ACTE launch R3000 Lite, dual SIM industrial 3G/4G VPN router


R3000Lite 3G & 4G router from ACTE

PRLog (Press Release)Feb. 27, 2014BASINGSTOKE, U.K. The R3000 Lite router family builds on the success of the R3000 cellular router range offering global 4G, 3G or 2G connectivity with a basic functionality specification for cost conscious applications.

With a totally refreshed design, R3000 Lite is available in 4G, 3G HSPA+ or 3G HSDPA offering speeds up to 100Mbps, 14.4Mbps or 3.6Mbps in downlink respectively.

All models have a dual SIM port to ensure continuous cellular connectivity or hand over when usage tariffs are reached. All models retain the Robustel rugged metal enclosure style rendering it suitable for extreme operating environments of -40 to 85˚C.

Gateway functionality via Modbus and VPN tunnelling are supported with a web based Graphical User Interface available to customers requiring a centralised Machine to Machine (M2M) management platform. This is compatible with all R3000-Lite, R3000 or M1000 Pro V2 gateway devices and allows up to 1000 devices to be used and managed in the field.

Data interfaces available include RS232, RS485, USB or Ethernet whilst mounting of the products are straightforward via a dedicated wall or DIN rail mount bracket, available separately.

R3000 Lite products are ideal for remote automation and monitoring applications including ATM/vending machine connectivity, solar or wind energy monitoring, distribution automation, automatic meter reading, industrial automation and IP video surveillance.

The R3000 Lite range meets the regulatory requirements for Europe and U.S including CE marking, R&TTE, FCC, RCM and the RoHS and WEEE directives.

David Taylor, PR Manager of ACTE comments “The R3000 Lite adds a significantly cost reduced router with basic functionality to the Robustel range of industrial Cellular terminals, routers and gateways.  The Robustel and ACTE partnership ensures that products are functionally good for industrial cellular needs, well built with many hundreds of devices installed in the field and an excellent technical and commercial back up is in place in the U.K.”

To co-incide with the R3000-Lite launch, ACTE are supplying their first 100 kits of unlocked R3000 Lite router kits comprising of R3000-Lite HSPA+ router, power supply, 2 x 3G antenna and DIN rail mount for £129.00 ex VAT.

For more information, please contact David Taylor at ACTE on +44 1256 845888 or visit http://www.acte-

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