TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Mobile WiFi Router
TP-LINK has announced a battery-powered portable router that can be wirelessly tethered to WiFi-enabled digital cameras. No laptop, no pocket PC and no software is needed - and yet images can still be transmitted from any professional WiFi-enabled digital camera via FTP to any source such as your newsroom, publisher and so on. It can even be used for remote shooting or be coupled with a modem dongle to set-up a mobile hotspot via 3G/4G. The TP-LINK TL-MR3040 portable wireless router can be yours for $49.99.
TP-LINK Press Release
TP-LINK Battery-Powered Portable Router Can Be Wirelessly Tethered to WiFi-enabled Digital Cameras
CITY of INDUSTRY, CA (July 2013) - TP-LINK (http://www.tp-link.com) has a perfect solution for photographers who need to upload photos from WiFi-enabled digital cameras and wirelessly transfer those images.
Wireless connectivity is a hot new feature in advanced cameras. However, wireless adapters can be expensive. TP-LINK’s TL-MR3040 mobile wireless WiFi router is the perfect workaround. It alllows users to tether the device to WiFi-enabled digital cameras as well as use the router with a modem dongle to set-up a mobile hotspot via the cell phone data network 3G/4G.
It is proving a useful tool for every photographer. No laptop, no pocket PC and no software is needed - and yet images can still be transmitted from any professional WiFi-enabled digital camera via FTP to any source such as your newsroom, publisher etc. The TP-LINK TL-MR3040 can also be used for remote shooting.
TL-MR3040 just needs to plug into the camera using an Ethernet cable and works when set up in AP (access point mode) to transmit and receive the signal between the camera and the iPad/Laptop. To work with the TL-MR3040 alone, the camera just needs to have the function to set up a network connection and assign an IP address to itself.
At 150Mbps, the TL-MR3040 has the wireless speed and range to accommodate several bandwidth intensive tasks at once with coverage for an entire average sized room. The device is also easy to use, allowing users to rapidly set up an Internet connected wireless network in as little time as it takes to plug in their 3G/4G USB router or WAN cable.
Compatible with LTE/ HSPA+/UMTS/EVDO 3G/4G USB modems (See list below)
Features a 2000mAh battery for maximum usage time
Three operation modes available for different situations: 3G/4G Router, Travel Router (AP), WISP Client Router
150Mbps wireless speeds for rapid sharing and increased signal range
Supports Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, Windows 8, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX or Linux.
MSRP of the TL-MR3040 is $49.99.
3G/4G Modem Compatibility List
USBConnect Force 4G
USBConnect Momentum 4G
TP-LINK is a global provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and the world’s No.1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices, with products available in over 120 countries to tens of millions customers. Committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management, TP-LINK continues to provide award-winning networking products in Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters for Global end-users.
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