New Motorola WAVE PTT Customers Get 3 FREE Months Until 7/31/20

3 FREE Months for WAVE Mobile and Dispatch PTT

Motorola BatwingsMotorola announced a new promotion to help customers with wide area voice communications during the COVID-19 response efforts. From now through July 31, 2020, new customers will receive 3 FREE months of  WAVE PTT mobile app and WAVE PTT Dispatch subscription service.

WAVE PTT is a SaaS application supporting unlimited 2-way voice communications with group call, individual call, mapping, and location reporting. It is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones or tablets. WAVE Dispatch is cloud-based desktop application for managing up to 300 remote workers and 20 different talkgroups.

WAVE OnCloud PTT App for iOS and Android Devices

IOS & Android Screen ShotsThe WAVE OnCloud PTT app provides your team secure, instant communications anywhere you have cellular broadband service or Wi-Fi access. The monthly subscription fee is $8 per user.

The video below shows an overview of the app features including the messaging options – text, share location, instant personal alert, send a photo or video, and leave a recorded message.

WAVE Dispatch App for Users Needing Command and Control

PoC Dispatcher Web Based Software on PCWAVE Dispatch is a cloud-based desktop application for your dispatcher used with WAVE OnCloud enabled smartphones, TLK 100 4G LTE 2-way radios, and MOTOTRBO DMR radio systems. Manage up to 300 users and 20 talkgroups from your desktop computer with an internet connection. The monthly subscription fee is $32 per month.

The video below demonstrates the functionality of WAVE Dispatch.

This promotion makes it a perfect time to start using Motorola’s PTT PoC software. Instant team communications increases efficiency and safety for your employees. We can have your team “on-the air” the same day and can provide help with initial setup and free telephone support.

The promotion ends July 31st. Call our office now at 302-734-9250 or use the form below.

Cradlepoint E300 Series 5G Ready Gigabit-Class LTE Branch Router Now Shipping

5G Ready LTE Cloud Managed Router

The new E300 LTE router is purpose-built hardware bundled with NetCloud
Enterprise Branch Essentials (or Advanced Feature version) designed for quick deployments for temporary locations, branches, stores, restaurants, and construction sites. It is 5G Ready and compatible with Cradlepoint’s W-Series wideband adapters.

The E300 offers full-featured routing, security, and Wi-Fi for primary and failover connectivity in a compact housing. The hardware is compatible with Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and other major carriers. Cradlepoint packages are an all-in-one wireless networking service service solution including technical support, hardware, and software services. Subscription terms can be purchased for one, three, or five years.

Gigabit-Class CAT18B 1200 Mbps Modem for High Bandwidth

Cradlepoint E300 Rear View

The E300 with the 1200 Mbps modem option will support a branch location with heavy traffic. The BF05-0300C18B-GN includes the E300 router, embedded 4G LTE 1200 Mbps modem, NetCloud Essentials, software, and warranty support for 5 years. It has a built-in 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Access Point, supports Multiple SSIDs, and has a 4-port Gigabit L2/L3 Switch. The E300 also supports a second MC400 modem slot that can be added in the future. Cradlepoint phone support is 24 hours on weekdays with emergency responses on weekends.

If you don’t need Gigabit-Class connectivity, the E300 can be ordered with a 150 Mbps Cat 4 modem (BF05-0300C4D-NN) at a significant savings,

Download Cradlepoint E300 Data Sheet .pdf

Magnum Electronics is a Premier Cradlepoint Partner with advanced technical and sales certifications. If you need help with your branch, fleet, or IoT connectivity contact our Dover, Delaware office at 302 734-9250 M-F 8-5pm or use the form below.

Motorola Promo Discount for New WAVE Customers Until 4/30/20

Motorola BatwingsFrom now through April 30, 2020, new customers can lower their costs with a Motorola promotion that reduces the cost of the TLK 100 LTE nationwide two-way radio and WAVE subscription for the first 3 months. The offer also includes discounts for the WAVE PTT mobile app and WAVE PTT Dispatch for fleet management.

