The Sierra Wireless AirPrime® MC8705 PCI Express Mini Card is a compact, lightweight, wireless UMTS-based modem. It provides GPS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM,WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA, and HSPA+ connectivity for portable and handheld computers, point-of-sale devices, telemetry products and other machine-to-machine and vertical applications over several radio
The modem, based on Qualcomm's MDM8200A baseband processor, supports data operation on HSPA+,HSDPA, HSUPA,WCDMA, EDGE, and GPRS networks. MC8705 is data-only. For voice, see MC8704 versions.
- GSM, GPRS, EDGE:
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
- UMTS WCDMA/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA+:
800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
- Receive diversity:
Optimized for diversity on 800, 850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz
MC8705_1101723, firmware version 220.127.116.11 is the generic version for rest of world applications. Modules can be flashed between firmware versions.
MC8705_1101183, firmware version 18.104.22.168 is approved on AT&T networks
MC_SERIES_QSK is the universal development kit