Setting Up the UISP Power Pro's LTE Cat M1 Module

This article outlines the process of setting up the UISP Power Pro’s LTE Cat M1 module.

UISP Application Requirements:

  • iOS: Version 2.25.0 or later
  • Android: 2.27.2 or later

Note: Web setup will be available in UISP 2.1.

Connect the LTE Cat M1 Module to the UISP Power Pro

  • Connecting the ISP landline via LTE (CAT-M1) for outage alarm
  • Connecting the UISP Power Pro via LTE port

Configure Your Mobile Network 

Note: This is required for the UISP Power Pro’s LTE module to access Cat M1 service. Please verify your ISP’s APN address before proceeding.

1. Log in to the UISP application then tap Active Devices.

2. Open the UISP Power Pro’s device details.

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3. Go to Settings > System > Services, then tap Mobile Data Network.

4. Enter your ISP’s APN Address. For an additional layer of security, enable Authentication and enter your ISP account’s username and password. When enabled, you will be asked to provide these credentials in order to connect to your mobile network. Tap Done in the top-right corner of the screen when finished.

5. Scroll down and click Apply, then Yes in the confirmation window to save your configuration.

Enable a Backup Network

When a backup network is enabled, the UISP Power Pro’s LTE Cat M1 module can automatically connect to it during a wired connection outage to ensure uninterrupted UISP application access. To enable a backup network:

1. Log in to the UISP application then tap Active Devices.

2. Open the UISP Power Pro’s device details.

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3. Go to Settings > System > Services, then tap Backup Network.

4. Enter your Target URL. The system will try to monitor availability of the site to initiate a failover or not. If the URL is reachable, the Backup Network will not be activated. Tap Done when finished.

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5. Click Apply, then Yes in the confirmation window to save your configuration.

Set Backup Data Limits

To limit the amount of data your UISP Power Pro can use while connected to its backup network:

1. Enable Quota Enabled, directly below where you’re prompted to enter your backup network’s Target URL.

2. Enter the desired Data Limit (MB).

3. Enter the day of each month that you would like your limit to reset in the Monthly Quota Reset Frequency field. Tap Done when finished.

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4. Click Apply, then Yes in the confirmation window to save your configuration.

Enable SMS Notification

Note: Your UISP Power Pro must have a nano-SIM card from a Cat M1 SMS provider to enable critical event text notifications.

1. Log in to the UISP application then tap Active Devices.

2. Open the UISP Power Pro’s device details.

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3. Go to Settings > System, then tap SMS Notification.

4. Tap the toggle to enable, then enter the phone number you’d like to receive notifications. Tap Done when finished.

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5. Click Apply, then Yes in the confirmation window to save your configuration.

Enable SMS Notification Data Limits

To limit the amount of mobile data that can be used to send critical event text notifications:

1. Enable Quota Enabled, directly below where you’re prompted to enter your phone number.

2. Enter your desired Monthly SMS Message Limit. 

3. Enter the day of each month that you would like your limit to reset in the Monthly Quota Reset Day field. Tap Done when finished.

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4. Click Apply, then Yes in the confirmation window to save your configuration.

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