MAX BR1 Classic

Industrial – Grade 4G LTE/3G Router

The BR1 Classic comes with a rugged metal enclosure, and a wide range of certifications at an affordable price.

Deploy & Forget

Set up your BR1 Classic in minutes, and then let it connect your network for years without worry. The current uptime record for a Peplink device is 1,252 days and counting.

Supports Python

GPIO Terminal Block

Small Form Factor

Certified Toughness

In addition to rugged metal enclosure, the BR1 Classic is certified on:

Shock and vibration resistance

(EN 61373:1999, IEC 61373:1999)

Railway Applications

(EN 50155)

Electromagnetic Compatibility

(EN 61000)

Compatible With:

  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #10
  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #3
  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #5
  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #8
  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #4
  • 2.5Gbps Quad Cellular Gigabit LTE Mobile PowerhouseMAX HD4 MBX #9

Compatible with all major carriers. Certified on Verizon.

Automatic Failover 4G LTE Mobile Router MAX BR1 #5

Fleet Tracking and Management

With built-in GPS fleet tracking and InControl 2 cloud-based management, you can keep tabs on location and manage your mobile network from any Internet-connected device. InControl 2 is our cloud based device management, monitoring, and reporting tool designed specifically for Peplink and Pepwave devices.

Automatic Failover 4G LTE Mobile Router MAX BR1 #6

Customizable Captive Portal

Branding your captive portal is as easy as uploading your logo & terms and conditions. You can easily set bandwidth allowance and access duration per user or manage access using RADIUS server. 

With social Wi-Fi Hotspot support, you can also receive valuable demographic data from your users.

To help you better understand the powerful features offered the Pepwave MAX cellular router, we would like to invite you to check out our online demo.

Class 1 Div 2 ready

Hazardous locations need connectivity too. Good news for you, the BR1 Classic is Class 1 Div 2 compatible out of the box so it’s ready to be deployed at even the harshest of conditions, providing you with unbreakable connectivity.

#PowerofPeplink in Action

  • WAN Interface1x 10/100M Ethernet Port
    LAN Interface2x 10/100M Ethernet Port
    (1x Serial Port shared with LAN Interface)
    Cellular WAN InterfacesSingle LTE Modem
    Redundant SIM SlotYes
    SpeedFusion Hot FailoverYes
    Drop-in ModeYes
    Wi-Fi Interface802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi WAN or AP
    Downlink/Uplink Datarate150Mbps/50Mbps (LTE Modem)
    300Mbps/50Mbps (LTE-A Modem)
    Recommended Users60
    Content Hub Storage8GB
    Load Balancing/FailoverYes
    Stateful Firewall Throughput *100 Mbps
    Antenna Connectors2x SMA Cellular, 1x SMA GPS, 1x RP-SMA Wi-Fi
    Power InputDevice: 10V – 30V DC
    AC Adapter: AC Input 100V – 240V / DC Output 12V
    Passive PoE Input (WAN Port, 10V – 30V DC)
    Power Consumption12W (max.)
    Dimensions4.1 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches | 105 x 110 x 30 mm
    Weight0.54 pound |
    244 grams
    Operating Temperature -40° – 149°F | -40° – 65°C
    Certifications -E-Mark
    -EN 61000: Electromafnetic Compatibility
    -FCC, CE, RoHS, IC
    -EN 61373 IEC 61373: Shock and Vibration Resistance
    -EN 50155: Railway Applications
    Warranty1-Year Limited Warranty

    * Router Throughput and PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments. Figures apply to the latest hardware revision. The throughput result is tested with DHCP/Static IP WAN.

  • SoftwarePepwave MAX Firmware
    WANSupport for PPPoE, Static IP, DHCP
    WAN Link Health Check
    Bandwidth Allowance Monitor
    Support for Dynamic DNS services
    WAN Port Convertible into LAN Port

    LANDHCP Server for LAN Clients
    Extended DHCP Option
    DHCP Reservation
    DNS Proxy for LAN Clients
    VLAN on LAN Support
    SecurityStateful Firewall
    DoS Prevention
    Web Blocking
    Complete VPN SolutionPepVPN/SpeedFusion
    -Hot Failover
    -Site-to-Site VPN
    -256-bit AES Encryption
    -Pre-shared Key Authentication
    -Dynamic Routing
    -X.509 Certificate Support *
    IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network) ^
    -X.509 Certificate Support *
    Advanced QoS Individual Bandwidth Limit
    Application Prioritization
    -Custom Application QoS

    NetworkingNAT and IP Forwarding
    Static Routes
    Port Forwarding
    Many to One, One to One NAT
    NAT Pool
    SIP ALG, H.323 ALG
    Captive Portal SupportSupport for Wired and Wireless LAN clients
    Support RADIUS Authentication
    Time and Usage Quotas on Open Access Mode
    Built-in Customizable Splash Page
    Device ManagementWeb Administrative Interface
    Command Line Interface
    InControl Cloud Management
    Email Notification
    Active Client & Session Lists
    Bandwidth Usage Statistics
    Syslog Service
    SNMP v1, v2c and v3


    *Feature is available as an upgrade.

    ^ IPsec VPN supports connection with Cisco, Juniper, Peplink, or Pepwave devices.


    Product Code



    Enables up to 5 PepVPN peers

             Advanced Feature Package includes a software license key for X.509 Certificate Support (SpeedFusion and IPsec)


     10ft Direct Wire DC Cable for MAX Transit Mini or BR1 Classic (HW3)


    • MAX BR1 Classics
    • 12V2A 4-Pin Power Supply (ACW-632)
    • 1x 5dBi Wi-Fi Antenna (2.4G) (ACW-304)
    • 1x GPS Antenna (ACW-232)
    • 2x 2dBi 4G LTE Antennas (4G LTE)


  • Product CodeRegion | CarrierEmbedded Modem 4G Bands3G Bands
    MAX-BR1-LTEA-W-TWorldwide/ CAT-61B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B7, B8 , B12, B13,
    B20, B25, B26, B29, B30, B41
    Worldwide B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8
    MAX-BR1-LTE-E-TEurope / International /
    1B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B20, B38 (TDD),
    B40(TDD), B41 (TDD)
    B1, B5, B8


    * China & HK TD LTE are excluded.