hardware investment and ensure your applications operate at peak efficiency by subscribing to our best-in-class AirLink Management Service (ALMS) and technical support.

ALMS, Technical Support and Hardware Warranty included with subscription

  • Interactively monitor the status, signal strength, and location of all AirLink devices
  • Direct access to Tier 1 technical support from Sierra Wireless
  • Firmware updates including new features, functionality and security updates for your devices
  • Access to the Source for all technical documentation and software downloads for your devices with an active subscription
  • Optional Advanced Mobility Reporting (AMR)
  • Extended hardware warranty of up to 5 years
  • Through a dedicated built-in LPWA cellular connectivity, ALMS out-of-band Management provides always-on access to ALMS for the XR80 only
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AirLink Connection Manager

  • VPN appliance built from the ground up for AirLink routers & gateways
  • Simplify deployment and management of your VPN solution, extending the enterprise to the network edge for fixed and mobile endpoints
  • Carrier agnostic – ACM doesn’t require fixed and/or public IP
  • Compatible with FIPS 140-2, and always-on VPN capability

AirLink Antennas

Accelerate your deployment with always-on, end-to-end connectivity provided by our portfolio of high performance AirLink® antennas.
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AirLink® XR80 – Router Specifications

Cellular
Peak D/L
XR80 5G – Up to 4.14 Gbps DL, 4G LTE Cat 20 – Up to 2 Gbps DL
XR80 LTE Cat 20 – 4G LTE Cat 20 – Up to 2 Gbps DL
Peak U/L
XR80 5G – Up to 660 Mbps UL, 4G LTE Cat 20 – up to 210 Mbps UL
XR80 LTE Cat 20 – UL 4G LTE Cat 20 – up to 210 Mbps UL
5G
Frequency Bands
Sub-6 Non-standalone (NSA): n1, n2, n3, n5, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
(Future Variant) Sub-6 Standalone (NSA & SA): n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
4G LTE
Frequency Bands
B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8, B12, B13, B14, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B28, B29, B30, B32, B34, B38, B39, B40, B41, B42, B43 (future), B46, CBRS B48, B66, B71
3G WCDMA/HSPA+
Frequency Bands
B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B8, B9, B19
LPWA
Frequency Bands
B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8, B9, B10, B12, B13, B17, B18, B19, B20, B25, B26, B27, B28, B66
Approvals
Regulatory*
FCC, IC/ISED, PTCRB, GCF, CE, RED, RCM, ESN
Carrier*
AT&T, FirstNet 5G, FirstNet 4G, T-Mobile, Verizon, BT, Telstra, CBRS
Part Numbers
North America
XR80 5G –
XR80 Single 5G (1104793)
XR80 Single 5G Wi-Fi (1104789)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
XR80 LTE Cat 20 –
XR80 LTE Cat 20 Single 4G (1104881)
XR80 LTE Cat 20 Single 4G Wi-Fi (1104879)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
Global
XR80 5G –
XR80 Single 5G (1104791)
XR80 Single 5G Wi-Fi (1104787)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
XR80 LTE Cat 20 –
XR80 LTE Cat 20 Single 4G (1104880)
XR80 LTE Cat 20 Single 4G Wi-Fi (1104878)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
Host Interfaces
3x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbps, 2x 1Gbps), With cartridge: 4x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbps, 3x 1Gbps)
LPWA ALMS Out-of-Band Management
USB 3.2 Type-C port
Dual RS-232 serial port on RJ-45
Aux Port (GPIO/CAN)
Dual SIM Slots
11 FAKRA antenna connectors (Dual 4×4 Cellular, 5×4 WiFi, GNSS, LPWA)
Security
AAA
802.1x /Radius authentication with Wi-Fi and Ethernet
Firewall
Stateful firewall with port forwarding, DMZ
WLAN Encryption
WPA2/WPA3 Personal/Enterprise FIPS 140-2
WI-FI (Optional)
4×4 MIMO Wi-Fi 6 AP/STA up to 2.4Gbps
1×1 MIMO Wi-Fi 6 STA Rx only
Support for 128 clients
WPA2/3Enterprise
Wi-Fi WAN and Wi-Fi Access Point (concurrently)
High output power 23 dBm (per chain)
Captive Portal (future)
Environmental
Operating Temperature
-30°C to +70°C / -22°F to +158°F
Storage Temperature
-40°C to +85°C / -40°F to +185°F
Humidity
95% RH @ 60C
IP64 rated ingress protection
MIL-STD-810G conformance to shock, vibration, thermal
shock, and humidity
Power
Input/Operating Voltage
7 to 36 VDC
Power modes
Peak 54W (4.5A @12V); Standby 55mW (4.5mA@12V)
Built-in protection against voltage transients including 5VDC engine cranking
Ignition Sense with time delay shutdown
Network and Routing
Sierra Wireless Cognitive Wireless
IPv4 and IPv6 Routing
Network Address Translation (NAT)
LAN Segmentation
IPv4 Passthrough and IPv6 Prefix Extension
WAN/LAN Connection Policy Management
Policy-Based Routing
QoS
Application/ Traffic Priority Queuing
WAN Monitors
Connection Failure Recovery
Configurable MTU size
Multiple LAN Support
Customize transmission buffer size
Static Routing
WAN Ethernet
VPN
Integrated with ACM VPN Server
IPsec protocol with IKEv1/IKEv2
FIPS 140-2
Encryption
AES128/AES192/AES256
Hashing
SHA256/SHA384/SHA512
Key Exchange
DHGroup14/15/16/17/18/19/20/21
LAN to LAN and Host to LAN
Up to 10 concurrent tunnels per link
MOBIKE protocol
IP compression
Full/Split Tunnel
Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
Industry Certifications*
Safety
IECEE Certification Bodies Scheme (CB Scheme), UL 60950
Vehicle Usage
E-Mark (72/245/EEC, 2009/19/EC), ISO7637- 2, SAE J1455 (Shock & Vibration)
Environmental
RoHS2, REACH, WEEE, C1D2
Rail Usage
EN50155/EN45545 (Rolling Stock)
Reliabilty
MTBF
Dual radio: 32.8 years (Telcordia SR-332 Issue3 Method1)
Support and Warranty
1 year standard warranty with up to 5 years extended warranty with current AirLink Complete subscription.
Unrestricted critical firmware updates.
Accessories
In the Box
XR80, DC Power cable, LPWA Antenna, Quick Start Guides,
Options
  • Mounting bracket (6001350)
  • AC Adapter (6001372)
  • I/O Cable (6001004)
  • RJ45 to Single DB9 Serial cable (6001410)
  • RJ45 to Dual DB9 Serial cable (6001409)
  • XP 5G Cartridge (1104757)
For Antenna options visit: sierrawireless.com/antennas
Edge Computing
Edge Compute containerized applications (future)
Dimensions
AirLink XR80 – Main Body
220mm x 170mm x 53mm (6.69in x 8.66in x 2.08in)
Weight: Non Wi-Fi 1.80 Kg (4.0 Lbs) Wi-Fi 2.00 Kg (4.4 Lbs)
AirLink XR80 – Main Body with Single 5G Expansion Cartridge
220mm x 220mm x 53mm (8.66in x 8.66in x 2.08in)
Weight: 2.64 Kg (5.8 Lbs)

*All approvals are either granted or in progress. Call for the latest approval status.

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