WAVE TLK 100, PTT Mobile App, and Dispatch Discounts

WAVE TLK 100 Nationwide LTE Wi-Fi 2-Way Radio

LTE Wi-Fi Two-Way Hand-held Two-Way RadioThe WAVE TLK 100 two-way radio combines the broad coverage of a nationwide cellular network with the ease of two-way radio communications. Customers can manage talkgroups and add Wi-Fi coverage without expanding their infrastructure or holding a FCC license.

The cost of the radio is included with a 2 year agreement and there are no additional cellular charges. Deployment is quick and individual private call is also included. We carry a full line of TLK 100 accessories including the AdvanceTec AT6749A hands free vehicle kit and the AT3069A Advance Communicator base conversion kit.

For more information call our office at 302-734-9250 or use the form below.

Consider Private LTE For Wireless Onsite Communications Instead of Wi-Fi

What is Private LTE?

Motorola CBRS Nitro Private LTE Broadband Network

For more information on Motorola’s Nitro CRBS private LTE broadband network and Cradlepoint’s CBRS compatible routers, contact our Dover, Delaware office at (302) 734-9250 or use the form below.

JPS RSP-Z2 Gateway Provides Simple Patch for Radio System Interoperability

The RSP-Z2 dual-channel gateway from JPS Interoperability Solutions located inJPS Interoperability Solutions Raleigh, NC allows a pair of 2-way radios, IP connections, or a radio and IP connection to be patched together. There are no recurring costs and the RSP-Z2 supports 2/4-wire interfaces, SIP, RTP, and RoIP protocols. JPS offers factory-built cables with connectors for almost every analog and digital radio model ever manufactured.

Easy Solution to Connect Your Existing Radios with WAVE TLK 100 LTE Devices

LTE Wi-Fi Two-Way Hand-held Two-Way RadioUsers with a large number of existing on-site radios can easily interface with Motorola WAVE OnCloud TLK 100 LTE devices that provide nationwide coverage. All you need is the RSP-Z2 and interface cables for the TLK 100 and your on-site radio.

The TLK 100 and your radio would be dedicated and can not be used for dispatch. Interoperability is automatic on the channels selected on each dedicated radio. Coverage for the on-site donor radio would be limited by the antenna system or repeater.

JPS RSP-Z2 Interoperability Gateway Data Sheet

JPS RSPZ2 Installation and Operation Guide

JPS RSPZ2 Field Optimization and Troubleshooting Guide

Visit our website for JPS ACU series interoperability gateways, SNV-12 voters, NXU-2A network extension unit, and interface cables. Magnum Electronics has been an authorized JPS Dealer since 2006 and provides technical support services if needed.

Cradlepoint Selects Magnum Electronics For NASPO Valuepoint Sales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Magnum Electronics - NASPO- Cradlepoint Logos

Nationwide Fulfillment Partner for Master Agreement AR3189

DOVER, DE October 28, 2019

Magnum Electronics, Inc., located in Dover, Delaware and a leader in wireless communications technology has been selected by Cradlepoint to fulfill orders nationwide under NASPO Valuepoint Master Agreement AR3189. Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G Ready wireless network edge solutions was recently awarded a five-year NASPO ValuePoint Data Communications Products & Services contract for its NetCloud Service platform and edge router solutions.

The NASPO Valuepoint agreement allows easy access to Cradlepoint’s software-driven wireless WAN and network solutions for public sector entities in all 50 states. Magnum Electronics is authorized to provide quotes with contract pricing, invoice, and receive payments to all eligible public sector entities.

“The NASPO Valuepoint Master Agreement will make it convenient for our government customers to purchase Cradlepoint solutions”, said Mike Ridenour, who leads the wireless network business unit for Magnum Electronics. “We are proud to be selected by Cradlepoint for this added responsibility and supporting customers nationwide.”

About Magnum Electronics, Inc

Magnum Electronics is a wireless communications integrator, technical service center, GPS fleet management, and managed services provider supporting mobile workers in government and enterprise. The company has distribution agreements with Motorola Solutions, Cradlepoint, Panasonic, Avigilon, Federal Signal, and many other high quality suppliers. Magnum Electronics is a State of Delaware contract holder for upfit installation services, communications devices, and emergency vehicle lighting. Learn more at magnumelectronics.com, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is a global leader in cloud-delivered wireless edge solutions for branch, mobile, and IoT networks. The Cradlepoint NetCloud service – based on the Elastic Edge™ architecture – delivers an agile, pervasive, and software-defined wireless edge that connects people, places and things everywhere over LTE and 5G cellular networks with resiliency, security, and control.

