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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Maipu 1800-10 Basic Configuration

Dear Friends, 

As now a days, in many countries you can find Maipu 1800-10 Series Routers massive installations for Banking ATM's, Logistics companies, chain stores and many more. 

I am now starting a new Label of 1800-10 3G Routers for all configuration details about these routers. 

These are cost effective Routers and well suited for Banking ATM's requirements with all required security features to comply with security standards. 

Maipu 1800-10 series offers 5 models - 

Maipu 1800-10 - 1 WAN + 4 LAN + USB Dongle for connecting 3G Dongles (CDMA/GSM)
Maipu 1800-10C- 1 WAN + 4 LAN + CDMA SIM Card connectivity with external antenna
Maipu 1800-10W - 1 WAN + 4 LAN + 1 GSM SIM card connectivity with external antenna. 
Maipu 1800-10WG - 1 WAN + 4 LAN + 1 GSM SIM card connectivity with GPS enabled features with external antenna.
Maipu 1800-10WW - 1 WAN + 4 LAN + 2 GSM SIM card connectivity with external antenna

These all products Failover between WAN link and 3G with IPSec protocols.

For more details about product, you can refer product datasheet -

In this post,  I am sharing Testing report for Maipu 1800-10W Router for accessing internet, Same configuration method applies to Maipu 1800-10 series all routers for basic configurations. 

Use Straight cable to connect Fast Ethernet port1 and PC/Laptop.

Configure LAN card IP address to DHCP mode in case you are using new router, By default the IP address will be Network.

Router default IP address is, You can also assign static IP to Network Interface.

Access the Router from PC using Web interface – 

Default username – admin , password – admin.

Check the System Information for more details – Click Status System information 

Currently in this Router  Airtel Sim card is used, so the SIM card information is showing as Airtel.

Dialer Interface configuration –

Go to Network Menu --> 3G Dialer Interface --> Basic Setting 

In Basic Setting –

Define Network Mode of Sim card/Service, Access point Name and username, password.
Then save it. 

In GSM SIM, usually the configuration is APN name. Username password is just field for authentication. you can type anything.
GSM SIM card authenticates  based on APN details. 

In special VPN sim card, you may need to add user name and password in GSM SIM also. In that case, Telco provider will share you those details. 

After Basic  Configuration – Click Network –>Dial Interface Link Type, 

For more link related configuration ---

Here you can define Link type – Dial on Demand, Manual  and Online forever. Then save it. 

 After this configuration – You can check Dialer interface status

Click , Status  -- > Dialer Interface Status 

 In Dialer Interface status /3G Interface status– You can check the link status UP/Down (connected or not connected),
ISP details , Network Mode, Signal Strength, IP address and Gateway.
Along with this you can see Traffic Information

For LAN network Configurations -

Click Network -> Lan Interface                      

Here you can change the LAN subnet as per your requirement. 

 For DHCP config- Click Service  DHCP setting

Here you can define,  

 For Natting –

Click Network --> Forward mode /Network Mode

 Select the required option –

 Nat Mode for Natting ( Internet use)

Route Mode for IP to IP communication, Usually used in Private APN installations. 

Then save it.

Here we selected NAT and saved it.

Now we can check from PC,

PC received  IP address from DHCP pool .

Client PC can ping 

 Client PC can access Internet

We can check signal strength from GUI interface – 

Hope this testing report will help you in configuration of Maipu 1800-10 Routers.

In few new firmware of Maipu 1800-10 series, few more web options are added. But overall with this testing report, you can easily locate new options also. 

In case of queries, Plz feel free to comment or reach me at

Thanks for reading...
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