Semtech AirLink XR80 High-Performance Multi-Network Router, 5G or LTE Cat-20

Semtech AirLink XR80 5G High-Performance Multi-Network Router, 5G or LTE Cat-20, IP64 rated
Model: XR80
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Semtech AirLink XR80 High-Performance Router for Fixed & Mobile Applications, Optional WiFi

The supercharged Semtech (Sierra Wireless) AirLink XR80 is optimized for fixed and mobile applications. The available dual-5G cellular radio and 5×4 MU MIMO Wi-Fi 6 delivers flexibility for customized configurations. The AirLink XR80 supports complete device-to-cloud security, reduces your total cost of ownership with ALMS Out-of-Band management, and with the cartridge-based design, enables long-term expandability and upgradability. The XR80 5G router is capable of 4.14 Gbps download and 660 Mbps upload. The XR80 LTE Cat 20 router is capable of 2.0 Gbps download and 210 Mbps upload.

XR80 5G Services and Support

Network management solutions for the AirLink XR80 allow remote monitoring, control, registration, configuration, and software updates. These tools may be deployed in a cloud-based service or in a licensed enterprise data center to provide a centralized view of vehicle fleets deploying XR80 5G routers and multi-network security.

AirLink Complete

Airlink Complete

Maximize your router investment with AirLink Complete - a comprehensive service package designed to empower you with the tools and support necessary to secure, optimize and effortlessly scale your router deployments. Benefits include: AirLink Managerment Service (ALMS) for remote device and security management, Extended hardware warranty up to 5 years maximum, and Expert technical support.

Airlink Premium

Ideal for organizations managing mission-critical vehicle fleets, this service upgrade encompasses all the benefits of AirLink Complete, enhanced with: Advanced Mobility Reporting, and Advanced Replacement.

Airlink Connection Manager - Mobile VPN

The AirLink Connection Manager (ACM) is a purpose-built VPN solution that securely extends your enterprise network to your AirLink router and its connected devices and applications. Optimized for use in a mobile, multi-network environment it seamlessly maintains VPN tunnels as users roam between multiple carrier and Wi-Fi networks to prevent downtime and loss of communications.

Key Features

  • Rugged high-performance expandable 4G/5G vehicle-router
  • Expandable with one 5G expansion cartridge (1104757)
  • 5x4 MU MIMO WiFi 6
  • Single/Dual Serial
  • GNSS with Dead Reckoning
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet
  • AirLink Complete with ALMS Out-of-Band Management provides zero-touch set up and reduced service calls
  • VPN Integrated with ACM VPN Server IPsec protocol with IKEv1/IKEv2 FIPS 140-2 Level 1 compliant
  • Connect to OBD II, J1979, and J1939 interfaces (optional) for diagnostics and real-time alerts
  • FirstNet, MIL-STD-810G, UL 60950, E-Mark (72/245/EEC, 2009/19/EC), and EN50155/EN45545 certified
  • 1-year standard warranty
  • In the box: DC power cable, LPWA Antenna, and quick start guide (accessories sold separately)

Need an IoT Data Plan?

Enable your XR80 with a cost-effective monthly data plan to ensure your router is ready to deploy. Select Verizon or AT&T and the data plan size from 100 MB to 5 GB. You are billed monthly; there’s no long-term contract. Plus, manage all of your fielded gateways from a single cloud-based web portal.

Purchase a SIM card from this page. It will be mailed to you in 2 to 3 business days. Then after you receive your card, sign up for a data plan at Westward Connect.

High-Performance Antenna Options

AirLink antennas are tested and certified to achieve guaranteed and optimal performance for the AirLink XR80 cellular router. They connect a wide range of mobile applications in public safety, transportation, and distributed networks. On the Accessories tab or the XR80 Antenna page, you’ll find a list of Semtech approved antennas made for the XR80 router. For more information, speak with one of our Semtech specialists at Westward Sales. We have solutions that meet both technical and budget needs. Give us a call today at 720.870.4500 to consult with our friendly, knowledgeable specialists.

Configurations (North America)

1104789, XR80 Single 5G Router, WiFi
1104793, Same as above, no WiFi

This main unit comes with an internal 5G modem. An optional add-on 5G modem cartridge (1104757) can be purchased separately from the Accessories tab above.

1104879, XR80 Single 4G LTE Cat-20 Router, WiFi
1104881, Same as above, no WiFi

This main unit comes with an internal 4G modem. It cannot be upgraded to 5G but an optional 5G modem cartridge (1104757) can be added. See the Accessories tab above to purchase.

Note: There is also a Global version of the XR80 available that covers the EMEA and APAC regions. Please contact Westward Sales to order.