About NASPO ValuePoint

The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers best value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. Since 1992 NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO (the National Association of State Procurement Officials) encouraging, fostering and guiding the nation’s most significant public contract cooperative.

Contact Information

Magnum Electronics, Inc 302-734-9250  [email protected]

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Consider Private LTE and CBRS Spectrum for On-Site Communications Instead of WiFI

Communications over WiFi has become more congested and less secure as IoT devices are added in manufacturing plants, hotels, and campus facilities. These high-bandwidth users who need a secure communications platform are turning to Private LTE using the Citizens Broadband Radio Service. CBRS (not to be confused with Citizens Band Radio) is new and located at 3.5 – 3.7 GHz. Users are not required to apply for a FCC license for their small cell location but will instead pay a monthly fee for spectrum allocation through a remote server.

Motorola recently released the MOTOTRBO Nitro product platform with access points and the purpose-built SLN 1000 hand-held voice radio using CBRS. We can design, install, and support this new business critical communications infrastructure. As an approved Avigilon Sales and Service Partner, we can also support your video surveillance needs. And…as a Cradlepoint Premier Partner we have the LTE network expertise and compatible CBRS LTE wireless routers.

We look forward to helping you deploy a Motorola MOTOTRBO Nitro communications system. For more information call our Dover, Delaware office at 302-734-9250 to discuss this new technology with your on-site requirements.

Motorola LEX L11 Software Upgrade Instructions For Verizon Devices

Rugged LTE FirstNet DeviceThe Motorola LEX L11 LTE public-safety smartphone designed for AT&T and FirstNet is now compatible with the Verizon network. All you need to do is follow the software upgrade instructions below.

The LEX L11 software update requires an active Verizon SIM. We tried to upgrade a LEX without a VZW SIM and were not able to complete the update. Evidently, the software update is provided by the carrier.

Remote Control Your APX Radio With BluetoothThe Android based LEX L11 is purpose-built for mission critical public-safety communications. It pairs with the APX 8000, APX 8000XE, APX 7000, APX 7000XE, APX 60000, and APX 6000XE series (Bluetooth enabled) radios and can be used as a wireless remote speaker-microphone.

LEX L11 Software Upgrade Instructions During Initial Setup

Software step-by-step Upgrade Instructions

LEX L11 Software Procedure After Initial Setup

The LEX L11 software update requires an active Verizon SIM. We tried to upgrade a LEX without a installing a VZW SIM and were not able to complete the update. Evidently, the software update is provided by the carrier.

1. Power on Phone
2. Insert Verizon SIM
3. Connect to WiFi network
4. Once device connects to WiFi, the device should receive the indication that a new SW version is available
5. Accept Download / Install
6. After device reboots; verify the new SW version – SW version should be R01.00.40 (in Settings/About Phone/ – see bottom Build Number)

Download Motorola LEX L11 Software Upgrade Document for Verizon Devices

To receive a LEX L11 quote contact us at our Dover, Delaware sales and service facility at 302-734-9250 during normal business hours M-F 8-5pm. Or you can use the form below:

Motorola LEX L11 Rugged LTE Handheld Is FirstNet and FIPS 140 Certified

The LEX L11 is Motorola’s third generation purpose-built smartphone for public-safety Rugged LTE FirstNet Deviceprofessionals using AT&T FirstNet. The device has an IP68 submersibility rating and has Gorilla Glass 3 on the 5.0 inch display. A dedicated push-to-talk, emergency, and programmable buttons differentiate this from a consumer device. It also has dual front-facing speakers (107dB) and three microphones for noise suppression.

The LEX L11 is built with the Android 7.1 OS and has Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/k/r. The 3G/4G LTE radio is UMTS/GSM capable on bands 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 17, 29, 30, 66 and is AT&T FirstNet certified. A Verizon compatible model is expected to be released in the first half of 2019.

