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      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global (0A36186) - Overview

      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN (WWAN) Option (0A36186)

      Name Version Released
      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN (X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet, X230 Tablet)
      0a33624.pdf
      624 KB
      June 2012 17 Jun 2012
      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN (L420, L421, L520, T420s, T420si)
      0a33572_upd.pdf
      542 KB
      June 2012 17 Jun 2012
      ThinkPad Gobi Mobile Broadband Wireless WAN (X1, X121e)
      0a33573_upd.pdf
      537 KB
      June 2012 17 Jun 2012
      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN (T420, T420i, T520, T520i, W520)
      0a33574_upd.pdf
      754 KB
      June 2012 17 Jun 2012
      ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN
      (Safety & Warranty Information)

      0a33628.pdf
      1.63 MB
      Nov 2014 1 Dec 2014
      User Guide (English)
      0a33632_ug_en.pdf
      2.58 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Czech)
      0a33632_ug_cs.pdf
      2.58 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (German)
      0a33632_ug_de.pdf
      2.61 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Spanish)
      0a33632_ug_es.pdf
      2.33 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (French)
      0a33632_ug_fr.pdf
      2.31 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Italian)
      0a33632_ug_it.pdf
      2.6 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Japanese)
      0a33632_ug_ja.pdf
      3.66 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Brazilian Portuguese)
      0a33632_ug_pt_br.pdf
      2.6 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Slovak)
      0a33632_ug_sk.pdf
      2.58 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Turkish)
      0a33632_ug_tr.pdf
      2.37 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Simple Chinese)
      0a33632_ug_zh_cn.pdf
      2.53 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013
      User Guide (Traditional Chinese)
      0a33632_ug_zh_tw.pdf
      3.26 MB
      June 2012 12 Feb 2013

       

      Features and specifications

      The ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Wireless WAN (WWAN) Option (0A36186) is a wireless WAN-ready option that provides a cost-efficient remote access solution for carriers outside the United States.

      Wireless WAN (WWAN) differs from a wireless LAN (WLAN) because it uses cellular network technologies such as WIMAX, CDMA, GSM, HSDPA, or 3G to transfer data(1). These cellular technologies are offered regionally, nationwide, and globally and are provided by a wireless service(2) provider, typically for a monthly usage fee.

      WWAN is a predictable, cost-efficient remote access solution. Instead of managing the setup, use, and payment of multiple connectivity solutions for your remote workers (remote office connectivity, hotel and airport Wi-Fi, and home office access), you can use a single, cost-effective solution with wide national coverage, consistent experience, simple setup, comprehensive support, and predictable cost.

      1. WAN cards: Requires separate agreement with select third-party service provider, and is subject to credit approval and applicable service agreement/terms, rate plan, and coverage maps of the provider. Service is available in select metropolitan markets, not available in all areas. Service provider, not Lenovo, is solely responsible for service. Lenovo customers may be contacted after purchase to activate service. A network connection, third-party software, or additional hardware may be required. Additional restrictions may apply.
      2. WWAN Service Providers: Requires separate agreement with select third party service provider, and is subject to credit approval and applicable service agreement/terms, rate plan and coverage maps of the provider. Service is available in select metropolitan markets, not available in all areas. Service provider, not Lenovo, is solely responsible for service. Lenovo customers may be contacted after purchase to activate service. A network connection, third-party software and/or additional hardware may be required. Additional restrictions may apply.

      UMTS/3G operates in the following frequency ranges:

      • Uplink (Mobile Broadband Module to base-station)
        • 800: 830 - 840 MHz
        • 850: 824 - 849 MHz
        • 900: 880 - 915 MHz
        • 1900: 1850 - 1910 MHz
        • 2100: 1920 - 1980 MHz
      • Downlink (Base-station to Mobile Broadband Module)
        • 800: 875 - 885 MHz
        • 850: 869 - 894 MHz
        • 900: 925 - 960 MHz
        • 1900: 1930 - 1990 MHz
        • 2100: 2110 - 2170 MHz
      • GSM/GPRS/EDGE data at 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, and 1900 MHz
        GSM Power Class:
        • MCS1-4 (GMSK): GSM850/900: Class 4/2W/33dBm GSM1800/1900: Class 1/1W/30dBm
        • MCS5-9 (8-PSK): GSM850/900: Class E2/0.5W/27dBm GSM1800/1900: Class E2/0.4W/26dBm
      • UMTS Power Class: Class 3 (24dBm)

      Performance specifications:

      • Peak power consumption
      • Supported Voltage Range 3.0V - 3.6V (3.3V +/- 9%)
      • Nominal Operating Voltage 3.3V
      • Average Standby Current / Power (Radio off) <10mW
      • Average Idle Current / Power (Attached to network) <10mW
      • Data Transfer Peak Current / Peak Power <2.8W
      • UMTS: 384 kbps (Packet-Switched)/64 kbps (Circuit-Switched) DL; 384 kbps (Packet-Switched)/64 kbps (Circuit-Switched) UL
      • GSM: 14.4 kbps UL/DL
      • GPRS: 85.6 kbps DL; 42.8 kbps UL
      • EDGE: 247.4 kbps DL; 123.70 kbps UL
      • 3G: GPRS/WCDMA/HSPA+; 21 Mbps DL; 5.76 Mbps UL

      Physical specifications:

      • Approximate height: 4.25 mm (0.1675 in)
      • Approximate width: 30 mm (1.18 in)
      • Approximate depth: 50.95 mm (2.0 in)
      • Approximate weight: 0.012 kg (0.026 lb)

       

      Warranty

      1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

      • Announce date: 1 Mar 2011
      • Availability date: 8 Mar 2011

       

      Hardware compatibility
      Description
      Machine - Models
      ThinkPad T420, T420i, T420s, T420si, T520, T520i, W520
      WWAN ready models
      ThinkPad X250, 11e Chromebook, X140e, X240s, X230s, X1 Carbon 2nd Gen (#20A7,20A8), X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet, X230 Tablet, X121e
      WWAN ready models
      ThinkPad L520, L421, L420

      Note: ThinkPad X1 does not include ThinkPad X1 Carbon. ThinkPad X1 Carbon does not a support a Mobile Broadband WAN Option.

      Software requirements
      • Microsoft Windows XP
      • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
      • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

       

      Packaging
      • ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global (Ericsson F5521gw)
      • Installation Guide
      • Warranty Book
      • Software CD

       

      Agency approvals
      • CE
      • FCC
      • R&TTE
      • IC
      • PTCRB
      • GCF
      • UL
      • Microsoft WHQL

       

      Additional product information
      Service parts - Parts listing for your product
      Ericsson F5521gw/F3607gw Wireless WAN Driver for Win 7, Vista, XP
      ReadMe for Ericsson F5521gw/F3607gw Wireless WAN Driver
      Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation - Application for WWAN cards

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