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Benefits

Real-time connectivity

Real-time connectivity with unmatched uplink and downlink speeds using Data Path Accelerated 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and 5Gbps Ethernet technology

“Always-on” connectivity

“Always-on” connectivity using available dual cellular and dual Wi-Fi radios, and automatic failover using AirLink Cognitive Wireless

Simplified set up and usability

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

AirLink Out-of-Band Management

AirLink Out-of-Band Management capability provides zero-touch set up and reduced service calls

Services & Support

AirLink Premium

Ensures your AirLink XR90 hardware operates at peak efficiency and is always accessible. With device management and robust mobility reporting combined with our best-in-class management service and technical support, this offering includes:

  • AirLink Management Service (ALMS) network management
  • Advanced Mobility Reporting (AMR)
  • 24/7/365 Tier 1 technical support from wireless experts via phone or online access
  • Extended hardware warranty – up to 5 years
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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

Antennas

Accelerate your deployment with always-on, end-to-end connectivity provided by our portfolio of high performance antennas.

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AirLink® XR90 – Router Specifications

Cellular
Peak D/L
5G – Up to 4.14 Gbps DL
4G LTE CAT 20 – Up to 2 Gbps DL
Peak U/L
5G – Up to 660 Mbps UL
4G LTE CAT 20 – 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, CBRS
Part Numbers
North America
XR90 Single 5G (1104785)
XR90 Dual 5G (1104786)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
Global
XR90 Single 5G (1104722)
XR90 Dual 5G (1104723)
XP 5G Cartridge (Optional) (1104757)
Host Interfaces
Main body
Single 5G: 4x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1×5 Gbps, 3×1 Gbps)
Dual 5G: 5x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1×5 Gbps, 4×1 Gbps)
LPWA ALMS Out-of-Band Management
USB 3.2 Type-C port
Dual RS-232 serial port on RJ-45 connector
Aux Port (GPIO/CAN)
Dual SIM Slots
Bluetooth (future)
Single 5G: 15x FAKRA antenna connectors (4×4 Cellular, Dual 4×4 Wi-Fi, GNSS, Bluetooth, 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
Dual independent 4×4 MIMO Wi-Fi 6 AP/STA up to 2.4 Gbps
Support for 128 clients
WPA2/3 Enterprise
Each independently configurable as Wi-Fi WAN or Wi-Fi
Access Point
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
Dual 5G Peak 68W (5.7A @12V); Standby 55mW (4.5mA@12V)
Built-in protection against voltage transients including 5 VDC engine cranking
Ignition Sense with time delay shutdown
Network and Routing
Sierra 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 5G: 27.5 years (Telcordia SR-332 Issue3 Method1)
Support and Warranty
1 year standard warranty with up to 5 years extended warranty with current AirLink Premium subscription.
Unrestricted critical firmware updates.
Accessories
In the Box
XR90, DC Power cable, LPWA Antenna. Quick Start Guide, AirLink Premium leaflet
Options
  • Mounting bracket (6001350)
  • MG90 to XR Adapter bracket (6001456)
  • 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
Support for Edge Compute Containerized Applications (future)
Dimensions
AirLink XR90 – Main Body
220mm x 170mm x 53mm (6.69in x 8.66in x 2.08in)
Weight: 2.06 Kg (4.5 Lbs.)
AirLink XR90 – Main body with Single Expansion Cartridge
220mm x 220mm x 53mm (8.66in x 8.66in x 2.08in)
Weight: 2.64 Kg (5.8 Lbs.)
AirLink XR90 – Main body with Dual Expansion Cartridge
268mm x 220mm x 53mm (10.55in x 8.66in x 2.08in)
Weight: 3.22 Kg (7.1 Lbs.)

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