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Multi-Tech SocketModem EDGE


The SocketModem® EDGE wireless modem delivers some of the fastest cellular data speeds by utilizing EDGE technology. It allows users to connect to the Internet and send and receive data up to three times faster than possible with an ordinary GSM/GPRS network making it ideal for highly data-intensive applications. Based on industry-standard open interfaces, the SocketModem EDGE wireless modem is equipped with quad-band GSM, which means it can be used worldwide on all existing GSM networks. In addition, it utilizes Multi-Tech's universal socket design.

The Multi-Tech SocketModem EDGE is fully supported by the Auron SMS Component software.

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Multi-Tech SocketModem EDGE

The Universal Socket Developer's Kit allows you to plug in the communications device and use it for testing, programming and evaluation. The kit includes one development board with RS-232 DB-25 connector, universal power supply, antenna and RS-232 cable.

Family features

  • EDGE (E-GPRS) Class 12
  • GPRS Class 12
  • Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Packet data rates up to 240K bps (coding scheme MCS-9, LLC layer, 4 time slots)
  • Embedded TCP/IP stack supports TCP, UDP, DNS, FTP, SMTP, POP3, HTTP
  • Circuit-switched data up to 14.4K bps non-transparent mode
  • Supports Short Message Service such as text and PDU mode, point-to-point (MT/MO) and cell broadcast
  • MMCX antenna connector
  • SIM card holder
  • FCC, PTCRB and R&TTE certified
  • Serial interface supporting DTE speeds to 460K bps
  • Two-year warranty


Auron SMS Server is a Windows-based software package that enables you to send, receive and process SMS and e-mail messages. Supported communication protocols: GSM, HTTP, SMPP, SMTP, POP3. Incoming messages are processed by 'triggers', and can be fully customized.

It's a framework for any scenario where one/two-way SMS is required. Create a voting/polling system, send out mass SMS broadcasts, create a reservation system, etc.. Real-life case-studies are included as sample projects.