Q. What is the MAX Adapter and how do I use it?
The MAX Adapter is a state-of-the-art cellular modem by Peplink, it is not a standalone router. It can be used in two ways to:
- Add an additional cellular WAN to your existing Peplink device which has a USB WAN port. Check here to see how it works.
- Provide 5G or LTE connectivity to your Windows or Linux devices on-the-go, acting as a cellular modem.
Q. Is the MAX Adapter right for me?
Are you in need of a solution that can add an additional 5G/LTE WAN to existing Peplink products via a USB WAN port, supports PepVPN, offers external antenna support, has dual SIM slots, and is something small but not a full router? Then the MAX Adapter is for you!
Q. Do antennas come included?
Four LTE antennas are included or it can be used with external antennas.
Q. Can I pair my MAX Adapter with my Mac?
Not just yet! Currently, our MAX Adapter is only compatible with Windows devices, but weâ€™re working on Mac compatibility!
Q. Does the MAX Adapter have a built-in battery?
No, the MAX Adapter is powered via USB-C.
Q. Which Peplink models are compatible with the MAX Adapter?
The MAX Adapter is compatible with models which have a USB WAN port. To set up and use your MAX Adapter with a compatible device, you must install operating Firmware 8.1.1 or higher.
Full list of devices compatible with the MAX Adapter (5G):
- Balance series: 20X, 30 LTE (HW3), 30 Pro, One, Two, 210 (HW4-5), 310 5G, 310 Fiber 5G, 310X, 305 (HW2), 380 (HW6), 380X, 580, 580X, 710 (HW3), 1350 (HW2), 2500, SDX, SDX Pro
- MAX series: BR1 ENT, HD2 (HW5-6), HD2 Mini, HD4, MBX
Q. My MAX Transit has a USB port but itâ€™s not compatible with the MAX Adapter. Why?
The MAX Transitâ€™s USB port only provides power input, not data. For compatibility, the device must contain a USB WAN port.