In the Box

  1. XR80
  2. DC Power Cable
  3. LPWA Antenna
  4. Quick Start Guide
  5. Airlink Premium Leaflet
CategoryCellular Router
Cellular Interface
CarrierAT&T FirstNet, T-Mobile, Verizon, Telus
SIM HolderDual SIM (Mini-2FF)
Network Management
VPN FeaturesIntegrated with ACM VPN Server, IPsec protocol with IKEv1/IKEv2, FIPS 140-2 Level 1 compliant
IP Security802.1x /Radius authentication with Wi-Fi
ProtocolsNetwork Address Translation (NAT), LAN Segmentation, WAN/LAN Connection Policy Management, QoS: Application/ Traffic Priority Queuing, static routing, WAN Ethernet
Cellular Frequenciessee datasheet for list of bands
Wi-Fi Frequencies2.4 and 5.0 GHz
Wireless SecurityWPA2/WPA3 Personal/Enterprise
PowerHigh WiFi output power of 23.3 dBm per chain
LAN Ports2x Gigabit + 1x 5 Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45)
SerialRS-232 (DB-9 connector)
Wireless5x4 MU MIMO Wi-Fi 6
Digital IO5 GPIO
Power ConsumptionPeak: 54W (4.5A @12V) Standby 55mW: (4.5mA@12V)
ConnectionIgnition Sense with time delay shutdown
Input Voltage7 to 36 VDC
Over Voltage ProtectionYes
Dimensions220 x 170 x 53mm
Weight1.80 kg
Shock / VibrationMIL-STD-810G
Antenna ConnectionFAKRA
Operating Temperature-30 to 70ºC
Storage Temperature-40 to 85ºC
Humidity95% RH @ 60ºC
RoHS CompliantRoHS2, REACH, WEEE
CertificationsFCC, IC/ISED, PTCRB
Safety StandardsIECEE Certification Bodies Scheme (CB Scheme), UL 60950, Vehicle Usage: E-Mark (72/245/EEC, 2009/19/EC), ISO7637-2
MTBF23.8 years base, 21.3 years WiFi (Telcordia SR-332 Issue 3 Method 1)
Warranty1 year with up to 5-year warranty extension
ImageModelProduct NamePrice
SIM CardSIM Card for IoT and Broadband Data Plans from 100 MB to Unlimited$10.00Add to Cart
6001354/6001355Semtech 6001354 / 6001355 10:1 Antenna, 4x4 MIMO LTE, 5x5 MIMO WiFi, GPS$419.00Add to Cart
6001399/6001400Semtech 6001399 / 6001400 9:1 Antenna with 4x4 MIMO LTE, 4x4 MIMO WiFi, & GPS$389.00Add to Cart
6001443/6001445Semtech 6001443 / 6001445 5-in-1 Antenna with 4x4 MIMO LTE and GPS$309.00Add to Cart
6001351/6001352Semtech Airlink 6001351 / 6001352 4:1 Antenna, 4x4 MIMO WiFi for the XR90 Router$123.00Add to Cart
6001344/6001345Semtech 6001344 / 6001345 8:1 Antenna with 4x4 MIMO LTE, 3x3 MIMO WiFi, & GPS$329.00Add to Cart
LTMW940Mobile Mark LTMW940 5-in-1 Multi-Antenna with 4x4 MIMO 5G LTE and GPS$367.80Add to Cart
LLP308Mobile Mark LLP308 3-in-1 5G MIMO LTE (617-6000 MHz) and GPS Antenna$274.40Add to Cart
LTM944Mobile Mark LTM944 9-in-1 Antenna with 4x4 MIMO 5G LTE, 4x4 MIMO WiFi, GPS$440.50Add to Cart
MRM3Mobile Mark MRM3 Antenna for Wi-Fi, WiMax, and 4.9 Public Safety, Surface Mount$67.85Add to Cart
6001350Semtech 6001350 Airlink XR80 and XR90 Mounting Bracket$90.00Add to Cart
6001004Semtech 6001004 8-wire Auxiliary I/O Cable for the XR80/XR90, MP70, & LX60 routers$30.00Add to Cart
6001204Semtech 6001204 OBD-II Y-Cable for the MP70, XR80, XR90, and LX60 Routers$65.00Add to Cart
6001192Semtech 6001192 J1939 Y-Cable for the MP70, XR80, XR90, and LX60 Routers$65.00Add to Cart
6001433Semtech 6001433 Airlink XR80 and XR90 DIN Rail Mounting Bracket$110.00Add to Cart
6001456Semtech 6001456 Airlink XR Series Mounting Bracket Adapter$160.00Add to Cart
6001410Semtech 6001410 RJ45 to Single DB9 Serial Adapter for XR Series Routers$20.00Add to Cart
6001409Semtech 6001409 RJ45 to Dual DB9 Serial Adapter for XR Series Routers$30.00Add to Cart
6001372Semtech 6001372 AC Adapter for the XR80 and XR90 Routers, 24 VDC $95.00Add to Cart
6001406Semtech 6001406 DC Power Cable for the XR80 and XR90 Routers$30.00Add to Cart
6001440Semtech 6001440 XR80 and XR90 FAKRA Replacement Kit$20.00Add to Cart
1104757Semtech 1104757 Airlink 5G Radio Expansion Cartridge (Modem)$859.00Add to Cart
6001444/6001500Semtech 6001444/6001500 10:1 Antenna, 4x4 MIMO LTE, 5x5 MIMO WiFi, GPS$419.00Add to Cart
6001432Semtech 6001432 5-in-1 Flat Panel Antenna with 4x4 MIMO LTE and GPS$175.00Add to Cart
6001506Semtech 6001506 Dual Sharkfin Adapter Kit for Ford Explorer/Interceptor$42.00Add to Cart