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Compass™ 597 USB Modem

Featuring a compact USB design & a microSD™ slot

Compass 597 USB Modem

The Compass 597 is the smallest modem in Sierra Wireless’s USB product line and offers seamless high-speed wireless connectivity for both Mac and Windows notebook and desktop computers over EV-DO Rev A networks. Its compact design includes TRU-Install™, a seamless, no CD installation experience, a microSD™ memory expansion slot, and a connector for an optional external antenna to help maximize modem performance.

Key features

  • Wireless download speed up to 3.1 Mbps and upload to 1.8 Mbps
  • Familiar USB connection
  • Small, durable, fixed design
  • microSD™ memory expansion slot
  • TRU-Install automatic software installation

Key benefits

  • Portable from desktop to notebook computers
  • Wireless connectivity in more places than Wi-Fi, offering greater mobility
  • High-speed access to transfer large files easily
  • Solid product reliability so users can work efficiently on the road


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