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Falcom Samba3G - UMTS/HSDPA Quad Band Modem

Falcom Samba 3g
  • UMTS/HSDPA with up to 7,2 Mbps
  • Quad Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE engine
  • Data, Fax, SMS, MMS, Voice
  • Audio interface
  • Integrated SIM interface
  • GSM antenna included
  • Plug-n-Play
  • USB connector
  • Very lightweight
  • World-wide applicable

The Falcom Samba3G is a Plug-and-Play, compact, lightweight, wireless modem that provides UMTS/HSDPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM connectivity for portable, handheld computers and others. The major benefit over earlier SAMBA GSM/GPRS modem is that SAMBA3G supports the latest radio standard UMTS/HSDPA.

Samba3G allows subscribers to send and receive data, including digital images, web pages and photographs, with a transfer rate up to 7,2 Mbps. It supports MMS, SMS, fax and E-mail as well. It can be easily controlled by using AT commands for all kinds of operations.

The Samba3G is designed for use on any GSM network in the world.


General GSM 900 MHz, DCS 1800 MHz
Compliant to GSM Phase 2/2+
WCDMA 2100 MHz
Transmit power Class 4 (2 W) at EGSM 900
Class 1 (1 W) at GSM1800
Class 3 (0.25W) at WCDMA 2100
Class E2 (0.5W) at GSM 900 (EGPRS mode)
Class E2 (0.4W) at GSM1800 (EGPRS mode)
GPRS connectivity GPRS multi-slot class 12
GPRS mobile station class B
EDGE connectivity EDGE multi-slot class 12
EDGE mobile station class B
DATA mode  
HSDPA Data downlink transfer: max. 7.2 Mbits
Data uplink transfer: max. 384 kbps
WCDMA Data downlink/uplink transfer: max. 384 kbps
EDGE downlink transfer: max. 236.8 kbps (4 x downlink)
Achieving average of 80 to 160 kbps
uplink transfer: max. 118.4 kbps (2 x uplink)
Coding scheme: MCS 1 - 9
GPRS downlink transfer: max. 85.6 kbps
uplink transfer: max. 42.8 kbps
Modulation and Coding Scheme MCS 1 – 4
CSD Downlink/Uplink up to 14.4 kbps
Electrical characteristics power supply: +5 V DC (through USB port)
compliant with USB 2.0 specification
Physical characteristics dimensions: (L x W x H) 88.7 x 37.6 x 14.1 mm
weight: 35 g
extended operation: -30 °C to -80 °C
Interfaces USB connector
Internal SIM interface: 3 V only
Basic features Voice and SMS, MMS compliant
Embedded TCP/IP stack with IP and UDP protocols, access via AT commands
Other features Firmware upgrade over USB interface
Hardware requirements a valid SIM card
free compatible USB port
appr. 50 Mb of free hard disk space
Pentium® 90 or higher with CD-ROM drive
Software requirements OS: Windows® XP/Vista and Linux
web-browser and e-mail client


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