EV3X Series 4G MIMO Routers
EV3X series firmwares are using on EZR30 & EZR33 outdoor 4G routers and EZR23 indoor 4G router. They are using the same architecture of Qualcomm Atheros QC9531 CPU with 128MB memory and 16MB flash memory. These 4G routers can bring you stable working performance and fast speed internet connections.
The 4G router uses a built-in mini PCIe standard mobile modem to communicate with cellular towers. The EV3X firmware has built-in modem drivers and dialing protocols.
Powered by open-source firmware, you have the full access rights on the 4G routers.
- New: Advanced Mobile Data protocol. Switch between QMI and PPP protocols automatically.
- New: Support mmcli commands to lock mobile network, lock LTE bands, send/read SMS, read 3GPP/GPS location, and so on.
- TWEAK: Disabled individual QMI and PPP protocols and related uqmi/qmicli commands.
- New: Set up the APN parameter for separately SIM1 and SIM2.
- New: Allows to automatically switch between SIM1 and SIM2 when the mobile interface lost connection.
- TWEAK: Turn off load balancing by default. You can turn it on when having WAN and WiFi relay and require managing their connection priority. After turn on load balancing, automatic SIM card switching will be disabled.
- FIX: Mass code on Device information > Mobile operator name.
- Wi-Fi default width 20MHz.
Download EV3108 Firmware for SKU# EZR30
- NEW: Load Balancing – Allows to adjust the traffic policy and priority. The default configuration is WAN > WIFi Relay > 4G Modem.
- FIX: Bug fixes on Traversal Cloud. None available for customizing proxy rules.
- NEW: Traversal cloud. You can remotely control the 4G router.
NEW: Upgrade the firmware online (keep configurations).
NEW: Built-in web command-line interface.
- FIX: Carrier name.
- TWEAK: Replace web server with lighttpd.
TWEAK: WiFi channel changes to auto.
- Added device information on the front page of “Status/Overview”.
The device information including modem model, IMEI number, details of mobile signal strength, etc.
- Improved the speed rate of the default WiFi SSID.
- Added QMICLI command support.
- Added QoS traffic control.
Firmware Upgrade Tutorial
DO NOT turn off the power while flashing and resetting the firmware! If we run a critical upgrade with a leap of several versions, we should reboot the router after successfully flashed the new firmware.
- Log in router admin. Click “Backup / Flash Firmware” under “System” on the top menu;
- Upload the firmware package by click “Browse…” on the section of “Flash new firmware image“, then click “Flash image…“.
- Click “Proceed” on the page of “Flash Firmware – Verify“.
- Wait for 3 minutes until the router flashed the new firmware and reboot. Log in router admin at gateway IP address 192.168.30.1. The default password is root or admin.
Require software: WinSCP & PuTTY
You can download them from their official website with free.
Suggest upgrade on Windows computer.
Suggest connecting to the outdoor router with LAN cable instead of Wi-Fi.
Ensure DO NOT disconnect the power supply during flashing the firmware!
- Turn on the 4G router. Connect to Windows computer by LAN cable. Open browser and access router admin page.
- Open the software of WinSCP. Input parameter on the login page:
Protocol: SCP (default)
Hostname: 192.168.1.1 (router IP address)
Username: root (router admin user’s name)
Password: root (router admin password)
Click login, it will pop up a warning page on the first login. Click “Upgrade”.
- Router files list in the right column. Access the patch of /tem.
Upload or drag the firmware file end with .bin to the patch of /tem
- Open the software of PuTTY. Input connection parameter as below:
Hostname: 192.168.1.1 (router IP address)
It will pop up a warning page on the first login. Click “Yes”.
- On the PuTTY terminal
Log in as: root (input router admin user’s name)
firstname.lastname@example.org’s password: root (input router admin password)
- Input below command to start to flash the new firmware. Make sure to use the correct file name, for example, “firmware.bin”.
mtd -e firmware write /tmp/firmware.bin firmware
- The return value is “Writing from /tmp/firmware.bin to firmware …”
Wait a few 3~5 minutes until return “root@openwrt:~#”
- Now you can access the router admin with below data
Router IP address: 192.168.1.1 (router IP address)
User’s name: root
Password: root or admin