Federal government users should know the LEX L11 is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validated.

LEX L11 Pairs With APX 6000/7000/8000 Mission Critical Bluetooth

The LEX pairs with APX 6000, APX 7000, and APX 8000 (including XE)  models with internal Bluetooth enabled. It provides remote control of APX radio’s zones, talk groups, and volume, emergency button activation, and allows you to speak directly into LEX L11 over the LMR radio network.

Replacement Batteries and Accessories for LEX L11

The IMPRES 2 PMNN4545 standard swappable battery has 2500 mAh capacity and lasts a typical 10 hour shift. The optional high-capacity PMNN4546 5000 mAh battery lasts up to 20 hours but requires the HN001155A01 replacement back cover.

The LEX has a 3.5mm jack and also supports wired audio accessories. The PMLN4541 2-wire surveillance kit with acoustic tube is the most popular for law enforcement. A lower cost PMLN4540 earbud with inline mic is also available.

LEX L11 Overview Brochure                   LEX L11 Data Sheet

For more info and pricing, contact our Dover, Delaware office at 302-734-9250 8-5pm EST M-F or email us at [email protected]

Cel-Fi Smart Signal Boosters Improve 3G/4G/LTE Cellular Coverage In Buildings and Vehicles

Cellular Smart Signal Boosters

Cel-Fi by Nextivity is a Carrier approved cellular booster product family designed to improve 3G/4G/LTE voice and data. Basically, they amplify a weak (at least one bar) carrier signal using a donor antenna and distribute it indoors using a server antenna. They are sometimes called BDA’s (Bi-Directional Amplifiers).

Unlike cell boosters in the past, Cel-Fi uses advanced smart technology that minimizes interference and desense.They provide a bigger coverage footprint indoors by amplifying signals up tp 100 dB. Cel-Fi is designed to improve a single Carrier but can be co-located for a second Carrier without degradation.

Cel-Fi smart boosters are simple plug and play solutions with internal antennas, packaged bundles for vehicles or small buildings, and scaleable DAS systems for facilities up to 200,000 sq ft.

Easy Install Cel-Fi Duo+ and Pro for Small Offices Up to 15,000 Sq. Ft.

The Duo+ and Pro products have internal antennas and no cables to connect. All you need is at least one bar of 4G LTE signal. The Duo+ is available for Verizon or T-Mobile and the Pro is designed for AT&T users. This solution is for indoor use only and takes a few minutes for installation.

Rugged Cel-Fi GO X and GO M Use External Antennas for Buildings and Vehicles

The Cel-Fi GO X and GO M are housed in a NEMA 4 Rated weather resistant enclosure for indoor or outdoor environments. They use external antennas to provide more flexibility and include Carrier Switching. Using the free WAVE app you can reprogram the GO X and GO M for a different Carrier if needed. It can also be changed from vehicle use to building and vice versa.

The Cel-Fi GO Series require more planning for building solutions. Antenna choices, splitters, and cable lengths will factor in the design. As a certified Cel-Fi reseller, our employees receive extensive training in pre-sale design and installation.

We offer Cel-Fi GO M bundles with antennas for moving vehicles. These are optimized for service vans, command vehicles, and RV’s. The kits are complete and optimized for Verizon or AT&T. There is also the Cel-Fi GO RED that boosts AT&T FirstNet Bands 12 and 14.

Cel-Fi Quatra 1000 & Quatra 2000 Scalable DAS In-Building Coverage Solutions

The Cel-Fi Quatra series is an easy-to-deploy, scalable (DAS) distributed antenna system for buildings up to 200,000 sq ft. It operates in off-air mode or can be integrated with carrier small cell equipment and operated in distributed small cell mode, creating a Supercell. The Quatra 1000 supports a single Carrier and the Quatra 2000 supports dual Carriers.

About 80% of all cellular traffic is used indoors or in vehicles. It you have weak in-building or in-vehicle coverage, Cel-Fi by Nextivity is the recommended solution. If you have questions or need a formal quote, contact our Dover, Delaware office at 302-734-9250 during normal business hours.