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MultiTech Cellular Routers Provide Quick and Reliable Connectivity for Solar Power Applications

Solar power generation is emerging as a competitive renewable energy resource. As such, service providers are looking to monitor, measure and control remote residential solar energy systems and provide homeowners access to updated system and payback information.

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MultiTech provides internet connectivity via cellular communications and does not use PSTN/POTS lines. MultiTech’s MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series is carrier approved and uses a rugged, SAE tested housing. MultiTech’s solution does not require the homeowner to supply any security passwords or allow access to their home network. It is completely independent of the homeowners network.

MultiTech’s MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series Cellular Routers

The MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series of cellular routers are a part of MultiTech’s comprehensive portfolio of cellular connectivity products optimized for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications. With the Industry’s most cost effective approach to remote device management and shared design approach across multiple cellular technologies, it provides the lowest total cost of ownership to our customers. The MultiConnect rCell 100 Series of cellular routers also offers a long, stable lifecycle, an important consideration for M2M solutions.


The MultiConnect rCell 100 Series of cellular routers are used in a wide variety of applications such as solar monitoring, digital signage, smart vending, smart energy or home medical monitoring. Because the routers are certified and carrier approved, customers are able to quickly deploy with cellular connectivity to realize new revenue streams, Opex reduction or improved service offering.


The MultiConnect rCell 100 Series of cellular routers use IPSec industry standard data encryption to provide high performance, secure LAN-to-LAN VPN connections with 3DES or AES encryption using IKE and PSK key management. Support for five concurrent VPN tunnels.

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Specifications

The Wi-Fi interface can be set up in 802.11 bgAccess Point (AP) or client mode. In AP mode, the router can support up to 5 client connections. The Bluetooth serial interface allows you to set up a transparent data pipe from a Bluetooth device to a remote server. The router can be configured using TCP or UDP protocols and supports client and server modes giving you the flexibility you need for your particular application. RFCOM and SPP profile support. Contact MultiTech about additional Bluetooth profile support today.


  • 802.11 bg(1x1)
  • WEP, WPA, and WPA2 support
  • 65 Mbps maximum theoretical throughput

  • Version 2.1+EDR
  • Power Class 1.5

M2M Focused Software Features

MultiTech Capabilities

MultiConnect® rCell 100Series Cellular Routers



About MultiTech

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. has been expanding the connected world by delivering industry-leading communications technology platforms for over 40 years. Offering an extensive line of fully certified and carrier-approved external and embedded modems, routers and gateways, MultiTech works with thousands of customers worldwide to easily enable cellular, analog, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® , LoRa™, GPS and other M2M communication capabilities for their IoT applications.

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