[nSLUG] Cellular dongles
dflogeras2 at gmail.com
Wed May 8 22:10:23 ADT 2019
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 10:19 AM Dave Flogeras <dflogeras2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll find out if my uncle's modem is any more/less pain in the ass tonight
> hopefully and report back.
I didn't see my uncle until this week, but had a chance to try out the
modem he has. It's got a "bell" sticker on it, but under the hood it is a
Novatel modem. It is a similar dual-mode device that requires the
usb_modeswitch package. It first shows up as a CDRom with the USB
vendor/product 1410:5010. After switching to a modem, it becomes 1410:7030.
It worked out of the box with the same generic GSM drivers and network
I forgot to take a picture of the Novatel sticker with the exact model
number, but as far as I can tell it is in the "Ovation" lineup, and
probably a MC99x device. I can get the exact model next time I see him,
but a quick look on ebay shows several options in the $20-30 range.
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