Cradlepoint AER1650 Advanced LTE Router (no WiFi) with NetCloud Branch Package

Cradlepoint AER1650 LTE Router for Branch Networks with NetCloud, GPS, no Wi-Fi
Model: AER1650
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Cradlepoint AER1650 Router (without Wi-Fi) with Cat 4 or Cat 6 Modem and NetCloud Management

The AER1650 advanced LTE edge router from Cradlepoint, together with their NetCloud Branch Essentials cloud management package, offers enterprise-class LTE communication to small and mid-sized businesses. It’s suited for branch offices, pop-up stores, retailers, and kiosks. These types of businesses rely on the AER1650 NetCloud branch solution to provide dependable, around-the-clock performance to fulfill critical communication demands.

The AER1650 offers flexible 4G LTE deployment options. It comes equipped with an embedded Cat 4 (150 Mbps) or Cat 6 (300 Mbps) Advanced Pro LTE modem. It may be upgraded to Cat 18 Gigabit-Class speeds (1200 Mbps) with the installation of an MC400 Advanced Pro modem. The AER1650 accommodates two modems. A second modem offers a continuous connection, failover, and support for two wireless carriers. The router also includes 2x2 MIMO antennas, 5 Gigabit LAN and WAN ports, and active GPS.  The AER1650 does not include Wi-Fi.  If Wi-Fi is required, see the AER1600. router.

NetCloud Branch Package

The NetCloud Branch Essentials package boosts productivity, management, and security. It is a cloud service platform that remotely administers the AER1650, making wireless networking a breeze. From a secure web browser, you can monitor, control, and troubleshoot your network and attached routers. NetCloud provides routing functions, security, and control of the cellular interface. It significantly simplifies branch networking, providing “zero-touch” deployment. And, it maximizes your LTE connection for high-performance communication.

The AER1650 is sold in a complete NetCloud Solution Package for Branch Networks and includes cloud management, 24x7 support, and a Limited Lifetime Warranty on the hardware. Choose from one, three, or five-year subscription plans. The NetCloud Advanced option adds features such as data traffic analytics, firewall, and URL content filtering.

Cloud Management
Configure, monitor, visualize, control, and troubleshoot your branch network and endpoints.


Quickly establish a VPN over wired and wireless broadband.


Edge Computing
Create custom applications, then deploy them networkwide from the cloud. Ensure application performance and availability while controlling LTE utilization.


Unified Edge Security
Includes an application-aware firewall, intrusion protection, threat management, and web content filtering.

Key Features

  • Advanced LTE router with NetCloud Branch Essentials plan
  • Choice of embedded Cat 4 or Cat 6 (MC400LP6) LTE modem
  • Dual-modem capable (certain models) for automatic failover and continuous operation
  • Optional BA-MC400-1200M-B Advanced Pro (1200 Mbps) Branch LTE modem
  • Complete routing protocols for VPN, firewall, and network management
  • Advanced security for PCI compliance
  • Verizon, AT&T, T-Branch, and Sprint support
  • 5 Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000TX) ports for LAN/WLAN
  • WiFi is not included
  • Active GPS/GNSS supports location-based applications
  • 24 x 7 support
  • Limited lifetime warranty with active NetCloud service plan
  • 2 LTE antennas and AC/DC power adapter included


BA1-1650LP6I-N0N, AER1650 router with LP6 modem (300 Mbps), 1-year NetCloud Branch Essentials (no spare MC400 slot)
BA3-1650LP6I-N0N, Same as above with a 3-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan
BA5-1650LP6I-N0N, Same as above with a 5-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan

BA1-1650LP4-N0N, AER1650 router with a LP4 modem (150 Mbps), 1-year NetCloud Branch Essentials
BA3-1650LP4-N0N, Same as above with a 3-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan
BA5-1650LP4-N0N, Same as above with a 5-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan

BA1-1650NM-00N, AER1650 router with NO modem, 1-year NetCloud Branch Essentials
BA3-1650NM-00N, Same as above with a 3-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan
BA5-1650NM-00N, Same as above with a 5-year NetCloud Branch Essentials plan

Data plans and NetCloud renewals are available. Contact Westward Sales for a quote.

The AER1650 branch router is an excellent choice for enhancing communications in retail stores and businesses. For an entire solution with SIM cards, data plan, and high-performance antennas, contact one of our Cradlepoint specialists at Westward Sales. We offer configurations that meet technical specs and budgets.

TypeLTE Router
Cellular Interface
CarrierAT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon
CategoryCat 6 (300 Mbps) or Cat 4 (150 Mbps)
SIM HolderDual SIM slots per modem
NetworksLTE frequency bands and carrier aggregation per data sheet.
Antenna2 x 2 MIMO
Network Management
Firewall FeaturesRADIUS and TACACS+, IEEE 802.1x authentication, Zscaler integration, certificate support, ALGs, MAC address filtering, Advanced Security Mode (local user management only), client web filtering, IP filtering, content filtering (basic), website filtering
IP SuiteVLAN 802.1Q, DHCP (Server, Client, and Relay), DNS and DNS Proxy, DMZ, Multicast/Multicast Proxy, MAC address filtering, LLDP, UPnP
VPN FeaturesIPsec Tunnel (up to 20 concurrent sessions), IKEv2 support (includes MOBIKE), OpneVPN (SSL VPN), L2TP, GRE Tunnel, OSPF/BGP/RIP, Route Filters (Access Control Lists, Prefix Filters, Route Maps, Communities for BGP), Per-Interface Routing, Static Routing, Policy-based Routing, NAT-less Routing, Virtual Server/Port Forwarding, NEMO/DMNR, IPv6, VTI Tunnel support, VRRP, STP, NHRP
QoSIEEE 802.1p/q AutoQoS with DSCP and Priority Queuing, prioritization of VoIP services with segmentation
System ConfigurationNetCloud Manager, NetCloud Perimter gateway, SDK support, Web UI, API, CLI, Data Usage Alerts (router and per client), Advanced Troubleshooting (support), Device Alerts, SNMP, SMS control, out-of-band management (OOBM) via USB to serial port
ReliabilityAdvanced Modem Failure Check, Failover/Failback
Cloud ProtocolsNetCloud Branch Essentials and Advanced plans with cloud-based management with SIP ALG and NAT to allow VoIP and UC communications to traverse firewall, private network support (wired and 4G WAN)
LAN Ports5 Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000TX) LAN or WLAN with port speed control, WiFi and WAN, WAN/LAN affinity, IP passthrough, standby, load balancing, failover, DynDNS, and Split DNS
USB1 USB 2.0
WirelessNo Wi-Fi
Console PortSerial port for out-of-band management of a connected device
Power Consumption10.6 W max, 7.3 W standby
Input Voltage12 VDC, AC/DC power adapter include
Connector Type2 SMA for LTE antenna
Dimensions8.3 x 6.6 x 1.7 inches (210 x 167 x 44 mm)
MountingFlange or rack mount
LED IndicatorsPower, WiFi broadcast, signal strength, WAN status, and modem status
Operating Temperature0 to 50° C (32 to 122° F)
Humidity10 to 85% non-condensing
RoHS CompliantYes
CertificationsFCC, CE, IC, PTCRB,
WarrantyLimited Lifetime with active NetCloud plan