Multitech SMS modem
The MultiTech MultiModem Quad band EDGE modem w/USB MTCBA-E-U is an excellent choice for SMS messaging. It works well with Ozeki NG 10 and Ozeki 10. This is a high speed, professional wireless cellular modem. It operates at 230400 baud, 8N1, which is one of the highest speeds we have found in USB modems. It is very reliable. It does not require an external power supply, it powers itself over the USB port.
Multitech SMS modem setup
Ozeki NG 10 configuration
Drivers for Windows 10
|Data Sheet||Pages||Size (kB)|
|Multitech SMS Modem Driver for Windows 10 (zip)||64bit||1464 Kb|
|Multitech SMS Modem Driver for Windows Server 2008 (zip)||64bit||1464 Kb|
MultiTech SMS modem documents
|Data Sheet||Pages||Size (kB)|
|MultiModem Quad band EDGE SMS modem w/USB User Gude (PDF)||29||960|
|MTCBA-E-U MultiModem Quad band EDGE SMS modem w/USB Data Sheet (PDF)||4||922|
|MTCBA SMS Modem User Manual (PDF)||42||923|
Connect MultiTech MultiModem Quad band EDGE modem to your PC
As Figure 1 shows that you need a SIM card, an antenna, a USB cable and the modem itself to set up your Multitech SMS modem to your PC.
The first step that you have to perform is to plug the SIM card into the modem as Figure 2 demonstrates it.
After that, you have to connect the modem to its antenna like in Figure 3.
The next step as you can see on Figure 4 is to insert the USB cable into the modem.
Lastly, as you can see on Figure 5, the other end of the USB cable have to be connected to your PC.
If you have done everything right until this point the power led on the modem should be on as Figure 6 shows.
Configure the modem in Ozeki 10 SMS Gateway
Now your modem is ready to be configured. The first step you have to fulfill is to open Ozeki 10 SMS Gateway on your desktop (Figure 7).
Next, log in with your Ozeki 10 SMS Gateway account by typing your username and password as you can see on Figure 8 This account has to be created during the installation process.
Here, in the SMS Gateway application, the first thing that you need to do is to create a new connection. This can be done by clicking on Add new connection as you can see on Figure 9.
The next window lists you all the connections that you can create in the SMS Gateway application. Now, as Figure 10 demonstrates, you have to select the SMS modem connection by clicking on Install.
In the installation menu, you need to select the port, where you connected the modem. For that, just click on the Autodetect button as you can see on Figure 11.
This Autodetect option will detect your modem, and if it is connected right the following window should show up like in Figure 12.
Send an SMS message using the modem connection
At this point, you have an SMS modem connection in the SMS Gateway application. To handle SMS messages with this connection, first, you need to enable the connection (Figure 13) by turning on the switch button in the connection details window.
To send the SMS message, you need to type the phone number of the recipient (Figure 14) in the Recipient field.
Next, just type the text of the SMS message to the SMS field like in Figure 15.
If you are ready to send the SMS message, just click on the Send button (Figure 16).
If you did everything right, the message will be received by the recipient as you can see on Figure 17.
Quick Data sheet
|Manufacturer||Multi-Tech Systems Inc.|
|Max Transfer Rate||240 Kbps|
|Cellular Protocol||EDGE, GPRS, GSM|
|Min Operating Temperature||-30°C|
|Max Operating Temperature||+65°C|
|Product-Line||Multi-Tech MultiModem EDGE|